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NRI Family Card
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You have always been there for your family, taking care of their every need. With NRI Family Card you can continue to take care of them. It's a cash-free, hassle-free, worry-free way of sending money to your loved ones. Making sure that whenever your family needs money, you are always there!


It is a prepaid card for use in India, which is issued to resident Indian (family member or dependent or beneficiary or any acquaintance of NRIs in India). Using this card, the card holder in India can now easily receive the remittances, by way of periodic re-charging the amount in this card by NRE or NRO account holder through his/her INB account. The card can be used for cash withdrawal through ATMs, for online payment on the Net or for making payment at point of sale in malls etc.


Eligibility:

Resident Indian (family member or dependent or beneficiary or any acquaintance of NRIs in India) can apply for this card. Applicant has to fill an application and needs to submit it in SBI branch along with one Identity and Address proof for KYC purposes. click here to download NRI Family Card application.

  • If Personalized Card (i.e. bearing the name of the applicant) has been opted, then card has to be collected from the branch after approximately 12 working days from the date of submitting the application in the branch.
  • If it is a Non-Personalized card, then branch will deliver the card to applicant at the branch itself instantly.

Card usage process:

  • Card applicant will take card from SBI branch
  • Card holder has to inform card number to NRE / NRO account holder
  • NRE / NRO account holder will map the card to his/her NRE / NRO Savings bank account through Internet Banking (INB) facility, as per following steps:
    • Go to Internet banking account
    • Click on 'e-Cards' in the menu bar
    • Click on 'Prepaid Card' on the left hand side panel
    • Click on 'Register Prepaid Card' and enter the card number
  • Once the card is registered, then recharge the card can through INB account as and when needed, as per following steps:
    • Go to Internet banking account
    • Click on 'e-Cards' in the menu bar
    • Click on 'Prepaid Card' on the left hand side panel
    • Click on 'Top up Prepaid Card' and enter the amount
  • Card holder will get SMS alert and Email alert on the recharge as well as on every spend. Thereafter, card is ready to be used at ATM / POS / Online shopping.

Key Features:

  • Card is valid for 10 years from the date of issue
  • Minimum recharge amount is Rs. 100/-
  • Maximum recharge amount is Rs. 50,000/-
  • Maximum balance in the card is Rs. 50,000/-
  • Regular SMS and Email alerts on every recharge done or spend done using the card
  • Balance enquiry and view/download statement of card can be seen through the following link online: https://prepaid.onlinesbi.com
  • NRE / NRO account holder can also do the balance enquiry online after logging into their Internet Banking Account. The procedure is mentioned below:
    • Go to Internet banking account
    • Click on 'e-Cards' in the menu bar
    • Click on 'Prepaid Card' on the left hand side panel
    • Click on 'Prepaid Card' Details and select the card

Charge Structure:

Card Issuance Charge Rs. 105/-
Top up / Reloading Charge Rs. 10/-
Replacement Card/ Duplicate Pin Rs. 105/-
Usage of Card at State Bank Group ATMs or at POS/e-Commerce Nil
Usage of Card at other Bank ATMs

Financial Transaction: Rs. 20/- per transaction

Non-Financial Transaction: Rs. 9/- per transaction


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