Debit Card charges: This is what your bank charges for debit card services

By: | Updated: July 16, 2018 1:53 PM

Bank charges a sum for extending services like re-issuance of debit cards, re-generation of a PIN and annual maintenance charge. The rates vary according to the nature of the card issued.

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Banks usually offer many services to their customers, which enables the customers to perform their tasks easily. One of the services is the issuance of debit cards. While debit cards come free for the first time but, banks charge a sum of money for services like reissuing the debit cards to annual maintenance charges. These are the charges you must bear for replacement of your debit card. GST is levied on the replacement of lost/stolen card, physical PIN regeneration and annual maintenance.

1)Debit card re-issuance/ replacement

 SBI, ICICI, HDFC, PNB and Axis bank charges a fee of Rs 200 for replacement of a lost card. Yes bank charges a fee of Rs 149 while Bank of India charges a fee of Rs 120.

2) Annual maintenance charges

The annual maintenance charges vary with the cards issued. For the classic cards, most banks like SBI, HDFC, PNB, Axis bank charges between Rs 100-150, while bank of india charges Rs 60 for semi urban and rural area and Rs 120 for metro and urban area.  

ICICI Bank charges no fee towards annual maintenance charge for its debit cards. For the Coral debit card, the bank charges a joining fee of Rs 499 and an annual fee of the same amount, according to its website. For its Platinum debit card, HDFC Bank charges a fee of Rs 750 as an annual renewal fee. The annual card fee of Yes Bank’s First World debit card is Rs 2499. However, it is waived off for some customers. An annual fee for the Platinum card in Yes bank is Rs 599.

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3) Regeneration of debit card PIN

Most banks like SBI, HDFC, PNB, yes bank and Axis bank charges a fee of Rs 50 for its debit card. However, there are no charges applicable to customers generating an instant PIN, wherein the customer sets up the PIN using net banking or mobile banking, according to the bank’s website. ICICI Bank has stipulated a fee of Rs 25 as debit card PIN regeneration charges. These charges are “not applicable if request through Instapin at Branch/Customer Care.

Here is a tabular presentation of the charges

 

Debit card issuance chargesDebit card reissuance/replacement chargesAnnual Maintenace chargesRegeneration of debit card PIN
Classic/gold cardPlatinum cardClassic cardsPlatinum card
SBI bank100306204100-15020050
ICICI

bank

499 (coral card)200499(coral)25
HDFC

bank

20015075050
PNB banks30020020010050
Yes bank149249959950
Bank of India125(EMV card)12060(semi urban and rural)120(metro and urban)
Axis bank20020020015015050

 

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