The State Bank of India (SBI) has launched the country’s first “Video Life Certificate” (VLC) service for its pensioners from today, 1 November. Through this new facility, SBI pensioners will submit their life certificates via video service from their respective homes.
This new benefit of video life certificate is free of cost and paperless too. SBI made this announcement via a tweet from its official Twitter account to its social media account.
“Now submit your #LifeCertificate from the comfort of your home! Our #VideoLifeCertificate service launching on 1 November 2021 will allow pensioners to submit their life certificates through a simple video call,” SBI informed.
Check simple steps on how SBI pensioners can submit their life certificate via video call:
Step 1: Go to the official website of SBI Pension Seva Portal at https://www.pensionseva.sbi/
Step 2: Search and click on ‘VideoLC’ to initiate the VLC process
Step 3: SBI pensioners have to submit their pension account number and one-time password (OTP), which will be received on their registered mobile number
Step 4: It is necessary to read and accept the ‘Terms & Conditions and then click on ‘Start Journey’
Step 5: Before starting the next step, keep the original PAN Card copy along with you and then click on ‘I am Ready’
Step 6: Now, allow permission to begin the video call. Within a few seconds, the interaction will start with an SBI official (If possible, one can also set a schedule to interact with the official according to convenience)
Step 7: As the official appears, they will ask for the 4-digit verification code that appears on the screen. Following this, the pensioner has to show their PAN Card and allow the SBI official to capture it.
Step 8: Finally, the respective official will end the process by capturing the pensioner’s photo. Post that, the VLC will complete
If any pensioner faces rejection in the process, they will be informed by the bank through SMS. Alternatively, one can visit the paying branch for further details and clarification.