How to link Aadhaar Card with Pan Card: Linking Aadhar number with Pan Card has become mandatory for filing tax returns using GST Portal. Now everybody is completely confused and wondering bout it that how to link their Aadhar Number with Pan Card in few minutes. If you are a tax payer, then you must link your Aadhar card with PAN Card as soon as possible. When you do this then you don’t have to encounter any hindrance meanwhile paying tax season.
If you have not linked your Aadhar Card with Pan Card till now then you need not to worry at all as we are here to help you. We are providing you the procedure for linking Aadhar Card with Pan Card. In just few minor steps you will learn how you can link aadhaar card with pan card.
The process is quite simple & you will be able to link Aadhar to Pan by SMS or Online if you want to go with SMS having known about it that there is heavy traffic and takes long to load. So, kindly follow below instructions carefully.
Ways to Link Aadhaar Card with Pan Card
You can link Aadhar Card with PAN card using following ways:-
- Link Aadhaar Card with PAN Card by SMS Method
- Link Aadhaar Card with PAN Card using online website – (Income Tax Portal)
This is very easy method to link Aadhaar Card with PAN Card just by sending an sms. The Income Tax Department’s has provided facility to link Aadhar No to Pan by SMS using given two numbers: 567678 & 56161. Just follow the simple steps to send link your Aadhar with PAN Card.
Format to Send SMS
Many people get confuse in the format of sending SMS. So here is the format
- The 12-Digit Number in the above format is your “Aadhar Card Number“
- Where as “ABCDE12345” represent your “PAN Card Number”
Note: Please carefully check your message text which you type. Both Aadhar Card Number & PAN Card Number must be correct so that your aadhar card links to your PAN Card. If there will be any typo error then you will be failed in connecting your Aadhar Card with PAN Card. So please type the above format correctly.
Send sms to 567678 or 56161
Once you type the SMS in the above mentioned format then all you have to do is to send this SMS to 567678 or you can also send it to “56161“.
So just by this method you can connect your Aadhar Card with your PAN Card just by sending a simple SMS.
There are two ways by which you can link Aadhar Card Online by visiting the income tax website which is www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in.
- Method 1) Without Login to your Income Tax Account
- Method 2) By Login to your Income Tax Account
We are going to cover both the procedure. First we will see how to link aadhar card with pan card with making login to your income tax account then we will also tell you how to link aadhar with your pan card by log in to your income tax account.
www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in is the official online income tax portal. If you want to link your aadhar card with pan then you need to visit the official website income tax.
Navigate to “Link Aadhaar”
Once you reach to www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in then you will see a link “Link Aadhaar” in the left sidebar of the website. As shown in the screenshot below. Just click on the “Link Aadhar” link to go to next step.
Fill all the details – PAN Number, Aadhaar number
When you will click on the “Link Aadhaar” option as mentioned in the above step then you will reach to new screen where you need to enter all the following important details:-
- PAN : First you need to enter your Alphanumeric PAN Number correctly.
- Aadhar Number : Then you need to enter your 12 digit Aadhar Number.
- Name as per AADHAAR : After that you need to enter your name as mentioned in your Aadhaar Card. Please check carefully as if there will be any typo error then your Aaadhar card will not connect to your PAN.
- If you have only year of birth in your Aadhar card then tick the option “I have only year of birth in Aadhaar card” else leave it.
- Captcha Code : The next thing you need to do is to Enter the captcha code show in the image correctly.
Checkout the screenshot below for reference :-
Click “Link Aadhaar” button
Once you will fill all the details in the above step then all you need to do is to click on the “Link Aadhaar” button. But you have to keep following note in the mind :-
Note: In the case of any mismatch in Aadhar number provided, Aadhar OTP will be required at once. Please kindly ensure that the date of birth & gender in PAN and Aadhar number are thoroughly correct.
In case Aadhar number is different from name in PAN, then linking will be failed & tax payer will be promoted to change the name in Aadhar or in PAN database.
The procedure for linking Aadhaar card with PAN Card by login to income tax account is also simple. There are a few steps by following which any can link his / her Aadhaar card with PAN Card.
Register at income tax e-filling website (if you are not registered)
To link aadhaar card to PAN Card using this method, first you need to register yourself at income tax e-filling website if you have not already registered yourself. Without registration it is not possible to link aadhaar card with PAN Card using this method.
Log in to e-filling website
If you are already registered then you have to make log in to the e-filling website of income tax department using your Login Username, Password & Date of Birth
Note : Enter your correct username, password & date of birth. If there will be any mistake in any of these details then you will not be able to log in to your portal.
Navigate to “Profile Settings” & Click on “Link Aadhaar” Option
Once you will be logged in to e-filling website then you need to go to the blue tab on the top bar named “Profile Settings” & click on Link Aadhar.
Verify all the details & Enter Captcha
Then you will find that the required details will be also filled / mentioned as per the details submitted at the time of registration . All you need to do is to verify all the details mentioned on your Aadhar card.
- If all the details match, then enter your Aadhar card number & captcha code
Click “Link Aadhar” Button
Once you check all the details and also entered the captcha correctly then just click on the “Link Aaadhar” button
- Promptly, you will get a pop-up message that your Aadhar card has been successfully linked to your Pan Card.
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