HDFC Debit cards work well on International websites. You just need to enable International usage for your HDFC Debit card to use on International websites and Paypal.

HDFC Bank offers many different kinds of Debit card powered by VISA and MasterCard. You can check all Debit card details here click

Please note, only VISA and MasterCard Debit cards work on International websites, Rupay Debit cards only work in domestic level. So if you have Rupay Debit card then kindly upgrade your card.




So here is step by step guide – hot to enable International usage for HDFC Debit card to use the card on International websites and PayPal.

Enable International Usage HDFC Debit Card

You need to login HDFC Net banking first. If net banking is not active for your account then activate HDFC net banking online.

Now follow this process:-

1- Login to HDFC Net banking – https://netbanking.hdfcbank.com/




  • Enter User ID and login password and login to your account.

2- After login, click and open “Cards” option. Now make sure Debit card selected in Cards option, not the credit card. Now click on Request.

activate International usage HDFC Debit card

3- In Request, click on Set International / Domestic Usage.

activate International usage HDFC Debit card

4- And now select your Debit card and continue.




activate International usage HDFC Debit card

5- Next screen, select “Card to be enabled for International and Domestic use” option and continue. (If this option already selected that mean your card already set for International use)

activate International usage HDFC Debit card

6- You can see the current limits for International usage. You can edit this limit anytime. Click on continue.

activate International usage HDFC Debit card

7- And finally, confirm your request by entering your card ATM PIN and expiry date.

activate International usage HDFC Debit card

Done! your HDFC Debit card now ready to use on International websites. You can use your card ay any website as well as link it with Paypal.

activate International usage HDFC Debit card

For card security, I suggest set International usage limit for your card, you can set limit by clicking on Request – Modify International limit.

I hope you now understand how to activate HDFC Debit card for International usage to use the card on International websites and PayPal.