According to the Reserve Bank of India, migrant workers and transferred workers must provide only written (current or permanent) proof of address when opening a bank account. A rental agreement with the customer`s address duly registered with the government or a similar registration authority may also be accepted as proof of address. 2) Make sure the lease is in your name and not in the name of your spouse, parent or child. If the address changes due to a move or other reason, customers can have the new correspondence address with the bank within two weeks of the change, RBI added. In a statement, the RBI said: “Customers have always been able to provide only one proof of written address (current or permanent) while opening a bank account or re-locating themselves regularly. Currently, proof of identity and proof of address must be provided. There are six valid official documents for proof of identity: passport, driver`s license, voter card, PAN card, Aadhaar card and NREGA employment card. If you plan to change your Aadhaar card address by visiting a permanent registration center or Aadhaar Seva Kendras, you must bring the original copy of your rental agreement. You also do not need to bring photocopies, as the official scans the original document and returns it to you. This requirement stems from a change in anti-money laundering rules, as notified by the Ministry of Finance, which imposes five specific documents as proof of the “current” address that a customer must provide to a bank branch to open a new account.

The rental agreement is part of a large list of 44 proof of address documents accepted by UIDAI. Others are passport, bank passport book or account statement, voter ID card, driver`s license, phone, water, electricity bills, etc. #AadhaarUpdateChecklistIf you use Rent Agreement for Address Update in Aadhaar, use a registered rental contract that has your name. For the online address update, scan the entire document and create a unique pdf file to download. pic.twitter.com/9mHZI2Zrrl development sources said the Central Bank had discussed the issue with the government and highlighted the difficulties citizens would face. As a result, at the end of October, the government made it three months available to the account holder to comply with the standards. 1) The lease must be registered. UIDAI refuses all unregistered leases. If one of the above documents has been filed as proof of the postal address, another of the above documents will be received as an additional document for opening a non-personal account. The RBI added that if the proof of the address provided by the customer is not the local address or address to which the customer is currently located, the bank may receive a statement from the local address on which the bank`s full correspondence with the customer is made.

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