While banking, one often comes across the term CIF number or CIF code. So what exactly is this? In this article, we will discuss the meaning of CIF number, along with how to find out your CIF number, both online and offline.
What is the full form of CIF Number?
Full form of CIF number for banking purpose is – Customer Information File, which is unique for a customer.
What is CIF number?
- It is a digital or virtual file containing all the important banking details of the account holder.
- The CIF number is an 11 digit number representing the file. It is unique for every customer.
- All the customer’s accounts are linked to the one CIF number given to the customer. So even if you have more than one account, you will have only one CIF number.
- It is decoded by the bank to retrieve all the personal and financial information of the customer.
- This includes details regarding loans, demat, etc. It also includes all your KYC details like identity details, address details, and a photo ID.
- Hence it helps the bank to view all your accounts’ information easily in one place.
How to find out your CIF number/code?
There are many ways to find out your CIF number. You can follow either of these methods for SBI. The process for other banks is also similar.
1. Internet Banking
- Login to Internet Banking.
- Now choose Account Statement (E – Statement) for a particular period.
- The Account Summary page will display your CIF number among other details.
2. Mobile App
You can also find out your CIF number from the SBI mobile app.
1. How to find CIF number in SBI Cheque Book
- Open the first page of your SBI Cheque Book.
- You will find the CIF number printed on the first page.
2. How to find CIF number in SBI Passbook?
The CIF number is sometimes printed on the first page of your bank passbook. Please, refer to the screenshot below.
3. Customer Care Number
Call the customer care number of the bank, verify your details, and ask for your CIF number. The toll-free numbers for SBI are 1800 11 2211, 1800 425 3800 and 080-26599990.
4. Bank Branch
You can simply find out your CIF number from the counter at the bank branch. Give your account number, and request the executive to tell you your CIF number.
You can similarly find out your CIF number in SBH, SBT, Indian Bank, and many other banks.
To read about how to find your CIF in Central Bank of India, please click here.
July 31, 2017 8:43 pm
how i my CiF no if i dhave my passbookook
August 1, 2017 9:53 pm
Do you have passbook? It will be printed on passbook.
December 30, 2017 1:07 pm
What is my CIF NO.
May 3, 2019 5:21 pm
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July 5, 2019 4:49 am
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August 17, 2017 5:41 pm
Cif number not found on chequebook.. Please help
August 22, 2017 8:43 am
Please check net banking or cheque book, may be they changed that in new passbooks
September 12, 2018 4:24 pm
i have new chek book 1st chekbook where cif no in there
September 13, 2017 7:52 am
Meri passbook me cif no nahi hai or mera password bhi nahi bana huaa hai my account sbbj bank branch code 031396
February 24, 2019 12:31 pm
August 23, 2017 12:49 pm
CIF number is not in my passbook. HOW CAN I GET
September 5, 2017 5:23 pm
Please check other methods like internet banking. They might have changed it.
May 8, 2018 4:52 pm
i have a no passbook…. so without passbook how to i know plz know me.
October 18, 2017 2:35 pm
how to get CIF number ,not printed on passbook and cheque book ?
May 29, 2020 9:55 pm
How to know my CIF number without cheqe book & pass book
October 28, 2018 1:11 pm
Cif number not in my passbook how can I get
October 31, 2019 1:34 pm
Which type of account you have …. current or savings..
October 2, 2017 11:16 am
I dont have my passbook,i have cheque book.but CIF number is mentioned anywhere in the cheque book.How can i get.
December 26, 2017 2:09 pm
did anyone manage to get their CIF number? this is so frustrating
January 18, 2018 5:37 pm
cif numbr not available in passbook book and cheque. need to login in internet banking. as I have forgot my internet username
July 24, 2018 6:27 pm
please help to find my CIF nu to login internet banking
January 24, 2018 6:27 pm
i have cheque book.but CIF number in not mentioned anywhere on the same . requested from where do i get CIF number
January 28, 2018 12:35 am
Friends, those asking about CIF number: If you use internet banking option in SBI, you can go to the profile section, find out the CIF number(s) of the applicant(s) and update the required KYC details(Aadhaar and PAN using online banking itself.
February 23, 2018 9:33 am
I have no CIF number in passbook and cheque book please so the CIF number.
February 25, 2018 10:25 pm
Cif number is not find in my pass book plz help
March 23, 2018 12:42 pm
CIF number not mentioned in Check book and Passbook.
I don’t have net banking. so how can i get my CIF number..
Please help its very urgent.
May 24, 2018 7:21 pm
How can find my cif no
April 11, 2018 11:22 am
Can you get my CIF NUMBER & Denkanikota branch code
May 25, 2018 12:32 pm
Can I get TDS certificate of my SBI a/c from any Branch of SBI in Jaipur, as my SB A/c has the CIF number of Delhi Branch of SBI ?
July 10, 2018 12:22 pm
Customer care of SBI unable to provide CIF number. The same is not printed either on bank passbook or on cheque book. Moreover, visit to home branch is not possible due to out of station. How can I get CIF number?
August 19, 2018 6:59 pm
How to find CIF Number of SBI in Chequebook
August 28, 2018 7:03 am
Which is CIF number of my SBI account.
SBI A/C. 00000037839133310
May 3, 2019 5:25 pm
WHAT IS MY CIF NUMBER ACCOUNT NUMBER IS 38171258991 bysbi
May 3, 2019 5:26 pm
September 12, 2018 4:01 pm
how can i know cif no in my cheque of my current account
September 25, 2018 2:15 pm
I HAVE NO CIF NUMBUR ON MY SBI PASSBOOK
February 9, 2019 5:42 pm
February 9, 2019 5:43 pm
May 17, 2019 5:10 pm
thank you for the information
March 26, 2019 9:45 pm
my cif no plz
March 30, 2019 5:31 pm
Can be two account numer of with two cif numer of the same bank but different branch ?
April 4, 2019 4:36 pm
I WAS LOSS MY PASSBOOK SO HOW TO FIND OUT CIF NUMBER
August 25, 2019 2:45 pm
hii i have an saving account in sbi bank.I have transferred this same account from jamshedpur to jaipur via net banking
but still the CIF number is same
Is there will be some problem to settle any death claim or any claim in future.
April 15, 2020 3:24 pm
I have passbook but CIF number not printed