ATM Debit Cards have made our life easy. We can shop without having to withdraw cash and we can also withdraw money from the ATM without having to stand in long queues. In addition to this, it is now possible to transact on the non-business days and non-business times as well.
Canara Bank is a public sector bank which also offers such services to its customer and the customer can avail the facility of ATM Debit Card on their existing account. With new technology, there is also a need to be careful with the cards as the card can easily be misused for fraud transactions. Never share your card details with anyone.
The bank officials will never ask for your card details. So if someone calls you claiming to be from the bank then simply disconnect the call. You must also never write your ATM pin on the debit card and if in case you ever lose your debit card then you must block it immediately.
In this article, we have listed the steps to block the debit card and here is how you can do it:
Method 1: Block Canara Bank ATM Card by Call on Toll Free Number
To block or hotlist the debit card, you can give a call on the toll-free number 1800 425 0018 and select the appropriate option from the IVR menu. Once you reach the customer service executive, you can share your account details or the card details to block the debit card.
Method 2: Block or Hotlist Canara Bank ATM card by sms
It is also possible to block the card by simply sending an SMS to the bank. The message should be “CAN <space> HOTLISTDC <space> CARD NUMBER (16 digits)”. You can send this message to 5607060 or 9266623333 and the card will be blocked immediately.
Important Note: It is really important to block the card as soon as the card is lost and in addition to this, you can request for a replacement of the card which will then be delivered to your registered address in 5 to 7 working days.