The requirement of a loan could arise at any point of time in your life. The purpose of applying for a loan may be numerous, but before applying for the loan the first thing which comes to your mind is: which bank will give you the loan, and what will be the documentation and criteria to apply for the loan.
So if you are worried about your eligibility to apply for a loan due to no income proof documents or less salary, etc., then there is an option called Pr-Approved loans. In this post, we will talk about the Axis Pre-approved loans which you can instantly apply online.
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What is Pre-Approved Loan?
A Pre-Approved loan offer is a loan offered by the bank by considering the borrower’s credit score, account history in the bank, net monthly balance maintained in the bank account, and many other factors. A pre-approved loan is an unsecured loan as the borrower doesn’t need to keep existing assets on a mortgage.
As compared to other types of loans, the Pre-Approved Loan requires very minimum documents or no documents, and once applied the amount gets disbursed instantly into the borrower’s bank account.
Benefits of Pre-Approved Loan
- No documents required (No Income Proof or ITR or Salary Slip)
- Completely Online paperless process
- 24×7 loan
- Instant approval
- Funds disbursed into bank account instantly
Not all account holders are eligible to apply for the Pre-approved loan in Axis Bank. Credit score plays a major role in getting loan offers, but excluding credit score, there are several criteria taken into consideration by banks before the account holder becomes eligible for a Pre-approved loan offer.
How to get Axis Bank Pre-Approved Loan Offer
If you want to get an offer of Axis Preapproved Loan in your account, then you should fulfill the below criteria.
- Maintain a good and higher Credit Score
- If you have availed credit facility with the bank then make sure you pay your dues on time
- To achieve a higher credit score and a good credit history, get a credit card and pay the dues on time
- Maintain a handsome amount in your bank account
- Avoid applying for loans multiples time in different banks, this could negatively effect your credit score
If you follow all these above tips then you may end up getting an offer of Pre-Approved Loan in your Axis bank account or any other banks.
Now let’s proceed with how to check and apply for pre-approved instant loan offers by Axis Bank.
Apply for Axis Bank Pre-Approved Personal Loan Online
As explained earlier, the Axis bank offers Pre-approved loans to selected customers depending on credit score, repayment history, and other criteria.
If you are entitled to a Pre-approved loan, then Axis bank regularly communicates through email about such offers. However, you can also always check online whether you have been privileged with a Pre-approved loan offer by the Axis bank.
To check for Axis bank Pre-approved Personal Loan offers login to Axis bank internet banking or Axis mobile app
If you are logged in to Axis mobile app then just tap on the loans, this will navigate you to the Loan Centre page
If logged in to internet banking, go to Apply Now > loans, this will open Loan Centre page
From the loan center page, you can select from various types of loans such as personal, home, car, instant car, two-wheeler, education, etc.
Select any type of loan from the displayed option to see the pre-approved offers
On selecting the type of loans, if you have been pre-approved with any loan offers then it will display loan offer on the next screen
As I was eligible for a pre-approved personal loan, so I will show you the complete process to apply for a pre-approved personal loan by Axis bank. If you are eligible for any kind of pre-approved loan then the process is almost the same.
Once you reach on the centre page, just click or tap on the Personal loan
If you are eligible for a pre-approved loan then it will display the loan offer with Pre-qualified amount
All the details of the pre-approved instant loan will be displayed such as Interest rate, EMI, processing fee, stamp duty, part payment charges, early closure charges, net disbursal, and also you will be able to customize the tenure and loan amount as per your need from the available limits
To check out information about several charges on the loan, you can just tap or click on the Information about charges
Once you make selection as per your preference for your personal loan, you need to just tap or click on the confirm offer button
On the next page you will need to confirm your residence address, it will load your address registered with your bank account.
To proceed further just tap or click on the Confirm address button
On the next page, you will be asked to enter your office address (just enter your office address by completing all the field, if you don’t have office address and you work from home then you can also enter your home address itself)
Once entering the office address, just tap or click on the add button
On the next screen you will get option to insure your loan (Incase of an unfortunate event, the outstanding loan amount will be covered and the remaining benefit will be passed to your nominee). Opting to insure your loan is optional, and if you select insurance then you will be charged one time premium as per the insurance company offers
If you don’t want to insure your loan then just skip selecting insurance offers and click or tap on the continue button
On the next screen you will get a chance to review the loan details like loan amount, tenure opted, monthly EMI, interest rate, processing fees, stamp duty, part payment charges, early closure charges, net disbursal, and details of your bank account from which the monthly EMI will be debited
Once you review the details, just tap or click on the next button
Once clicking on the next button, the terms and conditions of the loan will be loaded (this will mention all the terms and conditions of the loan offer, schedule charges, monthly EMI payment details, EMI cycle date, disbursement details, and declaration)
You should refer to all these details carefully, and if you agree then you need to just tap or click on the I agree button
The next step will be the final step, where an OTP will be sent on your registered mobile number
So you need to enter the received OTP code on this final screen and click or tap on the avail now button
The loan amount will be instantly disbursed into your Axis bank account after deducting the processing and stamp duty charges.
You will also receive an email confirmation from Axis bank regrading the loan approved enclosing the Personal loan disbursed PDF file which will contain the terms and conditions, Schedule Of Charges, and declaration.
The details of your Personal Loan, along with the repayment schedule will also be sent to you in another welcome email by Axis Bank.
To view the attachment of your details of your Personal Loan, along with the repayment schedule, you will need to enter a password.
Your password will be a combination of the first 4 letters of your name in UPPER CASE as it appears on your Account Statement (ignore spaces if any) and the 4 digits of your DOB in DDMM format.
