Canara Bank Alert! IFSC Codes, Passbooks and Cheque Books are Invalid for Old Customers

If you are Canara Bank customer (former Syndicate Bank’s customer)  and use internet banking and Mobile banking mostly for fund transfer then this could be an important update for you.

After merging Syndicate Bank with Canara Bank, the IFSC codes (Indian Financial System Codes) have been changed and now you have to use new IFSC codes for online transactions using NEFT, RTGS and IMPS modes.

Some other banks’ customers like Allahabad Bank, Dena Bank, United Bank of India, Vijaya Bank, OBC, Andhra Bank and Corporation Bank also need to replace the old IFSC Codes with new IFSC codes.

What does IFSC Code mean?

IFSC stands for The Indian Financial System Code. It is a unique 11 digit number which contains alphabets and numbers.This code is necessary if you are doing online transactions using NEFT, RTGS or IMPS mode.

Example of Canara Bank IFSC Code : CANB001XXXX

How to get new IFSC of your Canara bank branch:

You can get the new IFSC code of your Canara bank branch by visiting canara bank official website or using the link


Steps to get your new IFSC code

  • Click the link
  • Enter your old Syndicate Bank IFSC code (e.g. SYNB0000XXXX)
  • Click “Click here to Get New IFSC” button
  • Your new Canara Bank IFSC code will appear on screen (e.g CNRB000XXXXX)

Other merged banks’ customers can also find the similar option on their respective banks’ official websites. Also, if you face any problem you can contact customer care executives on 18004250018.

With this announcement Canara Bank also requested to the customers to replace their old Syndicate Bank passbook and cheque book as they have become invalid from July, 1st 2021. For more banking related articles, don’t forget to visit


How to Get New Passbook and Cheque Book

In order to get new Canara Bank Passbook and Cheque Book erstwhile customers of Syndicate Bank have to visit their base branch and handover their old cheque book and passbook to the bank officials to get them exchanged with new ones.

Some Important Numbers for New Canara Bank Customers (erstwhile Syndicate bank customers):

Balance Enquiry in Canara Bank by missed call: +91 90154 83483

Canara Bank Mini Statement: +91 90157 34734

Canara Bank Customer Care Number: 18004250018