What are the features and benefits of 'Imperia Banking'?

  • Personalized attention from a dedicated Imperia Client Relationship Manager
    Enjoy the services of an Imperia Client Relationship Manager / Private Banking Relationship Manager: Your prosperity and peace of mind are important and your Imperia Client Relationship Manager or Private Banking Relationship Manager will effectively take care of your financial needs including anything from giving you expert investment advice to issuing a demand draft.
    • Private Banking Services*
      This programme offers you customized and comprehensive investment information across diverse asset categories, helping you makes the right choices. A Private Banking Relationship Manager is assigned to you as a one point contact, guiding you and attending to all your investment related needs including Portfolio Management Services, Mutual Funds, Insurance etc.
  • Relationship Pricing on a variety of products
    • Get preferential pricing across a wide range of financial products, such as Loans, Preferential Forex rates, Demat/ HSL transaction cost and Locker*.
    • Waiver on charges of a host of services. (refer to fees and charges section below)
    • No charges of Balance enquiries and cash withdrawals if you transact on non HDFC Bank ATMs in India and abroad.
  • Wide range of Business Banking Solutions
    Your state of affairs is as important to us as your personal comfort. Hence, we present HDFC Bank’s Imperia Business Program with a wide range of Business solutions like Loan Against Property , Loan Against Rent Receivables , Working Capital* , Cash Management Services , E – net , Trade Services , Merchant Point of Sale ( POS : Point of Sale ) Terminals , Internet Payment Gateway and Corporate Salary Accounts.
  • Exclusive Lifestyle Privileges designed for you
    Enjoy the host of privileges, designed exclusively for you:
    • HDFC Bank Premium Credit Card*
      Some of the exclusive benefits of our Premium HDFC Bank Credit Card include accelerated reward points, multiple payment channels, fuel surcharge waivers and more.
    • HDFC Bank Imperia Platinum  Chip  Debit Card*:
      Ultimate CashBack Card. Its Cheaper than Cash!  Get a wide range of benefits including enhanced security, enhanced limits, cash back and much more. Enjoy convenience of Automated Bill payments with Standing Instructions on Debit Card. Shop for Fabulous deals on Movie Tickets, Flight Tickets, Hotel Booking, Bus Tickets, Online Shopping all at one place - SmartBuy at offers.smartbuy.hdfcbank.com. SmartBuy, your one stop - Shopping destination.
      The annual charge on the card will be waived as long as you are a part of the Imperia programme.
    • Imperia Magazine:
      Depending upon your personal preferences on cultural activities, you can expect to keep pace with the latest trends in fashion, travel and the world of finance through our Quarterly magazine.
      Imperia Magazine link
  • Banking Convenience:
    • Exclusive Imperia PhoneBanking Service: The Imperia Phone Banking service gives you the freedom to do almost anything over the phone – balance enquiry, loan-related queries, bill payment, etc. (No. 1800 22 3310 / 1800 102 3310)
    • HDFC Bank Branch Network
    • HDFC Bank ATM Network
    • Free alerts on your mobile phone or in your mailbox by registering for our InstaAlert facility.
    • No charges on balance enquiries and cash withdrawals if you transact on non-HDFC Bank ATMs in India.
  • Experience Digital Convenience with
    • NetBanking - 175 + transactions anytime, anywhere!
    • MobileBanking – with 75+ transactions, Bank Aapki Muththi Mein.
    • 'PayZapp' mobile App - The Power to Pay!
    • Smartbuy - Great Deals, One Place!
    • 'Chillr' mobile app - Send money instantly to anyone in your phonebook
    • 'HDFC Bank AAG' (At A Glance) mobile app - get the latest market trends on-the-go!
    • Watchbanking - Power of Banking on your wrist

*Terms and Conditions apply.

Note: The aforesaid features, benefits and privileges are applicable only till the customer is a part of Imperia Programme. HDFC Bank reserves the right to change the benefits / services offered as part of the programme.

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What are the eligibility criteria to become an 'Imperia Banking' customer?

Membership to the HDFC Bank Imperia Programme is by invitation only. To be eligible for the exclusive benefits you need to:

  • Maintain a minimum Average Monthly Balance of Rs.30 Lakhs across all your Savings and Fixed Deposit* accounts.
  • Maintain an Average Quarterly Balance of Rs.10 Lakhs in your Savings account. OR
  • Maintain an Average Quarterly Balance of Rs.15 Lakhs in your Current account

The requisite balance can be maintained over your accounts and over those of your immediate family members.

