|Codes 2019 E-Branches of banks for Fresh currency Notes 2019 Eid|
State Bank relaunches 8877 SMS service for issuance of fresh currency notes State Bank of Pakistan, through its subsidiary SBP Banking Services Corporation (SBP BSC) has relaunched the SMS service for issuance of fresh currency notes to the general public. The fresh currency notes will be available from designated commercial bank branches called “ebranches” and the sixteen field offices of SBP BSC. The booking of the service shall commence from 19th May, 2019, while issuance of fresh currency through mobile SMS service will start from 20th May and continue till 31st May, 2019.
The service will be provided through 1702 e-branches & 16 SBP BSC offices in 142 cities across Pakistan to ensure maximum geographical coverage. The charges for the service are Rs. 1.50/- plus tax, per SMS.
The branch IDs of designated e-branches are available at SBP website http://www.sbp.org.pk, PBA website http://www.pakistanbanks.org, commercial banks websites and will also be displayed prominently outside designated e-branches. It may be noted that the branch ID for e-branch is different from the existing branch/SWIFT code of banks. Under this facility, a person may send an SMS message comprising his/her 13 digits CNIC/Smart card number along with the desired e-branch ID [e.g. 32453-3454432-1(space)KHI001] to short code 8877.
In return, the person will receive an SMS containing redemption code, e-branch address and the code validity period. Redemption code received by the customer will be valid for two (02) working days as per the mentioned dates in the SMS. The customer may then approach the concerned e-branch along with his/her original CNIC/Smart card, a photocopy of the CNIC/Smart card and transaction code received from 8877 to obtain fresh currency notes. An individual can obtain three (03) packets of Rs.10/- and one (01) packet each of Rs. 50/- & Rs. 100/-. It is also notified that each CNIC/Smart card number or mobile phone number can only be used once.
Download the E-Branch List 2019 for Fresh Currency Notes (Courtesy: http://www.pakistanbanks.org)