Sample Letter to a Bank to Request a Duplicate Passbook


Have you lost the passbook of your bank account? Well, in that case, you would require an application addressed to the bank manager. If you have no idea about writing such an application letter, then you have come to the right place. Go through the following section to get a guidance on how to write a sample letter to a bank to request a duplicate passbook.

Introduction

When we open a savings or a current bank account or any other kind of bank account, we are given a passbook. A passbook is supposed to contain the records of all the banking transactions that you have done since you opened that account. Such records also include the statement of interests that has been credited to your account since you opened it.

Why passbooks are getting less importance these days?

Although in today's age, where you have net banking facilities you seldom take the trouble of going to the bank in person. Today, you can stay at home and transfer money from one account to the other. You can also pay electric bills, shopping bills and what not through online banking. You can even check your account status online. But does that mean that a passbook does not have any importance today? On the contrary, whatever you transact online has to be updated in the passbook once in a while. It is a written official document important to the bank and equally important to the customers. So you must possess a passbook corresponding to your bank account. But, since today people are addicted to online banking so much, they forget to update their passbooks once in a while. Earlier when the craze of plastic money was not so high, people used to go and update their passbooks once in a month. Today we can transact money while being at home. That is why the use of passbooks are being forgotten and hence the tendency to loose passbooks is also growing day by day. This leads us to the main section of our discussion, which is, how to write a letter of application for lost passbook?

Sample letter to a bank to request a Duplicate Passbook

In this section you will get a detailed letter of application for lost passbook and a request to issue a new one.


To,
The Manager, If you know the name of the bank manager you might put his full name with a Mr. salutation.
Bank Name,
Name of the branch, Mention the name of the branch where you have the savings or current account
Full postal address
Date: 05.12.16(example of a date)

Sub: Request to issue a duplicate pass book for the account number(Mention your account number here.)

Respected Sir/Madam,
I have been associated with your bank for the last (Mention the number of years here.) years. I have a Savings/Current/Salary bank account (Mention the type of account here.) here. The account number is (Mention your account number here.). I am writing this letter to inform you that I have lost my passbook on (Mention the exact date of when you lost the passbook here.).(Now mention the reason why you lost your passbook.) I went to deposit some cash in my account in (Mention the name of the branch where you have the savings or current account) branch. I took the passbook with me to get it updated. I must have misplaced it, after getting it updated while putting it back in my purse When I came back home, I could not find it. I also want to inform you that I have already filed a FIR in the police station of my locality. The concerned FIR copy is also attached to this letter. I would be grateful if you could issue a duplicate passbook in association with my account (Mention the type of account here.). Please let me know the amount to be paid in cash for my duplicate passbook. You can also debit the amount from my account this month.
Please do the needful and oblige.

Thanking you,
Yours Sincerely,
(Mention your details here)
Your Signature
Your Name
Your Address
Your Pincode
Your Phone number
Your Email id

Conclusion

It does not take much of a time after you apply in the bank. You will be replenished with a duplicate passbook in around 10-15 working days. I hope this sample letter for the issuance of a duplicate passbook really works for you. Please apply the necessary changes as mentioned in italics for your own letter. If you get a duplicate passbook after writing the letter in the format that I mentioned, then do let me know by giving a comment here.


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