New NRI - Open a new account FAQs

When in India


 

You can open an NRI account by visiting the branch nearby. To locate the nearest branch please visit the link http://maps.icicibank.com/mobile/

 

On visiting the branch:

  • You can ask for an Account Opening Form at ”May I help you” desk.
  • Our branch staff will assist you in filling the Account Opening Form. You will be given all the required information on NRI accounts, documentation and other details.
  • Once you have filled the form and all the required documents are in place, you can submit the same at the branch.
  • Once the documents along with the form are submitted to the branch the same is sent to our processing centre.
  • If all the documents are in order, your NRI account will be opened within 2 working days of receiving the form at our processing centre. 

What are the documents required?

 

Documents required to be submitted for opening an account are: 

  • A photocopy of your Passport
  • Valid Visa (work visa, residence visa/ permit, dependent visa)
    * Visa not applicable in case of PIOs holding foreign passport.
  • Overseas address proof (utility bills, gas, electricity , bank statements). Proofs should not be over 3 months old.

For those travelling first time abroad:

  • Passport
  • Valid work visa
  • Deputation/ offer letter mentioning the overseas work address
  • Indian address proof.

 How do you check the status of your account opening?

 

You can contact our Branch officials wherein you have submitted the your documents.

If the documents are in order, the account will be opened within 2 working days.

 

 

When overseas and want to visit ICICI Bank branch nearby


You can open an NRI account by visiting an ICICI Bank branch / representative office in Singapore, United Kingdom, Bahrain, HongKong or Representative office in UAE.

 

On visiting the branch:

  • You can ask for an Account Opening Form.
  • Our branch staff will assist you in filling the Account Opening Form. You will be given all the required information on the types of NRI accounts, the documents required and other details that you may require.
  • Once you have filled the form and all the required documents are in place, you can submit the same at the branch.
  • Once the documents along with the form are submitted to the branch the same is sent to our processing centre in India.
  • If all the documents are in order, your NRI account will be opened within 7 working days of receiving the form at our processing centre. You will be intimated vide email on your registered email ID, once the account is opened. 

What are the documents required?

 

Documents required when account is opened through overseas branch:

  • Passport
  • Valid Visa(work visa , residence visa/ permit, dependent visa)*
    Visa not applicable in case of PIOs holding foreign passport.
  • Overseas Address Proof (utility bills - gas, electricity, bank statements). Proofs should not be over 3 months old.

 How do you check the status of your account opening?

 

You can contact our branch officials where you have submitted your documents. If the documents are in order, the  account will be opened within 7 working days.

Account opened through overseas branch you need to Contact your branch to know the status.

When overseas and do not have a branch near my place of residence


You can request for opening an NRI account through an online application:

 

  • Visit www.icicibank.com/nri , fill and submit the lead form 
  • Our customer service representative will call as per time convenient to you and assist you on your application for opening an NRI account.
  • Representative will provide you with all the required information on NRI accounts, documentation, etc. and assist you in filling the form online.
  • Once you are ready with the form and required documents, our representative, will arrange for a Free Courier Pick Up (DHL Courier) of your form & documents, as per the time convenient to you.
  • Once the documents are picked up, the turn-around-time (TAT) to receive these documents at our processing centre in Mumbai, India, is 3 working days
  • If all documents are in order, your NRI account will be opened within 5 to 7  working days of receiving the form at our processing centre in Mumbai. You will be intimated vide email on your registered email ID, once the account is opened. 

 

Download Account Opening Form Online:

 

You can also download the NRI account opening form by clicking here. You can fill the form completely, attach all required documents along with it and send the form to the below address: 

 

ICICI Bank Limited.
NRI Remote RM Channel
1st Floor, A wing
"Autumn Estate"
Chandivali Farm Road
Chandivali
Andheri (East)
Mumbai-400072

 

Click here to know about the documents required.

 

How do you check the status of your account opening? 

 

  • Once you have sent the documents to us through phone bank account opening
  • It takes 5 to 7 working days for us to receive your documents at our Mumbai centre.
  • If all documents are in place, your NRI account is opened within 72 hours.

You can call our 24-hour Phone Banking Services to know the status of your application.