What is a CIF number?
CIF number is a customer information number which linked with every bank account of the bank.
Full form of CIF number is customer information file. CIF consists all the information of customers like name ,ID number, POA and POI of the customer and other details that is required for bank to understand customers. CIF number is collection of information of the customer in digital form.
POA- Proof of the Address
POI- Proof of the indentity.
What is customer ID?
Customer id is a customer information that is stored all the necessary information of the customer in bank. Each banks have unique CIF number of the every customer like SBI have different cif number and bob have different cif number for their account holders. One CIF number can be associated with multiple accounts of the one account holder.
Cif number is very important not only for the bank but also for customers because it contains all the information of customer and information which is created by the bank for their customers.
For example customer have three account in one bank then all three accounts are linked with one CIF number like customer has One RD account,one FDR account and one Saving account then all three accounts are associated with one CIF number.
What is difference between CIF number and customer ID?
CIF number is a customer information file that contains all the information of the customer and customer id is also cif that contains same information so there is no difference between CIF number and customer ID.
Some time cif number is called as customer ID and CIF number is also known as customer ID.
Where to find cif number?
There is two way to get CIF number of the bank.
You can get CIF number of account using mobile banking and internet banking of your bank. Some bank provides cif number details from customer care.
For example CIF of Indian Bank account.
You can get CIF number of indian Bank by visiting the official website of the bank by using the registered mobile number.
official website of the bank is
SBI CIF number
Cif using netbanking
You can get CIF number by logging into internet banking of State Bank of India. Go in account statement details of account and select date and you will be now able to watch cif number of account.
CIF using customer care
You can call on customer care on 1800112211, 18004253800 or, 080-26599990 from registered mobile number to get CIF number of account.
CIF using AAP
You can get CIF number of SBI using the official app of State Bank of India. You need to download SBI anywhere mobile aap. After installation aap you need to go home page and click on services tab and click on nomination here you can get CIF number of your account.
How to get CIF number Offline?
CIF number from branch
You can visit nearest branch or home branch to get CIF number of your account.You can ask branch official for cif number of your account.
SBI CIF number on cheque book
There is CIF number in cheque books front Page where you can find the cif number of your account
CIF number from passbook
You can find cif number from passbook of your account. Cif number is printed on passbook in name customer number or in the name of CIF
Cif number Indian bank
You can get CIF number of indian bank by using online customer care and offline .
Online CIF number
You can ask customer care for CIF number of indian bank and you need to tell them required details to confirm your identity and they will provide customer ID or cif number of your indian bank account.
Offline CIF number
You can visit branch to get CIF number of your account and you can find CIF number in your passbooks front Page.
Q. What is difference between CIF of SBI and CIF of HDFC Bank?
Ans. As you know both are different bank so SBI bank has its own software to create CIF number and HDFC has own software to create CIF number so both have different unique CIF number of their account holders.
Q. How to get CIF of SBI without using passbook?
Ans. You can use online methods to get CIF number of SBI account. You can use internet banking of SBI to get CIF number and you can use where to find SBI app to get CIF number of your account.
Q. What is Allahabad Bank customer ID?
Ans. Allahabad Bank customer ID is a CIF number of Allahabad Bank account that is used to login in empower app to register NetBanking of Allahabad Bank and customer ID is used to create NetBanking of Allahabad Bank using official website of bank.
Q. Does customer ID necessary to register NetBanking?
Ans. Yes, customer id or CIF number is mandatory to register in NetBanking of bank.
Q. Can we transfer CIF number?
Ans. Yes, you can transfer CIF number from one branch to other branch along with your account.