Know the easiest way to link Aadhaar card with PAN card

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Link your Aadhaar and PAN card

It is now compulsory to link your PAN with aadhaar card. We will tell you everything to get your work done.

The new process of linking, provided by income tax department, is much easier than the previous one and consist of only 3 steps:-

Click on the direct link without logging into the website:

Add the required details which are - PAN number, Aadhaar Number, exact name given in Aadhaar card and captcha code (given).

After verification from the UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India), the linking will get confirmed. If DOB (Date of Birth) and/or gender in your PAN and aadhaar doesn’t match, then the linking will fail.


In case there is “minor mismatch” in your Aadhaar name provided by you, an OTP (One Time Password) will be required. This OTP will be sent to the email address and mobile number which is registered on UIDAI.

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In order to link Aadhaar with PAN card , all you have to do is follow these 5 simple steps:-

First thing you need to do is to go to the website and register yourself.

If you’re already registered then login to the site using your ID i.e. your PAN number, password, DOB and Captcha code.

A window will pop-up, offering to link your PAN with Identification card i.e. Aadhaar. In case if it’s not popping up, just go to “Profile Settings” and you have to choose “link Aadhaar” button.

Your registered details such as Name, Gender and DOB will appear. Add the required details which are - Aadhaar Number, exact name given in Aadhaar card and captcha code (given).

After verification from the UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India), the linking will get confirmed. If DOB (Date of Birth) and/or gender in your PAN and aadhaar doesn’t match, then the linking will fail.


Now, You can easily link PAN to aadhaar card. For more detailed information click Here

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Good News! The Income Tax Department has launched a new SMS-based facility to link Aadhaar card with PAN card.

Here's what you need to do:
Type UIDPAN <Space><12 Digit Aadhaar No.><Space><10 Digit PAN> and send a SMS to 567678 or 56161

For Ex- UIDPAN 111122223333 AAAPS1111A

A word of caution: If the name written on your Aadhaar card and PAN card are not the same, the SMS facility is not
available and you will have to link your cards by following the other two methods.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to all your queries related to the linking of PAN card with Aadhaar card.

Permanent Account Number also referred as PAN, is allotted to the taxpayers by the Income tax Department of India. It serves as a proof of identity. You can obtain it through the website of TIN (Tax Information Network) or through our website.
Aadhaar is one of the unique identity launched by union government. It is embedded with your demographic (Name, Address etc.) and biometric information (fingerprints, iris pattern and photograph). It can be obtained by UIDAI ( Unique Identification Authority of India).
The purpose of this step taken by government is three fold:
1.It will restrict Multiple PAN card users
2.It will prevent tax evasion.
3.It will simplify the e-filing process of Income tax return.
Yes, linking must be done by everyone i.e. Individuals, HUFs, Companies, Firms etc. Linking has to be done even if the income is below taxable limit.
Generally, a Non Resident Indians (NRI) does not require an Aadhaar card. However, if you have an Aadhaar card or have applied for it, then it is mandatory to link it with your PAN Card.
In case of HUF, Aadhaar Card of Karta will be linked with the PAN card of HUF. In case of other non-corporate organisations , Aadhaar card of the Principal Contact of the organisation will be linked with PAN card.
The government has made the linking mandatory. If you don’t link your PAN card with Aadhaar card, then your PAN card will become invalid.
The last date by which Aadhaar Card should be linked with PAN Card, has not been notified by the government yet.
Your PAN Card will remain valid. The government of India has not notified the date till which both the cards should be linked. This date is valid for those who want to apply for a new PAN card.
In order to link, there are 3 details that should match in both PAN card and Aadhaar card- Your Name, Date of Birth and gender. However, in case of minor mismatch in name, linking can be done through SMS method.
No, you are not required to submit any other documents while linking. All you need to do is to enter your Aadhaar & Name as per Aadhaar and click on “Link Aadhaar” button.
Following are the 3 methods to link PAN card with Aadhaar Card:
(a) Income Tax Website (Without log-in) - You can directly link the cards by using this website
(b) Income Tax Website (With log-in) - To use this option, you will have to create a login id at website
(c)You can also use SMS facility. Simply, type UIDPAN <12 Digit Aadhaar No.><10 Digit PAN> and send it to 567678 or 56161 (d) Or, you can read our step by step guide to help you link your PAN Card and Aadhaar card correctly, here
If there is a minor mismatch in your name, you will receive an OTP on the mobile number linked to your Aadhaar card and after verification, you will be able to continue the linking process. For major mismatch, you can either update on the UIDAI website (for Aadhaar) or NSDL website (for PAN).
Updating any details on PAN or Aadhaar takes time (usually 20-25 days) as there is a particular verification and validation process of your documents. You can see our simple step-by-step guide here
OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number, which was submitted by you while applying for Aadhaar Card.
Don’t Worry! Just fill in your details at and you will be able to view the last four digits of your registered mobile number.
A person who already has an Aadhaar card or has applied for it, will have to quote the number in the following situations: (a) while applying for allotment of new Permanent Account Number (PAN).
(b) while filing their Income Tax Return.
Your ITR will not be affected even if you are unable to link your Aadhaar Card with PAN Card. Your ITR will still remain valid.
Linking Aadhaar with PAN doesn’t impose a compulsion on filing ITR. You are required to file an ITR only if your Gross Taxable Income exceeds ₹ 2,50,000.
No, linking Aadhaar Card with PAN Card is not mandatory for filing an ITR. However, mentioning the Aadhaar Card number at the time of filing of ITR, is mandatory.
You can file your Income Tax Return without an Aadhaar number, up to 30th June, 2017. However, 1st July, 2017 onwards, it is mandatory to quote your Aadhaar number in Income Tax Return. In case, you don’t have Aadhaar no., then you are required to quote your Aadhaar Enrolment Number.
Yes. However, while filing your return, you have to mention the enrolment ID generated at the time of applying for Aadhaar Card.
You may contact UIDAI Helpdesk 1800-300-1947 for updation of Aadhaar database.
Though you might have updated the details and got an acknowledgement, there would be a time lag in refreshing the details. Hence, please try linking the Aadhaar after a few days.


After Central Government made the linking of PAN with aadhaar card mandatory, there are lot of articles and news hitting the web. Honestly, everyone in Newspapers, on social groups, etc.

As we step into the new Financial Year 2017-18, with it emerge a lot of new rules. With effective from 1 April ’17, Central government has made mandatory to link PAN card with Aadhaar card .

In another move towards digital India, our government has come up with a new PAN card design, with the direct link to Aadhaar Card to avoid the issue of duplicate PAN Cards.

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