Forex cards are prepaid cards designed for people who are travelling to other countries. You can pre-load your Forex card with the currency of the nation where you are planning to visit. HDFC Bank forex cards offer travellers a safe and easy way to carry foreign currency on their travel abroad. They are safer and easier to use than cash and cheques. These ForexPlus cards are widely accepted and protect you from fluctuations in foreign exchange rates. Below are various HDFC Forex cards with their features, benefits, and charges.
Currently, there are four HDFC forex cards as mentioned below. Each of these forex cards caters to different needs of travellers.
The HDFC Bank Regalia ForexPlus Card is best suited for regular travellers. You will not be required to carry and manage multiple currencies and wallets if you have this card. The card is loaded with some attractive features like zero cross currency mark-up charges, complimentary lounge access, emergency cash assistance, complimentary insurance coverTap-n-Pay, concierge services, and so on.
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The Multicurrency ForexPlus Card is tailor-made for those who travel to different locations. Cardholders can load up to 22 different currencies on this single card. This contactless card also offers emergency assistance services, enhanced insurance coverage, 24x7 customer care, offers at merchant outlets and much more.
The HDFC Bank ISIC Student ForexPlus Card is designed for students travelling abroad for higher education. This card comes in partnership with MasterCard International. It is available in three currencies currently, including USD, Euros and Sterling Pounds. The card can be used in any country other than India, Nepal and Bhutan for withdrawing cash and POS transactions.
With the HDFC Bank Hajj Umrah Card, concentrate on your pilgrimage. This single currency forex card comes with only a SAR (Saudi Riyal) currency wallet. It is specifically designed for convenient and safe use by pilgrim travellers.
If you want an HDFC Forex card apply with the following documents:
Regalia ForexPlus Card, Multicurrency Platinum ForexPlus Chip Card, and HDFC Bank Hajj Umrah ForexPlus Card: The following are the KYC documents that are required along with a signed copy of the card application form:
Please carry the applicable KYC documents with self-attested copies during card collection from branches or keep them ready in case of home delivery. The HDFC Bank forex card activation will be done only after the KYC documents are completely verified.
HDFC Bank ISIC Student ForexPlus Card
Please carry the applicable KYC documents with self-attested copies during card collection from branches or keep them ready in case of home delivery. The card will be activated only after the KYC documents are completely verified.
HDFC Bank offers the following credit cards:
After successful completion of the application process, you can expect your card to get delivered to your doorstep in three days. In case you have chosen to personalise your Forex card, it may take a week.
Yes, you can withdraw cash with your HDFC Bank Forex Card. The HDFC forex card charges for cash withdrawal will be applicable as mentioned below:
You can log in to your HDFC Bank’s net banking portal to check the status of your Forex Card activation.
You can reload your HDFC Bank Forex Card instantly through any of the following methods:
Yes, there are two ways to transfer your money to your bank account from an HDFC Forex Card:
You can call the HDFC Bank customer care number +91-22-61606161 (toll-free) from your registered mobile number and follow the instructions. You will have to provide your Forex Card number and a few personal details to the customer care representative for identity verification.