SBI account holders, new or existing customers, must activate their new debit cards to efficiently use them for transactions. In this article, we have provided you with a detailed guide on how to activate your SBI debit card easily. Take a look!
You must sign into the SBI portal and choose the e-services page for SBI ATM card activation online.
Take a look at these detailed instructions to understand how to activate SBI debit card for online transactions.
Log into your SBI net banking account at www.onlinesbi.com using your username and password
Select e-Services and then ‘ATM card services’.
On the redirected page, choose ‘New ATM Card Activation.’
You must then choose the account you've requested a new ATM card for
In the given space, enter your 16-digit Debit card number and reconfirm it before clicking the ‘Activate’ button.
Thoroughly verify your details on the next page and select the ‘Confirm’ option.
You will receive a secure password on your registered mobile number. Enter the password on the re-directed page and click on ‘confirm'.
On the screen, you will see ‘ATM card has been activated’, upon successful activation.
You can generate the ATM card PIN online, at the ATM, using IVR, or through SMS. You can also visit the bank branch to generate your ATM card PIN.
For SBI ATM card activation via SMS, you must first register your mobile number with the bank. Once
From your registered mobile number send an SMS to 567676 in the following format, SMS ‘PIN<space> the last four digits of your debit card <space>the last four digits of your account number’.
On successful verification of your debit card and account number, you will receive an OTP from SBI.
This OTP is valid for two days.
Visit your nearest SBI ATM and select the ‘PIN Change’ option.
Enter the OTP and then set a new PIN.
Another way to activate your SBI debit card is through toll-free numbers provided by the SBI.
Give a call to either 1800 425 3800 or 1800 11 2211, from your registered mobile number.
Select your preferred language and then press 1 to generate the debit card PIN.
Next, enter the last five digits of your debit card and the last five digits of your account number for verification
A One Time Password (OTP) will be sent to the mobile number you have registered with the State Bank of India.
The OTP is valid for 2 days.
Visit an SBI ATM Branch, insert your debit card, and select PIN change
Enter the OTP you have received and then set a new PIN for your SBI Debit Card.
YONO stands for You Only Need One. SBI offers various banking services to its customers such as money transfers, paying bills, ordering credit car, and more through the YONO app. You can also do SBI ATM card activation online using the YONO app.
Here is the step-by-step guide for SBI debit card activation online using the YONO app.
Download the SBI YONO Application and log in using your credentials
On the top left, tap on More and then select ‘Service Request’.
Then choose ATM/Debit card Services.
If you registered through net banking, enter your profile password and select ATM/Debit Card Activation.
Enter the 16-digit number of your ATM card and tap on the Next button.
Enter the OTP you received on your registered mobile number.
Before you use it for online payments, use it at the ATM to properly activate the card.
Users can visit their nearest SBI ATM and generate a new PIN for their debit card by following the below steps:
Swipe or insert your Debit Card into the ATM Machine and choose ‘PIN Generation’.
Then, enter your 11-digit account number, your registered mobile number, and click confirm.
You will receive an OTP on your registered mobile number.
Now, reinsert your card and select the ‘PIN Change’ option
Enter the OTP you have received to authenticate your request
Now, you can set a new PIN of your choice
It is mandatory to activate debit cards before using them. SBI has made it easier for its customers to activate their debit cards, whether savings or current, by providing various methods of activation. Follow any one of the above methods and activate your debit card without any hassle.
The OTP you receive from SBI is valid for only two days.
You will find the expiration date on the debit card itself.
You must change your ATM PIN once every few months to keep it secure against misuse.
Yes. You can activate your debit card anytime you wish. There is no set time for activating your ATM.
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