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How to Open a Flexi Deposit in SBI ?

Open Flexi Deposit in SBI : State Bank of India is undoubtedly the best bank in India providing a lot of banking products for its customers. If you have want to save some flexible amount of money any number of times in a year, it is a good idea to get a SBI Flexi Deposit Account. On the Flexi Deposit Amount, you will be getting a fixed rate of interest from the Bank, depending upon the Deposited Amount and Period of Flexi Deposit. However, the interest will be taxable. When you open a Bank Account in SBI, you can open a flexi deposit account as well. Even at a later stage if you are planning to open Flexi Deposit in SBI, you can get it. In this Article we will tell you the procedure to open flexi deposit in SBI. Don’t forget read one of our previous articles on how to open Recurring Deposit in SBI and how to open SBI Fixed Deposit.

Flexi Deposit is considered to be a safer and convenient investment option as compared to other investments like shares or the mutual funds. Opening a flexi deposit account in SBI is a quick and easy process. What you have to do is to just deposit the first instalment of the Flexi Deposit and enjoy interest in the specified period.

In this Article, we will tell you how to : 

  • Open Flexi Deposit in SBI Online through Internet Banking
  • Open Flexi Deposit in SBI by Branch Visit

How to Open a Flexi Deposit in SBI ?

Before we tell you the complete procedure to open Flexi Deposit in SBI, let us tell you what is a Flexi Deposit.

What is a Flexi Deposit ?

Flexi Deposit is a type of Term Deposit which is offered by most of the banks in India which needs the account holder to deposit a flexible amount every year into their Flexi Deposit account and earn interest on it.

How to Open Flexi Deposit in SBI Online ?

In order to open a Flexi deposit in SBI Online, you need to follow the step by step procedure given below :

1) Login to Online SBI Account using your Internet Banking Username and Password.

2) Select on the E-Fixed Deposit option on the Top Menu. Once you click on the E-Fixed Deposit Tab, you will reach another page.E-Fixed Deposit in SBI3) Click on e-RD / e-SBI Flexi Deposit option on the left sidebar.e-RD in SBI

4) Select e-SBI Flexi Deposit radio button and click on Proceed.

e-SBI Flexi Deposit 5) Enter the Amount of which you want to open the Flexi Deposit & Scroll down.

Note : Senior Citizens must click on the box which says ‘Senior Citizen’. Kindly note that Senior Citizens get higher Interest Rates.

Deposit Amount in SBI Flexi Deposit

6) Select the Tenure of Deposit i.e., Select the Number of Years & Months for which you want to open the Flexi Deposit Account in SBI.

Select from the Maturity Instruction for your Flexi Deposit Account dropdown :

  • Payback Principal and Interest : Select this Option if you want to receive the Principal and Interest at the time of Maturity of your flexi deposit account, or
  • Convert to STDR : Select this Option if you convert the Principal+Interest into a Fixed Deposit at the time of Maturity of your flexi deposit account.

Once you select one of the Maturity Instructions, tick mark on the box corresponding to ‘I Accept the terms and Conditions’ and click Submit button.

Tenure of Flexi Deposit in SBI

Note : Flexi Deposit Account in SBI can be opened only between 8:00 am to 8:00 pm on all working days, otherwise it will be scheduled for next working day. Your SBI Flexi deposit account will be mapped to the Net Banking account.

You will be notified at the time when your Flexi Deposit is going to mature. This is done so that you can take necessary action for it.

These are the complete steps to open Flexi Deposit in SBI Online. Let us now know about the process to open SBI Flexi Deposit by Branch Visit.

Also Read :: How to Open Demat Account in SBI ?

How to Open Flexi Deposit in SBI by Branch Visit ?

In order to open a Flexi Deposit in SBI by Branch Visit, you need to follow the step by step procedure given below :

1) Visit the SBI Branch in which you want to open your Flexi Deposit Account.

2) Collect the SBI Flexi Deposit Account Opening Form from the Accounts Executive.

3) Fill up the Flexi Deposit Form carefully, re-check the filled up form and put your signature wherever needed.

4) Submit the self attested Copy of your Address Proof and PAN Card along with the Flexi Deposit Form to the Accounts Executive.

5) Once your Flexi Deposit Form and Documents are verified, you will need to deposit the first Instalment of your Flexi Deposit through the Cash Deposit Window.

6) Finally, your SBI Flexi Deposit Account will be opened and you will be given your Flexi Deposit Account Number and related documents(if any).

These are the the complete steps to open Flexi Deposit in SBI by visiting SBI Branch.

Final Words :

You might have noticed that opening a Flexi Deposit in SBI is quite an easy process and does not take much time. Although both online and offline processes are simple, but it all depends upon your convenience which one you want to use. If you have SBI Net Banking Account, you can easily open a Flexi Deposit in SBI in not more than 4-5 minutes.

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