HDFC Bank Current Account

HDFC Bank Current Account

HDFC Bank Current Account

A current account can be opened by business owners and professionals who deal with a number of transactions on a daily basis. In this article, we look at the various types of HDFC bank current account that can be opened by business persons in detail.

Features of HDFC Current Account

The following are some of the main features of opening a current account with the HDFC bank.

  • Current account is designed to enable businessmen and self-employed professionals to conduct their business transactions efficiently.
  • Current accounts include free cash deposits and free cash withdrawals at home location with a specified limit of Rs. 2 lakhs.
  • Current accounts are non-interest bearing accounts and need a higher minimum balance to be maintained as compared to the savings account.
  • Current account holders can easily avail overdraft facilities, internet banking and mobile banking.

Eligibility Criteria – HDFC Current Account

In general, the below-specified business entities can open the current account:

Documents Required

To open a current account in HDFC bank, the following are the list of self-attested documents to be submitted:

Resident Individual

  • Prescribed Application Form
  • Identity Proof: PAN Card, Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voter ID Card, etc.
  • Address Proof: Aadhar Card, Valid Passport, Utility bill, Property tax bill, etc.
  • Two passport size colour photographs
  • Account opening Cheque from existing Savings/Individual Current Account

Hindu Undivided Family (HUF)

  • Id Proof and Address Proof of the Karta
  • Deed of declaration of HUF
  • Photos of karta.

Sole Proprietorship Firm

  • Pan Card of the firm/ID or address proof
  • Photos of the partners
  • ID proof of the person holding POA
  • Partnership deed
  • Partnership registration certificate

Public/Private Limited Company

  • ID proof of all directors
  • Pan card with authorized signatures
  • Incorporation Certificate
  • Memorandum of Association (MoA)
  • Articles of Association (AoA).
  • Board Resolution (BR).

Trust, Society, Association & Club (TASC)

  • Constitution document of the entity
  • The updated directors list to be submitted.
  • Identity Proof: PAN Card of the entity
  • Address Proof: Aadhar Card of the sole proprietor/ entity, Valid Passport, etc.

Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)

  • Registration Certificate issued by Registrar of LLP.
  • Identity Proof: PAN Card of the entity
  • Address Proof: Aadhar Card of the sole proprietor/ entity, Valid Passport, etc.
  • Two passport size colour photographs
  • LLP agreement.
  • Designated partners updated list.

HDFC Bank Current Account Products

HDFC Bank Current Account products have been customised to provide business banking solutions for different kinds of businesses. Entrepreneurs can select from the current account products from the below list that suits their business requirements. The below following are the some of the HDFC bank current accounts.

  1. Ultima Current Account
  2. Supreme Current Account
  3. Apex Current Account
  4. EZEE Current Account
  5. Max Current Account
  6. Agri Current Account
  7. Plus Current Account
  8. Current account for hospitals and nursing homes
  9. Trade Current Account
  10. Current Account for Professionals
  11. Premium Current Account
  12. Merchant Advantage Plus Current Account
  13. Regular Current Account
  14. Merchant Advantage Current Account
  15. Flexi Current Account
  16. Government/Institutional Current Account
  17. Smart up Solution for Start-Ups
  18. Ascent Current Account
  19. RFC Domestic Current Account
  20. Exchange Earners Foreign Currency (EEFC) Account
  21. E-comm Current Account
  22. Saksham Current Account
  23. Activ Current Account
S.No.HDFC Bank Current AccountHDFC Bank Current Account minimum average monthly Balance (AMB)  Non-Maintenance ChargesCash Deposit Requirement
1.Ultima Current AccountRs. 20 Lakhs per quarterRs. 10,000/- per quarterFree cash deposit of Rs.200 Lakhs or 8 times the maintained Average Monthly Balance (AMB)
2.Supreme Current AccountRs. 1 Lakh per qtr. – Urban/Metro & Rs. 40,000 per qtr. -Semi-Urban/RuralRs. 3,000 per quarterFree cash deposit of Rs.10 Lakhs or 10 times the maintained Average Monthly Balance (AMB)
3.Apex Current AccountRs. 10 Lakh per quarterRs. 5,000 if AQB is more than Rs. 5 Lakh and Rs. 10,000 if AQB is is less than Rs. 5 LakhsFree cash deposit of Rs. 120 Lakhs per month or 10 times the maintained Average Monthly Balance (AMB)
4.Ezee Current AccountRs. 50,000 per qtr. – Urban/Metro & Rs. 25,000 per qtr. -Semi-Urban/RuralRs. 900 per quarterFree cash deposit of Rs. 4 Lakhs per month or 6 times the maintained Average Monthly Balance (AMB)
5.Max Current AccountRs. 5 Lakhs per quarterRs. 3,000 if AQB is more than Rs. 2.5 Lakh and Rs. 8,000 if AQB is is less than Rs. 2.5 LakhFree cash deposit of Rs. 60 Lakhs per month or 10 times the maintained Average Monthly Balance (AMB)
6.Agri Current AccountRs. 10,000 half-yearly balanceRs. 1,500 per half year if below Rs. 10,000Free cash deposit of Rs. 10 Lakh per month or 25 transactions the maintained Average Monthly Balance (AMB)

