3 Ways To Activate SBI Debit Card International Transactions

If you want to use your SBI ATM Debit card for the global transaction then first you need to activate your SBI Debit card for International transaction. After enabling your card for International payments, you can use your Debit card for global payments.

SBI customers can now activate International transactions for Debit card online by login to net banking, mobile banking, and SBI YONO application. If you have these online banking facilities then you can also enable Internationa usage for the SBI Debit card.

Here we will tell you all these three online methods to activate International transactions for the SBI Debit card.

1. Activate SBI International Usage through Mobile Banking

Open SBI YONO lite mobile banking application and tap on Services.

SBI yono lite- Services

Now select Manage Debit card option.

SBI yono lite manage debit card

Next screen select your account, your ATM Debit card, and enable (ON) International usage. If you want to use your Debit card for International online payments then enable e-commerce (CNP) txns option also and submit.

SBI International transactions usage

Now you can use your SBI ATM card for international payments.

2. Enable SBI International payments through SBI YONO

Open & login to SBI YONO and tap on Request Services.

SBI YONO Service Request

Now open ATM/Debit Card section.

SBI yono manage ATM debit card

Next screen select Manage Card option.

SBI yono manage card

Now select your account and ATM card number. Tap on Manage Usage and enable International usage and E-commerce transactions & submit.

SBI International transactions usage

3. Activate International Transactions by SMS

You can also send an SMS from your SBI registered mobile number to enable International transactions for your ATM Debit card.

Send an SMS from your registered mobile number as below format:

  • SMS “SWON<space>INTL<space>last 4-digits of your card number” & send to 092239 66666 (e.g: SWON INTL 6677)
  • SMS “SWON<space>ECOM<space>last 4-digits of your card number” and send to 092239 66666 (e.g: SWON ECOM 6677)

So by following these three methods, SBI customers can activate International transactions for their ATM Debit card. Please note, only SBI International Debit cards support International payments, the domestic level Debit card will not work for global payments.