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How to Request Cheque Book in IDFC First Bank?

IDFC First Bank which is one of the best banks to have a bank account with a private bank in India. This bank is an entity that was formed after the merger of the IDFC Bank and Capital First Ltd. I will be telling you more about this bank and other vital information about it in the further part of this article. This article is all about the steps which you need to follow to request cheque book in IDFC First Bank. Recently I have published an article which can guide you with all the steps to stop the payment of cheque in this bank.

If you wish to read that article then it is linked above. However, there are multiple methods that you can follow to request cheque book in IDFC First Bank. I will be discussing most of them below, you can use whichever you feel is convenient for you. Here I would like to make one thing clear to you and that is when you request cheque book in IDFC First Bank then the bank will send the book to your communication address. You can not change this address where your book will be getting delivered.

In case you want to change your communication address then you can do that hassle-free. But for this you will have to personally visit the home branch of IDFC First Bank, their employees will guide you through the change and it will hardly take 10 minutes in person when you go to the bank. Now let me share some details about the bank with you then later I will explain to you the steps to request the book.

About IDFC First Bank

Logo of IDFC First Bank

Type of the Bank Private Bank
Traded As BSE: 539437
NSE: IDFCFIRSTB
Industry Banking and Financial Services
Predecessor IDFC Bank and Capital First Limited
Founded October 2015
Head Quarters Mumbai, Maharashtra
Chairman (January 2020) Rajiv Lall
MD and CEO (January 2020) Mr. V. Vaidyanathan
Products Consumer banking, Corporate banking, Wholesale banking, Mortgage loans, Private banking, Wealth management, Investment banking
Revenue (2017) ₹85.3272 billion
Operating Income (2017) ₹30.30 billion
Net Income (2017) ₹10.20 billion
Total Assets ₹1.12160 trillion
Number of Employees (July 2018) 7,043
Website www.idfcfirstbank.com
Customer Care Phone Number (toll-free) 1800 419 4332
Customer Care E-Mail ID [email protected]

How to Request Cheque Book in IDFC First Bank?

Steps to Request Cheque Book in IDFC First Bank

As I have already mentioned that there are multiple methods to get the cheque book requested in the bank. I have discussed those methods below, read further to know more about them.

Steps to Request Cheque Book in IDFC First Bank Online:

IDFC First Bank Internet Banking

  1. Go to the official website of the IDFC First Bank.
  2. Click on Customer Login.
  3. Click on Personal and Business Banking.
    Enter Username and Password of IDFC First Bank
  4. Enter your IDFC Bank Internet Banking Username and Password.
  5. Click on Service Requests.
    Click on Create Service Request
  6. Click on Create.
  7. Click on Cheque Book Request.
  8. Select the bank account number for which you would like to request the book.
  9. Select the number of leaves you wish to have in the book.
  10. Click on the submit button and follow the on-screen instructions to receive the cheque book to your communication address.
Steps to Request Cheque Book in IDFC First Bank using Mobile Banking:

IDFC First Bank Mobile Banking

  1. Open the mobile banking application of the IDFC First Bank.
  2. Enter your username and password or use your fingerprint to log in. (if enabled)
  3. Tap on the settings menu from the top left corner of the mobile banking application.
  4. Tap on service requests.
  5. Tap on Create.
  6. Tap on Cheque Book Request under the group of other requests.
  7. Select the bank account number.
  8. Select the number of leaves you wish to get in the book.
  9. And tap on the submit button.
Steps to Request Cheque Book in IDFC First Bank by SMS:

IDFC First Bank SMS Banking

  1. Type the SMS in the format mentioned below.
  2. CHQBK <Space><Last 4 digits of Account Number>
  3. Enter the last 4 digits of your bank account in the SMS format.
  4. And send it to 5676732 or 9289289960 from your registered mobile number.
Steps to Request Cheque Book in IDFC First Bank by Calling the Customer Care:

IDFC First Bank Customer Care

  1. Call the customer care of the bank on their toll-free number: 1800 419 4332.
  2. Choose your language in which you would like to speak to customer care.
  3. Use the IVR options to get your call connected to speak with the customer care executive.
  4. Tell them that you wish to request a new cheque book for your bank account.
  5. They will ask you a few questions as the challenge questions to authenticate your bank account.
  6. Answer the executive correctly.
  7. Tell the number of leaves you want and they will request the book for you.

Conclusion

So these are the different methods which you can use to request cheque book in IDFC First Bank. You can choose between 20, 25, 50 and 100 leaves in a cheque book. Once you have requested the book it will be dispatched in 2 to 3 working days. If you wish to do the things offline then you can visit your home branch of the bank. I hope you are clear with all the information that has been mentioned in this article. If you have any kind of doubts then comment down below, I will be more than happy to help you with your banking needs.

FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Request Cheque Book Online?

Yes, all the IDFC First Bank account holders can make use of internet banking and mobile banking to raise their request for new cheque book linked with their bank account.

Where will Bank Deliver the Cheque Book?

The bank will be delivering the cheque book to you on your communication address that you have given to the bank during the process of opening the bank account with them.

How Can I Change my Communication Address?

If you wish to change the communication address of your bank account then you will have to visit the branch of the bank. The bank officials will guide you through the process of changing the address.

Can I Change my Communication Address Online?

No, as on 12/03/2020 there is no provision given by the bank to its account holders to make changes to the communication address and the permanent address. I hope they will add this feature in the future updates to the e-banking system.

How will the bank send me the cheque book?

The bank will send you the cheque book via courier to your address. Normally, they use DHL BlueDart for this service. But in case BlueDart is not working in your area you will receive it via other courier services or IndiaPost.

How Many Leaves Can I have in the Cheque Book?

You have the option to have 20, 25, 50 and 100 leaves in the cheque book of IDFC First Bank.

How Can I Contact the Customer Care of the IDFC First Bank?

You can contact the customer care of the bank by calling them on their toll-free number: 1800 419 4332.