SBI client ALERT! Lost your debit card? Check out how to BLOCK your card via phone call, also REISSUE a new one by following THESE simple steps – all details here
How to block SBI debit card: You have lost your State Bank of India (SBI) debit card and you don’t know what to do! Well, there is no need to worry! The first thing you need to do is block your debit card and the process to do it is very simple.
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The SBI repeatedly tweets from its official Twitter account reminding its clients of several facilities available from the bank for their convenience. Recently SBI tweeted about how one can block their debit card and reissue a new one. SBI tweeted: “Here’s how you can block your debit card and issue a new one through our toll-free IVR system. Just call 1800 112 211 or 1800 425 3800.”
Here’s how you can block your debit card and issue a new one through our free IVR system.
Simply call 1800 112 211 or 1800 425 3800.#SBI #National Bank of India #SVI #DebitCard pic.twitter.com/htUwqbfGct
– State Bank of India (@TheOfficialSBI) July 20, 2021
Now, after dialing one of the numbers mentioned above, an SBI customer must press certain digits to benefit from the services. An SBI client must press 0 to block the card. Now you have to press 1 to block the debit card using the registered cell phone number and card number. You can press 2 to block the card using the registered mobile number and the account number.
In order to block the debit card using the account number, you need to follow some simple steps. They are as follows:
Step 1: You must enter the last five digits of the account number to block the card
2nd step: You must press 1 to confirm the last five digits
Step 3: You must now press 2 to re-enter the last five digits of the account number
Once these steps are completed, the debit card will be blocked. An SBI customer should note that a blocking confirmation will be sent by SMS to the registered mobile number.
If you want to request a replacement card, follow these steps, or the customer can press 7 and 8 for the previous menu and the main menu, respectively:
Step 1: Press 1 to request a replacement card
2nd step: The customer must enter the year of birth
The card will be sent to the registered address and the card replacement fee will apply. Now you have to press 1 to confirm and in case of cancellation of the request, you have to press 2. The confirmation will be sent by SMS to the registered mobile number.
An SBI customer should note that there is another process to block the debit card if it remembers the last five digits of the ATM card. In this case, the steps to follow are:
Step 1: We must enter the last five digits of the ATM card, we want to block
2nd step: Now you have to press 1 to confirm
Step 3: Now the person must press 2 to re-enter the last five digits of the ATM card to be blocked
Once these steps are completed, the debit card will be blocked successfully. Note that a blocking confirmation will be sent by SMS to the registered mobile number.
Now, in order to reissue a new debit card, one has to follow the previously mentioned process.