State Bank of India or SBI offers a debit card cum ATM Card to almost everyone who has an account with it. This card helps us a lot when it comes to making payments and withdrawing money. But if this card is lost then we have to take immediate action to block it.
So if you have lost your card somewhere then the first thing to do is.
Block your SBI ATM Card!
There are a number of methods that can be used to do it. In this article, I will help you out with the online process.
If you want to follow the process explained in this article. Then you should have registered or activated internet banking for your account.
But in case if you have not done it yet. Then I recommend you to follow some other method like sending an SMS or using the mobile banking app. (Yono)
I am telling you this because you should block the card as quickly as possible. But if you have it activated then follow the steps explained below.
Steps to Block SBI ATM Card Online
Time needed: 4 minutes
If you have lost your SBI ATM Card or Debit Card somewhere. Then you can block the card in the next 4 minutes with the help of internet banking.
- Visit the Official Website of the State Bank of India.
The first thing you have to do to block your card online is to visit the official website of SBI. Keep in mind that you can block the card only by using the official website. So please never enter your account details on any of the third-party websites.
- Click on the Login Button.
After you visit or open the official website of the bank in the internet browser of your choice. Click on the “Login” button. You can find this button in the “Personal Banking” section of the page.
- Enter your Username and Password.
When you click on the “Login” button a new web page will be opened. Now you will be asked to enter your username and password. Enter the details and solve the image captcha given on the page to login into your account.
- Click on e-Services.
Now you have to click on “e-Services” this option can be found in the top menu bar of the internet banking interface of SBI.
- Click on ATM Card Services.
All the e-Services that can be accessed online will be listed on your screen. Now you have to select “ATM Card Services” by clicking on it.
- Click on Block ATM Card.
All the ATM Card or Debit Card related services will be listed on your screen. Here you want to block the card. So select “Block ATM Card” by clicking on it. This is the first option that you can find in the “ATM Card Services” section.
- Select your Bank Account Number.
Many people have more than one bank account with the bank. So now you have to select the bank account number whose card you want to block. Even if you have only one account with the bank. You will be asked to select the account number. Do it and click on the “Continue” button.
- Select the ATM Card to be Blocked.
After you select your bank account number all the ATM Cards or Debit Cards that are linked to that account number will be displayed to you. Now you have to select the ATM Card which you want to block.
- Review the Selected Card and Block It.
The card number will be displayed to you which you have selected. Now you have to select the reason why you want to block the card. You can find the reasons in the drop-down menu. And finally, click on the “Submit” button to block the card.
Once you block the card it can not be used by anyone to perform any kind of transaction. The bank will not charge you anything to block the card.
But it will charge you for the new card that will be issued to you.
You need not pay anything by yourself. The charges for the new card will be automatically be deducted from the balance you have.
The charges depend on the card variant you have. There are different cards that have different charges.
You can find the charges on the official website of the bank or by calling customer care on 1800 425 3800.