You don't need to go all the way to a retailer to buy a recharge coupon or call up and enter the 16-digit code mentioned on the recharge coupon. You can simply recharge your Vodafone prepaid account anytime, anywhere and for any amount, with Direct Top-up.
What is Direct Top-Up?
It is the most convenient way to recharge your Vodafone prepaid account. All you have to do is send an SMS or walk into any partner bank's ATM and get your Vodafone prepaid account recharged instantly.
Can I use this service?
Yes, you can. Check the options you can avail of:
- Bank of Punjab
- Centurion Bank
- Corporation Bank
- Development Credit Bank
- HDFC Bank
- ICICI Bank
- IDBI Bank
- Axis Bank
- SBI or any of its associate banks
- For Citibank customers, this service is currently available only through SMS, and not through ATMs.
- Direct Top-Up is also available to all Citibank Credit and Debit card holders, which includes Citibank and Diners credit card customers and Citibank and Suvidha customers as well
How much can I recharge for?
With Direct Top-Up you can recharge your account with any amount, starting from Rs 10. The applicable talktime (after deducting 12.36% service tax and access fee) will be credited to your prepaid account.
For example, if you recharge for Rs 450, the amount credited to your Vodafone prepaid card will be Rs 299 (450 - 12.36% service tax - 101 access fee), with a validity period of 30 days.
Still confused? To find out exactly how much will be credited to your account for any recharge (after deducting service tax & access fee), plus the validity period, go through the table below:
Any recharge plus the validity period
||Applicable recharge slip (Rs)
||Access fee (Rs)
|10 - 198 ||- ||0 ||0|
|199 - 199 ||- ||130 ||30|
|200 - 323 ||- ||130 ||30|
|324 - 399 ||- ||125 ||30|
|400 - 539 ||- ||100 ||30|
|540 - 998 ||- ||100 ||45|
|999 - 999 ||- ||882 ||Forever|
|1000 - 1079 ||- ||100 ||45|
|1080 - 2159 ||- ||0 ||60|
|2160 - 3299 ||- ||0 ||120|
|3300 - 5000 ||- ||0 ||365|
Find out how you can register for:
Direct Top-Up through SMS
Direct Top-Up through ATM