Are you getting frequent Calls asking you to take credit cards? Are you tired of taking and denying such credit card calls? then this guide is for you. In this guide, we will see how to stop credit card calls and completely stop the spam calls made by the banks, firms.
Every Bank, Lending Firm has its plan for marketing and increasing customer base. All such firms make phone calls to individuals and ask whether they want a credit card and try to convert them into the customer by offering the best deal, best credit card limit. Banks, Firms maintain their own database and have separate departments for such calls/communication. But some individual like me don’t want to take calls and gets frustrated by answering credit card calls and denying them every time. Even at times, they keep calling you every day and insist you take a card with such and such offer.
To stop such credit calls there are few methods explained in this guide to stops such irritating Credit card calls. We will see a few methods in detail
Methods to stop credit card calls
- Activate Do Not Disturb Service
- Remove your number from a particular Bank/firm by submitting do not call request
We will see each method in detail –
Method 1 – Activate DND to stop credit call
Most of the calls will be blocked if you activate Do Not Disturb Service on your SIM card. This service is provided by DoT and it is made to stop such telemarketing calls which are irrelevant to you.
- Get your mobile phone and dial 1909
- Once the call is connected, select your preferred language.
- Now, select “Activate DND” option from the IVRS menu.
- Select “Activate Full DND” option to stop most of the credit card calls.
- Select “5” to confirm your selection.
- Within 3 days Full DND will be activated on your mobile number.
Using this method about 80% of calls were blocked for me. But still, I kept getting some calls (and that irritates me). So I made some research and found out that you can stop every credit card call you are getting. Keep reading to know this trick –
Method 2 – How to stop Credit card calls by submitting a “Do Not Call” form on the bank’s website –
Even if you Activate DND service on your number, some companies still get your number and call you regularly to take the card. I also encountered the same issue with Kotak Bank and they were literally calling me daily to take their credit card even though I told them to not call again. Then I found a solution which is explained here in this article which explains to stop Kotak bank credit card calls completely. Similarly, you can stop credit card calls from every bank, which is explained below –
A. How to stop Kotak Mahindra Bank Credit card calls
- Open Kotak Mahindra Bank Website on your computer – https://www.kotak.com/en.html
- Scroll to the bottom of the page and find the option “Do Not Call” option under the Customer Service Section.
- On the new page, information about do not service will be displayed. Click on Do Not Call button on this page.
- The new screen shows you the online form. Fill in all the required details in this form. i.e – First Name, Last Name, Email ID, Mobile Number, Select if you are Kotak Bank customer, CAPTCHA code.
- Click on the I Accept button to submit the form.
You will not get any credit card call from Kotak Mahindra Bank now.
B. How to stop Axis Bank Credit card calls
- Ope the Asix Bank website on your computer/smartphone – https://www.axisbank.com/
- Scroll to the bottom and then click on “Do Not Call Registry“option from the Others section.
- You can now view the process to register for DND service if you haven’t done already. You will also get the Axis bank customer care number to stop credit card calls.
- Call the mentioned number and ask to stop making credit card calls on your number.
- Your request will be accepted after taking the required information from you.
C. How to stop SBI credit card calls
- Ope the SBI Card website on your computer/smartphone – https://www.sbicard.com/
- Scroll to the bottom and find Do not disturb option from the menu.
- On the new screen, Enter the details asked in the form i.e – Name, Email, Mobile Number, etc.
- Click on Verify Mobile number and you will receive OTP on your number. Enter this OTP to verify your mobile number.
- After filling in all required details, click on Submit button to submit the stop credit card calls request.
You will not receive Credit card calls from SBI from now on.
D. How to stop credit card calls from HDFC Bank
- Open the HDFC Bank website on your computer/mobile – https://www.hdfcbank.com/
- Scroll to the bottom and click on “Do-Not-Call-Registration” from the Need Help section.
- On the new window enter your details in the form – Full Name, Mobile Number/Landline Number, Email ID, City, etc.
- After filling in all required details correctly, click on SUBMIT button.
- Your application is now submitted and you will not get any Credit card calls from HDFC Bank.
E. How to stop Credit card calls from ICICI bank
- Open the ICICI bank website on your computer/smartphone – https://www.icicibank.com/
- Click on the Do Not Call Registry option at the bottom of the page.
- Now, on the new screen, will get the procedure to activate DND on your phone. You can also send an Email mentioned on the page to stop the credit card calls from icici bank.
- Alternatively, you can fill-up the form by clicking on Post a Complaint option on the page.
- Fill up the details in form I,e – First Name, Last name, Personal EMail, Mobile Number on which you want to stop the calls. Also, Enter the call received from and the purpose of the call.
- In the end, fill in the captcha code and click on the Save button.
All the calls from the ICICI bank are now stopped on your mobile number.
F. Stop RBL Bank credit card calls
- Open RBL Bank website on your computer/smartphone – https://www.rblbank.com/
- Scroll to the bottom and click on the “Do Not Call Registry” option under the Customer Care option.
- On the new page, enter the required information in the form such as Full Name, City, Phone Number/Mobile Number, Tick Mark on “Do Not Call” Option, Email ID.
- Once all the details are filled in correctly, submit the captcha, and click on the Submit button.
All the Calls from RBL bank are now blocked and you will now get any call.
? Stop credit card calls from every other bank
If you are getting calls from the bank which is not mentioned above, you can still block the calls.
- Open the particular bank website and scroll at the bottom.
- Find the option Do Not Call/ Do Not Call Registry/ DND Serive / etc.
- Enter your details asked in the form such as Name, Mobile Number, Email ID, etc.
- Submit the form to stop the credit card / Loan calls from the banks/firms.