If you have lost your IDBI ATM card which is an international debit card then you are in deep neck trouble because if someone figures out the PIN then the card can be misused anytime and your hard earned money can be drained out easily. With the advancement of technology, we have got many facilities like internet banking, mobile banking, a debit card which is the pioneer to coin the name of “plastic money” in the economy. If you are not finding out the IDBI debit cum ATM card and after an extended search, if you are still unable to find that, you need to block the IDBI card immediately in order to protect your money in the bank.
If your PIN is too secret and hard to guess then also you are in danger if the debit card is an international debit card because many international transactions don’t require any kind of authentications like PIN or OTP. So be careful and always block your debit or ATM card if that is misplaced or stolen.
How to block your IDBI Debit Card?
If you have lost the debit card or if the card is stolen then you should block the card immediately. But maximum of us think that blocking a card may require a police report. As simple phone call can do that. Let’s know how to do that?
There are three different ways to block the card.
The first one is by simply going to the branch but it’s not the process of the young tech savvy generation.
IDBI Customer Care No- Call & verify to block your card
The second one is also handy- call the IDBI customer care and tell them to clock your card. The customer care executive may ask your name and account number to verify the request. Feel free to provide these. That’s all. Within no time, your IDBI card will be blocked.
IDBI Toll-Free Customer Care No: 1800-22-6999
IDBI Card Block by sending SMS
You can also block your card just sending an SMS from your registered mobile no.
If you have the papers came with the card then kindly find the debit card number there and follow the steps-
BLOCK<Customer ID> and send it to 5676777
Using IDBI Net Banking
Yes, if you have an IDBI net banking account then you can block your card by just logging into your account from your mobile or PC. It’s the easiest way to block your card within a few minutes.
If you don’t have the card number on hand then also you can send this SMS but remember one thing that it should be sent using the registered mobile number.