LIC premium payment methods- online and offline

LIC premium payment within the due dates, is the most vital responsibility of the policy holder. This is easily said than done. Missing a due date can even make the policy void and may even fail to serve its very purpose, when it is most needed. In your busy day to day life, you may have faced several occasions where you ware unable to pay the premium at LIC branch cash counter, that too waiting in a long queue.

LIC of India, the largest public sector insurer in India has addressed this problem to a great extend by providing umpteen number of choices for premium payment to policy holders.

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LIC POLICY PREMIUM PAYMENT METHODS

Lets have a look at the options one by one.
For convenience we can divide the LIC premium payment options available as ONLINE and OFFLINE

LIC premium payment – ONLINE methods.

LIC premium payment through LIC Website and LIC e-servises

LIC’s website  provides a powerful customer portal with the name LIC e-services which provides a one stop solution to pay policy premium, track your policies, get premium calendars, find loan available and revival amounts, get premium paid statements for income tax purposes etc.
In order to use the portal fully, you will have to register for LIC e-services. Please go through the step by step guide on registering for e services provided here to make the registration process hassle free. Premium can be paid through  net banking, Debit Cards or Credit Cards.

LIC premium payment – without anyPaly LIc premium online and offline registration

LIC has provided a method to pay LIC policy premium payment even with out any registration process also. This method is recommended only if you want to pay just one premium or held up in special situations like being out of station and not having your password for e- services and the like.

LIC Mobile Application.

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LIC has developed softwares for different platforms to facilitate easy premium payment.

  1. For Linux, iOS & Windows Platforms All Web Browsers
  2. Android mobile application
  3. Windows Platform
  4. Windows 8.1 Tablet and Desktop

Payment of LIC premium through authorised Banks

LIC has authorised following banks for collection of LIC Premium

  1.  Corporation Bank
  2.  Axis Bank

Premium can be paid as either Cheque or Cash at the cash counter of the authorised banks. One thing to remember is that Premium of ULIP policies and salary savings scheme(SSS) policies cannot be paid through bank. 

ICICI bank customers can pay LIC premium through Direct Debit method. This is done through standing Instruction given at your bank through a mandate form available at LIC branch office.

LIC policy premium payment through Bill pay or EBPP

Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment (EBPP) is a process that enables bills to be created, delivered, and paid over the Internet. Following banks provide Bill Pay facilty for LIC policies
1. Corporation Bank
2. ICICI Bank
3. CITI Bank
4. HDFC Bank
5. Axis Bank
6. Federal Bank
This facility is provided through Bill Desk, Tech Process etc.

LIC premium payment through Franchisees

Following Franchisees platforms can collect LIC premium through online and offline methods

  1. AP online
  2. MP Online
  3. Suvidha Infoserve
  4. Easy Bill Pay
  5. Apna CSC

OFFLINE methods of premium payment

Obviously the most popular method of offline premium payment is through cash counter of LIC it self.

Cash counter timings of LIC is given here.

DaysFore NoonLunch BreakAfter Noon
Monday to Friday10 AM to 2 PM2 PM to 2.45 PM2.45 PM to 3.45 PM
Saturday10 AM to 12.30 PMClosed

Electronic Clearance Service (ECS)

of-late ECS has become one of the most popular method for Insurance policy premium payment. The premium is electronically debited from your bank account on a stipulated date based on the due date of the policy. Once enabled, this method provides a convenient way to pay policy premium.It is automatic and only thing to be ensured is that required amount is available with the account.

Read more: 5 things you should know about ECS mode of payment in LIC.

Procedure to enable ECS for LIC policies

Download the ECS mandate form. Submit Signed ECS Mandate Form  at your bank to enable ECS mode of payment. Existing policies with other modes of payment can also converted to ECS mode.
Premium payment through ATM

LIC premium payment is possible through ATMs of following banks.

1. Corporation Bank
2. Axis Bank
3. ICICI bank

Follow the instructions at ATM to pay premium

Collection centres

LIC has set up thousands of collection centres in almost all cities through following channels

  1. Premium Point
  2. LIFE plus
  3. Retired LIC Employee collection centres

So Life insurance corporation of India has provided a variety of choice for paying your valuable insurance policy and now its your job to keep premium due of all your policies up to date.

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2 thoughts on “LIC premium payment methods- online and offline

  • January 25, 2017 at 11:22 am
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    I payment my premium by online, but don’t accept my email ld.

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    • March 26, 2017 at 11:10 am
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      Normally the site accepts all email ids.. Check it once again.

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