Eligibility Criteria for Opening PPF Account

Detailed below the Criteria for person who is eligible for opening ppf account and about what is the age limit for opening a ppf account:

  • Applicant can be a resident Indian
  • The applicant's age should be 18 years or above
  • Applicant can be a minor under the guardianship of the parent
  • An NRI (Non-resident Indian) cannot open a PPF account. However, an Indian resident PPF account holder who obtains NRI status after opening a PPF account could continue his/ her PPF account until its maturity
  • HUF (Hindu Undivided Family) cannot open a PPF account