How to get your SBI CIF number without passbook?

How to get SBI CIF number

A ‘Customer Information File’ (CIF) is an eleven-digit number provided by the State Bank to its customer. Generally, the CIF number is printed on your bank passbook. But, if you do not have the passbook, you can get it through other means as well. So, if you need it, see below how you can find your CIF number without your passbook.

The CIF Number is essential for account holders when transferring their accounts or activating net banking. It is also an important number for the banks to find out the identity of customers in banking activities.

So, CIF is a file that stores all the demographic information about the account holder, and each CIF has a unique number. So, in this post, we will mention all the steps for you without a passbook.

How to Get your SBI CIF Number?

It is required when you are going to activate internet banking or during the transfer of your SBI account to another SBI bank. As the CIF number is an eleven-digit number that contains all your banking information.

The State Bank of India provides a passbook containing all information such as name, account number, CIF number etc.

But, if it is not available for some reason or has been stolen, you can get your CIF number by the below-mentioned 4 best methods, which are as follows.

  • By SMS
  • Through Net Banking
  • By Yono Lite
  • Using Yono SBI

Steps To Get SBI CIF Number By SMS

You have to register your mail id and mobile number with your bank account, and you need to send a request for an e-statement by SMS. Then you will get all details via email in PDF, where the CIF number will appear.

To send an SMS – Type ESTMT (space) Account Number (space) (code) and send it to 09223588888.

The code is a 4-digit number that will be used to open a password-protected attachment in an email.

Internet banking

If you use internet banking, you will get the CIF number within seconds. But, here, you need the internet banking username and password to log in.

After login, click on the ‘View Nomination and PAN Details‘ on the home page. You will find your CIF Number along with other details.

Check here – SBI UPI PIN

Yono Lite

Yono Lite SBI App is another best option for you to get a CIF number in a few steps. The following are steps to get the SBI CIF number through the Yono Lite app.

1: Open Yono Lite SBI by entering the app pin.

2: Tap on ‘Services‘ on the home screen.

3: Select Online Nomination.

4: Select the account type (transaction or deposit account) on the next screen.

5: Then select your account. Here you will get your CIF number. That’s all!

Yono SBI

You need to download the account statement through Yono SBI on your mobile. Where you will get all your account details along with the CIF number.

Step 1: Open the Yono app and tap ‘Accounts’.

Step 2: State bank account number and amount will appear on the next screen.

How To Get SBI CIF Number Through YONO SBI?

Step 3: Tap on the arrow on the right side of the screen.

How To Get SBI CIF Number Through YONO SBI?

Step 4: Select the Accounts statement (icon) to download in the PDF on the next screen.

Step 5: It will start downloading on your mobile. Now open the downloaded file to get the CIF number along with the account details.

Other offline methods

These are the offline ways to get an SBI CIF number without hassle.

  • Passbook
  • Branch Visit


The State Bank of India provides a passbook containing all the details of your accounts. So if you have, then you will get a CIF number easily.

SBI Branch:

To get the CIF number, visit the nearest SBI branch and provide your account information.

Q: Which is the fastest way to get an SBI CIF number?

A: Yono Lite app is the fastest way to find the SBI CIF number.

Q: What is the use of the CIF number?

A: A CIF number is required while transferring accounts and activating net banking in SBI.

Q: Are IFSC and CIF numbers the same?

A: No, these are completely different things from each other.

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