The Federal Bank Limited is a major private sector commercial bank headquartered at Aluva, Kochi, Kerala. As on 31 March 2016, Federal Bank has 1252 branches, 1680 ATMs and 212 CDMs(Cash Deposit Machines) across the country.
If you want to open an account in private-sector bank with small deposit then Federal Bank is right choice for you. With just Rs.1000 small deposit you can open your saving account with all banking facility like Debit card, Net banking & mobile banking.
If you just opened your account in Federal bank, here we will tell you How to Activate your Federal Bank New Debit card and generate PIN.
Federal Bank New Debit Card Activate & Pin Generation
In Welcome kit, you receive inactive debit card. You need to activate your Debit card and generate PIN manually. Please follow the steps given below to activate a new debit card or reset the lost PIN of active debit card.
1: Send an SMS to 5676762 or 9895088888 in the following format:
SP<space>Last four digits of debit card
2: You will receive an SMS that contains OTP to enable soft PIN. This OTP is valid for three hours.
3: Visit any Federal Bank ATM within three hours to activate your debit card or reset the lost ATM PIN. At the ATM, select Soft PIN option on the ATM screen before inserting the card. This option is shown at the idle screen itself.
4: After selecting the Soft PIN option, you will be asked to insert the card.
5: After inserting the card, the OTP received through SMS is to be entered.
6: After entering OTP, you shall enter the new PIN that you wish to set.
7: Enter the new PIN once more and submit.
8: You will then receive a success/failure message on the screen and a printed slip will be generated. Also an SMS will be received at the registered mobile number about the success/failure status of the PIN activation / reset.
9: Upon successful transaction, the new PIN will be updated and the card will be activated.
So this is a simple process to activate your New Federal bank Debit Card and generate its PIN. If you forget your PIN then follow same process to set new PIN.