How to Link Your PAN Card with Aadhaar Card? [Mandatory by Govt. of India]

The Government have made it mandatory to link your pan card with aadhaar card after the judgment passed by supreme Court on 9 June, 2017. According to the notification issued by government, Anyone who has a pan card must provide their aadhaar card to the principal director general of Income Tax department or director general of Income Tax department. So from July 1, Your pan card must be linked to your adhar card.  Now you must be thinking how to link your pan card with aadhar card. So you want to link the two of your identities but Don’t know how to do that? In this case you can use the E- facility provided by the income tax department which is quite simple to use. In order to link your aadhaar card you have to go to income tax department official website and link your aadhar card with pan card. So let’s know how to link your pan card with aadhaar card.

How to link your your PAN card with Aadhaar card by using SMS based Facility?


The taxpayers can link their pan card with aadhar card using an very easy sms based Facility provided by income tax department. Only you have to send an sms to the provided number. So in order to follow sms based process Send SMS to 567678 or 56161 from your registered mobile number in following format :

UIDPAN<SPACE><12 digit Aadhaar><Space><10 digit PAN>


Example: UIDPAN 4526287892797567 VHAAAAE12E


People who want to link their two of identities can also go to income tax department official website. The income tax department has made it very easy to link the pan card with aadhar card, in this process you don’t even have to sign in to the income tax department website in order to link your pan card with aadhar card. There are so much benefits if you link your aadhar card to pan card. If you link your aadhar card with your pan card it will make your tax payment easy. When you link your unique identification authority of India( aadhaar card) it will send an OTP to your registered mobile number. Since it is compulsory by the for the taxpayers to mention the adhar or enrolment ID at the time of filing their income tax returns (ITR) form 1 July. Now follow these steps in order to link your pan card with aadhar card by using income tax department official website.

How to connect PAN card with Aadhar card online?


Step 1: In your browser type

Step 2: Now click on the left pane -Link Adhar

Step 3: Now register here(Your pan will be your user ID)

Step 4: Now login using your user ID, password and date of birth.

Step 5: Now a pop up Window will appear, if not then in the blue bar click on the profile settings on menu bar and click on link aadhar.


How to Link Your PAN Card with Aadhar Card

How to Link Your PAN Card with Aadhar Card


Step 6: Now add the details like name, DOB, gender as per as given in your pan card, After that enter your 12 digit Aadhaar card number and verify the captcha and now click on link adhar.


Link Your Aadhar Card with PAN Card


Step 7: Now a pop up will display on your Window screen as your aadhaar card linking is completed successfully.


How to Link Your Aadhar Card with PAN Card

Aadhaar PAN Linking is Completed Successfully


You have successfully linked your pan card to your adhar card.


Note: Please write the details as per as your pan card and aaadhar card. Don’t do a single spelling mistake while filling the details. Otherwise it can create problem.

Since now you have linked the pan card with adhaar card. Now let’s know the importance of linking your both identities to each other.

Why the Government is instructing you to link your aadhaar card with pan card?

Since pan card and aadhaar both are unique identification which are necessary identify for an individual.

The government has issued the notification of merging pan card and aadhar card due to several following reasons which you should know :

  • To reduce the fraud related to PAN cards


Pan card is the identity of an individual. But sometimes people apply for multiple pan cards to avoid paying tax which is not good for Indian economy.

If an entity has multiple pan card then he/she can use that cards for certain financial transactions and will pay taxes for those only.

So by linking the pan card to aadhar card the government will come to know about all tax details and will reduce the fraud related to pan card and taxes.

  • To ease the process of E-return


The individual who will link the pan card to aadhaar will be able to file their E-return very quickly and effortlessly. So in order to fill the income tax, the individual will be saved from lot of trouble, They no longer needed to submit their income tax acknowledgement to the income tax department in order to file their E-return.

  • To keep the details of financial transactions

By linking aadhaar card to pan card, you will be in the eye of government. So you can not hide your financial transactions from the government. Since the government would have record of everything related to your financial transactions. So you will have to pay your tax if you are eligible to pay.

FAQ( Frequently Asked Questions) about linking Aadhaar Card with PAN Card

What if my pan card details are not matching with aadhar card?

Answer: In Case your pan card details and adhar card details do not match, then first get your aadhaar card or pan card details corrected by applying into the right department. When the details are correct , you may link your aadhaar card to your pan card.

What are the details I need to check when linking my aadhaar card to pan card?

Answer: You need to make sure that details on your aadhaar card and pan card should exactly match such as your name on the card, your date of birth etc.

Do I need any other identification proof while linking my PAN to aadhar card?

Answer: No,  In order to link aadhar card to pan card you don’t need any other identification proof. You only need your pan and aadhaar card.

We have shared all the information related to how to link your pan card with aadhar card. Still if you face any difficulty while linking your both identities, then you may send your queries in the comment box, we will resolve your issue as soon as possible.

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