Have you lost your debit card/ATM card? Banks provide assistance in case of loss of a debit, credit or ATM card. The card holder should immediately contact the bank’s helpline/customer care to report the loss of a debit/ATM/credit and prevent any misuse, say experts. State Bank of India (SBI), for example, issues a debit card, called ‘Quick Photo Debit Card’, at a nominal fee to assist the customer in case of loss of a card. Any SBI customer can get this card instantly in case of loss or damage of the existing card, the country’s largest bank, said on microblogging site Twitter. “Don’t reside near the home branch – that is the bank branch in which your account is located? SBI provides this facility in the branch nearest to you,” said SBI. Customers of HDFC Bank can find assistance at any of its branch in such a case. This was said on Twitter by HDFC Bank, one of the largest private sector banks in the country.
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Here are the various charges levied today by State Bank of India (SBI), Punjab National Bank (PNB), Bank of Baroda (BoB), ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank for issuance of a new debit or ATM card:
State Bank of India (SBI)
SBI charges Rs. 300 (plus GST) as debit card replacement charges, according to the bank’s website – sbi.co.in.
SBI has round-the-clock toll-free helpline services 1800 11 2211 and 1800 425 3800 for providing assistance to its customers. “Hotlist your card immediately on losing it by calling these numbers,” SBI mentions. “Toll free numbers are accessible from all landlines and mobile phones in the country.”
Punjab National Bank (PNB)
Punjab National Bank (PNB) charges a fee of Rs. 200 for issuance of a duplicate ATM or debit card, according to the bank’s website – . pnbindia.in
“Do call PNB Credit Cards~CHECK~CHECK~CHECK~ 24 hour customer helpline number 1800 180 2345 or 0120 – 4616200 and email to firstname.lastname@example.org and get your credit card hot-listed,” according to the bank.
Bank of Baroda
Bank of Baroda levies a card replacement charge of Rs. 200 (per replacement), according to the bank’s website – bankofbaroda.co.in.
Bank of Baroda has shared helpline numbers 1800 223 344 and 1800 102 4455 (24×7) for its customers to find support or to report loss of debit or ATM card.
ICICI Bank charges a card replacement fee of Rs. 200 (plus 18 per cent GST), according to the bank’s website – icicibank.com.
“All you need to do is call our 24-Hour Customer Care within 15 days to report loss or misuse and the balance in your account will be restored,” ICICI Bank mentions on its website. The bank has different helpline numbers for different regions. This information can be accessed here.
HDFC Bank charges Rs. 200 plus applicable taxes as replacement or reissuance charges for debit cards, according to its website – hdfcbank.com.
HDFC Bank customers can report loss of cards such as debit, credit or ATM by calling the phone banking number of their location, according to its website. The helpline number of a particular region can be found here.
Axis Bank charges a replacement fee of Rs. 200 for debit cards, according to its website – axisbank.com.
Axis Bank has shared the helpline number 022-67987700 for reporting a lost debit card, according to the website.
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