The loan account will be linked to your customer id in the next 24 hours, and you will be able to view and manage your loan account through internet banking or Axis mobile app.
The EMI will be deducted from your linked Axis bank account on the scheduled EMI repayment cycle date, so you will need to maintain the balance in your bank account.
How to make part-payment towards Axis loan account
To make part-payment towards any kind of Axis bank loan account, you need to visit the branch or loan center. Note down that bank may charge you some fee to make part-payment or foreclose payment towards your loan account, but while taking a loan if you were offered with 0% Part Payment and Early Closure Charges then you won’t be charged any fee.
Take a deposit slip from the branch or loan center, fill it up duly with your details. Make sure in account field you mention your loan account number and mention the form of payment whether cash or cheque
If you are issuing cheque then in the name field you will need to write Axis bank Ltd and your loan account number
Mark the cheque as a cross cheque, write the amount & submit it along with the deposit slip
If you are depositing cash then the amount will be reflected in your loan account under unadjusted section in few hours, and if you have issued cheque then it will be updated in one working day once the cheque gets clear
Once the amount is deposited in your loan account, you will receive an SMS from the bank
After amount deposits, the amount will be reflected under unadjusted amount which you can view in net banking or Axis mobile app
Once the amount reflects under UN-adjusted or once you get notification of deposit, you need to call the Axis customer care and navigate to the loan section
You need to verify your details with the customer care line, and then you can ask request for part-payment of the deposited funds
The customer care will ask you whether you want to reduce your loan tenure or reduce the monthly installments (EMI)
Select whichever you wish, but reducing the enure will be beneficial
Once you place a request you will instantly receive you request number through SMS
The un-adjusted funds will be adjusted towards your loan account as a part-payment in 1 -3 working days
Once the amount is adjusted as part-payment, you will receive the notification via SMS as well as you can also check it through netbanking or Axis mobile app
How to Foreclose or Pre-close Axis Bank Personal Loan
If you want to completely pre-close your personal loan, then you need to clear the remaining outstanding due. Below are the complete steps which you need to follow to foreclose or pre-close the Axis Bank Personal Loan. The below process is explained as per my experience which I have gone through while closing my personal loan.
As per the Personal loan which I was been issued, it was having no extra charges on part payment or early closure, so before you proceed to request for closure you need to check this out with your bank or refer to the terms and condition documents which were issued.
To Pre-close your Axis Bank Personal loan you will need to visit the nearest Axis Bank Loan Centre, the closure request of loans are not entertained at the Axis Bank branch. I had personally visited the branch and they said that closure requests can only be raised at the Axis Bank Loan Centre.
To submit the loan pre-closure request you will need to take the cheque or cash, registered mobile number, your identity proof document, and your loan account number along with you.
Once you visit the the loan center, just request the executive that you need to pre-close your personal loan
You will need to provide your loan account number to the executive, and they will tell you the pending due amount which you need to pay
You can pay the outstanding amount via cheque or cash, if you are paying by cheque you need to fill up the cross cheque leaf, entering the exact outstanding amount
Once you fill up the cheque , submit the cheque to further process your request
You will receive a message on your registered mobile number in which you will find a number to which you will need to give a miss call
So to further process your request you need to give a ring to that number which you have received via message within 5 minutes, as that number will be valid for 5 minutes
Once you have successfully given a miss call, the executive will be able to further process the request of your loan foreclosure
Your identity proof document will be requested, which they will scan for the verification purpose
Once the process is done, you will instantly receive an SMS on your registered mobile number stating “Your request no XXXXX related to loan closure has been registered on loan a/c PPRXXXXXX. It will be processed by XX-XX-2021”
So you are done submitting the request for loan foreclose or preclose, your loan will be closed by the given date as stated in the message
You will also receive the loan statement through email
Once the cheque is cleared and the outstanding amount is deposited in your loan account, your loan will be closed
And once your loan is closed, you will receive Personal Loan No Dues Letter which is also known as NOC through email in PDF format
That’s it, this is how you can foreclose your Axis Bank Personal Loan.
When will be the EMI Cycle date?
If the account is opened between the 1st to 4th of the month then the EMI Cycle will be 10th of the same month
If the account is opened between 5th to 26th of the month then the EMI Cycle will be 5th of the next month
If the account is opened between 27th to 30th/31st of the month then the EMI Cycle will be 10th of next month
How will be the EMI repayment of loan will be paid?
While applying for the pre-approved loan a standing instruction will be set up with your linked bank account for loan EMI repayment.
Can I make Part Payment Online towards Axis Bank Personal loan?
Yes, you can make part-payment towards Axis bank loan by visiting the nearest Axis bank branch or Axis bank loan centre. But the part-payment towards Axis bank loan account cannot done online.
Can i foreclose or my Axis bank loan account online?
Foreclose of Axis bank personal loan cannot be done online. But to pre-close the loan, you need to visit the Axis bank branch or loan centre.
Will the EMI due deduct on bank holidays?
If the EMI due date falls on a bank holiday then the EMI will be debited on the next working day.
What is the minimum and maximum amount which I can pay as a part payment towards my loan account?
The minimum amount must be above the EMI amount and the maximum amount can be 90% of your loan amount which you can pay as part payment towards your loan account.
How many times can I make the part payment towards by Axis Bank loan account?
You can make one part payment per month towards your Axis loan account.
Are there any charges applicable to make part-prepayment towards my Axis Bank Personal Loan?
If you were offered zero percent Part Payment and Early Closure Charges while taking the loan then you won’t be charged any fees to make a prepayment.
Charges are applicable depending on when you wish to foreclose your loan:
Within 12 months of availing loan – 5% of prepayment being made
13 – 24 months – 4%
25 – 36 months – 3%
More than 36 months – 2%