Hello Friends, Today we will talk about CIF Number and learn about what is CIF Number of Bank Account, what is the use of CIF number and how you can find the CIF no. of SBI Bank account and other Banks account?
Whenever we transfer our bank account from one branch to another branch or activate our account online banking and there is a lot of work in addition to which we need the CIF number of our bank account.
Let’s know what CIF number is and how you can find your bank account CIF code.
What is CIF Number
CIF’s full form is “Customer Information File” and CIF number means the number of customer information file.
CIF is a digital virtual file in which the account holder has all the personal and banking details, and this file has a unique number called CIF number or CIF code.
The CIF number of any bank account holder is very important for that bank because the help of this number helps the bank to know the name of the account holder, account type, balance, account transactions, loan details and KYC information etc.
The CIF number of all the customers of any bank is unique and every customer has only one unique CIF number i.e. if you have more than one account or deposited in the same bank then you will have a single CIF code and all accounts and deposits The same CIF code will be linked.
Simply put, CIF number is the same as your Aadhar card number such as aadhar card number is your unique identity code, just like CIF number is also a unique code, with help from the bank to track your particular banking information.
How to Find CIF Numbers of Any Bank Account?
The CIF number of all the banks is a different format, i.e. some banks have a CIF number 8 digit, some of them are CIF number 11 digit. I have named CIF number format of some banks below.
- Central Bank of India – 10 Digits
- Axis Bank – 4 Digits
- HDFC – 8 Digits
- SBI – 11 Digits
As you have seen, most of the CIF numbers are different in all the banks, but the way to find the CIF number of all the bank’s accounts is almost the same. I have suggested some ways below which you can find CIF number of any bank account with help.
- CIF is on the front page of Pass Book
- CIF is on the front page of the Cheque Book
- Bank branch can know
- By calling the toll free number of your bank’s customer care
How to Find CIF Number of bank Account?
In this post, I am telling you only the SBI account with the CIF number find details because SBI is the largest bank in India i.e. the largest number of branches and customers in India are from this bank. Let’s see how you can find the CIF number of the SBI account.
Method 1: How to Find CIF Numbers in Passbook?
This is the easiest way to find a CIF number of any bank account because in it you have to open your bank passbook and see its first page where there is information like Name, Account number, IFSC number etc.
Just like the CIF number is given just before the account number on the front page of the SBI passbook as you are viewing in the image, in this way you can find your CIF code in any bank’s passbook.
Method 2: How to Find CIF Numbers via Internet Banking?
Another method of finding a CIF number is Internet Banking. Now you might be thinking that when we can easily find a CIF number in the passbook, why not find it through internet banking, your question answer is that the CIF code did not print in the old passbook.
Apart from this, this is not necessary when you need a CIF number for any work and you have a bank passbook at that time, so you should also come to Find a CIF number through Internet Banking. Let’s learn how you can find a CIF number through SBI Internet Banking.
First of all, you log in to your SBI Internet Banking account and then click on View Nomination and PAN Details.
You will now have Nomination and PAN details show in front of you and this is where you can show CIF number as you can see in the lower image, so you can find your CIF number in any bank’s Internet Banking.
Method 3: How to Find CIF Numbers in the SBI Anywhere App?
SBI Anywhere app is an internet banking app, which means that the SBI customer has the Internet facility available, they can log in with their username and password and can do all the work related to online banking with the help of this app.
If you also use the SBI Anywhere app and want to find a CIF code in the SBI Anywhere app, then first you have to log in to it and then click on the Service icon and click on the Online Nomination option, and then you will see the CIF No of your account. will be shown.
Method 4: How to Find CIF Numbers through the SBI Customer Care Number?
To find the CIF number of your SBI account, you can call SBI customer care number and ask your CIF No by telling them your bank account details. SBI has a toll-free number for customer care 1800 425 3800.
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