What is CIF number? How to Get CIF Number in SBI Without Passbook

CIF is the most important term in banking activities. CIF is a file that stores all the demographic information about the account holder. Every CIF file has its unique CIF number. SBI is the leading bank in the Indian banking sector with over 24000 branches only in India and 190 offices in 35 other countries. The CIF code which is also known as Customer Information File Number. If you’re looking for ways to get a CIF number in SBI without a passbook then this article is just for you.

What is CIF Number?

CIF Number stands For Customer Information File Number. When anyone opens an account at any bank, Bank creates a Customer Information File (CIF) Number which contains all the information about that customer such as Personal Information, Account Number, Transaction History, Loan Details, and everything about him in a digital format. The bank provides a unique CIF number to each of its customers. In the State Bank of India, there are 11 digits in CIF Number.

How to Get CIF Number in SBI Without Passbook?

Generally, the CIF Number is printed on the first page as well as the opening page of the Passbook which is provided by the Bank. But sometimes the CIF number is not on your passbook or maybe you don’t have a Passbook or you want to know your CIF number without a passbook, then you can get it by using the following methods.

Get SBI CIF number using net-banking

This method is applicable when you have access to your net-banking. You have to follow these steps to get your CIF number from net-banking-

to Get CIF Number in SBI Without Passbook
  • After login, click on “My Account tab and profile” Tab and then open “account summary”.
My Account to Get CIF Number in SBI Without Passbook
  • Then click on the Nomination and PAN details option.
Nomination to Get CIF Number in SBI Without Passbook
  • Select View Nomination and PAN details.
  • CIF number will be displayed on the next page.
State bank of India CIF Number in Without Passbook
State bank of India CIF Number in Without Passbook

Alternate Method

to Get CIF Number in SBI Without Passbook
  • After login, you have to choose the Account Statement option.
View sbi account statement
View sbi account statement
  • Then select two dates for the statement, select View, and click on the Go option.
Select date to views SBI statement
Select date to views SBI statement
  • Now your account summary page opens. This page will appear your Account Number, CIF Number, IFSC code, and other information on it.
View State Bank of India CIF number in Online SBI
View State Bank of India CIF number in Online SBI .com

Find the State Bank of India CIF number by using SBI Yonn App

If you are SBI Yono app user you can get your state bank of india CIF Number Without Passbook easily on your mobile. For that, you have to download SBI mobile banking application which is known as SBI Yono App, and register on it. If you are already registered then you have to follow the following steps.

  • Log in with your account details to the SBI Yono Application.
  • On home screen look for “Services“, It will be last in row & click on that tab.
View State Bank of India CIF number in SBI Yono App
View State Bank of India CIF number in SBI Yono App
  • On next screen click on Online Nomination
Find SBI CIF number without passbook in SBI Yono App
Find SBI CIF number without passbook in SBI Yono App
  • In the next step select the type of account to “transaction account” then select your account number in select account filed. It will show you CIF number like the image bellow.
View View SBI CIF number in SBI Yono App
View View SBI CIF number in SBI Yono App

Find State bank of India CIF number using the checkbook

The customer can get his CIF number by his chequebook. But this method will work only when the customer has his chequebook. For that, you have to follow these steps-

  • Get Your bank chequebook and open the first page.
  • Customer Information File (CIF) number appears on it.

Get the sBI CIF number by visiting your bank branch

You can get your CIF number by visiting in any nearest SBI branch and ask for your CIF number. Firstly, they will ask you some questions to verify. After some verification, they will provide you your Customer Information File (CIF) number. For that, you need to carry your passbook and id proof at the time of visiting the bank.

Get the CIF number by calling your bank’s customer support

If you don’t have time to visit in the SBI branch or you don’t want to waste your time by putting in a long line in the SBI Branch, then this method is for you. You can call on a toll-free number of SBI Customer Support which is also known as Customer Care. And ask them to provide you your CIF number. They will ask you some questions to verify your identity. After verification, they will provide you your CIF number. You can call on the following toll-free numbers-

  • 1800 425 3800
  • 1800 11 2211
  • 080-26599990

Frequently Asked Questions

Why does CIF number is used?

CIF contains all the valuable information of an account holder in a digital form. Every CIF has a unique identification number which is known as CIF number. It is used to retrieve all the information about the customer at the time of verification.

How can I use Net Banking?

Ans. If you want to use net banking of any bank, you have to apply to your Bank branch. When they activate your net banking service, then you can use net-banking service by its net banking site. For example, the SBI has www.sbionline.com and the Oriental Bank of Commerce has www.obconline.co.in.

How can I use Mobile Banking?

For that, you have to download your bank’s mobile banking application on your phone. After that, you have to register on it and link your account using your Debit card information and CIF number. After that, you can use Mobile banking for your bank account. SBI has his mobile banking application is known as SBI Anywhere.

If a customer opens another account in the same bank, will a new CIF be created for the new account?

No, a bank makes CIF only once for a customer. After that, the same CIF number will be used for all accounts of that customer in that bank.

Can I get the CIF number through SMS?

Currently there is no way to know CIF no. through SMS.

Conclusion

That is all about the CIF number of an SBI account without passbook. In this article, we try to mention all the methods to get the CIF code without a passbook. Still, if I missed anything in this post then let me know in the comment section.

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Abdhesh Gangwar is a young Blogger and CSE Student! He Loves Blogging in his part-time and majorly writes on Banking on HRIDayIndia.com Apart from this he likes to spend his time learning new things every day.

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