How To Activate a New SBI Card

How To Activate a New SBI Card

What is SBI Card?

SBI Cards & Payment Services Limited, previously known as SBI Cards & Payment Services Private Limited, is a credit card company and payment provider in India. SBI Card launched in May 1998 by State Bank of India and GE Capital. In December 2017, State Bank of India and The Carlyle Group acquired stake in the company.

How To Activate a New SBI Card

  1. Visit the nearest ATM of SBI.
  2. Insert the card into the ATM machine and choose the language.
  3. Set an ATM PIN using an OTP.
  4. Enter the OTP you receive on your registered mobile number.
  5. Enter the mobile number for verification.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I activate my 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.

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

  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 Card through 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 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.

Can I activate my new ATM card online?

There is a way to activate a Debit Card online via NetBanking. For that, You need to login to the respective bank’s internet banking portal. Once you log in, go to the section marked as ‘Debit Card’.

Can I activate my new debit card at an ATM?

Finally, you can activate your debit card at your bank’s nearest ATM. Here’s how: Take the debit card and its pre-assigned four-digit PIN to your bank’s ATM. Insert the debit card in the ATM and use the PIN provided by the bank.

Can I activate SBI online?

Here are the steps to activate SBI e-banking: Step 1: Visit the official SBI website for Internet Banking at Step 2: On the website, choose ‘Personal Banking Login’. Step 3: Click the ‘New User Registration/Activation’ option on the next page.

How can I activate my SBI credit card through mobile?

  1. Install the SBI application on your phone.
  2. If the app is already installed, log into your account.
  3. If you are a first-time user, generate an user ID and password to log into your account.
  4. An OTP will be dispatched to your mobile number.

Does SBI card work internationally?

Enjoy the convenience of cashless shopping with SBI Global International Contactless Debit Card and earn SBI Rewardz points on your purchases. 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.

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.