State Bank of Pakistan has issued codes of banks’ e-branches for customers seeking fresh currency notes of various denominations for celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr by giving cash gifts.
According to details, the SBP has extended the network of e-branches from 1,000 last year to 1,532 e-branches in 2018, where customers will be able avail fresh currency notes .
The number of cities, where customers can get fresh currency notes, has been also increased from 120 to 132.
An individual can obtain three (03) packets of Rs.10,one packet each of Rs. 50 and Rs. 100 as per availability of stock.
How and Where to Send SMS
Under this facility, an individual may send an SMS message, comprising of his/her 13 digits CNIC number along with the desired branch ID
( Find list of branch codes from this PDF file).
A reference text message will look like this:
31**-05****-3 (space) KHI005 and send this to 8877
Please Note: SMS Service will be enabled from June 1st, 2018 and that’s when you should expect a response as well.
After sending this message, the customer will get a response through an SMS, and will be notified with a code that he/she will have to present at the bank for getting fresh currency notes.
In case of no response is received — the quota for fresh currency notes for that particular branch is reached — the customer will have to send a new request with another branch ID.
It must be noted here that customers’ request may not necessarily be entertained as every branch will have a certain quota for the issuance of fresh currency notes.
The charges of SMS are Rs. 1.50 per request.
Branch Codes for Fresh Currency Notes:
You can download the list of branch codes from this PDF file.
Please note that you can pick a branch near your home or office and send it in SMS.
The issuance of fresh currency notes through Mobile SMS service will commence from 1st June and will continue till 14th June, 2018.