So you received your Debit Card after applying online through net banking. In my last article i write about how to apply SBI Debit card online without visiting branch.

Today i will show you how to activate your Debit card without visiting branch, this facility also available on net banking.

In past, when you received your card, you need to visit your branch to activate your card and receive PIN. But now this facility become online, you don’t need to visit branch to activate your SBI Debit card OR for PIN.

So let’s see how can you activate your New Debit card and generate PIN Online, process is very simple and fast.

1. Activate your SBI Debit Card online

I assume you received your card after applying online, now you need to activate it, after this you can use it.

So let’s activate it.

1: First login to your SBI Net banking account. Enter your user name and password and login.

2: After login, you can see e-Services tab, just click on it open.

  • In e-Services, you can see many atm related options, you have to click on ATM Card services option.

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2: ATM Card Services allows you to manage your card, here you need to click New ATM Card Activation.

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3: Now enter your 16-digit number ATM card number, once again enter it and click on Activate.

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That’s it, your Debit card now successfully activated, now you need to generate PIN online.

2. Generate Your Debit card PIN Online

1:Our card activated, now we need to generate PIN number. You can do this at ATM Card Services option.

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  • Click and open e-services — ATM card Services.
  • Now click ATM PIN generation

2: Next screen you need to select Profile password OR OTP option to validate account. Select any option and enter required password or OTP.

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3: Next screen select your account number.

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4: Now select your new card and click on submit.

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5: In next screen, just enter first two digit of your desired PIN & submit.

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Now you will receive SMS of last 2 digit of your PIN on registered mobile number.

Next screen enter your first two digit and enter last two digit which you received on yur number. Now click on submit.

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That’s all you have successfully Generate your PIN number.

Now visit any ATM machine and you can use it.

So friends this is the simple procedure to activate your SBI Debit card online and generate PIN online.


  1. Please advice all customers through banks debit cards /credit card .Generating OTP and next step Security .Then Generating Pass word .The meaning / Security of the Both .Otherwise first time Customer may loss his hard earning money

    • Customers can easily disable international transaction after using it through mobile banking. Also they can limit transactions to avoid fraudsters.

  2. i have just received my sbi debit card. i havent used / swiped it yet. i have the pre kit login and then its shown me invalud after typing several times. then i tried atm services there too my card number is wrong. im pissed.

    • All sbi debit card working fine on domestic website and only limited international websites. If your card not working online then you need to enable e-commerce transaction. read this

  3. i went to the sbi person and told that the pre kit isnt working and then shes like ive activated this, try tommorow. ive tried again and my kit isnt working. how am i supposed to start moble banking when nothing fucking is working

    • If you have debit card and registered mobile number then you can activate net banking online Read this. You can also lodge complaint regarding this issue, call 1800 425 3800
      1800 11 2211

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