InstaAlerts - SMS & Email
Track payments and receipts, get reminders so you can pay your utility bills on time and receive intimations when your balance falls below a certain amount so you can maintain your Average Quarterly Balance. Register for InstaAlerts and stay aware of the activities on your accounts, anytime and anywhere.
InstaAlerts, the instant solution to prompt account management!
What are the kinds of alerts that I can get?
You can register for any or all of the following alerts:
- Debit transactions greater than Rs. 5,000/ Rs.10, 000/ Rs. 20,000/Rs. 50,000 *
- Credit in account greater than Rs. 5,000/ Rs.10, 000/ Rs. 20,000/Rs. 50,000
- Account Balance below Rs. 5,000/ Rs.10, 000/ Rs. 20,000/Rs. 50,000
- Weekly account balance
- Salary Credits**
- Utility bill payment due Alert***
- Alert for cheque bounce due to insufficient funds
*Alerts for 'Debit transaction greater than specified limit' do not include alerts for debit transactions done using ATM / Debit Cards.
**You need to have a Corporate Salary account with HDFC Bank
*** You need to be registered for Bill Pay service. Applicable only to the presentment/biller companies
Tell me about eligibility and fees!
To be eligible for InstaAlerts you need a Savings or Current Account with HDFC Bank. Both resident and non-resident Indians are eligible.
Effective 1st April 2013, customers registered for InstaAlerts through 'SMS' will be charged. Click here for more information.
All fees and charges mentioned above will attract Service Tax @ 12% and Education Cess @ 3% of the service tax amount effective 1st April 2012.
Register for InstaAlerts
How to Register for InstaAlerts?
There are two ways to register for InstaAlerts:
- Online Registration
You can register for InstaAlerts by login to NetBanking or by filling an InstaAlerts registration form and dropping it at your nearest HDFC Bank branch.
- E-age banking form
Download and submit the E-age banking form to your nearest HDFC Bank branch.
For security reasons, alerts for debit transactions done through NetBanking will be sent to the mobile number updated under your contact details. Incase the mobile number is not provided, then the alert will be sent to the e-mail id updated under contact details. To update the contact details, please visit your nearest branch.
w.e.f. 25th Nov 11, all banking alerts (including InstaAlerts)will be sent to your mobile number/e-mail id updated under contact details and not on the mobile number/e-mail id registered under the InstaAlerts service.
Don’t have an HDFC Bank account yet?
If you don't have an HDFC Bank Account yet, then get one now!
Just download and fill in the account opening form and submit it to your nearest HDFC Bank branch.
*You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to read the Account Opening and NetBanking Application forms. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader, download it here. After you have downloaded and installed Adobe Acrobat Reader, you will need to restart your browser.
How do I register for InstaAlerts?
You can register for InstaAlerts by login to Netbanking or by filling an InstaAlerts registration form and dropping it at your nearest HDFC Bank branch.
I am the second account holder; will you send me alerts to my email ID?
Yes, if you are registered for the alerts service.
If I have more than one account will I get alerts for all my accounts?
Yes, you will. You have to enter the account numbers in the application form and select the alerts you want for the account numbers.
What is InstaAlerts?
This is a very useful facility that sends you information on your banking transactions. The alerts are either event based or frequency based. When you register for certain alerts they are sent to you either via SMS or email, or both.
How to deactivate InstaAlert service?
1. Log in to NetBanking with your Customer Identification Number and NetBanking Password
2. Click on "Insta Alerts" on the top right hand corner of the page
3. Select the account number for which you wish to de register the alerts
4. Select the type of alerts and click on delete
5. Once the alerts are selected click on confirm. the alerts will be De registered for the same
Alternatively you may submit a written request at any of nearest branch.
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