How to link aadhaar card and pan card

  Income Tax Department notification, income tax returns could be e-filed without linking Aadhaar and PAN till 5 August 2017.The deadline to link PAN and Aadhaar which was initially extended from 31 August 2017 to 31 December 2017, has now been further extended by the CBDT to 31 March 2018 to facilitate the process of linking, the tax department will not process the returns until PAN and Aadhaar are linked.

People can  visit the official e-filing website of the department to link the two identities, in both the cases– identical names in the two databases or in case where there is a minor mismatch.

The Income Tax Department has made it easy for taxpayers to link their PAN with Aadhaar with just a 2 step process which does not even require  to login or register at the e- filing website. This facility can be used by anyone to link their Aadhaar with PAN.

process to link Aadhaar with PAN

Step-1

 Login or register at the e- filing website.

First register yourself at the income tax e filing portal, if you are not already registered.https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/

Step-2

Log in to the e-Filing portal of the Income Tax Department by entering the log-in ID, password and date of birth

Step 3.

On logging in to the site, a pop up window will appear prompting you to link your PAN card with Aadhaar card. If you don’t see the popup, go to blue tab on the top bar named ‘Profile Settings’ and click on ‘Link Aadhaar’.

Step 4.

Details such as name, date of birth and gender will already be mentioned as per the details submitted at the time of registration on the e-Filing portal. Verify the details on screen with the ones mentioned on your Aadhaar card.

Step 5.

If the details match, enter your Aadhaar card number and captcha code and click on the “Link now” button.

Step 6.

A pop-up message will inform you that your Aadhaar card has been successfully linked to your PAN card.

Now you can link your Aadhaar and PAN through SMS also. The Income Tax Department has urged taxpayers to link their Aadhaar with their PAN, using an SMS-based facility.It can be done by sending an SMS to either 567678 or 56161.

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 123456789123 AKPLM2124M

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