Gold Loan Eligibility and Documents

Know about gold loan eligibility criteria & required documents to apply for gold loan.

Eligibility Criteria and Documents Required for Gold Loan

Anyone can apply for a gold loan for farming, as long as they meet the basic criteria mentioned here. They will be asked to submit a few basic documents to complete their application process.

Eligibility criteria

  • Nationality: Indian
  • Age: 21 to 70 years
  • Gold purity: 18-22 karat

Documents required

Any one of the following:

  • Aadhaar card
  • Voter ID card
  • Passport
  • Driving licence
  • NREGA job card
  • Letter issued by National Population Registration

PAN card is not required. However, if you apply for a gold loan of Rs. 5 lakh or above you will be asked to submit your PAN card.

Things to consider before applying for a gold loan

Before you start the gold loan process, it's essential to consider a few key factors. First, assess your gold's purity and value, as this directly impacts the loan amount you can secure. Next, check the gold loan interest rates and tenure options to determine the best fit for your needs using our gold loan calculator. Understand the loan-to-value (LTV) ratio to gauge how much you can borrow against your gold jewellery. Lastly, ensure your gold loan documents are in order. Planning your financial choices beforehand ensures a successful gold loan journey.

Features that make the gold loan process quick and easy

The gold loan process is quick and easy due to several factors:

  1. Minimal documentation: You just need to provide your basic KYC documents, primarily focusing on verifying your identity and assessing the purity and weight of the gold you are pledging.
  2. Secured nature: Since gold loans are backed by the gold you provide as collateral, lenders can process your loan faster, knowing they have security against the borrowed amount.
  3. Quick disbursement: With minimal documentation and the security of your gold, lenders can swiftly approve and disburse the loan amount to you, often within a few hours of application.
  4. No credit check: Gold loans typically do not require a credit check. This means your credit history won't slow down the process, making it faster and more accessible for you to get the funds you need.

More details

You can qualify for a gold loan easily, as long as you are within the eligible range, and you have 18-22 karat gold jewellery. You do not need to have a high CIBIL Score to apply for this loan, as you are providing your gold jewellery as collateral.

You can only submit gold jewellery as security against this loan. We do not currently accept gold coins, bars, idols, utensils, or any other items as collateral.

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How to apply for Gold Loan

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Step-by-step guide to apply for a gold loan

  1. Click on ‘APPLY’ to open our online application form
  2. Enter your 10-digit mobile number and click on ‘GET OTP’
  3. Submit the OTP to verify your identity
  4. Select your state and city to find the branch nearest to you
  5. Enter your full name and date of birth as per your PAN
  6. Set up your appointment at our branch

Once done, you will receive a call from our representative to confirm your appointment and guide you on the next steps.

Frequently asked questions

Can you get a gold loan without a bill or invoice for the gold jewellery?

Yes, you can get a gold loan without producing the bill or invoice for the gold jewellery. Every lender usually has its procedure of accessing the value of the gold pledged; this involves a combination of human expertise and technological intervention.

Is a PAN card required to apply for a gold loan?

A PAN card is not a mandatory document to apply for a gold loan. Although, you need to ensure that you have any one of the following documents when you visit the nearest Bajaj Finance Gold Loan branch:

  • Aadhaar card
  • Voter ID card
  • Passport
  • Driving licence
  • NREGA job card
  • Letter issued by National Population Registration

However, it is important to note that if you apply for a gold loan above Rs. 5 lakh, you will have to submit your PAN card.

Can anyone avail of a gold loan?

Yes, anybody aged between 21 years and 70 years can avail of a gold loan. Unlike other loan types, secured or unsecured, applicants do not need to fulfil stringent eligibility requirements to avail of this loan.

I am a farmer. Can I apply for a gold loan?

Yes, you can apply for a gold loan. However, check the gold loan eligibility criteria and the documents required before applying.

How can I repay my gold loan?

The Bajaj Finserv Gold Loan comes with multiple repayment options. You can choose to pay the gold loan interest monthly, bi-monthly, quarterly, half yearly or yearly and repay the principal amount at the end of the tenure. You can also choose to pay the interest amount at the start of the loan tenure and repay the principal amount later. Alternatively, you can also repay the loan in regular EMIs, comprising both interest and principal.

How much gold is required for a gold loan?

When you opt for a gold loan, the amount you can borrow against your jewellery depends on the rate of gold on that particular day. However, you need to meet the basic gold loan criteria and ensure you possess pure gold jewellery made of 18-22 karat gold to avail of the loan. You can use our online gold loan calculator to get an estimation on the amount of gold you need to submit to get the desired gold amount, and vice-versa.

Who is eligible for a gold loan?

Anyone can apply for a Bajaj Finserv Gold Loan – you can be a salaried person, self-employed business owner, homemaker, or a pension-holder. If you are an Indian citizen, aged between 21 and 70 years, you can easily apply for a gold loan. You only need your basic KYC documents as identity and address proof to meet the basic eligibility for gold loan avail of the loan amount.

What is the process for gold loan?

To complete your gold loan process, you can simply visit your nearest Bajaj Finance branch or apply online. Once you have completed the online application, a Bajaj Finance representative will help you schedule an appointment. You can visit us at your convenience with your gold jewellery, and our staff will evaluate its purity and process your application.

How much loan can I get on 10-gram gold?

With Bajaj Finance, you can receive up to 75% of your gold's value, in accordance with the RBI's guidelines. This guarantees a significant loan amount against your gold jewellery. In essence, this allows you to take advantage of a high gold loan amount per gram, making it an appealing choice for those seeking financial aid while safeguarding their precious gold jewellery.

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