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YES First Preferred credit card: fees, features & benefits

YES First Preferred credit card: fees, features & benefits

December 30, 2021
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shop, spend and save

have you always wanted to shop like there's no tomorrow? here are the ultimate lifestyle offers on brands like Aurelia, W, and more for your shopaholic soul. YES First Preferred credit card not only gives you shopping benefits but also movie discounts, special lounge access, golf programs and much more.
read on to know the credit card benefits, application process, eligibility criteria and more.



welcome offer

15,000 reward points on the first transaction carried out within 90 days of card setup

renewal reward points

10,000 reward points on renewal of membership

master world golf programme

waiver of 3 green fee at select golf courses in India
1 complimentary golf lesson every month at select golf courses in India

priority pass membership and MasterCard lounge program

complimentary priority pass membership with 4 lounge visits in a month for the primary cardholder
guest visits and more than 4 lounge visits at a charge of $27 with taxes for the primary cardholder
3 visits to domestic lounges in India per quarter for the primary cardholder

insurance coverage

₹1 crore for death due to flight accidents
₹25 lakhs for emergency hospitalisation when travelling abroad
credit shield cover for outstanding credit card dues in case of death of primary cardholder by accident

movie discounts

25% off on booking movies through BookMyShow

fuel benefits

fuel surcharge waiver on transactions between ₹400 - ₹5,000

lifestyle offers

discounts on shopping, wellness, dining, travel, etc. with brands like Amazon, Treebo, Aurelia, Clove Dental and more.

YES assist services

concierge and automobile assistance with reservations, referral, bookings, emergency services, gift delivery, etc.

attractive rewards

8 reward points per ₹100 spent on tour operators, travel agencies, dining, domestic airlines, etc.
4 reward points per ₹100 spent on retail purchases excluding fuel purchase
1,000 reward points on each YES PayNow registration
20,000 bonus reward points on spending ₹7.5 lakhs or more when you complete 12 months from the date of card setup or renewal

how do i apply for YES First Preferred credit card?

  • go to and click on ‘apply for credit card’ under the ‘how may i help you’ section.
  • under ‘lifetime free credit card’ you will find ‘YES First Preferred credit card’, click on ‘apply now’.
  • a credit card application form will load where you will have to fill in your basic details.
  • after confirming your mobile number by OTP, you will be asked to choose your credit card and move ahead to fill in all your information in detail.
  • the bank will then verify your credit card application and accordingly approve or reject your application.
  • you can also track your credit card application online or contact the customer care for more queries.

am i eligible to apply for the credit card?

here are the eligibility criteria for YES First Preferred credit card:

  • you should be between the age of 21 to 60 years
  • you should be salaried or self-employed
  • your net income should be atleast ₹2,00,000 per month
  • your income tax returns should be ₹24 lakhs or more
  • you can also apply if you have a fixed deposit with YES Bank of ₹3,00,000 and above

what are the documents i need to submit in order to apply?

  • one identity proof (Aadhaar card, PAN card, driving license, voting card, ration card, passport)
  • address proof (includes documents like passport, electricity bill, gas bill, telephone bill, ration card)
  • income proof for salaried employees: recent salary slips and bank statement of last 6 months
  • income proof for self-employed: recent income tax returns, balance sheet, audited profit and loss statement.
  • passport-size coloured photographs

types of charges


joining fee


annual fee


renewal charges


interest-free period

up to 50 days

late payment charges

no charges will be levied if the total amount due is less than ₹100
₹100 will be charged if the total amount due is between ₹101- 500
₹400 will be charged if the total amount due is between ₹501 - 5,000
₹500 will be charged if the total amount due is between ₹5,001 - 20,000
₹700 will be charged if the total amount due is more than ₹20,000

card replacement charges


overlimit charges

2.5% of the overlimit amount or ₹500

fees charged for redeeming reward points

₹100 per redemption request

duplicate statement fee

₹100 per statement

returned payment fee


cash advance fees

30% of the credit limit

foreign currency transaction charge


minimum repayment amount

5% of the total payment due

frequently asked questions (FAQs)

what are the various modes of paying my credit card bills?

you can make your credit card payment by the following modes:

  • internet banking: internet banking account can be used for your credit card bill payments. if you do not have a YES Bank internet banking account, you can use another bank’s net banking to pay via BillDesk.
  • ATM: you can also use the ATM to make your YES Bank credit card bill payment by visiting the nearest YES Bank ATM
  • NEFT: YES Bank allows payment through NEFT to the IFSC code YESB0CMSNOC
  • cash: YES Bank allows you to make your credit card bill payment by cash
  • CRED: you can make your YES Bank credit card payment on CRED and earn exclusive rewards and other benefits

what is the interest rate levied for revolving credit?

the interest rate levied is 3.0% per month and 36% annually on revolving credit if your credit card was issued against a fixed deposit with yes bank. otherwise, the interest rate levied is 3.5% per month and 42% annually on revolving credit.

does YES First Preferred credit card have revolving credit feature?

yes, the YES First Preferred credit card has the revolving credit feature where you are allowed to pay only the minimum amount due from the total amount due. the outstanding balance gets carried forward to the subsequent statement.

what should i do if my credit card is lost due to misuse/theft/loss?

you should contact the YES Bank 24x7 customer care to intimate the bank about your credit card, so that it gets blocked immediately.

how can i contact YES Bank for my grievance?

you contact YES Bank through their customer care number. the YES Bank helpline numbers are 1800-103-6000 (toll-free) and 022-49350000. you can also mail at regarding your concerns.

what are the different concierge services offered in YES assist?

YES assist offers services like concierge assistance and automobile assistance. they help you with rental car reservation, hotel and travel reservation, delivery of flowers and gifts, emergency towing assistance, roadside repair assistance, etc.

where can i view the lifestyle offers of YES First Preferred credit card?

you can view the various lifestyle offers and discounts on YES Privileges Offers page.