National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT)
What is NEFT?
The National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) is an electronic payment system that facilitates direct one-to-one payments across the country. Using this facility, you can electronically transfer funds from any bank branch to any individual having an account with any other bank branch in the country that is a part of the NEFT scheme. You can also make NEFT transfers using digital modes of internet banking and mobile banking
NEFT transfers can be made by ICICI Bank customers using any of the modes below:
ICICI Bank Credit Card Payment through NEFT
In accordance with the RBI guidelines, the NEFT facility is available 24x7.
NEFT Transaction Charges
For digital channels:
No transaction charge is applicable on NEFT/RTGS transfer that are initiated through digital modes of banking, i.e. Internet Banking, iMobile app, Mera iMobile app and Pockets app.
The below transaction charges are applicable for NEFT transfer that are initiated through the branches of ICICI Bank.
|Up to ₹ 10,000||₹ 2.25 + Applicable GST|
|Above ₹ 10,000 and upto ₹ 1 lakh||₹ 4.75 + Applicable GST|
|Above ₹ 1 lakh and upto ₹ 2 lakh||₹ 14.75 + Applicable GST|
|Above ₹ 2 lakh and upto ₹ 10 lakh||₹ 24.75 + Applicable GST|
As per RBI guidelines, National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) is available 24x7 with effect from Dec 16, 2019.
|Transaction Limits/Timing||RTGS Monday to Saturday
(Except 2nd and 4th Saturday)
|IMPS (24 * 7 – 365 days)|
|Account number + IFSC||Mobile number + MMID||Account number + IFSC||Mobile number + MMID|
|Minimum||₹2 Lakh||Re. 1||Re. 1||Re. 1||Re. 1|
*Upto ₹5 lakhs per transaction for IMPS (₹20 Lakhs per day through iMobile Pay)
NEFT(RIB & iMobile)
|Transaction Limits/Timing||01.00 h₹– 19.00 h₹||00.00 h₹– 01.00 h₹
19.00 h₹– 00.00 h₹
|2nd & 4th Saturday, Sunday & RTGS Holidays|
|Minimum||Re. 1||Re. 1||Re. 1|
|Maximum||₹10 Lakh or 25 Lakh (Based on customer segment)||₹2 Lakh||₹2 Lakh|
CIB, Instabiz & API Banking - Limits are at user level
|Limits||01:00 h₹– 19:00 h₹||00:00 h₹– 01:00 h₹and 19:00 h₹– 00:00 h₹||2nd & 4th Saturday, Sunday & RTGS Holidays|
|Total Transaction Amount||Existing Workflow limit mapped to Corporate||Maximum ₹ 10 Lakh||Maximum ₹ 10 Lakh|
Can I make a part pre-payment on my Home Loan Account through NEFT with ICICI Bank?
Yes, ICICI Bank accepts part pre- payment of your Home Loan through National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT). In case you want to make part pre-payment on your Home Loan Account through NEFT you need to visit the nearest ICICI Bank branch. For the list of Branches nearest to you please click here. The Service Request number received during branch visit must be mentioned in the remarks column in the NEFT form while making part prepayment through NEFT. Please note that the transactions with invalid request numbers will be rejected. Minimum 1 EMI to be paid as a part pre-payment amount.