Aadhaar and PAN have become very important documents/identity proofs to get most of the official things done in the right manner. If you don’t have any of the two then you may face a lot of problems in getting official things done in an efficient manner. For an instance, if you don’t have your Aadhaar card linked up with PAN card then your income tax return can’t be processed.
Similarly, if you want to make a transaction of above 50,000 in any bank then you must have your PAN linked with Aadhaar. Recently, the Income Tax Department has made it compulsory to have your Aadhaar linked with PAN to successfully execute income tax returns filling on the official website and to make any banking transaction of higher than 50,000. However, it’s very easier to linking Aadhaar with PAN by SMS. All you need to do is to follow some quick yet simple steps to get it done.
How to link Aadhaar with PAN via SMS?
This is the quickest option that you can use to link your Aadhaar with PAN within a few seconds. All you need to do is to send an SMS to the number 567678 or 56161 from your registered mobile number. However, while doing this you have to follow a specific format, i.e, UIDPAN≤SPACE≥12 digit Aadhaar≤SPACE≥≤10 digit PAN≥. By entering your details in the given format and sending it to the specified number you can successfully link Aadhaar with PAN via SMS.
Apart from that, there are other ways as well to link Aadhaar with PAN.
1: Without logging on to the income tax e-filling website
This is the first way to get it done easily. All you need to do is go visit the website, www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in and go to the option, Link Aadhaar. Once you are reached to the page then you have to enter your PAN and Aadhaar number. Make sure to enter your name and other details without making any spelling errors. Your name should exactly be the same that’s written on your Aadhaar and PAN. Once you have entered the details, then click on the ‘Submit’ button. Once it’s successfully verified from UIDAI, the linking will be confirmed to you by SMS.
2: Through logging into your account at the tax e-filling official website
Another step is to register yourself on the official portal of the Income-tax e-filling, in case you are not registered.
Once you are logged in successfully by putting your login ID, password, and date of birth, you will see a pop-up window on your screen.
This new pop-up screen will ask you to link your Aadhaar with PAN. In case, you won’t see this pop-up window after logging, then you can go to the Profile Setting option and click on the Link Aadhaar button.
Now you can see the details that have already been filled in by you while registering yourself onto the portal, including name, date of birth, and gender.
If the details match correctly with your Aadhaar card then it’s time to enter your Aadhaar number along with the captcha that you will get at the bottom. After entering the details, click on the Link Now button to get it done successfully.
Right after that, you will get a pop-up message that will update you whether your Aadhaar is linked successfully with PAN or not.
Thus, you can choose any of the ways to get your Aadhaar linked successfully with PAN.