Plus Current Account

 

Rs. 1 Lakh per quarterRs. 1,500 if AQB is more than Rs. 50,000 and Rs. 6,000 if AQB is less than Rs. 50,000Free cash deposit of Rs.10 Lakh per month or 50 transactions the maintained Average Monthly Balance (AMB)
8.

Current account for hospitals and nursing homes

 

Rs. 40,000Rs. 2,400 per quarter, if AQB below Rs. 40,000Rs. 10 Lakhs free per month or 50 transactions of the maintained Average Monthly Balance (AMB)
9.

Trade Current Account

 

Rs. 40,000 per quarterRs. 2,400 per quarterRs. 5 Lakhs free per month or 40 transactions of the maintained Average Monthly Balance (AMB)
10.

Current Account for Professionals

 

Rs. 10,000Rs. 1500 per quarter, if AQB below Rs. 10,000Up to Rs. 10 lakhs free per month or 25 transactions
11.Premium Current AccountRs. 25,000 per quarterRs. 1,800 per quarterFree up to Rs.3 lacs per month or 25 transactions
12.

Merchant Advantage Plus Current Account

 

Rs. 100,000/-Rs 1,000 per monthFree up to 4 times current month POS value per month or 50 transactions
13.

Regular Current Account

 

Rs. 10,000/-Charge of Rs.1500/- per quarterFree up to Rs.2 lacs per month or 25 transactions
14.

Merchant Advantage Current Account

 

Rs. 25,000/-Rs 600 per monthFree up to 4 times current month POS value per month or 25 transactions
15.

Flexi Current Account

 

Rs. 75,000 per monthRs. 1,000 per monthFree up to 10 times the current month AMB or 50 transactions
16.

Government/Institutional Current Account

 

NilNi006CFree up to Rs.50 lac per month or 50 transaction
17.

Smart Up solution for Start-Ups

 

SmartUp Alpha: Zero balance for first year and Rs. 25,000 from year 2.

SmartUp Max: Rs. 500,000

N/AN/A
18.

Ascent Current Account

 

Metro and Urban – Rs. 50,000 per quarter
Semi urban and rural – Rs 25,000 per quarter
Rs.300010 times of current month AMB (upper cap 50 CR)
19.

E-comm Current Account

 

Rs. 25,000 per quarterA charge of Rs. 1800 per quarterRs.3 Lacs free per month or 6  times the Average Monthly Balance maintained in the transaction
20.

Saksham Current Account

 

Rs. 10,000 (Average Half Yearly balance (HAB))Rs. 1,500 per Half Year, if HAB is below Rs. 10,000N/A
21.

Activ Current Account Rates

 

Rs. 10,000 per quarterRs. 3,000 per quarter, if AQB is below Rs. 10,000N/A

Ultima Current Account

This current account can be opened by the business entities who do business with a high feature-rich current account.

  • Free payments and collections via RTGS and NEFT transactions.
  • A number of cheque leaves – 1500 free cheque leaves per month.
  • Free Cash Withdrawal at home branch – Unlimited Withdrawals
  • Free cash withdrawal at any non-home branch – Up to Rs. 75 lacs per month.

Supreme Current Account

This current account can fit the large traders who deal with high transaction costs on a daily basis.

