ForexPlus Chip Card

Protection against exchange rate fluctuation with enhanced protection against skimming & misuse through EMV Chip

Benefits

  • Protection against card skimming and misuse
  • Wide acceptability - both Visa and Mastercard options available
  • Protects you against common problems when you travel and accidents
  • Peace of mind through a back-up

ForexPlus Chip Card

What are the benefits of HDFC Bank Forex Plus Chip Card

Features

You will get some exclusive features and benefits with your HDFC Bank ForexPlus Chip Card

ForexPlus Chip Card Charges

Enclosed below are HDFC Bank ForexPlus Chip Card Charges

Schedule of charges Charge for the Euro Card Charge on the GBP card Charge on the USD card
Issuance fee 175 INR
175 INR
175 INR
Reload Fee 75 INR 75 INR 75 INR
Re-issue card fee 100 INR 100 INR 100 INR
Reissue ATM PIN € 1.00 £1.00 $ 1.00
ATM Cash withdrawal € 1.50 £1.00 $2.00
Balance Enquiry € 0.50 £0.50 $0.50
Charge slip Retrieval € 2.50 £1.50 $ 3.00

Cross Currency Charges:
For transactions where the transaction currency is different than the currency loaded on ForexPlus Chip card, Bank will charge cross currency markup of 3% on those transactions.

Exchange rate used will be the VISA/Mastercard wholesale exchange rate prevailing at the time of the transaction.

Forex conversion fee applicable
*Service Tax applicable on all charges

Eligibility and Documentation of ForexPlus Chip Card

Get details on eligibility criteria & documents required for HDFC Bank ForexPlus Chip Card

Just visit a branch with the following documentation:

  • Completed ForexPlus Application Form
  • Form A2
  • A photocopy of your Passport

A look at the eligibility towards carrying Forex under FEMA as per the purpose of your travel:

PurposeLimit
Basic Travel Quota (BTQ) - For Holidays, Personal visits etc USD $10,000.00 per financial year
Business Travel USD $25,000.00 per Trip
Immigration - For people who settle abroad in countries like Canada, New Zealand etc. USD $100,000.00 per year
Employment Abroad - For a person who is going to work abroad USD $100,000.00 per year
Medical Treatment - For people who are travelling abroad for treatment USD $100,000.00 per year
Studies Abroad - For students pursuing studies abroad USD $100,000.00 per academic year

Already have a ForexPlus Chip Card?

Get started with your ForexPlus Chip Card

Have you got your ForexPlus Chip Card? You will also be able to:

  • Load and Re-load your Card – Every time you load or re-load your card, you will get an email alert on your registered Email ID with tips on ‘Dos & Don’ts’. If you want to re-load your card, you need to submit a Re-load Form, A2 Form and Cheque or Debit instruction.
  • Settle Disputes – If you have any disputes related to your card, you need to submit a dispute letter to the bank stating the nature of your issue.
  • View a User Guide – You will get a physical copy of the User Guide. You can check the User Guide to know more about your card.

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Fees and Charges

Schedule of charges Charge for the Euro Card Charge on the GBP card Charge on the USD card
Issuance fee 175 INR
175 INR
175 INR
Reload Fee 75 INR 75 INR 75 INR
Re-issue card fee 100 INR 100 INR 100 INR
Reissue ATM PIN € 1.00 £1.00 $ 1.00
ATM Cash withdrawal € 1.50 £1.00 $2.00
Balance Enquiry € 0.50 £0.50 $0.50
Charge slip Retrieval € 2.50 £1.50 $ 3.00

Cross Currency Charges:
For transactions where the transaction currency is different than the currency loaded on ForexPlus Chip card, Bank will charge cross currency markup of 3% on those transactions.

Exchange rate used will be the VISA/Mastercard wholesale exchange rate prevailing at the time of the transaction.

Forex conversion fee applicable
*Service Tax applicable on all charges

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