How to link your PAN or Permanent Account Number with Aadhaar Number


Don't know how to link your PAN card with your Aadhaar number? Check out the following article to know step wise instructions to link your PAN card with your Aadhaar number.

As we already knew that the government has asked every PAN card holder to link their PAN number with their Aadhaar number. Otherwise the all of the PAN cards with which the Aadhaar Card has not been linked will become invalid. The major reason for this order of linking the Aadhaar number with your Permanent Account Number is to prevent duplication of PAN cards.

First of all lets us know that what these numbers are and how these are beneficial for us.

PAN or Permanent Account Number

It is unique code of ten digits issued by the Income Tax department of the Indian Government to all persons, firms etc who pay tax on their income. It makes it convenient for the department to track all the transactions of a person or a firm on which tax is applicable. Besides, it is also used as proof of identity.

Aaadhar Number

Just like PAN number Aadhaar is a unique twelve digit number by the UIDAI. Now a days it has become important to avail benefits in all government schemes. It can also be used as proof of identity as well as proof of address.

Procedure to link Aadhar with PAN

To link your Permanent Account Number to your Aadhaar Number you must be registered at the e-filing portal of Income tax department. Once registered and then just follow these steps:

  • First of all login to e-filing portal. After once login you will either see popup notification to link Aadhar.

  • If you don't see any popup notification then go to profile settings and choose link Aadhaar option.
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  • The details like name, DOB, gender etc will already be displayed there.
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  • Now enter your Aadhaar number and click on 'link now' button .

  • A pop-up message will now appear showing successful linking of PAN with Aadhar


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Note: Please verify your details displayed on screen with details on your Aadhaar card before linking them as many people are facing problem in linking procedure due to mismatch of details.


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Comments

Author: K Mohan01 Sep 2017 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 2

The author has given the apt tutorial on how to link the PAN card details with the Aadhaar card which has now become mandatory. By the way the author and other members of this site can also submit a article as to what would be after effects of having such linking of every details of our personal dealings with the Aadhaar or is that mean that in future even a common man is going to pay taxes for any dealing he is going to make by using credit card or debit card ?



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