How To Transfer Sukanya Samriddhi Account From Post Office To Bank?

Want to transfer your Sukanya Samriddhi Account from post office to bank? Or you want to transfer from one post office to another post office or one bank account to another bank account? This situation mostly arrives when someone changes city due to the job or any other reason.

I will help you to understand the process and answer all your queries. Just for your information, if you have SSA account in post office better you transfer that to any of the authorized banks so that you can enjoy better facilities like net banking transfer, online balance check etc.

List of Authorized Banks for Opening / Transferring Sukanya Samriddhi Account

Although I have shared already, here is the list of 28 banks where you can transfer your SSA account from the post office.

  1. State Bank Of India (SBI)
  2. State Bank Of Patiala (SBP)
  3. State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur
  4. State Bank of Travancore (SBT)
  5. State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH)
  6. State Bank of Mysore (SBM)
  7. Andhra Bank
  8. Allahabad Bank
  9. Bank of Baroda (BOB)
  10. Bank of India (BOI)
  11. Punjab & Sind Bank
  12. Bank of Maharashtra
  13. Canara Bank
  14. Central Bank of India
  15. Corporation Bank
  16. Dena Bank
  17. Indian Bank
  18. Indian Overseas Bank (IOB)
  19. Punjab National Bank (PNB)
  20. Syndicate Bank
  21. UCO Bank
  22. Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC)
  23. Union Bank of India (UBI)
  24. United Bank of India (UBI)
  25. Vijaya Bank
  26. Axis Bank Ltd
  27. ICICI Bank Ltd.
  28. IDBI Bank Ltd.

Note: You can also open SSA account in other banks like HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank which are not mentioned in the initial list of authorized banks. Please check your bank website or call them whether they have enabled the SSA account opening process.

Steps To Transfer Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana Account

This is a very simple step by step guide and I will describe for one process. I will share the process of transfer from the post office to the bank, you can follow the same for the bank to bank also. In the case of the post office to post office transfer, you can do it easily if both the post offices are CBS enabled.

Step #1 Visit Your Post Office

First of all, you have to visit your post office where you have opened the SSA account. Make sure you carry all necessary documents like passbook, photo id proof, KYC document, a photograph of girl child etc.

Step #2 Fill up account transfer request form

You have to fill up the account transfer form which is nothing but the SSA account closure form. You have to share the details of the bank where you want to transfer your bank account.

Step #3 Document verification

After that post office executive will verify the documents and after successful verification, you will be provided with the documents like Original certified copy of the account, application form filled up, remaining account balance DD or cheque etc.

Step #4 Visit Your Bank

After that, visit your nearest bank and follow the process of new account opening. You have to fill up the SSA application form and submit all the necessary proofs with the documents received from the post office.

After verification by the bank executive, you will get the new SSA passbook. The amount will be transferred from the post office to bank account in next few days.


So, these are the simple step by step process with which you can easily transfer your Sukanya Samriddhi Account from the post office to SBI, HDFC Bank, ICIC Bank etc. You can write a comment below and share your experience or any question regarding Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana transfer process.

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