Being the largest private sector bank and possibly the most technologically advanced bank in India, ICICI Bank offers a convenient way to open a new savings bank account online. However, this feature is currently only available in few Big cities in India (NCR, Chandigarh, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Pune, Jaipur and Thane). This kind of savings account requires you to maintain an average quarterly balance of at least Rs.10000.
Just head over to icicibank.com and select the ‘Savings Account’ under Apply Online menu. Simply proceed with all your details (as they appear in the ID and address proof that you wish to provide to the bank) and complete the application form. You will be allotted an account number at the end and also an application number as a reference. You will then be contacted by a Bank representative to confirm your application and also to fix an appointment to collect your documents at your residence.
Once every thing is verified, your account number will be activated and the welcome kit will be (snail) mailed to you with in one week consisting of ATM/ Debit card, Cheque book, Internet Banking credentials (if you’ve requested).