Cheque Book can be required for various purposes like making payments, withdrawing money, verification purposes, etc. So today we will provide information as well as various methods available with which you can Request SBI Cheque Book. Normally when you open a new bank account with a cheque book facility enabled, you get the cheque book delivered on your postal address within 10 days. And sometimes in some cases the cheque book comes included in the instant Kit of the bank.
But if you have not received a cheque book or suppose if you have consumed the cheque book you can apply or request a new Cheque book through various methods like SBI Online Banking, SBI ATM and through SBI Branch. So below are the various methods briefly explained how you can request SBI Cheque Book?
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Request SBI Cheque Book through Online SBI Net Banking
To be able to request SBI Cheque Book through Online SBI Net Banking you should have this facility enabled, Requesting SBI Cheque Book through Online SBI Net Banking is one of the easiest method to get cheque book delivered to you as there will be no formality to fill the form and in just a few clicks you will easily order SBI Cheque Book.
As per Bank’s policy, only Multicity Cheque Book is available for this account.
You can request for a cheque book for any of your accounts (Savings, Current, Cash Credit, Over Draft).
Bearer Cheque: A person holding the cheque can collect the amount if it is a bearer cheque.
Order Cheque: The payee (i.e. the person in whose favour the cheque is issued) only or his authorized person only can collect the amount of the cheque if it is an order cheque.
Just log in to Online SBI Net Banking with your user id and password.
After you are logged in just go to Request & enquiries tab and click on the Cheque Book request option.
On the next page, all your accounts will be displayed, just select the account for which you require a Cheque Book
At one time you can only issue one cheque book, so you won’t be able to choose the number of cheque books from the option available
Then choose the number of Cheque Leaves as per your need
Please note that through online service you can request multi-city cheque book only, if you want a normal cheque book then you will have to go to your branch and request it
To proceed with the request just click on the submit button
Once you had clicked on the submit button, you will be asked to verify the details of your request and you will also get an option to select the delivery address at which Cheque Book will be sent.
If you want the cheque book to be delivered on the address which is registered in the bank then you can select Registered Address option
To get the cheque book delivered on the same address on which it was previously delivered, then select Last Available Dispatch Address option
If you prefer the cheque book to be delivered to a new address then click on the new address option and then provide your new address
Once making the selection of delivery address, just click on the submit button
On the next page, you will get a chance to review your cheque book request details. Check the details and if everything is fine then enter the one-time-password that has been sent on your registered mobile number and click on the confirm button
On the next page, a message will be displayed that the request for issue of cheque book has been accepted
Your order will be processed and the SBI Cheque Book will be dispatched to your address within three working days.
Once your cheque book has been dispatched you will receive an SMS on your registered mobile number with Speed Post Tracking Number so that you can keep track of your cheque book.
Request SBI Cheque Book through SBI ATM
SBI Cheque Book can also be requested through SBI ATM without visiting the branch or filling in any transaction slips, to request one you should make sure that your updated or current address is registered with the bank as the cheque book will be delivered at the registered address. To order a cheque book through SBI ATM, follow the below steps:
- Walk into nearest SBI ATM with your ATM Card
- Insert the ATM card cum debit card into the ATM Machine
- Select Services > Request a cheque book
- Enter your ATM PIN
- And request the chequebook
Once the request has been placed, you will instantly receive a SMS on your registered mobile number and the cheque book will be dispatched at your registered address with bank in three working days.
Raise SBI Cheque Book Request through Twitter
State bank of India has launched a very unique feature for its SBI Customers which allows issuing a cheque book with social media banking. In order to raise the SBI Cheque Book request through twitter follow the below process.
To apply for cheque book, just DM SBI official Twitter profile with
#SBICHQBook <Account No>
You will get a response to your request through DM, and the same will be dispatched in 3 working days on your registered address.
SBI Cheque Book Request through SMS
To request a cheque book through SMS medium you will need to compose SMS in the following format.
Send message “CHQREQ” to 09223588888
You will receive an SMS. Send consent SMS (CHQACCY6 digit no. received in SMS) to 09223588888 within 2 hours of receipt of SMS for further processing.
Request SBI Cheque Book by visiting SBI Branch
If none of the above methods works to request SBI Cheque Book, then you can request one through the branch.
Just walk into SBI Bank Branch, and request for the SBI cheque book request form. You will get this form free of cost from the branch, or else you can even download the cheque book request form online in PDF from below download button.
Fill-up the Cheque Request form and submit it to the branch
Within 10 days you will receive the requested Cheque Book on your registered address as well as once the Cheque Book gets dispatched you will receive an SMS containing Speed Post Tracking Details of your SBI Cheque Book.
SBI Cheque book request through YONO by SBI Portal
If you are holding Insta Savings Account then such account holders, as well as regular account holders can request cheque book’s through SBI YONO Portal.
