How Major Banks are Exchanging Your ₹2,000 Banknotes?

Major private sector banks are requesting that customers, who are related to the bank, bring their official IDs for exchanging their ₹2,000 banknotes. On the other hand, PSU banks are not following this criterion. Moreover, private sector banks are also asking non-bank customers to fill out a special form to show their official ID. But if you are a bank customer then you can get your notes exchanged by showing your bank details.

How Major Banks are Exchanging Your ₹2,000 Banknotes

Exchanging Your ₹2,000 Notes


There are two public sector banks: The State Bank of India and Punjab National Bank, that is not asking for any ID proof from bank or non-bank customers for exchanging their banknotes of ₹2,000. Whereas other PSUs, may or may not be asking for ID proofs.

In Public Sector Banks


The HDFC Bank is asking the public to fill out a special form ( Annexure – 1 ), without the concern if they are bank or non-bank customers.

List of Information or Documents a Non-HDFC Bank Customer is Required to Provide:

  • Name
  • Mobile number
  • ID Proofs: Aadhaar card, Driving License, Voter ID Card, Passport, NREGA Card, PAN card.
  • A letter from the National Population Register.
  • Original essential IDs along with self-attested document copies.
  • Details of the ₹2,000 notes to be exchanged.
  • Bank customer ID. (in the case of a bank customer).

Kotak Mahindra Bank

Kotak Bank also customers needed to fill out a special form to exchanging their ₹2,000 banknotes. This is mandatory to fill out irrespective of whether you are a bank customer or not.

Information that you will have to fill on the form:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Contact number
  • For non-bank customers anyone ID proof: “Aadhaar, Driving License, Passport, Election ID card, NREGA card, Population register. ID proof number is required to be mentioned on the form. Producing ID proof is not mandatory for the bank’s existing customers.”
  • For existing customers: CRN and account number is needed to be mentioned.

IndusInd Bank

The bank is also asking all the customers to fill out a special form to exchange their ₹2,000 notes.

A non-bank customer will have to provide these details:

  • Name
  • Mobile number
  • Contact Address
  • Any ID proof from an Aadhaar card, Driving License, Voter’s ID Card, Passport copy, NREGA Card and Population Register.

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These banks are not asking for any type of ID proof or special form to be filled out by the customers to get their ₹2,000 exchanged.

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