By: OurMoneyGuide || Last updated on: June 5, 2024

The Kotak 811 Credit Card is a starter card from Kotak. It has a low annual card spend requirement of ₹50,000, to get an annual fee waiver and make the card virtually free.


Pros & Cons of Kotak 811 Credit Card

Pros

  • Low annual card spend target of ₹50000, to get annual fee waiver and make the card virtually free

Cons

  • You can get higher rewards on other cards

Features & Benefits of the Kotak 811 Credit Card

0.50% benefit on online card spends

You earn 2 reward point worth ₹0.50 (50 paise), on every ₹100 you spend on online purchases.

1 reward point = ₹0.25 or 25 paise, and can be redeemed on Kotak Rewards (rewards redemption platform), for a variety of shopping e-vouchers, mobile recharges, travel, movies and more.

0.25% benefit on all other card spends

You earn 1 reward point worth ₹0.25 or 25 paise, on every ₹100 you spend on all other card purchases.

1 reward point = ₹0.25 or 25 paise, and can be redeemed on Kotak Rewards (rewards redemption platform), for a variety of shopping e-vouchers, mobile recharges, travel, movies and more.

Exceptions : You get no reward points on fuel spends, rent payments, wallet recharges, EMI transactions and cash advances.

Additional benefits through the milestone program

When you spend ₹75000 or more on your card in a year, you can get either
✓ ₹750 cashback
OR
✓ 4 free PVR tickets

Railway surcharge waiver, upto ₹500 per year

You get rail surcharge waiver on railway ticket bookings-
– 1.80% for transactions made on the IRCTC website
– 2.50% for transactions made at Indian railway booking counters
– Maximum waiver of ₹500 per year

Fuel surcharge waiver, upto ₹3500 per year

You get 1% fuel surcharge waiver-
– Only on fuel transactions between ₹500 and ₹3000, and
– Only on fuel purchases of upto ₹3.50 lakhs per year (since the maximum waiver amount is limited to ₹3500 per year).

Kotak customer care number

Please click here to see all options on how to contact the bank.

Kotak ‘Everyday Specials

You get exclusive everyday special offers. These offers can be found on the official Kotak website and includes discounts, cashback, rewards, and other benefits across various categories such as dining, shopping, travel, and more.

Kotak 811 Credit Card Fees and Charges

Annual fee & annual fee offers


Annual feeAnnual fee offers
1st year joining fee₹500Welcome offer : You get 500 reward points worth ₹125, if you spend ₹5000 or more within 45 days of card issuance.
Renewal fee from 2nd year onwards₹500Renewal offer : Annual fee is not charged from the 2nd year onwards, if you spend ₹50000 or more in the previous year.

Foreign currency mark-up fee

3.50% of the transaction amount. This fee is charged when you use your card outside India.

Interest Charges on outstanding Balances

3.50% per month (42% per annum)

Important note

– GST/ other applicable taxes as per current laws, will be applicable on all fees and charges
– Please click here to view all fees & charges on this card

Eligibility Criteria

Some basic criteria is given below, there maybe additional requirements based on your profile, this is at the sole discretion of Kotak Mahindra Bank.

Minimum agePrimary cardholders : 21 years
Add-on cardholders 18 years or above
Maximum age65 years
Minimum incomeNot specified
Other criteriaRegular source of income, good credit score preferably above 750
Card sourcing locationsAhmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi (including Gurgaon and Noida), Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Pune

Application Process

Step-by-step guide

Online application process
The easiest way is to click here – APPLY NOW , you shall be taken to the card application page on the Kotak Mahindra Bank website. You can also visit official website of the bank and fill out the application form.

Steps –
1. Fill in the required details in the online application form, including personal and employment details, contact information, and income details.
2. Submit the application form along with the necessary documents such as identity proof, address proof, income proof and age proof.
3. Once your application is received, Kotak Mahindra Bank will review your application and verify the information provided.
4. Upon successful verification, you will receive a confirmation, and your Credit Card will be dispatched to your registered mailing address.
Offline (face to face)  application processAlternatively, you can also apply for the card by visiting the nearest Kotak Mahindra Bank branch, and submitting your application along with the necessary documents. To find the branch nearest to you, please visit here.
Tracking card application statusYou can track your credit card application status by clicking here – Kotak Credit Card Application Status

Necessary documents

Common documents required to attain a credit card are as follows. Additional documents may be required on a case-to-case basis, this is at the sole discretion of Kotak Mahindra Bank.

Required documents 
For salaried employees :
– Identification proof : Aadhaar card, PAN card, driving license, voter ID card, passport (any one)
– Address proof : Utility bill, ration card, passport, driving license, voter ID card (any one)
– Income proof : Salary slips, Form 16, income tax returns (any one)
– Age proof : 10th standard school certificate, birth certificate, passport, voter ID card (any one)

For self-employed professionals :
– Identification proof : Aadhaar card, PAN card, driving license, voter ID card, passport (any one)
– Address proof : Utility bill, ration card, passport, driving license, voter ID card , last two months’ bank statement (any one)
– Income Proof : Income tax returns with computation of income, certified financial documents, proof of business continuity (any one)
– Age proof : 10th standard school certificate, birth certificate, passport, voter ID card (any one)