Updated on 02 Jan 2021
You can open Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana in any authorized bank as well as in the post offices. I will show you everything you require to open the Sukanya Samriddhi Account.
How to open the Sukanya Samriddhi Account
You can fill-up the form and reach your nearest bank or post office to open the account.
You will require the following documents –
- Birth Certificate of Girl Child
- Identity proof of the parents or legal guardians
- Address proof of the parents or legal guardians
- Birth certificates of both girls if applying for 2nd girl child’s account
In case the birth certificate is not available, parents can submit the documents below-
- A certificate issued by the Principle of the school including date of birth of the girl.
- A certificate issued by the hospital where the girl child was born verifying the date of birth the girl.
- Passport of the girl child.
- Aadhar Card of the girl child.
You have to deposit a minimum of Rs. 250 along with the above discussed documents to open the Sukanya Samriddhi Account.
Here’s the list of authorized banks-
- Axis Bank
- Andhra Bank
- Allahabad Bank
- State Bank of India (SBI)
- Bank of Maharashtra (BOM)
- Bank of India (BOI)
- Bank of Baroda (BOB)
- Corporation Bank
- Canara Bank
- Central Bank of India (CBI)
- Dena Bank
- HDFC Bank
- Indian Overseas Bank (IOB)
- Indian Bank
- IDBI Bank
- ICICI Bank
- United Bank of India
- Union Bank of India
- UCO Bank
- Punjab National Bank (PNB)
- Syndicate Bank
- Punjab & Sind Bank (PSB)
- Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC)
- Vijaya Bank
Application form for Sukanya Samriddhi Account
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You cannot apply for SSY account online. However, the offline process of Sukanya Samriddhi Account is very simple and it takes a few minutes to open the account when you approach any of the branch of bank/post office.