SBI NRI Customers Alert! Check 3 Easy Steps To open NRE/NRO Account Through YONO
SBI digital service is designed for NTB or “new to bank” customers, providing them with ease and efficiency in the account opening process, the bank said in a release.
Mumbai: India’s largest public sector lender State Bank of India on Monday introduced a digital facility for NRIs to effortlessly open NRE and NRO accounts (both savings and current accounts) through SBI's YONO.
This service is designed for NTB or “new to bank” customers, providing them with ease and efficiency in the account opening process, the bank said in a release.
“This initiative fulfils a long-standing demand from NRI customers who have yearned for a hassle-free way to open and manage their accounts in India. The bank has leveraged technology to create a seamless, digitized account opening process that ensures efficiency and accuracy, making it a one-stop solution for NRI banking needs. Customers can track the status of their applications in real-time, keeping them informed every step of the way,” SBI has said.
Check Out 3 quick steps to open your NRI/NRO account through YONO:
Step 1: Download YONO SBI app
Step 2: Select the option to open an NRE/NRO account
Step 3: On successful submission customers have two options to submit their KYC: option 1 - submit the document at an SBI branch of choice in India; option 2 - Attest the KYC documents by a Notary, Indian Embassy, High Commission, SBI Foreign Office, Representative Office, Court Magistrate, or Judge and mail them to a centrally designated branch for processing.
Nitin Chugh, DMD & Head (Digital Banking & Transformation) said, “SBI has always been at the forefront of innovation and customer-centric solutions, and this latest offering is no exception. With the launch of this digital service, NRIs can open their NRE/NRO accounts from the comfort of their homes, eliminating the need for an in-person visit to India. This innovative approach simplifies the process for NRI customers and empowers SBI branches with the tools they need to provide quick and efficient customer service.”