As per law, it is now mandatory that you have your Aadhaar card linked to a PAN card. This helps keep your PAN from becoming inoperative, according to the Income Tax Department. If you have not yet linked your Aadhaar Card and PAN card, you are liable to pay a ₹1,000 penalty or your PAN card will become inactive.
This process is important for tax purposes, the KYC process and to prevent instances of fraud. Moreover, there are many other benefits to linking Aadhaar with a PAN card. To avail of these benefits, you can easily link PAN with Aadhaar online or offline, based on your preference.
Read on to know why you should get an Aadhaar Card link to PAN Card, how to link them, how to check the status and more.
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Follow these steps to use the website for tax e-filing to link Aadhar with PAN
If your payment details are verified, then the process to link PAN with Aadhar online is complete. If not, then you will get a pop-up text: “Payment details not found”.
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After that, you will get a text to confirm that you have successfully completed linking Aadhaar with PAN.
Without access to the internet, you won’t be able to use the website for tax e-filing to link Aadhaar with PAN. Instead, you will have to go with the offline process, with these steps:
In addition to your PAN and Aadhaar copy, you may have to provide other documents, such as your birth certificate, for verification. Once your documents are verified, the process will continue until it gets completed.
Here are the options to check on your Aadhaar card link to PAN card request.
You can easily check the status of your link request online with these steps:
With this, you can check if linking Aadhaar with PAN was successful or not.
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The steps you check at the status are the same as for registering for the PAN-Aadhaar link. Simply text UIDPAN <space> 12-digit Aadhaar card number <space> 10-character PAN Card number and send it to 56161 or 567678 from your registered mobile number.
Once you have successfully completed the Aadhaar card link to PAN Card, you can apply for loans, credit cards, or many other banking facilities quickly and easily.
In fact, Fibe offers instant personal loan and you will need these documents to enjoy easy access. With all your paperwork in order, you can get financing up to ₹5 lakhs in 2 minutes. To apply, download the Personal Loan App or register on our website.
To initiate the Aadhaar card link to PAN card process offline, you can go to a PAN card service centre near you.
Yes, the Central Board of Direct Taxes has made it mandatory to link your Aadhaar card with your PAN.
Non-compliance with the mandatory rule to link the PAN and Aadhaar can lead to PAN cards becoming inoperative.
Failure to comply with the mandate attracts a ₹1,000 penalty.