SBI contactless debit cards can be used to make purchases at merchant locations, make online payments, and withdraw cash in India and around the world.
The SBI Global Contactless Debit Card includes an EMV Chip for added protection.
How does it SBI contactless debit card work?
A customer can make electronic payments by just waving the contactless card near the PoS terminal, eliminating the requirement for inserting or swiping the card at the PoS terminal. This ensures that the debit card is always with the customer. According to the SBI website, “The PIN will not be prompted if the NFC enabled Card is being used at NFC terminal for transactions up to Rs 5000. Maximum such five contactless transactions without PIN are permitted per day.”
Note that existing debit cards are barred from using them for international, card-not-present (e-commerce), and contactless transactions if they haven’t been used in the last 12 months.
According to the SBI’s tweet,”Enjoy the convenience and safety to pay with your SBI Visa Debit Card. Activate contactless transactions on your card by sending an SMS SWON NFC CCCCC to 09223966666 or via the SBI website. Note: CCCCC last 5 digits of your card. T&C apply.”
How to enable SBI Contactless debit card through SMS
customers can send SMS to 09223966666 from registered mobile number.
Note: CCCC/CCCCC is the last 4/5 digits of your Debit Card number
How to enable SBI contactless debit card through net banking?
Step 1: Login in https://www.onlinesbi.com with User Id and Password
Step 2: Select Menu – E-Services – ATM Card Services – ATM Card Limit/Channel/Usage Change
Step 3: Select Account Number – Select Card Number – Select Services
Step 4: Change Usage Type – NFC Usage
Step 5: Select Enable and Submit.
How to activate SBI contactless debit card through YONO SBI mobile app
Step 1: Login with User Id and password or PIN
Step 2: Select Menu – Services – Manage NFC
Step 3: Select Debit Card – Select Card Number
Step 4: Select NFC Enable / Disable ON – OFF
Step 5: Select and Submit NFC
SBI contactless debit card charges