How To Link Aadhaar Card With SBI Account?

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

Here we have given the aadhar linking process of State Bank of India. To link your aadhaar, SBI bank offers various portals to get the process done. Individuals can do so by either visiting the SBI branch or by logging into the SBI website. SBI’s mobile app also provides users with option of linking with aadhaar. Apart from these, people can also link their aadhaar by using SBI’s ATM as well as 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 the any of the below methods-

Through SBI Bank

You can easily get your aadhar card linked with SBI bank account by visiting any nearest branch as per your convenience.
Steps to follow while visiting a SBI branch:

  • After reaching the nearest branch, ask for ‘letter of request’ form
  • Fill the form and submit along with the copy of 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 website:

  • Log into website ‘’.
  • Under the announcement section, look for ‘Aadhaar linking for all SBI customers’ and select that option.
  • Once selected, it will ask of SBI account number and captcha code
  • After filing in the details, one time password (OTP) will be sent to the registered mobile number
  • Scroll up/down to look for confirm/submit option
  • Post submitting, status of linking will be sent on the registered mobile number

Linking via SBI anywhere app:

  • Download the app if not done already
  • Log into the SBI anywhere app
  • Under the ‘requests’ section, click on ‘aadhaar’ and select ‘aadhaar linking’
  • Select CIF (your customer number) from the list and enter your aadhaar number
  • Agree to the terms and conditions and ‘submit’ the form
  • Text message will be sent on the registered mobile number if the linking is successful

Linking via SBI internet banking:

  • Go to SBI internet banking portal and log in with your account credentials
  • Go to ‘my accounts’ on the left side of the screen and choose ‘link your aadhaar number’
  • Put in your SBI account number along with 12 digit aadhaar number and then press submit
  • The status will be conveyed via SMS on registered mobile number

Linking via SBI ATM’s:

  • Visit the nearest SBI ATM booth and swipe your card
  • Post swiping, enter your PIN for authentication
  • From the menu section, select ‘Service registrations’ and under that select ‘aadhaar registrations’
  • Afterwards, select ‘account type’ and put in your aadhaar number twice for registration
  • Post verification, message will be send out at the registered mobile number

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

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

Ans: Banks have made it easy for customers to access the Aadhaar linking feature by providing the facility for Aadhaar seeding on mobile application. In the “My Accounts” section under “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 successful linking of bank account with Aadhar.

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

Ans: You can check this through your mobile. Dial *99*99*1#. Enter your 12 digit Aadhaar number, then select the confirm button, after selecting, it will appear the bank account linked with Aadhar

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

Ans: It is not mandatory as of yet to link 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 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.