Quick Answer: Why Is My Debit Card Blocked?

How do I know if my card has been blocked?

If you have that debit card,go to nearest ATM and swipe that.

You will see a popup says CARD BLOCKED.Do a little transaction with your debit card online.

If that shows fail.

You should know your debit card has blocked.Go to your bank and ask them about it.Call bank’s tollfree number and ask them..

Can a bank cancel your debit card?

Banks will deactivate a card if they suspect there’s been any fraudulent use. Though recent security measures such as chip technology have reduced the number of fraud cases, banks tend to err on the side of caution. And a frozen account can cause a massive inconvenience.

How can I unblock my debit card?

Application to the bank: All you have to do is to submit identity proofs along with the application so that the bank can take further procedures to unblock the ATM card. It will take 48 hours to five working days to unblock the card in such a case.

Why would my bank block my debit card?

Merchants use blocks to make sure you have sufficient funds to pay your bill. If you’re near your credit limit or you have a low balance in your bank account when a block is placed, your card could be declined for additional purchases.

What happens if your debit card is blocked?

New card issued by Bank: If the bank has blocked the card due to a security breach in their systems, they will provide the cardholder with a new one free of cost. Replace expired ATM Card: If ATM card has expired, it will be blocked. The cardholder can ask the bank to renew it and provide a new one as well.

How do I unblock my debit card online?

More videos on YouTubeLogin to Internet Banking/Mobile Banking.Click on DEBIT CARD SERVICES.Click on DEBIT CARD ON.Select your Account Number & Card Number form the drop-down menu, select the reason and enter your comments.Click PROCEED and enter the OTP received on your registered mobile/email.More items…

Can I still use my debit card if my account is locked?

If logging into online banking to view your account is locked, that in itself would not affect your ability to use your cards, unless the lock was imposed by your bank as part of a closure or due to a fraud attempt.

Can I temporarily block my debit card?

Go to Debit card. Select Deactivate/ Activate card. Select Permanent or Temporary Block.

Why my debit card is not working?

There could be a number of reasons behind this: a) Your account may not have sufficient cash; b) The ATM is not working; c) The ATM has failed to read your card. Even when there is sufficient balance and the ATM is not out of order, often the teller machine fails to read the card.