If you have lost your SBI debit card or if it has been stolen, you must get it blocked immediately. Also, you can request for a new SBI debit card. Check out the steps for the same here.
Are you a customer of the State Bank of India? Do you hold a SBI debit card? If yes, then you need to know that the bank provides the facility to block the SBI ATM cum debit card through phone calls and SMS to its customers. So, if you lose your SBI debit card or someone steals it, you don’t need to worry as you can easily get the card blocked. Want to know how? In order to block your SBI ATM cum debit card you will have to send an SMS from your registered mobile number as ‘BLOCK<space>last four digits of the card to 567676. Apart from that you should also note down the SBI call centre number.
Other than the above mentioned process, you can also block your debit card and reissue a new one via our toll-free IVR system. Wondering how? Check the steps mentioned below:
How to block SBI debit card
1. Dial 1800 1234 or 1800-2100.
2. In order to block the SBI card, you need to press 2.
3. You will then have to enter the last 5 digits of the account number to block the card.
On following the above mentioned steps accurately, your card will be successfully blocked and a confirmation will be sent through SMS to your registered mobile number.
The information was provided by SBI over its official twitter handle. “Here’s how you can block your Debit Card and reissue a new one via our toll-free IVR system. Just call 1800 1234 or 1800-2100,” the bank tweeted. It also shared a small video along with the tweet explaining the process to block the SBI debit card.
In case you have lost your SBI debit card and want to reissue a new one, you need to note that a replacement fee of Rs. 100 along with taxes will be charged, as per a report by livemint.com. Also, once the request to reissue/replace the card has been made, you will get the new card in 7 working days. However, the duration is not fixed, it may take some more time depending upon several factors like location.
Check the steps to reissue the SBI debit card: Via official website
1. Go to the official website of SBI or click on the link- sbicard.com.
2. Now, tap on the ‘Request’ option.
3. Then, click on ‘Reissue/Replace Card’
4. You will now have to select the card number and click on ‘Submit’.