Last Date for Linking Aadhaar Number with PAN Number
The last date for linking the Aadhaar Number with PAN Number has been extended to 31st March 2021 from 30th June 2020.
There are easy ways to link the Aadhaar Number to PAN Card by The Income Tax Department for taxpayers in India. The process easy and two-step process that does not require you to login or register on the official website of the income tax e-filling.
This facility offered by The Income Tax Department can be used by anyone to link their Aadhaar number with PAN Card.
Income Tax Department notifies taxpayers that the tax returns can be e-filed without linking Aadhaar to PAN till 5 Aug 2017. Later it was extended from 31st Aug to 31st Dec 2017, 31st March 2018, 30th June 2018, 31st march 2019 and now it has been extended to 31st March 2021.
Online Linking of Aadhaar Number and PAN
Online linking of Aadhaar number and PAN in two ways by using tax e-filing portal. You can logging to tax e-filing portal.
Without Logging in to Your Account (2 Step Procedure)
If you wish to link your Aadhar number and PAN card without logging into the tax e-filing portal, you should follow the below steps.
Step 1: Go to https://www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/ and click on the link on the left side of the website ‘Link Aadhaar’
Step 2: Enter Following details in the required field.
- PAN Number
- Aadhaar Number, and
- Name Same as mentioned on the Aadhaar card (Do not make spelling mistakes)
After entering all the required details click ‘Submit’ after getting confirmation from UIDAI the linking from Aadhaar Number to PAN car will be confirmed.
In the rare case if the information does not match from Aadhaar Number database to PAN Card database the linking will be fail. If the linking will fail you need to change your details in one of the database, either, Aadhaar or PAN Card database.
Logging in to Your Account (6 Step Procedure)
To create an account and login to tax e-filing portal you should follow below steps.
Step 1: You need to register yourself at income tax e-filing portal, if you have not registered earlier.
Step 2: Log in to the income tax e-filing portal by entering the login ID and password and date of birth.
Step 3: Once you logged in you will get a pop-up window to link Aadhaar and PAN. If you didn’t get the pop-up window just go to profile setting and choose ‘Link Aadhaar’
Step 4: Now a window will appear, you need to fill out the required details such as name, gender, and date of birth. Now verify the details are correct.
Step 5: If the details are correct and match, enter your Aadhaar number and captcha code and click on the ‘Link Now’ Button.
Step 6: Finally, a pop up window will appear that will confirm the successful lining of your Aadhaar number with PAN Number.
Linking of Aadhaar Number and PAN via SMS
The Income Tax Department given the services to link your (taxpayers) Aadhaar number to PAN using SMS services. This is the easy way to link your Aadhaar number to PAN Number.
You can avail of these services by sending an SMS to either 567678 or 56161. Send SMS to 567678 or 56161 from your registered mobile number in the following format: UIDPAN<SPACE><12 digit Aadhaar><Space><10 digit PAN> Example: UIDPAN 123456789123 AKPLM2124M.