To request cheque book’s through YONO by SBI Portal just visit official YONO Portal and log in using your username and the password
Once you are logged in to the portal, just click on the menu button
Under the menu, just click on the Service Request
On Service Request screen, just click on Request Cheque Book which is listed under Cheque Related Services
From the Request cheque book page, select your account for which you want cheque to be issued, select number of cheque book leaves, from the delivery address choose from registered address, last dispatched address or new address
Tick mark on I am aware of the charges as applicable and click on the Next button
One-Time-Password will be sent on your registered mobile number
Enter the received OTP code in the enter OTP field and click on the confirm button to confirm your request
On the next page, your cheque book request summary will be displayed
Now you have successfully done requesting a cheque book, your cheque book will be dispatched by the bank within 3 working days.
While requesting for cheque book online through Online SBI, ATM, Twitter or SMS, if you are getting an error “CHEQUE BOOK IS NOT AVAILABLE IN THIS ACCOUNT ” then you will need to get your account converted to Cheque book facility account. Below is the process which will help you to convert your non-cheque bank account to cheque book account.
Convert Ordinary S.B. Account to CHEQUE FACILITY A/C
Having an ordinary account without cheque book facility won’t allow you to enjoy the online facility to request a cheque book. So to enable cheque book facility with your account you will need to convert your account to CHEQUE FACILITY A/C by submitting your request to the branch.
To submit a request to the branch to convert your S.B. Account to CHEQUE FACILITY A/C, you will have to request for the form from the branch free of cost or else you can download the form from the below download button.
Fill up the form enclose a required photocopy of your documents, three recent passport size photographs and submit it to the branch
Your request will be processed by the bank and your account will be converted into Cheque facility account.
And once your account gets converted, you will be able to request cheque book online without any errors.
Remember that once converting the account, you will need to maintain a minimum balance as prescribed by the bank.
If your bank branch is very far away or if you don’t have time visiting the branch to convert your ordinary account to a cheque facility account, then you can also place a request online to convert your Non-Cheque Book account into cheque facility account. Below are the steps mentioned to Change SBI Normal Account to Cheque Book Account.
Change SBI Normal Account to Cheque Book Account through YONO
To convert your Non-Cheque Book account into cheque facility account visit SBI Yono website or install SBI Yono app on your phone
Login into the portal or app using your internet banking username and password
Go to Menu > Service Request
Under Account services select Change Account Type
Select your account from the list to enable cheque book facility and click or tap on the Next button
On the next page, you will be asked to enter the one-time-password sent on your registered mobile number to confirm the request
Enter the received OTP and click on the submit button
Your account will get upgraded to SBI Cheque Book Account and now you will be able to request cheque book online.
Track SBI Cheque book dispatch details
Once raising a request for the SBI Cheque book, your cheque book will be dispatched by India Post within 3 working days. In between till your SBI Cheque book gets delivered to you, you can keep an eye on the status of your SBI Cheque book request through SBI Portal.
To track SBI Cheque book dispatch details, you need to login to SBI Portal and navigate to Request & Enquiries > Cheque Book request > History
Select the account for which want to know the cheque book request history and click on the submit button
On the next page, a complete history of requested cheque book will be displayed with details like Date of Issue, From Cheque No – To Cheque No, Branch and Track Status
To track the status, just click on the “Click here for Cheque Book Tracker” which is under Track Status section
This will display the dispatch details of your cheque book
SBI Cheque book issuance charges
|Savings Bank accounts having Quarterly Average Balance (QAB) as on previous quarter end below ₹25000||₹3 per cheque leaf|
|Accounts having QAB ₹25000 and above as on the previous quarter-end||₹2 per cheque leaf|
|Senior citizen/salary accounts||50 Leaves free per year|
|Other P-Segment/AGL Segment customers||20 leaves free per year|
|Emergency Cheque book (10 leaves set) Current & Savings Bank account||₹50 +GST|
|Emergency Cheque book Senior Citizen (Irrespective of QAB)||Free|
FAQ’s on SBI Cheque Book
While requesting for chequebook online i am getting message cheque book not available on this account?
This means that you had opened the bank account without cheque book facility (NON-CHQ BOOK AC/ NO CHEQUE ACCOUNT), so this facility of requesting chequebook won’t be available for you. To enable Cheque book facility you will have to visit the branch with your kyc documents and get your bank account converted to cheque book enabled account or you can request for cheque via branch and from next time onwards you will be able to request a cheque book online.
Can i cancel the request of SBI Cheque Book?
No, once cheque book request is placed it cannot be cancelled.
I am not getting OTP while requesting the cheque book?
Delivery of OTP may get affected due to mobile network related issues, you may try requesting the chequebook after a while or after few days.
I am not getting New address option while requesting cheque book?
If you are not getting new address option while requesting the cheuqe book then visit your home branch and update KYC and address.
How much time will it take to convert non-cheque book account to cheque book account?
The change in your account variant type from non cheque to cheque book account should be done on the same day on complete submission of the required documents.
Can i get SBI Emergency Cheque book?
Yes, you can request for emergency cheque book of SBI by visiting the home branch. Emergency cheque book will be instantly issued to you, but it would be a non-personalized cheque book.
Through which courier my SBI Cheque will be dispatched or shipped?
SBI Cheque book will be dispatched and shipped by The Department of Posts (DOP) India Post.