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Fixed Deposit Documents & Eligibility Criteria

Click on the cards below that match your profile and view the relevant documents and eligibility criteria required to start your FD with Mahindra Finance.

Individuals Residing in India

Non-Resident Indians (NRI)


Partnership Firms

Trusts and Foundations

Charitable Trust


Family Trust

Sole Proprietorship

Club, Association, Society

Fixed Deposit is an excellent investment instrument to have in your portfolio. It gives you assured returns at fixed interest rate, irrespective of the market conditions. Thus, it allows you to grow your savings every year.

You can open an FD account with Mahindra Finance and invest an amount as small as Rs. 5000 for any tenure ranging from 12 to 60 months. But, to open an FD account you must meet certain fixed deposit eligibility criteria and submit a few fixed deposit documents.

Who is eligible for opening a Fixed Deposit?

The following entities can open an FD account with Mahindra Finance –

  • Resident Indian citizens
  • NRIs (Non-resident Indians)
  • Charitable Trust
  • HUF (Hindu Undivided Family)
  • Companies
  • Family Trust
  • Sole Proprietorship
  • Partnership Firms
  • Clubs
  • Association Societies
  • Trusts and Foundation

Eligibility for opening a fixed deposit account

  • At Mahindra Finance, we do not have a stringent fixed deposit eligibility policy. Anyone can invest in an FD scheme with us and take confident steps towards achieving their financial goals.
  • Also, there is no specific age limit to open an FD account. A minor of any age can open an FD account through their parents or legal guardian.
  • There is also a requirement for a minimum investment amount. You must invest at least Rs. 5000.
  • The minimum tenure for an FD account is 12 months. But you can choose any tenure up to 60 months. The investment duration you choose is your lock-in period, meaning you can withdraw the funds before the end of the term.

Documents required for Fixed Deposit Account

At Mahindra Finance, we believe in keeping things simple for our customers. Therefore, we require only a few basic documents for fixed deposit account.

Here is a complete list of required fixed deposit documents for different entities:

Individuals residing in India

  • Passport
  • Driving license
  • Permanent Account Number (PAN) card
  • ‘Election Commission of India’ Voter identity card
  • ‘NREGA’ Job card, duly signed by an officer of the State Government
  • ‘Unique Identification Authority of India’ letter containing details of name, address and Aadhaar
  • number or any document as notified by the Central Government in consultation with the regulator

Non-Resident Indians

  • Passport with valid visa/ OCI
  • Overseas employment letter (optional for confirmation of residential status and overseas address)
  • PIO cards
  • PAN card
  • Local proof of address, if different from the passport address
  • Bank account statement or passbook
  • Local Property papers with registration deed
  • EB Bill card
  • Voter ID or driving license
  • Tax Residency Certificate from the Income Tax department of the country of which the investor is a resident
  • Copy of the passport as of the beginning of the current financial year and end of the financial year

Trusts and Foundations

  • Names of trustees, settlers, beneficiaries, and signatories
  • Names and addresses of the founder, the managers/directors and the beneficiaries
  • Telephone/fax numbers
  • For Investments of Rs 1 crore and above, a declaration of the source of income is required.
  • Please note, we accept deposits from Registered Trusts only. Our investment is not qualified under Sec 11(5) of IT.


  • PAN card
  • Address proof (bank statement/telephone bill)
  • Certificate of incorporation
  • Memorandum of article & association with latest board resolution and specimen signatures
  • Authorised signatory list
  • Photograph of the signatories
  • Cancelled cheque leaf for bank account verification
  • ID & address proof of authorised signatories

Partnerships Firms

  • PAN card
  • Address proof (bank statement, telephone bill)
  • Partnership deed
  • Resolution copy
  • ID & address proof of all authorised signatories
  • Photograph of the signatories
  • Cancelled cheque leaf for bank account verification

Sole Proprietorship

  • ID & address proof of the proprietor
  • PAN card of proprietor
  • Address proof
  • Photograph
  • If the sole proprietorship is in a different name, the bank statement or registration certificate
  • Telephone bill
  • Cancelled cheque leaf for bank account verification

It is essential for individuals to carefully read and understand the terms and conditions before opening a Fixed Deposit and to keep copies of all relevant fixed deposit documents for future reference.

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Ready to grow your savings and secure your future? Choose a Fixed Deposit with Mahindra Finance today!