Punjab National Bank (PNB) has alerted its customers and account holders that from next month i.e., October 1, the existing cheque books of the Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) and United Bank of India will be discontinued. PNB has also requested its customers to replace their old chequebooks as soon as possible.

“Old check book of EOBC and EUNI is going to be closed from 1-10-2021. Please replace your old check book of e-OBC and e-UNI with PNB check book with updated PNB IFSC & MICR,” PNB Posted on Twitter.

What are the account holders of these banks required to do?

Get your new cheque book from your branch. You can also  apply for your new chequebook through


-Internet banking

-PNB One

-Call Centre.

Only PNB Check Book with updated PNB IFSC and MICR from 1st October 2021

All customers are requested to use new PNB check book with updated PNB IFSC and MICR to avoid any transaction related inconvenience. For any assistance or query please contact our toll-free number 1800-180-2222.

Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) and United Bank of India were merged with Punjab National Bank on 1 April 2020.

PNB Festival Bonanza

Mean-while, With the festive season around the corner, Punjab National Bank (PNB) has launched Festival Bonanza Offer to enhance the availability and affordability of credit to customers.  Under the festive offer, the Bank will waive all service charges/processing fees and documentation charges on its retail products like Home Loans, Vehicle Loans, myProperty Loans, Personal Loans, Pension Loans and Gold Loans.

PNB now offers an attractive interest rate starting from 6.80% on home loans and 7.15% on car loans. The Bank is also offering personal loans to the public from 8.95%, which is one of the lowest in the industry. Bank has also announced offering home loan top-up at an attractive rate of interest.

Customers can avail of the exciting offer – available till December 31, 2021 – through any of the PNB’s branches around the country or via digital channels.