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If you are among those who are yet to link their Aadhaar card to PAN card and are unaware of the consequences, this article is for you. The failure to link Aadhar to PAN card may result in your PAN card becoming inoperative. If you may face trouble filing taxes, investing in mutual funds or stocks, or during regular bank transactions. If you aren’t sure whether you have linked these IDs at some point, let’s do a quick check.
While the government has extended the deadline for linking PAN with the Aadhaar card to 30th June 2023 from 31st March 2023, they have also doubled the fees for linking the IDs. The earlier fine levied to link Aadhar with PAN was Rs.500, which has been now increased to Rs. 1000. Learn how to link your Aadhaar to PAN Card online and get your documents linked at the earliest.
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There are two ways you can pay the penalty fees: through the NSDL portal or the e-filing website.
The following are the steps to link Aadhaar with PAN through the NSDL portal:
You have completed the first step towards linking your PAN and Aadhaar by paying the penalty fees. Now you’ll have to wait at least 4-5 days before you can put in a request to link your PAN and Aadhaar card on e-Filing.
You can also link your Aadhar with your PAN card by simply sending an SMS. However, ensure that you have paid the penalty fees to the concerned authorities through the NSDL portal as mentioned above. Once you have made the payment, do the following:
Step 1: Type an SMS: UIDPAN <12-digit Aadhaar> <10-digit PAN> Step 2: From your registered mobile number, send the message to 567678 or 56161
If you do not wish to use any of the two above-listed methods, you can link your Aadhar and pan card manually at the NSDL office.
Step 1: Visit the nearest NSDL office. Step 2: Fill up the form to link Aadhar with PAN. Step 3: Fill in the required details and submit relevant documents like your Aadhaar card, PAN card, and birth certificate. Post-verification, the Aadhaar will be linked to the PAN. Did you find this article helpful? Stay tuned as we dive deeper into the world of personal finance and credit management. Download OneScore .
There are three ways you can link your PAN with Aadhar:
Option1: Visit https://www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/ and go to profile settings to find the option to link your PAN with Aadhar.
Option2: Send an SMS to 567678 or 56161 in the following format: UIDPAN
Option3: Apply offline at a PAN service provider.
You can check your PAN-Aadhar linking status on the e-filing website or NSDL portal.
You can link your PAN with Aadhar online by visiting the e-filing website or offline at a PAN service provider. You can do so via SMS as per the steps mentioned in the article.
Once you provide the required information and complete the verification process, the system typically updates your Aadhar-PAN linking status immediately or within a few minutes.
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- OneScore , April 28, 2023