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  • SBI Credit Card Application Status

    When you apply for an SBI credit card either online or offline, take note of the application number. You can use this number to check the status of your card application. You can check your application status online and offline. If you have applied for the card on BankBazaar, you can check the status of your application on BankBazaar’s website.

    How to Track SBI Credit Card Application Status Online

    SBI has a portal for customers to apply for credit cards and track their credit card applications. With more than 5 million customers for their credit cards, SBI offers various types of cards designed for different purposes like travel, shopping, lifestyle and so on.

    Applying for an SBI credit card is easy through SBI Card website. The same website will allow you to know the status of your credit card application.

    There are two ways you can get the status - one is with the application number and the other without. Hence, those who don’t have the application number handy can also get the status of their card with the other option available.

    Step 1: Visit and click on the 'Credit Cards' tab on the navigation bar

    Step 2: Scroll down the page to find 'Track Application' option, clicking on which will take you to the details section.

    Step 3: Visit:

    Step 4: Once you reach the section of the page, you will see two options – Track Application and Retrieve Application

    Step 5: Fill the ‘Track Application’ section if you have your application number or fill ‘Retrieve Application’ when you don’t have it handy

    Step 6: For the first option, you just need to enter the application number and click ‘Track’

    Step 7: The second option, Retrieve Application, will prompt for your date of birth and PAN number. Enter the same and click Retrieve.

    Step 8: You will receive the status as soon as you hit the buttons. It could be either in progress, on-hold, approved, dispatched or disapproved.

    SBI Credit Card Status Online

    Status of SBI Credit Card Application

    • A status which says in progress means your application is still under progress and the bank may need some more time to process it.
    • An approved status says, your credit card application has been approved and you will receive the card soon.
    • Once your application is approved your card will be dispatched. In that case you will receive dispatched as your status. You will receive a SMS mentioning the expected time of delivery. Make yourself available at the address as it will be handed over only to the applicant. You will be asked for any one of your original identification proofs to further validate your identity at the time of delivery.
    • Apart from the positive response your might also receive something like on-hold and disapproved. The on-hold status says your application has been kept on hold due to some reasons like failed document verification, need more documents to finish the process and the like. You are likely to receive a message or call from the bank.
    • Your application might be disapproved when you don’t meet the eligibility criteria set by the bank. If your application status is disapproved, you can call SBI customer care to know the reasons.
    • Once disapproved, you’re only eligible to re-apply only after three months as per SBI norms. However, in few exceptional situations you may not be able to apply for longer.

    Check SBI Credit Card Application Status Offline

    Check SBI Credit Card Status

    When you cannot access internet, you can simply call the SBI credit card customer care to know the status. SBI provides two helpline numbers to know about the status of credit card application status.

    • 1860-180-1290
    • 39020202

    For the second number, you have to prefix your local STD code to get your card details. For instance, if you applied your card in Bengaluru, you need to dial 080-39020202.

    How to Check SBI Credit Card Status on BankBazaar

    BankBazaar is a one-stop online marketplace which offers consumers a provision to compare and buy various financial products including credit cards.

    Besides the bank’s websites, you can also use BankBazaar website or mobile app to apply for credit card and track the same. As an authorised service partner to various public and private sector banks, BankBazaar offers credible information.

    Step 1: Once you’ve applied for SBI credit card through BankBazaar, you can track the application on BankBazaar site or BB mobile app through the ‘Track Credit Card Application’ option.

    Step 2: Once you click on it, you need to enter your application number, mobile number, and date of birth PAN number (only for mobile app users) to check the status.

    FAQs on SBI Credit Card Application Status

    1. How soon can I get my SBI credit card after submitting the application?

      Once you submit credit card application to SBI, the card will be delivered within 21 working days. The bank will send you timely alerts with the status of your application to your registered mobile number.

    2. I accidentally deleted the SMS that contained SBI application reference number. How should I check the application status now?

      Go to: and click on ‘Retrieve Application’. Enter your date of birth and PAN number and click on ‘Retrieve’.

    3. My SBI credit card application is getting rejected multiple times. What could be the reason?

      There could be various reasons for the bank to reject a credit card application. Some of them include poor or low credit score, low income for the card type, no credit history, wrong choice of credit card type, failed background verification, so on and so forth. Hence, have a look at each eligibility criteria and see where you’re lacking. You can also take help from SBI customer support to know the exact reason for rejection. Once you know the reason, try to fix it and re-apply after 3 months.

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