HDFC Bank Ltd. or HDFC Bank customers can transfer their funds using a fairly simple and highly secure mode of transfer system – HDFC NEFT. This mode of fund transfer is channelized by the RBI and thus your money remains safe, no matter what. Let’s learn HDFC NEFT charges, NEFT timings HDFC Bank puts forth and types of NEFT – online as well as offline (via HDFC NEFT Form and cheque).
HDFC Bank fund transfer – Multiple Fund Transfer Modes
There are many ways via one can transfer their funds within the HDFC Bank and outside the bank, i.e. Intra-Bank transfers. The same are tabulated below:
Modes of Fund Transfer in HDFC Bank Ltd.
HDFC NEFT – How Does It Work?
HDFC NEFT payments are controlled and looked upon by the apex body of the Reserve Bank of India. NEFT payments are carried out in batched of 30 minutes throughout the day. Such transactions take around 1 -2 hours to be reflected in the beneficiary’s bank account. However, the amount is immediately debited from the sender’s bank account.
HDFC NEFT can be done using either the mobile/internet banking mode or at the branch.
Why should I transfer my funds using HDFC NEFT?
You, the HDFC customer, must use HDFC NEFT for the following reasons:
- Availability – 24×7 HDFC NEFT window remains open for online mode (mobile or netbanking)
- Accessibility – Pan-India
- Security – Controlled by RBI + penal interest credited to sender’s account if transfer delayed or returned
- Economic – No charges levied for mobile or netbanking NEFT payments
- Quick – Take no more than 2 hours to transfer
HDFC NEFT Intra-Bank Fund Transfer (within same bank)
Follow the steps given below to make NEFT payment within HDFC bank account(s):
Step 1: Go to the HDFC Bank NetBAnking.
Step 2: Enter your Customer ID/ User ID, Password/PIN and confirm your Secure Access ID.
(Customer ID is printed on the welcome kit provided to you at the time of opening bank account as well as on the first page of the passbook; Secure Access ID is the image that you must have selected at the time of activating HDFC internet banking in your account).
Step 2: Click on “Funds Transfer” and select “Transfer within the bank” by clicking on “Go”.
Step 3: Enter your details by selecting the account from which you wish to make the payment, transfer type and the beneficiary account. Also add the transfer description and amount and click on “Confirm”.
Step 4: Now read all the details carefully and click on “Confirm”.
Step 5: You will see an acknowledgment slip on your device screen upon successful transaction.
HDFC NEFT Inter-Bank Fund Transfer (to another bank)
If you need to do an NEFT payment to someone whose bank account is in another bank, follow the below-mentioned steps:
Step 1: Log in to HDFC Bank NetBanking portal.
Step 2: Select “Transfer to other bank” (click on Go) under the Funds Transfer” section.
Step 3: Select Account (from which funds are to be transferred), Beneficiary (to whom funds are to be transferred), Beneficiary IFC Code, Transfer Amount, Transfer Description, Transfer Type etc. in this form.
Step 4: Read the details and click on “Confirm” to complete the NEFT payment.
HDFC NEFT Timings
NEFT payments start at 00:30 hours and are taken up in half-hourly batches till 00:00 hours – daily. The best way to make an NEFT payment is to do mobile banking or internet banking as these offer fairly easy steps without having to step foot in the branch.
At the branch: As per the branch working hours, you can deposit your HDFC NEFT form physically.
Online: There is no specific time limit stated for online NEFT because the HDFC NEFT window is open 24×7 for the netbanking as well as the mobile banking options.
HDFC Bank Timings
HDFC Bank Ltd. commences its operating hours at 9:30 in the morning and closes the branch for customer-interaction at 4:00 in the evening.
HDFC NEFT Charges
Below are the HDFC NEFT charges levied by the Bank:
|Transaction Amount||At the Branch||Online|
|Up to Rs. 1 lakh||Rs. 2 (+ Applicable GST)||NIL|
|More than Rs. 1 lakh||Rs. 10 ((+ Applicable GST)||NIL|
HDFC Credit Card Payment through NEFT
To make your HDFC credit card bill payment using the NEFT mode, follow the steps mentioned below:
Step 1: Log in to HDFC Bank NetBanking portal.
Step 2: Click on “Cards” from the top menu and select “Credit Card Payment” under the “Transact” tab.
Step 3: Select card payment type and click on “Continue”.
Step 4: Select “From Account”, Card No., Card Type and the payment amount. Click on “Continue”.
Step 5: Confirm the details to complete the payment after which you will receive an acknowledgement slip.
Also check NEFT processes for other banks from the table below:
|Axis Bank NEFT||Difference Between NEFT & IMPS||NEFT National Electronic Funds Transfer|
|Bank of Baroda NEFT||ICICI NEFT||NEFT vs RTGS|
|Bank of India NEFT||IDBI NEFT||SBI NEFT|
|Canara Bank NEFT||Indian Bank NEFT||Union Bank NEFT|
|Difference Between IMPS, NEFT & RTGS|
HDFC NEFT – FAQs
If your transaction amount is up to Rs. 1 lakh, you will be charged with Rs. 2 (plus taxes) and if it is more than that, HDFC NEFT charges are Rs. 10. However, if you make NEFT via netbanking or mobile banking, no charges will be levied by the bank.
Yes. Choose “Transfer to other bank” option under the “Funds Transfer” section of your HDFC Netbanking account or mobile banking account to carry out transaction to another bank account outside HDFC Bank Ltd.
It takes around 2 hours to reflect the amount in the beneficiary’s account when done an NEFT payment.
You can make NEFT payments anytime of the day using the netbanking or the mobile banking modes. These options are available round the clock. IF you wish to make at the branch payment, you need to visit before 4PM in your nearby HDFC Bank branch. Check HDFC Bank Timings for more information.