How to Link Aadhaar with PAN Card?

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By Hiral Vakil on December 27, 2019

The last date to link Aadhaar with PAN is 31st December 2019. If you do not link your PAN with your Aadhaar, then your PAN will become inoperative

Steps to Link Aadhaar with PAN using SMS

You can link your Aadhaar with PAN through SMS from Registered Mobile Number. Following are the steps:

Step 1: Create a new SMS to 567678 or 56161,

Step 2: Enter UIDPAN<12 Digit Aadhaar Number><10 Digit PAN>. Example: For Aadhaar Number – 123456789001 and PAN – ABCPP1234S then enter:

UIDPAN 123456789001 ABCPP1234S

This is a free service. However, SMS charges as levied by the mobile operator of the PAN holder will apply.

Steps to Link Aadhaar with PAN using Income Tax Website

Step 1:

  1. Visit incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
  2. On the left, under Quick Links, you’ll find Link Aadhaar. Click on the same to proceed

Step 2: 

Enter PAN, Aadhaar, name as per Aadhaar (Avoid any spelling mistakes) and submit.

Step 3: 

Please ensure the Date of Birth, Gender and Aadhaar number is as per Aadhaar details in order to proceed further.

Step 4: 

In case of minor mismatch in Aadhaar name then the user will have to provide Aadhaar OTP to proceed with the partial name match.

Finally, a popup message will display that your Aadhaar has been successfully linked to your PAN.

Steps to link Aadhaar with PAN using Income tax e-filing account

Step 1: Log in to your account on incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in

Step 2: Go to Profile setting and click on the option Link Aadhaar

Step 3: Details such as name, date of birth and gender will already be mentioned as per the details submitted at the time of registration on the e-Filing portal. Verify onscreen details with Aadhaar.

Step 4: Once you have verified the details, enter your Aadhaar number and captcha code and click on Link Aadhaar

Finally, a popup message will display that your Aadhaar has been successfully linked to your PAN.

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