Here’s what you need to know about linking your Aadhaar and PAN cards:

PAN card holders will have to link the permanent account number with their 12-digit biometric identifier Aadhaar by Friday, the last day for the process, without which taxpayers will not be able to file their e-file their Income Tax returns. The tax department has, however, said that it will not invalidate any PAN card. Aadhaar has also been made mandatory for applying for PAN with effect from July 1.

How to Link Aadhaar with PAN Card Using Following Two Method In 2 Minutes

Method:1 Via Income Tax Department Website – Only 2 Step Process

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.

Step:1 Open Income Tax Department website:

Step 2: Add Following Detail

Provide PAN, Aadhaar no. and ENTER NAME EXACTLY AS GIVEN IN AADHAAR CARD (avoid spelling mistakes), Fill Captcha Code and submit.


Method:2 Link your Aadhaar and PAN through SMS

The Income Tax Department has urged taxpayers to link their Aadhaar with their PAN, using an SMS-based facility. You can also send an SMS to 56161 or 567678 from your Registered Mobile Number (RMN) of Aadhaar Card.

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 606579202155 CIUAA1448M