If you have just received your new Axis Bank credit card and currently it is temporarily blocked mode then first you need to activate your credit card and then you can use it for any transactions.
Don’t worry you don’t need to visit your branch or need to call customer care. You can now activate your Axis Bank credit card by sending an SMS from your registered mobile number.
If you have applied for an Axis Bank credit card and received it at your address then follow these steps and activate it instantly.
Activate Axis Bank Credit Card by SMS
Normally you will receive your credit card in active mode and ready to use, however, if your credit card is dispatched under temporary block mode since card delivery is address specific in nature. Once the customer receives the card, they need to activate the same by sending this SMS.
All you need to do is send an SMS from your registered mobile number. Make sure you have enough balance or unlimited plan to send an SMS otherwise message sending will be failed.
- Type “ACA<space>Last 4-digits of credit card number” & send this message to 56161600 OR +918691000002
- For example, if your credit card last 4-digit number is 5767 then type ACA<space>5767 & send this message to the above numbers.
After sending the above message, your credit card will be unlocked and ready to use for transactions. You can now use your credit card for online transactions as well as offline payments.
Please note, if your credit card is despatched in active mode then you don’t need to activate your card, it is pre-activated and you can use it without sending an SMS.
Hope you now understand how to activate your new Axis Bank credit card for the first time. You can use this number (+918691000002) to avoid any SMS charges because this number (56161600) will charge you 5 INR for SMS.