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Request Letter to Bank Manager for Correction of Name Spelling

Sometimes, while entering your name in the records of the bank during opening of your bank account, the bank official might unintentionally enter the name with some spelling mistakes in it.

letter to bank manager for correction of name spelling
When you notice the error, you should contact your bank immediately, and have it corrected as soon as possible to avoid any delay in functioning your account in any future transactions.

You can visit the branch office of the bank and ask for the procedure to do the correction. They may ask you for an application letter in this regard.

Here is a sample of such an application letter to the bank manager for correction of error in the name.


Date: _________

(Name of the Account holder)
(Registered Address)
(Telephone Number)

The Branch Manager
(Name of the Bank)
(Name of the Branch)

Sub.: Correction of Spelling Error in Name

Dear Sir/Madam,

I recently opened a savings account bearing number ______________ in your esteemed bank at ________ branch. I thank you for opening my account with your bank.

Today, while going through the bank passbook and cheque book, I noticed that my name has been erroneously entered in the records of the bank for my account. There is a minor spelling mistake, which needs to be corrected immediately.

Erroneous name, which is appearing in bank account: ___________
Correct name, which needs to be changed: ____________

I am enclosing herewith the self-attested copies of my Aadhar card and PAN card as an evidence of the correct name, which I had also mentioned in the application form for opening a savings account.

Kindly do the needful in this regard and communicate once it is done.

Thanking you,
Yours faithfully,

(Name of the Account-holder)

Encl.: As above


  1. Anonymous23 May, 2022

    How long does it take to get corrected namr passbook


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