How to Apply for a Savings Scheme in Post Office?

You will have to follow a process to apply for a savings scheme in post office.

You can easily apply for a post office saving scheme by following this stepwise process.

  • Step 1: Select the post office branch where you want to open any of the post office savings scheme's account and visit there.
  • Step 2: Acquire the relevant form to open the account from the post office. Majority of the post office scheme's forms are also available online which you can download from the official portal of the Indian Post Office.
  • Step 3: Fill out the form with the necessary details and submit it along with the required documents. Affix your photo at the given space. Put your signature wherever required.
  • Step 4: Make the initial deposit required in the scheme. Attach the proof of deposit to the application form.
  • Step 5: Submit the application form to the concerned officer at post office and take the acknowledgement slip as a proof of deposit of your application.
  • Step 6: Post office officials will go through your application and process the same. You will get the certificate and other documents after your application is processed by them.

You should carry the originals of all the required documents with you for verification purpose.

You will also have to self-attest all the copies of documents which you are attaching to the application form while opening of account of any of the Post Office Saving Schemes.

Do not forget to take the acknowledgement slip after the form submission which serves as a proof of deposit of your application.