Jan Dhan Yojana: Account Opening Form, Documents Required

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Jan Dhan Yojana Account Opening Form

PMJDY has become very successful as over 6 crore accounts have been opened so far. For those who haven’t opened the account can visit nearest banks both public or private sector and open the account to avail the benefits. The PMJDY account opening form is available in Hindi and English and is very simple and requires an applicant to fill following details along with one passport size coloured photograph which should not be older than 6 months. The photograph can also be captured by the banks system. Keeping these details handy can save lot of time.

1) Bank Details

  • Branch Name
  • Village/Town, Sub-District, District & State

2) Applicant Details

  • Full Name
  • Marital Status
  • Gender
  • Father/Spouse Name
  • Mother’s Name (Required for RuPay Card). Also see benefits of RuPay Card
  • Address, Pin Code, Phone/Mobile Number: Mobile number gets linked to the core banking system of the bank
  • Date of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY)
  • Aadhar or EID Number and PAN Number
  • MNREGA Job Card No.
  • Occupation
  • Annual Income
  • Number of Dependants
  • Assets: Whether you hold any house/farm
  • Existing bank accounts in the family and nos.
  • Whether you’re eligible for Kisan Card

3) Nominee Details

  • Name of Nominee
  • Relationship
  • Age
  • Date of birth in case nominee is minor
  • Name of authorized person who’ll receive deposited money on behalf of nominee in case of applicant’s death

There are two places where applicant needs to sign or provide left/right thumb impression.

Documents Required

  • If applicant already has Aadhar Card/Number then he/she does not any other document
  • Other valid documents, in case Aadhar card is not available are – Voter ID Card, Driving Licence, PAN Card, Passport & NREGA Card. If any of these document contains your address then the same can be served as identity and address proof.
  • If none of the above mentioned documents are available then banks will assess the risk and categorize the person accordingly. And those who fit will have to provide identity proof consisting of applicant’s photograph of any of these organizations – Central/State Government Departments, Statutory/Regulatory Authorities, Public Sector Undertakings, Scheduled Commercial Banks and Public Financial Institutions. Or letter by gazetted officer with attested photograph of the applicant. Such accounts where person does not have officially valid documents are called as small accounts
  • If applicant has relocated to other address then self certification of current address would be needed.

Toll Free Numbers

Any queries related to PMJDY can be resolved by calling on official toll-free numbers 1800 11 0011 & 1800 180 1111. Read more about the PMJDY FAQ’s consisting of common queries faced by the people.

Also see interesting conversation how a banker convinces a poor family to open the account.

Latest update on 17Dec’14 on PMJDY – Get accident insurance benefit without opening bank account under Jan Dhan Yojana. Also see terms and conditions for availing insurance benefits

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30 thoughts on “Jan Dhan Yojana: Account Opening Form, Documents Required

  1. Hello Sir, myself Thulasi i want to open an account of mine and my family members there is any condition like we have to open only one or two or we can open 4 members also? and what all questions they ask in Bank? please suggest me.

    Thankyou sir.

    Thulasi
    Hare Krishna

  2. Hello Sir, myself Thulasi i want to open an account of mine and my family members there is any condition like we have to open only one or two or we can open 4 members also? and what all questions they ask in Bank? please suggest me.

    Thankyou sir.

    Thulasi
    Hare Krishna
    Repl

  3. Hello Sir, myself Thulasi i want to open an account of mine and my family members there is any condition like we have to open only one or two or we can open 4 members also? and what all questions they ask in Bank? please suggest me.
    mujhe online khata kholna ha
    Thankyou sir.

    Thulasi
    Hare Krishna
    Repl

  4. Many banks annunace out side of there bank. and show up banners but not respod in side about jandhan bank ac. they said Form not avalaible or there is a limitation in this yojana or els. at least ac opaning form should be keeping there. or the website.

  5. Dear sir, i went to open a/c in icici but they rejected to open a/c and said that we are not opening a/c under pmjdy so pls help me. mob: 07507872243

  6. मैने जन धन योजना मे फोर्म भर दिया था अब क्या करु बैक अकान्ट खोलने के लिए

  7. sir 14/12/14
    I am a farmer in Bihar i want to open bank account in jan dhan yojana in Bank of Baroda at Dighwara branch how can i open?
    with regard
    J.P.Singh

  8. I have submitted application alongwith documents with PUNJAB NATIONA BANK, Mukundpur Delhi-110042 in the month of October,2014, till date my account has not been opened. Each time I am being told to come next week

    Mob 9871143936

  9. I went Andhra Bank, Dammaiguda Branch. They said it is over. on 14/12/2014. Why banks are hesitate to take applications for jan dhan yojna.

  10. sir
    maine sate bank of India ke Banaras Hindu University Varanasi branch me jiska IFSC Code:SBIN0000211
    MICR Code:221002003
    29/8/2014 ko Jan dhan account kholvaya tha par aaj tak hame na hi account mila aur nahi koi suchna puchne par bank officer batate hai ki khula ho ga to mil hi jayega nahi to aapke address par letter jayega ye bat log har bar puchne par batate hai.
    aap se nivedan hai jald jald se meri problem ka hal kare mai aapka bahut abhari rahunga.

    Karan Kumar Kharwar
    S/O Jitendra Kharwar
    Add- 27 chakbhadikra
    sikanderpur
    Dist-Ballia 277303
    uttar Pradesh
    mo-9793147828

  11. Sir i have allready have an account in canara bank what about me can i get this scheme pmjdy please inform me.

  12. Dear sir …Maine pmjdy life insurance bima sbi janjgir.(champa)main sakha me khulwaya hai so mujhe iski puri jankari dene ki kripa karenge dhanyawad

  13. Dear Sir,
    maine date:11/06/2015 ko online idbi my personal Account se Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana Ka Inssurance Nikala tha Lekin Vo Print gayab Ho Gayi hai to aap krupya muje help kijiye.

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