*The tenure of the Fixed Deposits should be at least six months.
**Entry into the Imperia Programme is at the sole discretion of the Bank. HDFC Bank reserves the right to change the benefits / services offered as part of the programme.

What are the fees and charges for Imperia Customers?

Product Benefits to Imperia Customers
Demat account

Imperia customers can open multiple Demat accounts with the annual Maintenance charges waived.

Charges Type  Fees Min / Max
Annual Maintenance Charges # Nil*
Charges Type  Fees Min / Max
Debit Transactions
(Market / Off Market)
SPEED-e / Easiest 0.03% of the value of the txn.
***( For Debt instrument 0.04% of the value of the Txn ; Min-Rs.25/-  & Max Rs 5000/-)
Rs.20/- (min) 
HDFC Securities Rs.25/- (min) 
Manual Rs.40/- (min) 

*Please note that the preferential pricing is applicable as long as the customer meets with Imperia Banking Programme eligibility criteria as outlined by the Bank.

# Rest all charges are as per standard rate,for more details kindly refer

Debit Card Imperia customers can avail of the HDFC Bank Imperia Platinum Chip Debit Card for free as long as they are part of the programme. Enhanced limits of Rs.1 lac withdrawal at the ATM and Rs.2.75 lacs at POS  & Online. Free Imperia Platinum Chip Debit Card with the following benefits:
(a) 1% CashBack* on shopping
(b) Fuel Surcharge Reversal* across all Fuel Stations.
(c) Personal Accidental Death Insurance* of Upto Rs. 10 Lacs
(d) Chip Technology
(e) Convenience of modifying International Debit Card limits through NetBanking & PhoneBanking.

* Terms & conditions apply.
Credit Card Imperia customers can avail of a HDFC Bank Premium Credit Card with annual fees waived* as long as they are part of the programme. *Terms and Conditions Apply. Please note that card Issuance to Primary Imperia Customers and related ids will be subject to internal bank policy.
Locker Annual Locker rental rates at a 100% waiver for Imperia customers. This discount is available for only one locker per group.
Forex - 10 paise better rates
- No issuance fees on TCs
- No FIRC charges
- 50% Waiver on issuance fees on Multicurrency card
At Par Chequebook Free by default * Applicable to Savings Account.
Combined Monthly Statement All customers will receive a combined statement at a monthly frequency.
The statement will provide details of all CASA and FD a/cs where the customer is the 1st holder. Imperia customers can avail the facility of a combined e-mail statement.
Bill Pay Free
Insta Alert Free
Service charges (Non maintenance of AQB charges) Waived as long as the customer is part of Imperia programme
Transactions on Domestic ATM No charges for usage of HDFC Bank as well as Non HDFC Bank ATMs
Self/Third party Cash deposit / Withdrawal at non home branches No limit for Saving Bank accounts.
Free e-age banking Imperia customers can enjoy the convenience of anytime, anywhere banking via free NetBanking, MobileBanking and PhoneBanking
Standing Instructions Free
HSL HSL is at a discounted a/c opening price of Rs.499 ( Under scheme type E ) which is a one time fee and the HSL A/c will be a lifetime free account. Additional Activation benefit is Rs. 2 lac of delivery volume free ( valid for 90 days from the account opening date ).
Scheme Q : Free AOC ( where bank approves Zero AOC and branch bears the cost of Rs 400/-per account against Stamp charges) for Imperia/NR Imperia customers.
Service Charge waivers for following transactions* All these charges are waived of for Imperia customers:
- DD/MC charges
- Inter-branch funds transfer charges
- Stop payment charges
- Cheque return charges
- Cheque collection charges
- DD cancellation charges
- Hold mail charges
- Duplicate statement
- Certificate of balance
- Recovery of old records
CASA sweep-in facility Customers can nominate funding/ beneficiary accounts and link accounts in the group
NEFT Free through Net banking
RTGS Free through Net banking
Programme Management fee A nominal Programme Management fee of Rs.100, per quarter is applicable per customer ID, on the Imperia Banking Programme for Savings and Current Account holders, effective from Jan’16 . Services tax applicable. T&C Apply
For Imperia Current Account customers, AQB Charges, Demand Draft** and Pay-Order** charges are waived off. For Regular, Premium, Trade and Plus Current Account Variants, free cash deposit limit is as per respective variant or 8 times Average Monthly Balance (AMB) of previous month, incremental amount above the free limit will be charged as per respective product variant charges.
For all other Current Account charges please refer 'Service Charges and Fees' Section for Current Account. (**Payable at HDFC Bank branch locations) (Respective product charges will apply, for items not in above list.)

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