How to enable international transaction on SBI Credit card? [In 1 minute]

SBI credit card, also known as SBI card, provides International transactions on various credit cards. If you have an SBI credit card and want to activate international transactions, then this guide may be helpful for you. In this guide, I have explained how to activate international transaction on SBI credit card. By reading this guide, you will be able to use SBI credit card internationally.

How to enable international transaction on sbi credit card

Things required to enable International Transaction on SBI card

  1. You should already have received your card, and available with you.
  2. SBI card should be activated before performing the following steps. Read how to activate SBI credit card.

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How to enable international transaction on SBI credit card?

There are three methods to enable international transactions on SBI credit card –

  1. Using SBI Card Website
  2. Using SBI Card App
  3. By sending SMS

We will see each method in detail –

Method 1 – How to enable International transaction on SBI credit card through Website?

Follow these simple steps to activate your card –

  1. Open on your computer or smartphone.
  2. Enter your user ID and password to log in to your dashboard.
  3. From the main screen, click on the ‘Services‘ option to expand the on activate international usage
  4. From the services menu, click on Activate international usage option.
  5. On the new screen, select your credit card number and then click on Activate activate option
  6. On the same screen, read the terms and conditions and agree and tick the mark before the t&c statement.
  7. Click on Submit button to send the request for SBI card international transaction activation.
  8. On the new screen, you can now see the Application successfully submitted message on the screen. A service request number is also provided; you can note it down for your card activation successful message
  9. Within a few hours, international transactions for SBI credit card will be activated. You can check the status of your request status by going to Services –> Track Service request from the left side menu.

Also Read – What is my SBI credit card statement password?

Method 2 – How to enable international transaction on SBI credit card from SBI Card App?

  1. Install the SBI Credit card app on your smartphone.
  2. Login with your login details on the app.
  3. Now, tap the Menu icon at the top left of the app main screen.
  4. Then select the ‘Manage Card Usage‘ option from the manage card usage option in sbi card app
  5. Now, select the ‘International Transactions‘ option from the international transactions option in sbi card app
  6. Then enable ‘Online transactions‘ and other relevant options as per your need and then tap on APPLY button at the bottom.
    enable international trasnaction on sbi card using app
  7. You will now receive OTP on your registered mobile number. Enter the OTP on the page and tap on SUBMIT button.enter otp to enable international transaction on sbi card

Done! Your settings are now saved; you can use your SBI credit card for online transactions.

Method 3- How to activate international transaction on sbi credit card by sms?

  1. Open SMS app on your registered mobile number.
  2. Type INTLATM <space> Last four digits of SBI card
  3. Send this message to 5676791
  4. The sbi card is now active for international transaction.

Note – SBI has stopped activating international transaction by SMS. Please refer other methods to activate your card.

Summary –

This guide teaches you how to enable international transaction on SBI credit card using three different methods. If you have any doubt about your SBI card, feel free to comment below in a comment.

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  1. hi i send money from singapore to my sbi credit card but i cant send the money and there shown like this card is invalid for overseas transaction. is it you know how to do the process that because my all international and domestic setting are on could you tell me please how can its work

  2. Enabled my international transactions while in India, But the card is not working overseas.
    Also Since I didn’t enable the roaming in my registered number with SBI, unable to get OTP too.
    How can SBI help me to resolve it?

  3. Sbi visa card not working on international online tx even when the option is active.. not sure about the new mandate.. but it sucks

  4. After I activate my SBI card for international usage, will there be any annual fee apart from the fee per transaction? Thanks.

  5. Is there any confirmation msg come form SBI for international transaction to the registered mobile number?

  6. my card website doesn’t show the option of “activate international usage”
    how to proceed to have intl option?

  7. I wanted to do an international transaction. Then I used my credit card, that is when I got the message that my card isn’t activated for international usage. Then with the help of this article, I started doing the procedure mentioned above but when I clicked on the services, it didn’t show me the option “activate international usage”, what do I do now? please help me out.

  8. This is so wonderful post for me. I also want to activate international transaction on my sbi credit card and suddenly I reach your article which is become great and helpful for me to learn all the step by step information. Thanks.. It works really well for me.

  9. If the card does not support international transactions, you cannot use it for the same. You can to use a different card or get order new card variant which support this facility.

  10. If my card doesn’t support international transaction then how to convert it for that purpose? Pls guide

  11. Hi,
    I want to activate my SBI credit card for international usage but i am not getting this option in services.
    Please tell me what is the problem.

  12. As per RBI mandate, International – POS, Online and ATM usage on your SBI Credit Card ending 3003, has been deactivated. To activate, SMS INTL 3003 to 5676791.
    pl help to active ….

  13. How long does it take for the card to activate?
    I did the activation through the SMS procedure.
    Please help!!!