What are the documents required? 

Documents required for phone based account opening are as follows:

Identity Proof Documents:


Photo copy of the relevant pages of the passport where customer’s name, date of birth, date and place of issue, expiry date, photograph and signature of the applicant. 

Photocopy of valid work permit/employment visa (in case of expired visas, duly acknowledged petitions made to the Visa Authorities for renewal of such visa will be accepted as a valid document if the document permits the holder to stay in the country of residence, till the new visa is issued). 

The Bank account can only be opened as per the name mentioned on the passport. 




Non-Resident Status Proof:

Address Proof:

Self-Funding Cheque from own account overseas in case phone based account opening -  

NRIs applying for an account are mandatorily required to provide a self-funding cheque along with account opening form and documents. The cheque should be from own account in overseas geography, where the name in your overseas account and NRI account opening form should be matching.

Attestation of documents: Documents need to be attested by banker, notary or embassy.

 *Financial Action Task Force 

For more information / clarification on documentation requirement for NRI account, please contact us on our 24/7 toll-free nos. or email us at nrinfo@icicibank.com