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    ICICI Credit Card Balance Transfer

    You can transfer the credit balance outstanding on another Bank credit card to your ICICI Bank credit card at an attractively low rate of interest. With this facility, you can save a lot of money on the interest paid out on the credit card and can consolidate the outstanding balance available on your credit cards.

    Features of ICICI Bank Credit Card Balance Transfer

    • With the ICICI Bank Credit Card Balance Transfer you can repay the outstanding amount due at a lower rate of interest and thereby save money on interest payment to another Bank credit card.
    • You can choose to pay in EMIs for 3 months and/or 6 months
    • Processing of the Balance Transfer request is done quickly and efficiently.
    • The customer is responsible for any additional charges, overdue amount or fees levied by the other bank and has to continue payments to be made by the due date to the other bank credit card account, until the payment from ICICI is transferred to the account.

    How to Apply for Credit Card Balance Transfer with ICICI

    In order to avail the ICICI Bank Balance Transfer facility, all you have to do is contact the ICICI Bank customer care or send an SMS to 5676766 with the message “BT”. You can also give a missed call to 7572807807. The customer care will then contact you on the mobile number registered with the Bank.

    Know the Process of Balance Transfer

    In order to proceed with the Balance Transfer, you have to follow any of the two methods given below:

    • The Bank will send a Demand Draft to the cardholder’s mailing address, in favour of the other Bank that has issued the credit card from which you wish to transfer the outstanding amount. This will be credited to the other Bank credit card account of the cardholder. This same amount is then reflected on the ICICI Bank credit card held by the customer.
    • The Bank will initiate a NEFT transfer in in favour of the other Bank that has issued the credit card from which you wish to transfer the outstanding amount. . This will be credited to the other Bank credit card account of the cardholder. This same amount is then reflected on the ICICI Bank credit card held by the customer.

    Repayment

    There are two types of repayment option for the credit amount that has been transferred. This has to be chosen at the time of availing the Balance Transfer facility

    EMI Balance Transfer

    Under the EMI Balance Transfer facility, the cardholder has to repay the principal + interest in Equated Monthly Instalments. The EMI that has to be paid in a particular month will be reflected in the credit card statement issued by ICICI Bank. The cardholder can authorize the bank to debit the card account automatically, on a monthly basis. Once the payment is made, the credit limit available on the card will be reinstated accordingly. The EMI amount will be added to the prevailing Minimum Amount Due on the ICICI Bank credit Card.

    Flexi Balance Transfer

    Under this method of repayment, the amount that has been transferred from other Bank credit cards will be added to the EMI amount due or the Total Amount Due on the ICICI Bank credit card. The repayment has to be made as the total amount due. The outstanding amount that has been transferred will be charged at the special interest rate quoted by the Bank for Balance Transfer. Other charges and fees on transactions will have the same interest that is applicable by the Bank on the date of transaction. If the ICICI credit card holder has not repaid the transferred amount within the period specified, then standard rate of interest is applicable on the outstanding amount.

    ICICI Credit Card Balance Transfer Eligibility

    • Should have a minimum outstanding due of Rs.15,000 on the other bank credit card to become eligible for balance transfer
    • Should be ICICs existing credit card customer with decent track record of credit card spends, repayment history and transaction pattern

    ICICI Credit Card Balance Transfer On EMI Foreclosure

    If you wish to pre-close your EMI balance transfer facility before the end of the tenure, you need to pay the entire outstanding along with all interest and other charges with respect to the facility immediately. The bank will levy foreclosure charges as per the terms indicated in the communication received by your at the time of availing the balance transfer facility.

    The foreclosure request can be raised at any time by approaching ICICI’s helpline.  

    Default in payment of two consecutive EMIs may lead to pre-closure of the facility as demanded by the bank. ICICI reserves the right to demand for repayment of outstanding in full along with the interest, for any default in EMI payments.

    Cancellation ICICI Credit Card Balance Transfer On EMI

    You are eligible to apply for cancellation within 15 days of receiving the balance transfer facility. You can contact the bank’s customer care and ask to cancel the facility.

    Once your cancellation request gets approved, you may have to return the demand draft to Credit Card Operations, ICICI Bank Ltd., ICICI Bank Tower, C – Wing, Autumn Estate, Chandivali Farm Road, Chandivali, Andheri (East), Mumbai 400072.

    However, if you availed the balance transfer facility through an NEFT, you cannot cancel it. 

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