Aadhar Card to Pan Card Link Process Online – Using SMS & E-filing Portal

Aadhar Card to Pan Card Link Process Online – Using SMS & E-filing Portal

How to Aadhar Card to Pan Card Link Process Online

The income tax department of India has clearly stated in their lasted notification that linking of Aadhar and Pan Card is mandatory. The time to link these cards has been extended from 31.3.2019 to 1.09.2019. The union budget of 2019 has proposed to file the returns using Aadhar card rather than that of Pan Card. The budget further clarified that the Income-tax officers can allot pan cards to the tax filer themselves.

The IT department has introduced a two-step process for linking Aadhar and Pan Card. The process was established to making it easy for the taxpayers to get the linking done.

How to link Aadhar to Pan Card?

The linking of Aadhar and Pan can be done in two different ways, namely,

  1. Online linking of Aadhar number to PAN
  2. SMS linking of Aadhar and PAN Card

However, note that before starting the linking process ensures the name in Aadhar and PAN are identical. A minor mismatch may be overlooked but to be safer to avoid errors.

Online Linking of Aadhar number to PAN?

For online linking of Aadhar card to the PAN, card one has to visit the official portal of income tax e-filling. On visiting the portal the linking can be done either by logging –in or without logging into the account.

  1. Without logging – in
  2. Visit incometaxindiaefiling.gov.inand on the home page click on the tab titled Link Aadhar on the left corner of the page
  3. In the extended page, fill the tab with following details such as
  • PAN number
  • Aadhar Number
  • Name as appeared in both the cards, please avoid spelling mistakes.

Then click on Submit. Verification will be conducted by the UIDAI before receiving a confirmation. 

  1. Logging – in Procedure
  • Register yourself on the official income tax e-filling portal
  • On successful logging –in, click on link Aadhar tab from profile setting menu
  • Few details like name, age and gender will be filled, check to see if they match with Aadhar card
  • Then, enter the Aadhar Number and click the link now
  • A message will appear after submitting it confirming the linking process
SMS linking of Aadhar and PAN Card

Of all the linking methods of radar to pan card, this is the easiest and simplest way. For linking the Aadhar card send the taxpayers has to send an SMS to 567678 or 56161 from the registered mobile number.

Format:  Send SMS as follows – UIDPAN <SPACE> Aadhar Number <SPACE> PAN Number

Conclusion

Linking of Aadhar and PAN card has never been this easy. IT returns can be filed without linking but the IT department has clearly stated that the taxpayers’ returns will not be processed until Aadhar and PAN card linking is done successfully.

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