How To Activate a New SBI ATM Card

How To Activate a New SBI ATM Card

What is SBI ATM Card?

SBI offers various types of debit cum ATM cards curated especially as per the needs and spending habits of its customers. The cards offer several benefits such as high cash-withdrawal limit, reward points, fuel surcharge waiver, complimentary airport lounge access and more.

How To Activate a New SBI ATM Card

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. 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I activate my SBI card for the first time?

(For new users)

  1. Step 1: Go to
  2. Step 2: Log into the SBI net banking system using your username and password.
  3. Step 3: Choose e-Services and then the ‘ATM card services option.
  4. Step 4: A new page will open; choose ‘New ATM Card Activation.’

How can I activate my SBI Debit Card internationally?

Steps to Enable International Usage of SBI Debit Card through SMS. Another easy way of enabling your International usage of your debit card is via the SMS option: For this, the SBI customer has to send a message to 9223966666 in the following formats – SWON POS 1234 – SWON ECOM 1234 – SWON INTL 1234.

How do I activate my new Debit Card?

No matter where you bank, the process is similar. You can call the automated number on the card to activate it and set up your PIN number. Or, you can activate the card through your bank, by using it at an ATM, or by making a purchase anywhere Visa is accepted.

How can I activate my SBI ATM card by SMS?

Step 1: SMS ‘PIN 5678 ABCD’ to 567676. Step 2: Here, 5678 represents the last four digits of your debit card number and ABCD represents the last four digits of your bank account number linked to the debit card. Once the SMS is sent, you will receive an OTP number on your mobile.

How long does it take to activate SBI ATM card?

The time period for activating a new SBI (State Bank of India) debit card is usually within 24 hours from the time of issuance. However, it is recommended to activate the card as soon as possible to ensure that it can be used without any issues.

Why is my SBI debit card not working internationally?

As per the RBI guidelines, banks issues Debit Cards only for domestic usage unless international use is specifically sought by the customer. SBI offers international transaction facilities, you can activate the International Transaction service on your SBI Debit Card through the SBI YONO app.

Will my SBI debit card work internationally?

With your SBI My Card International Debit Card you get access to your account whenever and wherever you want. You can use it to purchase goods at merchant establishments, for making payment online and withdraw cash in India as well as across the globe.

Is SBI debit card valid internationally?

The Global International Contactless Debit Card offered by State Bank of India (SBI) allows you to withdraw cash anywhere in the world. The SBI debit card can be used to purchase goods and earn SBI Rewardz points.

How can I activate my SBI debit card through mobile banking?

Your account will be activated for Mobile Banking Service immediately. At the ATM: After swiping the Debit Card, please choose the option ‘Mobile Registration’ and then select „Mobile Banking’. Under Mobile Banking, choose the option ‘Registration’, enter your mobile number and choose „Yes‟.

How can I check my SBI ATM card status?

Just call SBI Contact Centre and get details instantly.” Step 3: Last 4 digit of your “Account number” if asked. The dispatch status of the latest ATM card or Cheque book is announced and sent through SMS.