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Deceased Claims

ACCOUNTS WITH NOMINATION

ACCOUNTS WITH NOMINATION

S.No.

DOCUMENTS TO BE  SUBMITTED

1

Application from the nominee / Guardian of the nominee in the prescribed format marked as

Format - 1 (16kb)  PDF File that opens in a new window

 

2

Copy of the Death Certificate together with the original to be produced for verification

3

Identity proof (Copy and original to be produced for verification)


ACCOUNTS WITH EITHER OR SURVIVOR CLAUSE
ACCOUNTS WITH EITHER OR SURVIVOR CLAUSE

S.No.

DOCUMENTS TO BE  SUBMITTED

1

Application from the surviving depositor in the format marked as

Format - 2.PDF (15kb) PDF File that opens in a new window

2

Copy of the Death Certificate together with the original to be produced for verification.


FOR CLAIMS OTHER THAN NOMINATION / JOINT ACCOUNTS WITH SURVIVOR CLAUSE.(IN THE ABSENCE OF SUCCESSION CERTIFICATE , PROBATE OR LETTER OF ADMINISTRATION)


If the amount of claim is not above Rs.25,000/-

FOR CLAIMS OTHER THAN NOMINATION / JOINT ACCOUNTS 
WITH SURVIVOR CLAUSE

S.No.

DOCUMENTS TO BE  SUBMITTED

1

Application from legal heirs  -. (To be filled by the claimant and witnessed by two independent witness.

Format -3.PDF (37kb) PDF File that opens in a new window

 

2

Copy of the Death Certificate and the original to be produced for verification

3

Proof of  the claimant(s) being the legal heirs of the deceased depositor. (Copy together with original for verification)

4

Identity proof of claimants/legal heirs.

5

Indemnity to be executed by legal heirs  - as per the prescribed format  marked as

Format - 4.PDF (24kb) PDF File that opens in a new window

Should be drawn in a stamp paper of the requisite value as applicable in the State of execution/claim.

IF THE AMOUNT OF CLAIM IS MORE THAN RS.25,000/-
IF THE AMOUNT OF CLAIM IS MORE THAN RS.25,000/-

S.No.

DOCUMENTS TO BE  SUBMITTED

1

Application from legal heirs  - Enquiry form. (To be filled by the claimant(s) and witnessed by two independent witness.

Format - 5.PDF (38kb) PDF File that opens in a new window

 

2

Copy of the Death Certificate together with the original to be produced for verification

3

Proof of  the claimant(s) being the legal heirs of the deceased depositor. (Copy together with original for verification) viz., Legal heirship certificate issued by the Competent authority.

4

Identity proof of claimant(s)/legal heir(s).

5

Affidavit on non-judicial stamp paper of requisite value as per the prescribed  format in

Format - 6.PDF (29kb) PDF File that opens in a new window


The affidavit should be attested on every page only by a Magistrate or a Notary Public under his official seal. If the affirmants sign in vernacular and do not know English, the attesting Authority should certify that the contents of the affidavit were translated and read over to the affirmants who have signed in vernacular and that they understood before signing the same. The Affidavit should not be typed / Written on the reverse. The Affidavit  should  be given by two respectable persons who are in no way connected to the claim or related to the legal heirs of the deceased and they should not be sureties.  The fact that the deceased died a bachelor / widower / spinster / widow as the case may be should be incorporated in the affidavit / declaration without fail.

6

Indemnity to be executed by legal heirs along with the two 3rd party sureties as proposed in the enquiry form  , each having worth twice the amount of claim  - as per format  marked as

Format - 7.PDF (29kb) PDF File that opens in a new window


Should be drawn in a stamp paper of the requisite value as applicable in the State of execution/claim.


The claimant should propose two sureties each  having worth at least twice the value of claim.  The details like names, worth, occupation and address of the sureties should be furnished in the Enquiry form. The sureties should submit the details of their Assets and liabilities in the format marked as

Format - 12.PDF (23kb) PDF File that opens in a new window


and should enclose documents confirming ownership of movable / immovable assets declared therein, for verification by the branch.
7 Consent letter from the legal heirs other than the claimant(s) as per the format marked as 
Format - 8.PDF (22kb) PDF File that opens in a new window



The consent letter authorizes the claimant(s) to receive the amount / articles on behalf of the executant’s(s).  However at the time of settling the claim, the indemnity  has to be executed by all the legal heirs including the claimant(s)
8 To avoid difficulty, the legal heirs other than the claimant(s), if they so desire, may give consent letter cum – power of Attorney as per format in Format E so that the claimant(s) alone can sign the receipt and indemnity for self and as Power of Attorney holder of other legal heirs executing the Power of Attorney.  The format of Consent cum Power of Attorney is marked as 

Format - 9.PDF (13kb) PDF File that opens in a new window


The Same should be stamped as Power of Attorney and executed on non-judicial stamp paper of requisite value  applicable in the State, and to be attested by Notary Public.

9

Letter from the Natural guardian of a minor legal heir confirming utilization of the minor’s share for the benefit of minor as per format marked as

Format - 10.PDF (14kb) PDF File that opens in a new window

 

10

Where the deceased was a Mohammedan certificate from Muslim Jama-i-eth as per the format marked as

Format - 11.PDF (22kb) PDF File that opens in a new window

 

11

Joint stamped receipt after settling of claim by all legal heirs.  In case if consent letter cum Power of Attorney as per format prescribed above is furnished, claimant alone can sign receipt.

12

The claim is to be made to the branch where the account/locker was maintained by the deceased.