  • A Number of cheque leaves – 200 free cheque leaves per month.
  • Free Cash Withdrawal at home branch – Unlimited Withdrawals.
  • Free cash withdrawal at any non-home branch – Specified Limit.

Apex Current Account

This dynamic current account serves the requirements of fast-growing, large business.

  • Free Cash Withdrawal at home branch – Unlimited Withdrawals
  • Free cash withdrawal at any non-home branch – 50 lacs per month
  • Free payments and collections via RTGS and NEFT transactions.
  • A Number of cheque leaves – 200 free cheque leaves per month.
  • Free Unlimited demand drafts

EZEE Current Account

The savvy traders can open this current account as it helps with the transaction costs.

  • A Number of cheque leaves – 100 free cheque leaves per month.
  • Free collections via RTGS and NEFT transactions.
  • Free Cash Withdrawal at home branch – Unlimited Withdrawals

Max Current Account

This current account offers with the high, dynamic cash deposit limit at any location for the operation of large businesses across the country.

  • A Number of cheque leaves – 500 free cheque leaves per month.
  • Free Cash Withdrawal at home branch – Unlimited Withdrawals
  • Free cash withdrawal at any non-home branch – 50 lacs per month
  • Free payments and collections via RTGS and NEFT transactions.
  • Free Unlimited demand drafts

Agri Current Account

This current account fits the businesses of agriculture-related industries. It also ensures with maximum returns.

  • A Number of cheque leaves – 50 free cheque leaves per month.
  • Free Cash Withdrawal at home branch – Unlimited Withdrawals
  • Free payments and collections via RTGS and NEFT transactions.
  • The issuance of Pay Orders or Demand Drafts is free for the instruments that value above Rs.50,000/- on any HDFC Bank locations.

Plus Current Account

This current account fits for business people those who deal with suppliers and customers from across the country. It offers higher limits for a wide range of transactions.

  • A Number of cheque leaves – 300 free cheque leaves per month.
  • Free cash withdrawal at any non-home branch – Rs. 10 lacs per month.
  • Free Cash Withdrawal at home branch – Unlimited Withdrawals
  • 50 free Demand Drafts and 50 Pay Orders per month payable at HDFC Bank branch locations.
  • Free payments and collections via RTGS and NEFT transactions.

Current account for hospitals and nursing homes 

This account is mainly for hospitals and nursing homes, offers amenities like higher cash deposit limits.

  • Free Cash Withdrawal at home branch – Unlimited Withdrawals.
  • Free collections of funds via RTGS and NEFT transactions.
  • Up to 30 demand drafts and 30 Pay Orders are free and can be issued per month by the HDFC bank.
  • Number of free Payable-at-par cheque leaves – 200 per month

Trade Current Account

The ideal high-end current accounts offer with dynamic cash deposit limits for large businesses and help in the reduction of transaction cost.

  • Number of free Payable-at-par cheque leaves – 200 per month
  • Free cash withdrawals are up to pre-defined limits.
  • Up to 30 demand drafts and 30 free Pay Orders can be issued per month by the HDFC bank.
  • Free collections of funds via RTGS and NEFT transactions.

Current Account for Professionals

This current account is ideally suitable for Doctors, Architects, Chartered Accountants, Cost Accountants and Company Secretaries, among others.

  • Free cash withdrawals are up to pre-defined limits.
  • Free collections of funds via RTGS and NEFT transactions.
  • Up to 30 demand drafts and 30 free Pay Orders can be issued per month by the HDFC bank.
  • Number of free Payable-at-par cheque leaves – 50 per month

Premium Current Account

  • Number of free Payable-at-par cheque leaves – 100 per month
  • Demand Drafts are issued free for Rs. 100,000 and above. Demand drafts up to Rs. 50,000 at the flat cost of Rs. 40 and Demand Drafts above Rs. 50,000 and up to Rs.100,000 at a nominal cost of Rs. 25. Demand Drafts can be issued from any HDFC Bank branch.
  • Pay Orders are issued free for Rs. 100,000 and above. Pay Orders up to Rs. 50,000 at a flat cost of Rs. 40 and Pay Orders above Rs. 50,000 and up to Rs. 100,000 at a nominal cost of Rs. 25. Pay Orders can be issued from any HDFC Bank branch.

