How to Write Letter to Bank Manager to Close Bank Account

Application to Close Bank Account: Hey, are you looking for how to write letter to bank manager to close bank account then you are at the right place.

Today in this article I’m going to show you a complete guide on how to write application for closing bank account permanently.

Letter to Close Bank Account

When we open a new bank account then it is usually for a lifetime. But sometimes the situations arise in with you need to close the bank account permanently.

letter to close bank account
Letter To Close Bank Account

There are so many reasons the account holder may want to close their bank account such as moving to other countries, rude bank staff, unreliable banking system, or you simply wish to switch banks.

If you want to close bank account permanently then first transfer all money to another account after that initiate the account closing process by writing application to bank manager.

Here you can find a complete guide on how you can write application to bank manager to close bank account.

You can also find the sample application letter that you can follow to write the application. Most of the part of an application will remain the same but you will need to change the details accordingly to create your personalized letter.

Sample 1: Account Closing Letter to Bank Manager

The Manager,
Indian National Bank,
Street Park Branch,

Subject: Closure of Savings Bank Account No: 280463286632

Dear Sir/Madam,

You are requested to please close my Savings Bank Account number 280463286632 as I am not in a position to operate the same due to unavoidable circumstances. My passbook, checkbook, debit card and credit card (whatever applicable) are returned herewith.

Please return my account balance amount through a demand draft or transfer through NEFT to my other bank account as per the following details:

  • Account Holder’s Name: Kishan Nakrani
  • Account No: 91069583644
  • Name of Bank: Axis Bank
  • IFSC code: UTIB0002674

Please proceed my request as soon as possible because I am in urgent need of the money and I would appreciate it if you can close the account and transfer the funds at the earliest.

Thanking in anticipation.

(Your Name
Date: 27-03-2019

Sample 2: Application to Close Bank Account

The Branch Manager,
Kotak Mahindra Bank
Varachha Road

Subject: Request to Close My Bank Account

Respected Sir/Madam,

I, Mavani Hiren having a bank account with Kotak Mahindra Bank whose account number is 526492673, residing at #45, Mota Varachha, Green Road, Surat. Today I am writing this letter because I want to close the account with the above-mentioned account number.

The reason why I am closing this bank account is that I am unable to use this account as I have opened a new account in another bank.

I have already transferred money to my other account, only the minimum balance has been maintained. I request you to process my request and close this bank account as soon as possible. If you have any questions regarding this request, please contact me at or +91-7879549184

Thanking in anticipation.

Your Faithfully,
Mavani Hiren

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