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How to link your PAN to your Aadhaar?

It is mandatory to link Aadhaar card with PAN card before 30th June 2023. Under new rule income tax return would not be processed if your Aadhaar is not linked with PAN.

The Income tax Department’s e-Filing portal provides an easy and simple way to link your Aadhaar card with PAN card as well as to check the same.

Two main steps for linking your Aadhar with your PAN:

I. Payment of fee on NSDL portal under Major head (0021) and Minor head (500) for AY 2023-24.  
II. Submit the Aadhaar-PAN link request.

Documents Required:

  • Aadhaar Card
  • PAN Card
  • Mobile number linked to Aadhaar

I. Payment of fee on the NSDL portal

Step 1: Go to the tax payment page and select Challan no./ITNS 280 under the Non-TDS/TCS category.

Step 2: On the next screen, select head ‘(0021)’ and then ‘(500)’ 

Step 3: Scroll down to select the mode of payment and enter the required details (like your PAN, for Assessment Year select 2023-24, address, etc.)

Step 4: Proceed to make the payment and follow the next steps to submit the PAN-Aadhaar link request. It is advisable to wait 4-5 days before submitting the request.

II. Submit Online/Offline Requests for Linking of Aadhaar Number and PAN

There are two ways through which you can link PAN and Aadhaar. These are:

1. Through the Income Tax e-filing (https://www.incometax.gov.in/iec/foportal/) website

2. Sending an SMS to 567678 or 56161

1. Linking PAN with Aadhaar Online ( Through the e-filing Website)

Step 1: Visit Income Tax Site by clicking on the link https://www.incometax.gov.in/iec/foportal/.

Step 2: Under ‘Quick Links’, click on ‘Link Aadhaar’. Provide the PAN, Aadhaar number, and name as mentioned in the Aadhaar card

Step 3: Enter details such as PAN Number, Aadhaar number, your name on Aadhaar, and your mobile number, Tick the square if only the birth year in mentioned in the Aadhaar card, and also tick the box where you agree to get your Aadhaar details validated. Click on ‘Link Aadhaar’.

Step 4: Enter the Captcha code. (Visually challenged users can request for an OTP instead of the captcha code. The OTP will be sent on the registered mobile number)

Step 5: Click on the ‘Link Aadhaar‘ button.   

2. Linking PAN with Aadhaar by Sending an SMS

Step 1: Type UIDPAN 12-digit Aadhaar 10-digit PAN on your mobile

Step 2: Send it to 567678 or 56161

How to Check the Aadhaar Card and PAN Card Linking Status

Step 1: Visit the e-Filing Income Tax Department page i.e. https://www1.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/e-FilingGS/Services/AadhaarPreloginStatus.html

Step 2: Select “Link Aadhaar Status” under “Quick Links” 
Step 3: Enter your PAN
Step 4: Enter your Aadhaar Number
Step 5: Now, click on the ‘View Link Aadhaar Status’ button
Step 6: Your Aadhaar-PAN link status will appear on your screen

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Note: This Post was last updated on April 3, 2023

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