Senior Citizen Saving Scheme - Documents required

Age proof - Self attested copy of either of the following documents

  • Passport
  • Senior Citizen Card
  • Birth certificate issued by MC/Gram Panchayat/District office of registrar of births and death
  • Voter ID card
  • PAN card
  • Ration card
  • Date of birth certificate from the school
  • Driving license


In case a customer who has attained the age of 55 years or more but less than 60 years, and who has retired, can open the account within a month of the date of receipt of the retirement benefits and proof of date of disbursal of such retirement benefit(s) along with a certificate from the employer. 


The retired personnel of Defence Services (excluding Civilian Defence Employees) shall be eligible to subscribe under the scheme irrespective of the above age limits subject to the fulfilment of other specified conditions.