Link Aadhaar Card With PAN Card

How to Link PAN Card with Aadhaar Card?

Link Aadhaar Card With PAN Card: As per the Income Tax Department notification, income tax returns could be e-filed without linking Aadhaar and PAN till 5 August 2017. The deadline to link PAN with Aadhaar, which was initially extended from 31 August 2017 to 31 December 2017 and subsequently to 31 March 2018 followed by 30 June 2018 had been extended to 31 March 2019. Further, it has been extended to 31 March 2021.

Do note that while income tax returns can be filed without linking, the tax department will not process the returns until PAN and Aadhaar are linked. People can visit the official e-filing website of the department to link the two identities, in both the cases– identical names in the two databases or in the case where there is a minor mismatch.

Link Aadhaar Card With PAN Card

There are two ways through which you can link PAN and Aadhaar. These are:

  • Through the Income Tax e-filing website
  • Sending an SMS to 567678 or 56161
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Linking PAN with Aadhaar through your mobile by sending an SMS

The PAN can be linked with the Aadhaar number by sending an SMS to 567678 or 56161 from the registered mobile number. In order to do so, you need to type UIDPAN<12-digit Aadhaar><10-digit PAN> and send it.

**SMS ‘UIDPAN Aadhaar-number PAN-number to 567678**

How to Link Aadhaar With PAN Online? Step by Steps

Online linking of Aadhaar number with PAN can be done by logging on to the income tax e-filing portal. There are two ways of doing it on the income tax portal.

  1. Without logging in to your account (2 step procedure)
  2. Logging in to your account (6 step procedure)
  3. Without logging in to your account (2 step procedure)
    Step 1: Go to and click on the link on the left pane – Link Aadhaar Step 2: Enter the following details:
    Aadhaar no.; and
    Name as exactly specified on the Aadhaar card (avoid spelling mistakes)
    After entering the details click on submit. Post verification from UIDAI the linking will be confirmed.

In case of any minor mismatch in the Aadhaar name provided, Aadhaar OTP will be required. Please ensure that the date of birth and gender in PAN and Aadhaar are exactly the same. In a rare case where the Aadhaar name is completely different from the name in PAN, then the linking will fail and the taxpayer will be prompted to change the name in either Aadhaar or in PAN database.

  1. Logging in to your account (6 step procedure)
    Step 1: Register yourself at the income tax e filing portal, if you are not already registered. Step 2: Log in to the e-Filing portal of the Income Tax Department by entering the login ID, password and date of birth

You can link your PAN with Aadhaar by following process:

a) Open the Income Tax e-filing portal –

b) Register on it (if not already done). Your PAN (Permanent Account Number) will be your user id.

c) Log in by entering the User ID, password and date of birth.

d) A pop up window will appear, prompting you to link your PAN with Aadhaar. If not, go to ‘Profile Settings’ on Menu bar and click on ‘Link Aadhaar’.

e) Details such as name date of birth and gender will already be mentioned as per the PAN details.

f) Verify the PAN details on screen with the ones mentioned on your Aadhaar. Pls. note that if there is a mismatch, you need to get the same corrected in either of the documents.

g) If the details match, enter your Aadhaar number and click on the “link now” button.

h) A pop-up message will inform you that your Aadhaar has been successfully linked to your PAN

i) You may also visit OR to link your PAN and Aadhaar.

It is important that the name mentioned on the Aadhaar Card and PAN Card is the same. In case of any mismatch, the below-mentioned procedure can be used to link the PAN Card and Aadhaar Card:

Complete name mismatch between Aadhaar & PAN

If the name is completely different in the Aadhaar Card when compared to the PAN Card, the correction will have to be made on the PAN database or Aadhaar database.

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Partial name mismatch between Aadhaar & PAN

If there is some minor mismatch in case of your name in your Aadhaar card and PAN card, the same can be resolved in the following way:

  • If the name mismatch is minor, a One Time Password (OTP) will be sent to the user who has registered the same with Aadhaar
  • The OTP can thus be used for the verification purpose in case of a name mismatch
  • However, it is a must for taxpayers to make sure that the date of birth and gender details are the same

Authored By Kousik Mondal

Hi, I am Kousik Mondal from Kolkata, India. I am a professional career counselor for the past 5+ years. Love reading news and strongly believe only awareness can create a better future. And A blog scientist by the mind and a passionate blogger by ❤️heart ??

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