You can block your Canara Bank ATM card by calling the customer care of Canara Bank on their toll-free number: 1800 425 0018.
There are multiple methods that you can use to block the card; in other words, we can say hotlist the card. But it is left to you regarding the selection of the method. But we recommend you to block the card as soon as possible. If your ATM Card or Debit Card falls into the wrong hands then the balance you have in your bank account will be in danger. It is crucial to avoid unauthorized transactions.
These days we have got the tap and pay cards, which are issued by various banks. VISA powers most of them. The tap and pay cards can be used to make transactions without entering the PIN up to Rs. 2000. This feature can seriously harm your bank balance. I am not saying that VISA powers all the cards which are issued by Canara Bank. They also issue cards that are powered by RuPay, but the thing is VISA powers most of their cards.
How to Block Canara Bank ATM Card?
As we have already mentioned, there are several methods that you can use to Block Canara Bank ATM Card. All the processes are discussed below.
- By Visiting Home Branch.
- Calling Customer Care.
- Sending SMS.
- Using the Internet Banking.
These are the four methods to block the card we will be discussing all these methods one by one in this guide.
By Visiting Home Branch
But make sure that you visit the home branch of your bank during working hours. If not, you will have to wait until the bank officials are back to work.
Calling Customer Care
Usually, the customer care executive will ask you details like your bank account number, your name, your area postal code or your maiden name, etc.
Note: It would be best if you never shared your ATM PIN with anyone, not even the customer care. They will never ask you to share it.
Make sure you answer these questions correctly. They ask these questions to verify if you are the account holder of the bank account to which the debit card is linked.
You have to mention your 16 digits ATM Card number and send it from your registered mobile number only. If this SMS is sent from any other mobile number, not in the bank records, then no action will be taken. You can read more about the registered mobile number in Canara Bank by following this link.
Using the Internet Banking
Here Canara Bank User ID is nothing but the Username of your internet banking account. Don’t get confused between the User ID and Customer ID. Ensure that you enter your details on the official website of the bank only and not on any other site.