By Divya Shokeen
Updated On November 15, 2021

Blocking a credit card is an important step when it gets misplaced/lost. This helps in lowering the risk of fraudulent activities from happening on your account. The Karur Vysya Bank provides you with 4 methods to block your credit card instantly. Read on to know how you can block your credit card.

KVB credit card blockMethods to block your KVB credit card block

Through Mobile Banking

You need to download the KVB Mobile Banking app and log in to your account. Follow the below-given steps to block your credit card using the mobile banking app.

Step 1: Open the mobile banking app and log in to your account.
Step 2: Navigate to credit cards and from the drop-down menu select the requests option.
Step 3: Click on the card hot listing option and block your credit card.

Through Internet Banking

You can use your internet banking from anywhere and anytime. This makes it a lot easier for you to submit the request for credit card hotlisting. Follow the below-given steps to block your credit card:

Step 1: Open the mobile banking app and log in to your account.
Step 2: Navigate to credit cards and from the drop-down menu select the requests option.
Step 3: Click on the card hot listing option and block your credit card.

By Visiting Bank Branch

In the event of credit card loss/misplace the customers can also visit the nearest bank branch to get their credit cards blocked. In case you cannot visit the branch then you can request a credit card block in writing it to the bank and sending it through courier at the address:

THE KARUR VYSYA BANK LIMITED,
Operations Department,
Erode Road,
Karur.

Through Phone Banking

Another way to get your KVB credit card blocked is by calling the customer care helpline numbers and request to get in touch with the customer care executive. You can also contact the bank by writing a mail and sending it to [email protected] or [email protected]. Follow these steps to connect with the customer executive:

Step 1: Firstly, call on 24 hours helpline numbers 1899-419-8500 / 022-40426031.
Step 2: Select your preferred language, press 1 for English and 2 for Hindi.
Step 3: From the given options provided by the IVR machine, press 1 for credit card blocking/hotlisting.
Step 4: You will again hear the options, press 1 if you have your credit card number, in case you do not have a credit card number press 9.
Step 5: Get connected with a customer care executive, request to block your credit card.

How to submit a request for credit card replacement?

Karur Vysya Bank charges Rs. 199 for credit card replacement. You can submit the request for credit card replacement by calling the customer care helpline number, visiting the nearest bank branch, or through netbanking.
On submitting the request you can track it through netbanking, phone banking, or by visiting the nearest Kauru Vysya Bank Branch.

FAQs:

You need to report the loss of your credit card immediately or within 24 hours to the bank.

While submitting a request for a credit card block, you can request a card replacement also. The bank will deliver it to your mailing address.

Yes, the bank charges a fee for credit card replacement.

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