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Effective January 01, 2013, State Bank of India, New York Branch will send money transfer/remittances for Deposit customers only. Persons/entities that have opened URNs will not be able to use remittances services through the URN. They may choose to open Checking/Money Market Deposit Account. Customer manual and forms are available on our website.

No new URNs will be opened after November 01, 2012.
How to Apply For a Remittance to State Bank of India, New York
Advantages of Applying Directly to New York Branch Click Here +
  • Remittance can sent in all major currencies.
  • We can send these remittances to 450 branches of SBI in India, which are authorized to handle foreign exchange.
** The remittance may be delayed -
  • If your funds are not immediately available with us
  • If beneficiary details provided by you are incomplete & incorrect
  • Due to network failures/ technical problems outside the control of the sending / receiving branches.
Conversion to Indian Rupees and Exchange Rate applied in India

If the amount in USD is to be converted to Indian Rupees in India, it shall be done by the branch in India to which the SWIFT message is sent. While the exchange rate is not known in advance (due to difference in time zones), exchange rate offered by SBI and its Associate Banks in India is generally very competitive.
How to Apply Click Here +
Federal law requires all banks to identify their customers. Open a Checking/Money Market Deposit Account with us. Download the account opening forms (DEP 1 or DEP 3, DEP MC, along with Form ‘Register Recipient) and the remittance request form (RMT 2I).

The forms have a Step-by-Step Guide that will enable you to complete the process effortlessly. For subsequent remittances, you will need to fill only the remittance request form RMT 2I and send it to us by mail, fax (212 521 3363), scanned copy by e-mail (remit.nyb@statebank.com) or submit it in person at the branch. If we do not have your recipient registered with us (through a Form Register Recipient), we shall make a telephone call back to confirm the authenticity of the instruction in order to protect your funds and identity.
Our Location Click Here +
We are located on the second floor at 460 Park Avenue, which is at the corner of Park Avenue and 57th Street (E) in Manhattan. The nearest subway station is 59th Street and Lexington Avenue which can be reached by train No. 4, 5, 6, N, Q and R.
Business Hours Click Here +
Our business hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST Monday through Friday.
( Cash Services available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. only. )

Whom to Contact Click Here +

For remittances Call: 212-521-3236 / 3317
Fax number: (212) 521-3363
Email: remit.nyb@statebank.com
For Checking, Money Market Deposit, CD Accounts Call: 212-521-3219 / 3286
Fax number: (212) 521-3361
Email: supdrs.nyb@statebank.com mgrdep.nyb@statebank.com
For queries related to NRO / NRE / FCNR accounts with SBI branches in India (24/7) Toll free number :
1 866 328 4209
Forms Click Here +
Forms For Form No. Formats Available