a forex card is a foreign exchange prepaid credit card which can be loaded with the currency of the country you are visiting. it eliminates the need to carry cash or cheque. the Axis Bank forex cards are a popular choice in the market as they are used to load numerous currencies and are widely accepted. whether you are traveling abroad for a holiday, official purpose or an emergency, this card will make your trip easier. Axis bank offers a variety of forex cards to cater to the needs of different types of travellers. this article will throw light on different types of forex cards, unique features, application process and more.
at the moment, Axis Bank offers three types of forex cards:
below is the comparison between the 3 forex cards based on their features and fees and charges:
type of card
fees and charges
Multi-Currency forex card
load up to 16 currencies on a single card and enjoy hassle-free travel across the world
initial sale fee - ₹300+GST
World Traveller forex card
load 17 most widely used currencies on World Traveller forex card
initial sale fee - ₹500+GST
Diners forex card
this card is accepted at over 22 million merchant outlets around the globe and the cash can be withdrawn from 1 million ATMs
initial sale fee - ₹150+GST
Axis Multi-Currency forex card
Axis World Traveller forex card
Axis Diners forex card
how do i apply for Axis forex cards?
documents required to apply for this credit card
here is the list of documents required for application:
here is the list of documents required when you are reloading the forex card:
no, even if you do not have an account with Axis Bank, you can still apply for the forex card.
you can walk into the nearest branch of Axis Bank with all the documents required and immediately the card will be issued.
yes, you can use this card to withdraw cash from any VISA/Mastercard ATM in a foreign country. you can insert the card and select ‘current account’ on the screen and follow the instructions. enter the PIN and select the amount you wish to withdraw in the local currency.
yes, the forex card can be swiped directly for payments at merchant establishments that accept VISA/Mastercard.
- internet banking
- Axis mobile application
- type TCCBAL (space) last 4 digits of your card and send it to 5676782 (from India) or +91 9717000002 (from abroad).
you can load the following currencies on the forex card:
USD, EUR, SGD, GBP, DKK, CAD, AUD, SEK, JPY, CHF, AED, SAR, THB, HKD, NZD, and ZAR.
to claim insurance, you can send us an email or you can also visit the nearest Axis Bank branch and submit the following documents:
you can dial this number to 040 6717 4100 to get in touch with the customer service representatives of forex card.
you can immediately call the helpline number 040 6717 4100 to report a lost or stolen card. the customer service representatives will immediately block the card.
the card can be encashed after you return to India. for refund of the unused amount, you can visit the nearest branch, fill the refund form and submit a photocopy of your passport to process the refund.
yes, you can make your Axis Bank credit card payment on CRED app and earn additional rewards and cashback benefits.