How to Generate or Change HDFC Credit Card Pin, Customer Care

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If you just got an HDFC credit card, you’ll need to create a 4 digit security PIN to activate it before you can use it to make purchases online and at ATMs.

Whenever a new credit card is issued by HDFC Bank, a new PIN is often provided. You will receive either a physical PIN at your registered mailing address or a GREEN PIN OTP at your registered mobile number.

Activating HDFC Credit Card PIN

Once you have set a new credit card PIN, you can use your card for online shopping or ATM withdrawal to activate your card. If you face any issues while using your card, you can contact HDFC credit card customer care to report the issue.

Methods to Generate HDFC Credit Card PIN

There are two methods to generate your HDFC credit card PIN: at an HDFC ATM or through HDFC net banking.

Generate HDFC Credit Card PIN at an ATM

To generate your HDFC credit card PIN at an ATM, visit any nearest HDFC ATM with your credit card and ensure that you have received the OTP for PIN generation on your mobile. If you haven’t received an OTP, contact HDFC credit card customer care to request one.

Follow these instructions to generate your HDFC credit card PIN:

  1. Insert your HDFC credit card in the ATM machine and choose the language of your preference.
  2. Sellec the option, ‘Create new ATM PIN using OTP’.
  3. Type the new OTP that you received as SMS.
  4. Next, you’ll need to type your phone number
  5. Type any 4-digit security PIN you can always remember.
  6. Type the security PIN again
  7. Finally, click on the ‘Submit’ button

Upon successful setup of the PIN, you will receive a message that your new credit card PIN has been generated successfully.

Generate HDFC Credit Card PIN Online

If you are an existing HDFC net banking user, you can login to your account to generate your HDFC credit card PIN instantly. If you do not have an online account, you can register for HDFC credit card net banking using your new credit card.

Follow these instructions to generate your HDFC credit card PIN online:

  1. Login to your HDFC net banking account.
  2. Click on ‘Cards
  3. Click on Credit Cards’
  4. Click on ‘Request’
  5. Select the option ‘Instant PIN Generation’.
  6. From the drop down menu, Select your credit card and then click on the ‘Continue’ button.
  7. Enter a 4-digit Security pin
  8. Enter the security pin again and click ‘Continue’.
  9. Select phone number option
  10. To receive one time pin, otp, click on ‘Continue’ button
  11. Enter the OTP you receive on your phone and then click ‘Continue’ to complete the process.

Upon completion of the process, a new screen prompt will come up with successful change of your new HDFC credit card PIN. To activate your HDFC credit card, you can begin using it for shopping and ATM transactions.

How to Change Your HDFC Credit Card PIN

When you receive a physical PIN for your HDFC credit card, it is recommended to change the PIN before using the card. Additionally, if you forget your PIN or wish to update it, there are three ways to change it.

Changing HDFC Credit Card PIN at an ATM

  1. Insert your credit card into an HDFC ATM and select your preferred language.
  2. Enter your existing security PIN.
  3. Next, Click ‘Change PIN’.
  4. An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number. Enter the OTP.
  5. Type in a new 4-digit PIN of your choice.
  6. Type the new PIN again and click on ‘Submit’.
  7. You will receive a screen prompt confirming success change of your security PIN. Contact the bank if you did not attempt to change your PIN.

How to change Your HDFC Credit Card PIN Via online Banking

  1. Go to HDFC website and Login to your online banking account.
  2. Click ‘Cards
  3. Click the Credit Card’ option
  4. Select ‘Credit card’
  5. Click on ‘Change Security PIN’.
  6. The bank will send an OTP to your registered mobile number.
  7. Enter the One time pin sent to your phone and click ‘Continue’.
  8. Now, Enter a new 4 digit security PIN you can easily remember.
  9. Type the new security PIN again and click ‘Submit’.
  10. HDFC Bank will notify you that your PIN has been changed. Contact the bank if you did not attempt to change your PIN.

Changing HDFC Credit Card PIN by Sending an SMS

Send an SMS from your registered mobile number to 5676712 in the format ‘CCPIN XXXX’ (XXXX represents the last 4 digits of your credit card number).

HDFC Credit Card PIN Safety Precautions

To protect your HDFC credit card from fraudsters and hackers, follow these safety precautions:

  • Never share your PIN or the one-time passwords you receive on your mobile with anyone.
  • Do not ask someone to generate a credit card PIN for your account.
  • You can make Use of your pc, smartphone to generate or change HDFC credit card PINs.
  • Never share pictures of your credit card with anyone.
  • Do not share your credit card details through emails, SMS services, etc.
  • Do not write down your credit card PIN on your card or on a piece of paper.

In a case of credit card being lost or stolen, What can I do?

You should immediately call HDFC customer care, inform them about the loss, and request them to block the card. This will ensure that no one can misuse your credit card.

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