Merchant Advantage Plus Current Account

This account can be beneficial to large retail outlets. This account links cash deposit limits to transaction volumes on card swipe machines.

  • A number of free Payable-at-par cheque leaves – 200 per month.
  • 50 free Demand Drafts and 50 Pay Orders per month payable at HDFC Bank branch locations.

Regular Current Account

This account can be opened for the businesses with low cost that are operated in a single city.

  • Free payments and collections via RTGS and NEFT transactions.
  • You can issue free Demand Drafts (DD) and Pay Order for values above Rs.100, 000. For DD’s up to Rs.50, 000 there will be a charge of Rs.40. DD’s above Rs.50, 000 and below Rs.100,000 a charge of Rs.25 will be levied.
  • Get a payable-at-par chequebook at a nominal price.

Merchant Advantage Current Account

  • Number of free Payable-at-par cheque leaves – 50 per month
  • Free collections of funds via RTGS and NEFT transactions.
  • You can issue Demand Drafts (DD)/Pay Order for values above Rs 100,000

Flexi Current Account

This account more fits for the businesses with high seasonal requirements.

  • Free payments and collections of RTGS and NEFT transactions via net banking.
  • Receive up to 40 Pay Orders/Demand Drafts free per month.
  • A number of free Payable-at-par cheque leaves – 100 per month.
  • Free monthly account statement.

Government/Institutional Current Account

This current account specially designed for Trusts, Associations, Societies, Clubs, Non-Profit Organisations and Government Departments.

  • A number of free Payable-at-par cheque leaves – 500 per month.
  • Free payments and collections via NEFT.
  • Free cash withdrawals are up to pre-defined limits.

Smart up Solution for Start-Ups

This account serves with two options that you have to choose between the SmartUp Alpha (zero balance for a year) and SmartUp Max (preferred account).

SmartUp Alpha (zero balance for a year)

  • Account to be maintained with Zero Balance in 1st Year.
  • Annual Fee Waiver on Debit Cards

SmartUp Max (preferred account)

  • Dedicated Relationship Manager
  • Relationship pricing on a range of products
  • Exclusive lifestyle privileges
  • Priority service

Ascent Current Account

  • Free Cash Withdrawal at home branch – Unlimited Withdrawals.
  • Cash Withdrawal at the Non-Home branch – 10 times of current month AMB
  • DD / PO (bank location) – 50 DD/PO per Lac of current month AMB
  • Cheque Leaves – 100 cheque leaves per Lac of current month AMB
  • Bulk Transaction – 150 per Lac of current month AMB
  • Free payment and collection through RTGS and NEFT.

RFC Domestic Current Account

  • This RFC Domestic current account can be opened in three different currencies namely USD / Euro / GBP.
  • You can retain foreign exchange savings in the currency you receive as the funds.
  • You can keep track of your funds via net banking.

Exchange Earners Foreign Currency (EEFC) Account

  • Preferential rates at the time of conversion, for more savings on costs
  • Track funds through monthly statements.
  • You can retain foreign exchange savings in the currency you receive as the funds.
  • EEFC account is a non-interest bearing current account

E-comm Current Account

  • Flexibility to deposit or withdraw cash across any of the HDFC Bank Branches for free.
  • Free local or anywhere cheque collection and payment.
  • Free RTGS / NEFT / Fund Transfer payment.

Saksham Current Account

  • Free Cash Withdrawal at home branch – Unlimited Withdrawals.
  • Cash Withdrawal at Non-Home Branch – Free for Rs.1,00,000/- per day
  • DD/ PO (Bank Location) – Unlimited free
  • Cheque Leaves – Free 500 cheque leaves per month
  • Free payments and collections via RTGS and NEFT transactions.

Activ Current Account

  • Free payments and collections via RTGS and NEFT transactions.
  • Cash Withdrawal at Non-Home Branch – 10 times of current account AMB ( Upper cap of Rs. 50 Cr )
  • DD/ PO (Bank Location) – 30 DD/PO free for every Rs. 1 lac of balance maintained
  • Cheque Leaves – Free 100 cheque leaves for every Rs. 1 lac of balance maintained

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