Cash Safety Measures



Cash - Safety Tip

  • Do not fold bank note
  • Do not staple bank note
  • Always handled bank note with clean and dry hands
  • Avoid writing anything on bank note. Keep the water mark always clear
  • Never take help from stranger at ATM or Branch cash counter for counting the notes

Cheque Book Safety Measures

Tips To Keep Your Cheque Book Safe

  • Record all details of cheques issued.
  • Do not leave your cheque book unattended. Always keep it in a safe place, under lock and key.
  • Whenever you receive your cheque book, please count the number of cheque leaves in it. If there is a discrepancy, bring it to the notice of the Bank immediately.

Tips To Fill A Cheque Leaf Correctly



  • Do not sign blank cheques. Always fill in the date, the name of the receiver and the amount before signing the cheque.
  • Remember to cross your cheque whenever applicable and prevent it from being misused.
  • Always draw a line through any unused space.
  • Never sign in multiple places unless authenticating a change.
  • Avoid using cheques with changes on them. Issue a new cheque if possible.
  • When you cancel a cheque, mutilate the MICR band and write "CANCEL" across the face of the cheque
  • Do not write/sign/mark/pin/staple/paste/fold on the MICR band.
  • Always use your own pen to write a cheque.

General Safety tips

Safeguard your account information

  • Do not access any website (including from a computer other than your own. If you use a public computer, change your password after such use in your own computer.
  • Create a strong password.

Be cautious with cheques

  • Never send or hand over a blank cheque. If you need to share your bank details as printed on the cheque leaf with somebody, write 'CANCELLED' diagonally across the cheque.
  • If you cancel a cheque, dispose it off properly after crossing out the cheque number and MICR code.

Monitor your accounts frequently

  • Review your e-mail alerts, SMS -financial /non-financial and monthly bank statements regularly.
  • Update your contact details and e-mail ID regularly with the bank.
  • Notify the bank immediately if you receive alerts about any unusual activity in your account.
  • Ensure all the documents which are requested and collected at the branch are printed on the ICICI Bank’s letter head duly stamped and signed by the authorized signatory example: Bank account/loan statement requested at the Branch
  • Be prudent to check the statement received at the Branch with the actual transaction carried out in your account

Never share your information

  • Never share your Card details, Internet Banking User ID, Password or URN with anyone on phone, e-mail or SMS.
  • Never reply to e-mails, SMS or calls asking for Password / PIN / CVV / OTP, even if the person claims to be a bank employee.
  • Do not access your bank account through links in e-mails or SMS