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How to find CIF Number of SBI in Passbook?

CIF number SBI

CIF Number or CIF Code is a widely used terminology in banking. So what is CIF Number and what is the use of CIF Number? In this post, we will discuss the CIF number in detail. We will also look at the process to find the CIF number in the SBI Passbook and Chequebook.

What is CIF Number?

A CIF number is a unique number given to the customer for Banking Purposes. The full form of CIF is the Customer Information File.

  • A CIF number is a digital file that contains all important banking details of the customer.
  • CIF number is an 11-digit number that is unique for every customer/account holder.
  • If you have multiple accounts with a bank, your all account information is linked with a CIF number.
  • The CIF number is retrieved by a bank to get all personal and financial information about the account holder.
  • CIF also contains information about loans, debit cards, and demat accounts.
  • Your KYC details like identity, address, and photo ID are also linked to your Customer Information File.
  • So, from a bank perspective, CIF is very important. That is the reason banks ask CIF number in most of the forms.

How to Find the CIF Number of SBI Bank Account?

There are multiple ways to find out the CIF number of SBI bank accounts. For better understanding, we will divide it into two parts online and offline.

Online method to find CIF number SBI

1. Internet Banking

  • Login to Internet Banking using your SBI Login Id and Password.
  • Now from the left navigation menu go to Account Statement (E-Statement) for a particular period.
  • The Account Statement Summary page will display your CIF number and other details.

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2. YONO SBI Mobile App

You can also find out your CIF number from the YONO SBI mobile app. Follow the steps given below to know the CIF Number using the YONO SBI mobile app.

  • Download the YONO SBI Mobile app from the Google Play Store to your smartphone.
  • Login to Application using your Username and Password.
  • Now click on the “Services” Tab.
  • Select ‘Online Nomination’.
  • Select ‘Transaction Account’ as the account type.
  • The CIF number will be displayed.

Offline Methods to find CIF number SBI

1. CIF number – SBI Cheque Book

  • Open the first page of your SBI Cheque Book.
  • You will find the CIF number printed on the first page.

2. CIF number – SBI Passbook

The CIF number is also printed on the first page of your bank passbook. You can refer to the screenshot given below.

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3. CIF number SBI – Customer Care Number

You can call the customer care number of the bank, and after verification of your details you can ask for your CIF number. The toll-free numbers for SBI are 1800 11 2211, 1800 425 3800, and 080-26599990.

4. Bank Branch

The last option to find out the CIF number of your SBI bank account is to visit a bank branch and ask a customer care executive at a branch to tell you your CIF number.

I hope you like the information given above. Please note that CIF number is very important for SBI customers and you should know method to find the CIF number.

Shitanshu Kapadia
Shitanshu Kapadia
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