How To Link Aadhaar Card With SBI Account?

Aadhaar is a 12-digit identification number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India, more commonly known as UIDAI. Citizens can avail of benefits from various government schemes and subsidies using Aadhaar. The government made it mandatory for all citizens to link their Aadhaar numbers with their bank accounts to avoid misuse of public resources and to avoid money laundering.

Here, we have given the Aadhaar linking process to the State Bank of India. To link your Aadhaar, SBI bank offers various portals to complete the process. Individuals can visit the SBI branch or log into the SBI website. SBI’s mobile app also allows users to link with Aadhaar. Apart from these, people can also link their Aadhaar using SBI’s ATM and SBI’s internet banking portal.
If you have a bank account in SBI and wish to link Aadhaar to it, you can easily get it done by following any of the below methods-


You can easily get your Aadhaar card linked with your SBI bank account by visiting any nearest branch at your convenience.
Steps to follow while visiting an SBI branch:

  • After reaching the nearest branch, ask for the ‘letter of request’ form
  • Fill out the form and submit it along with a copy of your Aadhaar card
  • After verification, Aadhaar will be linked to the bank account, and the user will be notified via a text message on the registered mobile number.

Linking via SBI YONO/SBI YONO Lite app:

  • Step 1: Download the SBI YONO/SBI YONO Lite app if you have not done so already
  • Step 2: Log in your SBI YONO mobile app
  • Step 3: Click on “Service Request” under Quick Links
  • Step 4: Next, click on “Manage Profile
  • Step 5: Select the “Aadhaar Linking” option
  • Step 6: Enter the necessary details, including your 12-digit Aadhaar number
  • Step 7: You will get a message stating that your request has been processed and your Aadhaar number is successfully linked to your bank records.

  • Log into www.onlinesbi.com
  • Navigate to "Update Aadhaar with Bank account" under "My Accounts," appearing on the left panel of the screen.
  • On the next page, select the Account number, input the Aadhaar number, and click Submit.
  • The last 2 digits of the registered mobile number (non-editable) will be displayed to you.
  • The status of mapping will be notified to you on your registered mobile number.

Follow the steps mentioned below to link your Aadhaar with your SBI Bank account through Internet banking -

  • Step 1: Visit SBI’s official website www.onlinesbi.com
  • Step 2: Log in to your Internet banking account
  • Step 3: Click on the “e-Services” section
  • Step 4: Select the “Update Aadhaar with Bank Accounts (CIF)” option
  • Step 5: Enter your profile password and click on the Submit button
  • Step 6: Now select your CIF number from the drop-down menu
  • Step 7: Enter your Aadhaar number twice and click on the Submit button
  • Step 8: Your Aadhaar card will be linked to your SBI bank account. You will receive a confirmation once it is linked successfully.

  • Visit the nearest SBI ATM booth and swipe your card
  • Post swiping, enter your PIN for authentication
  • From the menu section, select ‘Service registrations’; under that, select ‘Aadhaar registrations.’
  • Afterward, select ‘account type’ and put in your Aadhaar number twice for registration.
  • Post verification, a message will be sent out to the registered mobile number.

Linking Aadhaar through SMS

SBI customers (account holders) can link their Aadhaar with the bank through SMS. To link their Aadhaar, they first need to register their mobile number with the SBI bank. In order to get their Aadhaar linked, follow the below steps:

  • Enter a message following the format UID < space > < Aadhaar Number > < Account Number >.
  • Transmit the message to 567676.
  • Receive a confirmation message upon successful Aadhaar seeding.

If your Aadhaar is not linked, you will receive a notification instructing you to visit the bank for Aadhaar seeding. If your mobile number is not registered, a message will be sent to you.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q- How can I link my Aadhaar card with my SBI bank account?

You can link your Aadhaar card with your SBI bank account by simply logging onto www.onlinesbi.com and Navigating to “Link your Aadhaar number” under “My Accounts.” Then select the account number, enter the Aadhaar number, and click on submit.


Q- How can I link my Aadhar card with my bank account online?

Banks have made it easy for customers to access the Aadhaar linking feature by providing the facility for Aadhaar seeding on mobile applications. In the “My Accounts” section under the “Services” tab, click on the “View/Update Aadhaar card details” option. Enter your Aadhaar number twice and click on the Submit button. You will receive a text for successfully linking your bank account with Aadhar.


Q- How can I check Aadhar linked to my bank account?

You can check this through your mobile. Dial *99*99*1#. Enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number, then select the confirm button. After selecting, the message will be displayed for the bank account linked with the Aadhaar.


Q- Is it compulsory to link a bank account with Aadhar?

It is not mandatory to link a bank account with Aadhar. However, it is advisable and beneficial to get them linked.


CA Abhishek Soni
CA Abhishek Soni

Abhishek Soni is a Chartered Accountant by profession & entrepreneur by passion. He is the co-founder & CEO of Tax2Win.in. Tax2win is amongst the top 25 emerging startups of Asia and authorized ERI by the Income Tax Department. In the past, he worked in EY and comes with wide industry experience from telecom, retail to manufacturing to entertainment where he has handled various national and international assignments.