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How to Get a New Passbook in SBI ?

Get New Passbook in SBI : State Bank of India is the most popular and largest bank in India. When you open a new bank account in SBI, you are provided with Bank Passbook. However, due to various reasons you might want to get a duplicate or new passbook from SBI. A Bank Passbook has all your personal and banking details alongwith your transactions made. A Bank Passbook also acts as an Proof of Address and is accepted to get any document in India like Passport, Driving License etc. So, if you do not have SBI Passbook with you, make sure you read this article carefully and follow the process to get a new passbook in SBI.

You can use this Article to :

1) Apply for a New SBI Passbook if Lost or Stolen.


2) Apply for a Duplicate SBI Passbook if Damaged.

2) Apply for an Extra Passbook in SBI due to Exhaustion of Pages.

Follow the steps mentioned in this article to get a new passbook in SBI quite easily and quickly.

How to Apply for SBI Passbook ?

In order to get a duplicate passbook in SBI, you will have to follow the 3 important steps given below. Let us now begin with the complete procedure for getting a new passbook in State Bank of India.

1) Write an Application addressing the SBI Branch Manager

First step is to write an application on a plain piece of paper as shown below.


To

The Manager,

State Bank of India,

(Name of the Branch),

(Name of the City)

Subject : Application to Issue a Duplicate Passbook for Savings Account No.­­­­­­­­­ (Enter your Account Number)

Respected Sir/Ma’am,

My name is (Enter Your Name) and I have a savings account with your Branch. I am sorry to inform you that I have lost my passbook (Mention your Reason like due to exhaustion of pages, due to damaged passbook etc.). I request you to issue a duplicate copy of Bank Passbook to me at the earliest.

I have attached my Identity and Address Proof Documents with this application.

Thanking you,

Yours faithfully,

(Name of the Account Holder)

(Signature of the Account Holder)


2) Gather the Address and Identity Proof Documents

Gather the SBI Identity and Address Proof Documents which you need to submit alongwith the Application written in (1) above.

3) Submit the Application and Documents to SBI Home Branch

Once you have the application, identity & address proof documents with you, visit your home branch and submit these three at the earliest.

This is the complete process to apply and get new bank passbook in SBI. Upon verification of your signature in application and your Address and Identity proof documents, bank will hand over the new passbook to you.

Important Things to Check before you Walk out of the Branch with your Passbook

1) Once you get your Bank Passbook from SBI, don’t forget to check whether it has a bar code or not. A Bar Code is required to update the entries through Passbook Printing Machine. If your passbook does not have the Bar Code, you will not be able to update your transactions on your Passbook by Passbook Printing Machine.

2) Check whether your Name, Address and other details are printed correctly on the SBI Passbook or not. If not, you must get them corrected immediately.

3) It is always good to have your SBI Passbook Photo Attested. Photo Attestation of a Passbook means your Photograph must be pasted in your Passbook and must be cross signed and stamped by your Branch. A Photo Attested Passbook is required usually for Property related transactions like while buying or selling a property.

Read Also : How to Block Lost ATM Card in SBI ?

Final Words :

You must have noticed that getting a Duplicate Passbook from SBI is easy and can be done within 15-20 minutes after you reach your Home Branch with your Application, Proof of Address and Identity documents. It is suggested that you check each and every detail on the passbook before you finally move out of your Branch. At a later stage it may take some extra time to change these details.

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24 comments

  1. I have a bank account with SBI. I lost my bank pass book while transfering the house. Right now I am staying at a rented house. Will you please suggest me how I can get a duplicate bank pass book.

    • I have a bank account with SBI. I lost my bank pass book while transfering the house. Right now I am staying at a rented house. Will you please suggest me how I can get a duplicate bank pass book.

      • Hi Sairam,

        If you have your Address Proof of Old Address (The one that is on your Bank records), show it in your Branch and your PAN Card(If required). You will get your Passbook by showing these documents.

  2. sir i have lost my passbook ..
    so what is the best way to get my account number back.

    its my humble request please help me !!

    • Hi Sheeba,

      If you have a Cheque Book or an Internet Banking Account, you can check your Account Number there. If not, you can contact your Home Branch with your PAN Card and Address Proof and they will tell you your account number.

  3. Sir, I lost my sbi passbook somewhere, because of this in future, is it possible to mischievous to my account or misuse of this?
    Please kindly and quickly answer me sir.

    • Hi Nandan,

      No one can use your account like this. For withdrawal of money, the person would need the same signature as yours.

  4. Hi sir.I have shifted to another house couple of years back.During the shifting process I have lost my SBI passbook.In my bank details,I have the address of old house.Now I want to apply for a new passbook.I WANT A NEW PASSBOOK WITH NEW HOUSE ADDRESS.What shall Ido?Please guide me.Thank you.

  5. Sir ,
    I have lost my bank passbook and ATM card 6 months ago. I know my AC no how do I get new passbook and ATM card

  6. Sir I have lost my bank pass book what i do for new one.And there is chance to hack internet bank account for hackers for the same issue.

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  8. Hi, I lost my pass book which was in old address. Now I shifted to different city .

    How can I get new pass book in new( current ) address ??

    Do I need to physically go to home branch to submit request letter ?

    Pls let me know .

  9. Hi, I lost my pass book which was in old address. Now I shifted to different city .
    How can I get new pass book in new( current ) address ??
    Do I need to physically go to home branch to submit request letter ?
    Pls let me know .

  10. I lost my sbi passbook and my atm expired 4 years before but by mistake some my amount is transferred in my account I can’t go my home branch coz I m out of city what should i do

  11. APPLICATION LOST PASS BOOK

  12. I’ve a salary account at SBI but I don’t have the passbook. So can you please tell me what are the documents required to make a Passbook.

    • Hi Kazi,

      Please submit the self attested copies of your Address Proof and PAN Card. And if asked, you may need to write an application to the branch manager to issue a new passbook.

  13. I lost my passbook and I am currently working in another city and I really need it urgently. Please advice

  14. Trilok Kumar Agrawal

    i got a new passbook from the bank. but they are failing in giving me a new barcode. what can i do??

  15. Sir will I walk straight to the branch manager or any other official with the application

  16. Sir, my account in SBI Jaipur Cantt branch. My old passbook has been filled. I am shifted to another station from Jaipur. What is the proceedure to get new passbook with out visiting home branch.

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