How to apply for Cheque book in HDFC Bank?

Do you want to request or apply for an HDFC Bank chequebook for your newly opened account? Or do you want to apply for another one? Then, you can follow all the steps that are mentioned in this article. You can get all the details like status, delivery time, extra charges, etc.

HDFC Bank Chequebook:

HDFC is a private bank that originated in India. This bank gives its customers many financial services like bank loans, savings accounts, credit cards, chequebooks, etc. This bank provides customized services according to the customers’ requirements. They upgrade and update their services in no time as their main aim is to satisfy the customers.

A Chequebook with your name is given to every account holder in HDFC bank if requested. You can request it while opening your account and even after getting your account. It is a booklet with limited cheque slips. Cheques are used to make payments, transfer money, and even withdraw money from your account. Both online and offline ways are available to apply for it.

HDFC Bank Cheque book

How to apply for or request an HDFC Bank chequebook?

There are many ways to apply for an HDFC Bank chequebook. The bank’s main advantage is that you can apply online and offline. By applying online, the process is easier and faster. Here is the list of ways you can request a Chequebook.

Through Internet banking:

Customers can apply for an HDFC Bank chequebook using internet banking. Follow the below steps,

  • Go to the HDFC net banking login page and log into your account.
  •  You will see the ‘Request’ option on the account tab. Click on it.
  •  Scroll down; there will be a ‘Chequebook request’ option. Click on it.
  •  Please enter your bank details and confirm them.
  •  Finally, submit the request by clicking on the submit option.
Customer care:

This is one of the easiest and fastest ways to request an HDFC Bank chequebook. You have to do is call the toll-free number, i.e., 18002703366. Give your TIN, which is a 4-digit code. Let me know all your account details. You will get your Chequebook to your registered address.


Request your new HDFC chequebook by SMSing the bank’s customer service number. Send SMS as ‘CHQ’ along with customer ID and last five digits of the account number to ‘5676712.’


Go to the nearest HDFC ATM to request your Chequebook. Insert your card, select the option, and request the Chequebook.

Through Mobile banking app:

In this way, you should install the bank’s banking app on your mobile. It is available on the App Store and Play Store. Now do these steps to request one,

  • Open the banking app. Login to your account.
  •  Go to the account tab.
  •  You will see the ‘Request tab’ Click on the ‘Request Chequebook’ option.
  •  Select your bank account type.
  •  Finally, submit your request. You will get your Chequebook in 5 to 7 working days.
Missed call:

Give a missed call to 18002703366 number. The call will cut in 3 to 6 seconds. They will send you a confirmation message. Confirm it, and they will accept your request for HDFC Bank Chequebook.

Types of HDFC Bank Chequebooks:

Before requesting for HDFC Bank Chequebook, you should know the types of Chequebooks. Here is the list of them. They are:

  • Open Cheque
  •  Bearer Cheque
  •  Depositing vs. Cashing cheque.
  •  Self- cheques
  •  Account payee cheques
  •  Post-dated cheques
  •  Banker’s cheque
  •  Traveller’s cheque
  •  Crossed cheque
  •  Dishonour cheque
  •  State cheque
  •  Ante-dated cheque
  •  Mutilated cheque
  •  Blank cheque

Chequebook with the name:

Having the blank cancelled cheque is important to verify that the account belongs to you. If you request an HDFC Bank Chequebook for your newly opened account, it may have yet to print your name.

Then, for verification, you can show a copy of another document from the bank with your name and account number. Then your name will be printed on it.

How many days does it take to get an HDFC Bank chequebook?

After applying for an HDFC Bank Chequebook, the customer wonders how many days it takes to get one. The answer is that it will take four working days to get a chequebook after request.

The delivery time depends on your address. It may take only three days if your location is in a good area. But it may take more than that if you are in a remote area. The delivery time may be between 5 and 7 working days.

Charges on HDFC Bank Cheque book:

For a savings account, it is 25 cheques free in a month; for a current account, it is 100 cheques per month.

There are no charges up to the limit. But for a savings account, if it exceeds the limit, it may charge up to 50/- per paycheque.

How to check the status of a chequebook request?

After your request for a Chequebook, the bank will send you an SMS with the expected delivery and dispatch date. You will get an SMS to your registered mobile number and can check your status in the SMS.

You can also call the customer care number, i.e., 18002703366, and ask for the status of the HDFC Bank Chequebook.

Frequently asked questions(FAQs):

How do I cancel a chequebook request?

You can cancel your request through the Internet banking mobile banking app and visit the nearest branch.

How many days does it take to get the HDFC chequebook?

After your HDFC Bank Chequebook, it may take 5 to 7 days to get it.

Where is the customer ID in the HDFC chequebook?

The customer ID is given in the welcome letter and on the first page of the cheque.

Is the book free in HDFC?

Yes, it is free up to the limit. But if you exceed the limit, there may be some extra charges.

Can I get a chequebook from any branch immediately?

The HDFC chequebook will be delivered to your registered address.

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