- SBI's small account can be opened singly, jointly, or with either or survivor, former or survivor, anyone or survivor etc facility by any individual who is above 18 years of age.
- Unlike, SBI's savings bank account, one does not require to maintain an average minimum balance (AMB) in this kind of account.
- Interest rates of SBI's small account are similar to that of regular savings bank accounts.
- The maximum balance amount that can be maintained in small account is Rs.50,000.
- If the balance exceeds Rs. 50,000 or total credit in the account exceeds Rs 1,00,000 in a year, no further transaction is permitted until the full KYC procedure is completed, according to bank's website.
- Customers also get basic RuPay ATM-cum-debit card free of cost and no annual maintenance charge is to be paid for SBI's small account. Receipt/credit of money through electronic payment channels like NEFT/RTGS are free.
- Aggregate of all withdrawals and transfers in a month should not exceed Rs 10,000, said SBI and the aggregate of all credits in a financial year is limited to Rs 1 lakh.
- Account holders are allowed a maximum of four withdrawals in a month, including ATM withdrawals at own and other bank's ATMs. One also doesn't need to pay account closure charges, according to bank's website.
- If KYC documents are not submitted to the bank within 24 months of opening of the small account, no transaction other than for closure of account is permitted.
- SBI's small account can be converted to regular savings account upon submission of KYC documents.
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