How to Link Aadhaar card With PAN
Today in this post we are discussing how to link aadhar card with pan in simple language by using 3 options.
it was also announced that PAN and Aadhaar had to be mandatorily linked irrespective of whether one files income tax returns (ITR) or not. The government, in the previous budget, introduced a law which made it a must for everyone with a PAN to link it with their Aadhaar, after which it may cancel all PANs that have not been linked with Aadhaar Card.
Alternative-1:- Two step process to link Aadhaar with PAN (without Registration on IT Website)
Step 1 :
Just go to www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in and click on the link on the left pane – Link Aadhaar
Step 2 :
Provide PAN, Aadhaar no. and ENTER NAME EXACTLY AS GIVEN IN AADHAAR CARD (avoid spelling mistakes) and submit. After verification from UIDAI which is the government website for Aadhaar, the linking will be confirmed.
In case of any minor mismatch in Aadhaar name provided, Aadhaar OTP will be required. Please ensure that the date of birth and gender in PAN and Aadhaar are exactly same.
In a rare case where Aadhaar name is completely different from name in PAN, then the linking will fail and taxpayer will be prompted to change the name in either Aadhaar or in PAN database.
Alternative:- 2 After login to Income Tax Website
The process of linking Aadhaar with PAN is also available after login to the income tax website.Following are the steps for this :
First register yourself at the income tax e filing portal, if you are not already registered.https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/
Log in to the e-Filing portal of the Income Tax Department by entering the log-in ID, password and date of birth
On logging in to the site, a pop up window will appear prompting you to link your PAN card with Aadhaar card. If you don’t see the popup, go to blue tab on the top bar named ‘Profile Settings’ and click on ‘Link Aadhaar’.
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 the details on screen with the ones mentioned on your Aadhaar card.
If the details match, enter your Aadhaar card number and captcha code and click on the “Link now” button.
A pop-up message will inform you that your Aadhaar card has been successfully linked to your PAN card.
Option 3:- By sending an SMS
Now you can link your Aadhaar and PAN through SMS also. The Income Tax Department has urged taxpayers to link their Aadhaar with their PAN, using an SMS-based facility.It can be done by sending an SMS to either 567678 or 56161.
Send SMS to 567678 or 56161 from your registered mobile number in following format which we can understand Blow example.
For example, if your Aadhaar number is 111122223333 and PAN is AAAPA9999Q. Then you are required to send sms to 567678 or 56161 as