How to Link Aadhaar with PAN Card | Online & SMS Method

As per Section 234H of the Income-tax Act, it is mandatory to link Aadhaar with PAN for every person who has been allotted PAN as of 1st July 2017 and who is eligible to obtain an Aadhaar number. If anyone fails to link PAN card with Aadhaar then PAN will become ‘inoperative‘ and have to pay a penalty of up to Rs. 1000 to get the two documents linked.

In this article, we provide the two different steps for how to link Aadhaar with Pan Card. One step is online through the official website of the Income Tax Department and another one is simply SMS through a registered phone number of a user.

Aadhaar and Pan Link Last Date Extended

Due to the difficulties arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic, Central Government has extended the last date for linking Aadhaar with PAN to June 30, 2021. The earlier last date for linking PAN with Aadhaar was March 31, 2021.

How to Check Aadhaar and PAN Link Status?

If you want to check your Aadhaar and PAN link status that have already linked or not, you are required do the following steps.

Step: 1

Click here to go the direct link status check page.

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Link Status Check Page

Step: 2

Fill the two boxes with your PAN Number and Aadhaar Number. Then click on “View Link Aadhaar Status“. Following one of the two statuses will be shown:

✅ Your PAN is linked to Aadhaar Number XXXX XXXX XXXX.

❎ Your PAN isn’t linked to Aadhaar Number XXXX XXXX XXXX.

If your PAN isn’t linked to your Aadhaar number, then you have to do the following steps to link Aadhaar with PAN.

Aadhaar and PAN Card Link Online Method

Follow these simple steps to link Aadhaar with PAN card through online method.

Step: 1

Click here to visit the link form page.

Step: 2

Fill up the following details very carefully as shown in the image given below:

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Step: 3

After filling up the PAN, Aadhaar Number and Name as per AADHAAR Card, you have to click the box before ‘I agree to validate my Aadhaar details with UIDAI‘. After that fill the Captcha Code and then click on ‘Link Aadhaar‘ button. That’s it.

You can check your status after few hours by following the steps mentioned above.

Aadhaar and PAN Link Through SMS

If anyone unable to use the online method, then they can link Aadhaar with PAN via SMS service. This steps is very simple. You can send the SMS from the registered Mobile number which is linked with Aadhaar.

To link your Aadhaar with PAN through SMS, send an SMS to either 567678 or 56161 from your registered mobile number.

The SMS format should be: UIDPAN<12 digit Aadhaar><10 digit PAN>

For example: UIDPAN 123456789123 BPRTE1985L

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FAQs:

  1. What happens if PAN not linked with Aadhar?

    If anyone fails to link PAN card with Aadhaar then PAN will become ‘inoperative‘ and have to pay a penalty of up to Rs. 1000 to get the two documents linked.

  2. What is the last date for linking Aadhaar with pan?

    Due to the difficulties arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic, Central Government has extended the last date for linking Aadhaar with PAN to June 30, 2021. The earlier last date for linking PAN with Aadhaar was June 31, 2021.

  3. Is linking Aadhaar with PAN mandatory?

    As per Section 234H of the Income-tax Act, it is mandatory to link Aadhaar with PAN for every person who has been allotted PAN as of 1st July 2017 and who is eligible to obtain an Aadhaar number.

  4. How can I link my Aadhaar card with PAN card online?

    To link your PAN with Aadhaar, you can go to the income tax department's e-filing portal. Click at the 'Link Aadhaar' option and your PAN Aadhaar Linking will get complete. The I-T department will validate your name, date of birth and gender against Aadhaar details after which the linking will be done.

  5. Is it necessary to link PAN card with Aadhar for non taxpayers?

    Yes, As per Section 234H of the Income-tax Act, it is mandatory to link Aadhaar with PAN for every person who has been allotted PAN as of 1st July 2017 and who is eligible to obtain an Aadhaar number.

  6. How can I check whether my pan is linked with Aadhaar?

    Follow these steps:
    1. Visit www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/aadhaarstatus.
    2. Enter PAN and Aadhaar Number.
    3. Click on 'View Link Aadhaar Status'
    4. The status of the linking is displayed on the next screen.

  7. How can I link my Aadhar card with PAN card without login?

    Follow these steps:
    1. Visit https://www1.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/e-FilingGS/Services/LinkAadhaarHome.html.
    2. Fill PAN number, Aadhaar Number and Name as per Aadhaar.
    3. Click the box before ‘I agree to validate my Aadhaar details with UIDAI‘.
    4. Fill the Captcha Code and then click on ‘Link Aadhaar‘ button

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