Aadhaar with PAN linking :-

The due date of linking PAN and Aadhaar number has been extended from 31 March, 2020 to 30th June, 2020.

Union Budget 2019 Highlight :-

Now, PAN & Aadhar Number can be used interchangeabl

What will happen when a person :
-Doesn’t have PAN: Aadhar can be used to file ITR & quote at all the places where PAN is Required.
-Have PAN: Aadhar & PAN needs to be linked first and then any of them can be quoted at the time of filing ITR.

Documents for Proof of Identity

We all at large know some basic documents that can be used as a poof of identity at any place. PAN card, Voter ID, Driving license being amongst the most popular ones. But, in addition to these commonly known proofs of identity find below the list of many other documents. These documents can also be presented as valid proof of your identity for getting new aadhaar or getting your details updated.

S.No Document of Proof of Identity
1 Copy of Passport
2 Voter ID Proof
3 PAN Card
4 Copy of Ration Card
5 Copy of Driving License
6 Proof of Government Photo ID Card
7 Copy of NREGS Job Card
8 Proof  of Photo ID card  issued by Recognized Educational Institution
9 Arms License  Proof
10 Credit Card copy
11 Proof of  Pensioner Photo Card
12 Copy of  Freedom Fighter  Card
13 Kissan  Passbook
14 Copy of  CGHS or ECHS  Card
15 Proof of   Address Card having Name and Photo issued by Department  Posts
16 Copy of Certificate of Identify having photo issued by Gazetted Officer
17 Proof  of Disability ID Card or handicapped medical certificate issued by the respective State/UT Governments/Administrations

Documents for Address Proof

Address proof is amongst one of the most basic documents taken for verification for any registrations or services. And, one should be very careful at the time of submitting the proof of address for aadhaar application. The address details furnished at the time of enrollment will only be used for future communications. The delivery of a hard copy of your aadhaar card is also done at the same postal address only. Find below the list of documents that can be served as a basic proof of address while making aadhaar card application.

S.No Document Proof of Address
1 Passport  Copy
2 Copy of Passbook
3 Post Office Passbook
4 Ration Card  Copy
5 Copy of Voter ID Card
6 Driving License
7 Copy of  Government Photo ID card issued by PSU
8 Electricity Bill Copy
9 Proof of  Water bill
10 Telephone Landline Bill  Copy
11 Property Tax Receipt Copy
12 Credit Card Statement  
13 Document of  Insurance Policy
14 Signed Letter having Photo from Bank on letterhead
15 Letter having Photo issued by registered Company on letterhead
16 Copy of  Signed Letter having Photo issued by Recognized Educational Institutions on letterhead
17 NREGS Job Card
18 Arms License Proof
19 Pensioner Card Copy
20 Copy of  Freedom Fighter Card
21 Kissan Passbook Copy
22 Copy of  CGHS / ECHS Card
23 Proof  of Certificate of Address having photo issued by MP or MLA
24 Copy of  Certificate of Address issued by Village Panchayat head or its equivalent authority
25 Proof of  Income Tax Assessment Order
26 Vehicle Registration Certificate
27 Copy of  Registered Sale / Lease / Rent Agreement
28 Document of  Address Card having Photo issued by Department of Posts
29 Proof of  Caste and Domicile Certificate having Photo issued by State Govt.
30 Copy of Disability ID card/handicapped medical certificate issued by the respective State Government
31 Gas Connection Bill
32 Copy of Passport of Spouse

Documents for Proof of Date Of Birth (DOB)

In India, it is generally seen that people have a different DOB on different legal documents. So, while applying for Aadhaar card you should take care that you furnish the correct details as Aadhaar would be linked to all your major financial activities like PAN Card, Bank account, Income Tax Return etc. Find below the comprehensive list of documents which can be attached as a proof of date of birth while applying for Aadhaar card or seeking updation.

S.No Document Proof of DOB
1 Copy of  Birth Certificate
2 Proof of  SSLC Book/Certificate
3 Copy of  Passport
4 Copy of  Certificate of Date of Birth issued by Group A Gazetted Officer on letterhead
5 Proof of  PAN Card
6 Copy of Marksheet issued by any Government Board or University
7 Proof of Government Photo Id Card
8 Central/State Pension Payment Order
9 Document of Central Government Health Service Scheme Photo Card

Documents for Proof of Relationship (POR)

The proof of a relationship document is required to be submitted so as to prove the relationship with the Head of the family. The UIDAI accepts any of the below-mentioned documents as POR.

S.No Document Proof of DOB
1 Copy of  PDS card
2 Copy of MNREGA job card
3 Documentary proof of Passport
4 Copy of Pension Card
5 Proof of CGHS/State Government/ECHS/ESIC Medical card
6 Copy of Army Canteen Card
7 Proof of Birth eg Birth certificate
8 Marriage Certificate copy
9 Any other government family entitlement document

List of complete documents can be found on UIDAI https://uidai.gov.in/images/commdoc/valid_documents_list.pdf

Keeping the documents ready helps in making the complete enrolment process seamless. To know more about aadhaar and all related aspects read our guide.


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