It is mandatory to link the PAN card with Aadhaar. In this article, I am going to teach “How to link PAN with Aadhaar online using income tax e-filling website”.
Aadhaar and PAN are unique identification for Indians. Okay, let’s move on to the article.
Aadhaar and PAN Link Procedure – Step By Step Guide
A question will arise that is “Why I need to link PAN with Aadhaar?”. The answer is Indian government needs transparency of financial transactions. By linking PAN with Aadhaar the government can track the black money easily.
Open the Incometax e-filling website. The page will look like the below image.
You have to fill up the below details carefully. Those are,
- PAN Number
- Aadhaar Number
- Name as per Aadhaar
- I have only year of birth in Aadhaar card(Optional)
Note:- If you have the only year of birth in Aadhaar card then tick the “I have the only year of birth in Aadhaar” checkbox or else leave it blank.
If you fill up all the details correctly then the PAN link with Aadhaar will be successful. Otherwise, it will return an error.
Make sure you have fill up the details correctly. The incometax e-filling website provide an instructions to the users. I have attached the image below.
Aaadhaar & PAN Link Status Check
Do you want to check the status of your Aadhaar and PAN then visit the Aadhaar and PAN Link Status checking the website.
The website will look like the below image. You have to fill up the “PAN and Aadhaar Number” and click “View link Aadhaar status” button.
The website will return the result whether the Aadhaar is linked with PAN or not. I already linked my Aadhaar with PAN so the result will be successful.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, it is compulsory to link PAN card with Aadhaar. It is for all peoples who are having PAN card.
If you won’t link PAN with Aadhaar then your PAN card will become invalid. You can’t do do any financial transactions via bank.
As per Government website, 31st March 2020 is the last date to link PAN with Aadhaar but it is extended. I suggest you do it right now.
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