How to apply for a Debit Card? 5 steps to follow!

In the current day and time, everyone is getting accustomed to using plastic money, i.e. Debit or Credit Cards. With Debit Cards, you can have greater ease of transactions and accessibility. They are connected directly to your savings account, which means that you can directly use your card to pay online or at the store. So, it is advisable to get a Debit Card, if you don’t have one already. If you are a novice to the world of plastic money, fret not. You can always apply for a Debit Card in a matter of minutes.

How to apply for a Debit Card?

Since Debit Cards have already become so popular as a medium of transaction in recent times, you do not have to apply for them separately. Usually, whenever you open a savings account with any major bank. they offer you a Debit Card alongside. Thus, you are saved the trouble of applying for a Debit Card separately.

If your bank does not provide you with these services, you can always apply for a Debit Card by submitting an application at your nearest bank branch. You will be issued with a functional Debit Card within 2-3 days of your application.

How to apply for Debit Card Online?

You can apply for a Debit Card online with these five simple steps-

  • You can visit your bank’s website and apply for a debit/ Credit Card in the personal banking/ retail banking section.
  • Within Debt Cards as well, you can choose which category you wish to apply for. This decision has to be made depending upon the benefits and requirements that you are seeking through the use of Debit Cards.
  • Once you have submitted your details and the required documents (Most of which is already available with the bank and is required only for updates or verification purposes), you need to wait for 2-3 days before receiving the card.
  • Along with the card, you will also receive a set of confidential information, like Personal Identification Number or PIN.
  • This PIN is to be used for all transaction and payment purposes. Once you have the card and the PIN, you can transact using your card anytime you want.

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Looking to get your own HDFC Bank Debit Card? New customers can get a new Debit Card through opening a new Savings Account while experiencing hassle-free banking with HDFC Bank. Existing HDFC Bank customers can get their Debit Card reissued within minutes here.

​​​​​​​* Terms & conditions apply. Debit Card approvals are at sole discretion of HDFC Bank Ltd