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Senior Citizen Savings Account

Make your golden years even more special with IDFC FIRST Bank Senior Citizen Savings Account. Enjoy our rate of 6%* per annum, along with a host of benefits, just for you.Read More

Our Senior Citizen Savings Account gives you free doorstep banking, preferential rates on fixed, and recurring deposits and priority service at our branches. Our lifetime IHO (Indian Health Organization) membership gives you unlimited tele-consultation, one-time free health check-up of 61 vital tests, and a free pharmacy voucher worth ₹250. You also get access to our top partner hospitals, diagnostic centres, and home care.Read Less

Apply For Senior Citizen Savings Account

Save up to 70% on your health expenses | Free Indian Health Organization (IHO) membership

Interest up to 6%

VISA Signature Debit Card with ₹25K average monthly balance

  • Lifetime IHO Membership
    Unlimited free tele-consultation
  • 10% cashback up to ₹250 on your 1st card payment at merchants transaction
  • Higher daily purchase limit of ₹6 lakh and
    higher daily ATM withdrawal limit of ₹2 lakh
  • Free and unlimited ATM transactions:
    at any bank, anywhere in India

VISA Classic Debit Card with ₹10K average monthly balance

  • Daily cash withdrawal of ₹1 lakh and higher purchase limit of ₹1.5 lakh
  • Personal accident insurance coverage up to ₹2 lakh
  • Lifetime IHO Membership – Unlimited free tele-consultation
  • 5 Free financial ATM Transactions at IDFC FIRST and 5 Free financial Transactions at Non-IDFC FIRST Bank ATM locations

CALCULATOR

Earn more with your Senior Citizen Savings Account

Choose account balance

1L 2cr

Number of years planned for savings

1 Year 50 Year

Choose your existing bank interest rate

2.5 % 6 %

Simulation Results:

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  • Ajay Kumar Lakhotia

    "For the past 40 years, I’ve always preferred banking with larger banks until I came across IDFC FIRST Bank’s young, energetic and experienced staff who helped me open up my account. Within a short span, I transferred my family’s banking relationship too. The services are better than many bigger banks and even your staff with its helping attitude offers exclusive attention. Also, your online services provide a better experience."

  • Jyoti Nath Senior Citizen
    Dr Jyoti Nath

    "I’m a senior citizen, and my experience with IDFC FIRST Bank has been satisfying, especially during the lockdown. Their banking services are easily accessible from the comfort of my home, offer prompt responses and 24x7 customer service that helped me in urgent transactions. Made it easy for the technically-challenged me to invest and monitor my account."

ELIGIBILITY

Who Can Apply?

  • Indian citizens
  • Residents of India
  • Above 60 years of age

Documentation

For Digital:

  • Aadhaar Number
  • PAN number/ Form 60

For Physical (you can submit anyone of the following):

  • Aadhaar Card
  • If you have a PAN Card, it is mandatory to provide it while opening your account
  • Passport
  • Voter’s Identity Card (Election Card)
  • Permanent and valid driving license with photograph
  • Job Card issued by NREGA duly signed by an officer of the State Government
  • Letter issued by the National Population Register containing details of name and address.
  • Passport sized photograph

FEES & CHARGES

Find out about our minimal and transparent fees & charges

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the eligibility criterion for opening Senior Citizen Savings Account?

Senior Citizen Savings Account can be opened by any individual over 60 years.

Can a person below the age of 60 years open a joint account with a senior citizen?

Yes, the senior savings account can be opened. However, the primary applicant needs to be 60 years or above

What is the initial pay in amount required for opening your IDFC FIRST Bank Senior Citizen Savings Account?

The minimum amount for opening your IDFC FIRST Bank Senior Citizen Account is ₹25000. More is always welcome!

What is the minimum account balance required to be maintained monthly in the IDFC FIRST Bank Senior Citizen Savings Account?

There is a minimum balance requirement of ₹25000 once you open a Senior Citizen Savings Account. Please click here to see the applicable Schedule of Charges

How is the average monthly balance (AMB) calculated?

Every day, from the 1st to the end of the month, we take the balance in your account at the end of the day. We total them all up, and divide by the number of the days in the month. That's it!

What is the frequency of interest pay-out?

Interest earned on Senior Citizen Savings Account balance shall be credited to your account on a quarterly basis.

Will there be an option to transfer excess funds available in Senior Citizen Savings Account to Fixed Deposit and earn a higher rate of interest?

Yes, once the balance in your Senior Citizen Account exceeds ₹75,000, the amount in excess of ₹50,000 can automatically be transferred to a Fixed Deposit for a tenure of 1 year 1 day. The funds are still available to automatically sweep-in, if needed.

How can I learn more about IDFC FIRST Bank Senior Citizen Savings Account Interest Rate

IDFC FIRST Bank's Senior Citizen Savings Account is our testament to putting our customers first. We offer 6% p.a on Senior Savings account for balances up to ₹1 Cr.

What's more! You earn this interest on your entire balance, starting from the first rupee. That means you earn every single day. We pay out this interest every 3 months.

Hurry! Make the most of this unique opportunity. Click here to know more.

Please note that senior citizen saving account interest rate are subject to periodic change.

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