HDFC Bank allows you to convert your big ticket purchases as well as your credit card outstanding balance into easy EMIs with the SmartEMI facility. This facility comes with attractive interest rates, which is among the lowest in the market. Keep reading to know more on how you can convert your HDFC Bank Credit Card bills into EMIs!
Converting your HDFC Bank Credit Card bills into EMI is simple and can be done completely online. Here’s how you can go about doing the same:
Step 1: Log in to your HDFC Bank netbanking account
Step 2: Click on ‘Credit Card’ under ‘Cards’
Step 3: Select ‘Transact’ and then click on the ‘SmartEMI’ option
Step 4: All unbilled transactions will appear here, choose your card
Step 5: Select ‘Debit’ as the transaction type
Step 6: Click on ‘View,’ here you will see all credit card transactions that may be converted into SmartEMI
Step 7: Select ‘Click to Know Your Eligibility’ to know if that transaction is eligible for SmartEMI conversion
Step 8: If it is, you can convert it into an EMI by clicking agreeing to the terms and conditions and clicking on ‘Submit’
Step 9: Once your confirm, an acknowledgement message will be sent to you via SMS Congratulations, your SmartEMI conversion is now complete!
Here are some important pointers to keep in mind while converting your credit card payments into SmartEMIs:
Since SmartEMI is a pre-approved offer, all HDFC Bank credit cardholders are eligible for the same. HDFC Bank Credit Card EMI conversion eligibility is determined by a number of factors like income level, credit score, relationship with the issuer, etc.
Similarly, even if you are eligible for SmartEMI, not all your transactions will be eligible. So, it’s best that you check with the credit card issuer.
You can choose your repayment tenor when you’re converting your credit card bill payments into EMI. Once it’s been converted, you will not be able to change it.
Any reward point that you accumulated from a transaction that has been converted into EMI will be forfeited.
A processing fee of up to ₹499 + GST will be applicable on SmartEMI conversions.
While interest will be levied on SmartEMIs, the rate of interest will vary depending on the loan value.
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You can use the HDFC Bank Credit Card EMI calculator to ascertain your EMI amount.
You can convert your outstanding credit card dues into an EMI. This EMI facility is offered by HDFC Bank to eligible customers at competitive rates of interest and low processing fees.
There are two ways to enjoy easy EMIs with your HDFC Bank credit card:
You can choose the EMI option when making the purchase with the HDFC Bank Credit Card and convert your entire transaction into an EMI
You can convert your credit card bill payments into SmartEMI after the transaction, post sale
Unfortunately, the no-cost EMI option can only be availed by you at the time of purchase from online retailers like Flipkart and Amazon, among others. In the case of post purchase HDFC Credit Card EMI conversion, you will be charged interest at a certain specific percentage depending on the tenor that you opt for.
You may be able to pay your credit card bills via EMI, but only a certain percentage of the outstanding value may qualify for such a facility.
You can easily get HDFC credit cards by simply visiting the bank’s website and choosing your preferred card from the credit card section. Then, check your eligibility and submit the required documents online. After approval, you get the card at the registered address.
The interest rate on HDFC Credit Card EMIs varies between 15% and 20%.
You may convert using the net banking option or call the HDFC Bank customer care team through phone banking.
If you are planning on converting a transaction on your HDFC Credit Card into EMI, you must be aware of the various fees and charges applicable to it. A processing fee of 1% on the transaction value or ₹150 is charged, whichever is higher.
The EMI interest levied on POS transactions is 15% p.a., while it is 18% if you convert it after the purchase. Hence, when planning to pre-close your EMIs, you may have to pay an additional 3% of the total outstanding balance.
Note that the specified HDFC Credit Card EMI interest rates can change from time to time according to the bank’s policies.