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Letter to Bank for Transfer of CIF Number to Another Branch

CIF stands for Customer Information File. It comes with a unique number for each customer of the bank. CIF is a system wherein a customer's personal and his account(s) information is consolidated.

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A customer who is desirous of transferring his account from one branch to another can request his banker to transfer his account to another branch along with transfer of CIF.

Here is a sample of a request letter to the bank manager for transfer of bank account and CIF to another branch of the bank.


(Name of the Account-holder)
(Full Address)
(Phone Number)

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

Sub.: Request for transfer of accounts and CIF.

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am currently maintaining a savings account and a current account at your branch. I would like to request you to have them transferred to another branch of the bank along with the CIF as well. Please note the following details:

Existing branch:
1) CIF: ___________.
2) Savings account number: __________.
3) Current account number: __________.
4) IFSC: ________

New branch:
1) Branch office name and location: ________, __________.
2) IFSC: _________.

Reason for transfer: I have recently shifted to (Location) along with my family because of transfer of my job. Hence, it would be easier for me to operate my account from (Location).

I also request you to kindly update my address in your records as given hereunder. I am enclosing herewith my Aadhar card/ Passport/ Rent Agreement for verification purposes in this regard.

Old address: ______________.
New address: ______________.

Necessary applicable charges, if any, for processing this transfer request can be debited from my savings account number _______.

Kindly do the needful and oblige.

Thanking you for your cooperation.

Yours faithfully,

(Name of the Account-holder)

Encl.: As above

Date: ________
Place: ________

Letter to Bank for Transfer of CIF Number to Another Branch