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  • Access to 15000+ ATMs, across India
  • No minimum Monthly Average Balance (MAB) required
  • No initial deposit is needed to open your account
  • Offers a single or joint mode of holding
  • You get a free Rupay Debit Card facility
  • You can get free cash deposits
  • You get a free passbook facility
  • Internet Banking and Mobile Banking are available, on request
  • You are an Indian resident, above 18 years of age (NRIs are not eligible to open this account)
  • You do not hold any other Savings Account, including a BSBDA with us
  • You do not hold a BSBDA with any other bank
  • You are applying for the account in your individual capacity and not in the capacity of the Karta of a Hindu Undivided Family (HUF)

Complete KYC documents

Note: Accounts opened with complete KYC will not have a cap on credit transaction limits. All the other features will remain the same.

Self attested photograph and signature/ thumbprint

You can open a Basic Savings - Small Deposit Account, by submitting a self-attested photograph and signature/thumbprint, if:

  • You are a resident individual, and you do not have complete KYC documents like:
    • Photo ID proof as per the Bank's acceptable list of documents
    • Address proof as per the Bank's acceptable list of documents
  • At the time of account opening, if you are unable to provide complete KYC documents,
    • you can provide evidence, within 12 months from the date of opening your account, of having applied for any KYC document as specified by ICICI Bank
    • You can provide a valid KYC document, within 24 months from the date of opening your account

Credit freeze status

A Basic Savings - Small Deposit Account is tagged as ‘credit freeze’, if the customer fails to provide valid KYC documents, or the evidence of having applied for valid KYC documents to the Bank, within 12 months of opening the account.

  • A Basic Savings - Small Deposit Account will be in a freeze state if:
    • Value of all credits in the account during the financial year exceeds Rs 1,00,000, or
    • Day end account balance exceeds Rs 50,000, or
    • Total withdrawals in a month exceed Rs 10,000, or
    • The customer is unable to submit valid KYC documents to the Bank, within 24 months of opening the account.

**New account opening under Basic Savings Bank Account with introduction, has been discontinued.

BSBDA Opened Under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)

A basic Savings Account opened under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), is a plan for the ‘National Mission for Financial Inclusion’ launched by The Department of Financial Services (DFS), Ministry of Finance, Government of India. This plan will ensure access to financial services and provide timely and adequate credit to the excluded sections.

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Service Charges & Fees


Available to All Cities
Eligibility All Indian residents
Minimum Monthly Average Balance (MAB) Nil
Charges for non-maintenance of MAB Nil
Cash Transaction Charges (Cumulative of Deposit and Withdrawal) Nil
ATM interchange (transactions at Non-ICICI Bank ATMs) Nil
Transactions at ICICI Bank ATMs/Cash Recycler Machines (cash withdrawals) Nil
Issue of DD drawn on ICICI Bank by cheque/transfer Nil
Statement Passbook facility available free of cost
Debit Card annual fees Nil
Debit Card limit Daily spending/withdrawal limit: Rs 10,000/ Rs 10,000
Cheque Books Nil
Charges for Multicity cheque payment Nil
Value Added SMS alert facility

(For transactions other than specified by regulatory guidelines, sms alerts will be triggered only if the transaction value is greater than Rs.5,000)

Outstation cheque collection – through ICICI Bank branch locations Nil
Outstation cheque collection – through Non-ICICI Bank branch locations Nil
National Automated Clearing House (NACH) Mandate. One time mandate authorisation charges (physical/online). Nil
Deliverable returned by courier Nil
Deliverables at branches Nil
Address change request at branches Nil
Cash deposit charges - Cash Acceptor/Recycler machines Nil


  1. Common service charges applicable to all Savings Account variants except for Wealth Management/Private Banking and the ones mentioned above. Click here.
  2. Taxes at prevailing rates as per Government rules shall be applicable over and above the mentioned charges. The charges indicated above are subject to periodic revision. 
Popular FAQs

Basic Savings Bank Account can be opened as a joint account.

You can change the nominee(s) by making a declaration to that effect, in the appropriate form, which is available at any ICICI Bank Branch.

Nomination facility available for on the Basic Savings Bank Account are:

  • There can be only one Nominee for a Deposit Account, whether held singly or jointly
  • A person legally empowered to operate a minor's account can file a nomination on behalf of the minor
  • Applicants can make a nomination by filling up the form prescribed under the Banking Companies (Nomination) Rules 1985
  • The nomination details can be changed during the subsistence of the account relationship by filling up the Form, prescribed under the Banking Companies (Nomination) Rules 1985
  • For more details, visit any of our branches

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