There are times when people end up blocking their SBI ATM Debit Card and there could be many reasons for that. One of the most common reasons for blocking of SBI ATM Debit Card is the entering the wrong PIN several times. This leads to the ATM Card being blocked. Next common reason for blocking of SBI ATM Card is clicking the wrong option on the application and blocking the card with help of block card feature on the application.
A lot of people end up ordering a replacement card of the blocked card as they are not aware of the fact that it is also possible to unblock the Debit Card and this could save the fee for card replacement for the customers. If you have accidentally blocked your SBI ATM Debit Card then do not worry as here is the how you can unblock the SBI ATM Debit Card
Card Blocked After Entering Incorrect Pin
If your card is blocked because you have entered the Incorrect Pin then you do not have to do anything to unblock the SBI ATM Debit Card. All you have to do is that you have to wait for 24 hours and your card will automatically be unblocked. You will be able to use your card after 24 hours from the time since your card got blocked.
Card Blocked Because of Blocking Card Feature on Online Banking
- You would need to visit the Home Branch of SBI and write an application to the branch manager.
- The application should mention your card number and expiry date along with your bank account number. You must also state the reason for card blocking.
- This application needs to be submitted to the branch manager along with the copy of ID proof. Post verification, the branch will unblock the card in 1 working day and you will be able to use your card like before.
It should be noted that you do not mention your Pin and your CVV Code on the application. The same should not be shared with anyone including the bank manager and other bank employees.
Card Blocked Because of Insufficient Funds
SBI deducts an annual fee for the ATM Cards and if the account is short on funds then your card can get blocked. In such a scenario, it is simple to get the card unblocked as all you have to do is that you have to deposit some money in your account. Once the money is deposited, the bank will deduct the money ATM Charges and your SBI ATM Card will be unblocked automatically.
These were all the possible ways to unblock the card and you can also call the customer service to seek support in regards to same. They would certainly help you by providing the information you are looking for.