How to Block HDFC Bank Credit Card

Knowing every method for getting your credit card stopped is important because fraud with credit cards is increasing frequency. You can cancel or put your HDFC Bank credit card on a hotlist if you've misplaced or it has been stolen.

Ways to Block HDFC Credit Card

You can choose from the methods listed below to get your credit card blocked:

1. Via Net Banking

  • Enter your User ID and password to access your HDFC Bank net banking account.
  • Then, click the "Credit Cards" tab.
  • Next, select the "Credit Card Hotlisting" option on the left-hand side.
  • Click the credit card number that you want to hotlist.
  • Finally, choose whether you want the card to be reissued.

2. By calling Customer Care

You can easily request to have your card blocked by contacting HDFC Customer Care at the number listed below. Dial 61606161 for Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi & NCR, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Pune. Dial 6160616 for Chandigarh, Cochin, Indore, Jaipur, and Lucknow.

Note: Before dialing, prefix the STD code for the location you are in. Services linked to credit cards are offered 24/7 on all days, including Sundays and bank holidays.

3. By visiting the nearest branch

You can quickly hotlist your credit card by filling out an application at the HDFC Bank branch that is closest to you.

  • You can download the application form online or pick it up from a bank representative.
  • Fill out the form completely; submit the completed form to the branch

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How to Unblock HDFC Credit Card?

Reactivating your blocked card can only be done by contacting HDFC Bank Customer Card and making the necessary request. If your card has been reported lost or stolen, or if you have applied for re-issuance, it is best not to attempt to unblock it. Select this option only if your card has been blocked by the bank due to past-due payments or heavy purchases.

FAQs on How to Block HDFC Credit Card

The bank does not currently offer the ability to block an HDFC Credit Card via SMS.

Yes, it is possible for you to put your credit card on temporary block.

Even if your credit card is disabled, you can still make payments at an HDFC Bank branch with cash, cheque, or demand draft deposits.

Visit the website to download the Credit Card Closure Form. Go to and complete the application. Once completed, this letter should be sent to the Manager of HDFC Bank Credit Cards at Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai-600041, PO Box 8654.

Yes, you can, and this option will let you block and unblock the credit card at different times. On the HDFC credit card net banking website, go to your account and select the 'Manage Card' area.

Any new credit accounts that are opened in your name will not be possible with a credit freeze in place. A credit freeze doesn't affect your credit score, but it also doesn't stop you from using any current cards.

Make a request over the bank's helpline number to have your HDFC credit card unblocked or reactivated. It is not possible to use net banking to access the unblocking option online.

By contacting the bank's customer service number and asking for card cancellation, you can start the process of canceling your HDFC credit card.

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