Send an SMS to 5676762 or 9895088888 in the following format:
You will receive an SMS that contains OTP to enable soft PIN. This OTP is valid for three hours.
Visit any Federal Bank ATM within three hours to activate your debit card or reset the lost ATM PIN. At the ATM, select Soft PIN option on the ATM screen before inserting the card. This option is shown at the idle screen itself
After selecting the Soft PIN option, you will be asked to insert the card.
After inserting the card, the OTP received through SMS is to be entered.
After entering OTP, you shall enter the new PIN that you wish to set.
Enter the new PIN once more and submit
You will then receive a success/failure message on the screen and a printed slip will be generated. Also an SMS will be received at the registered mobile number about the success/failure status of the PIN activation / reset.
Upon successful transaction, the new PIN will be updated and the card will be activated.