The IT (Income Tax) Department has made it easy for taxpayers to link Aadhaar to PAN Card using just a 2 step process (which does not require to login or register at the e- filing website). This method can be used by anyone to link their Aadhaar with PAN.
Process to Link Aadhaar to PAN
- Visit https://www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/e-Filing/Services/LinkAadhaarHome.html OR Go to http://www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in and click on the blinking link on the left pane – “Link Aadhaar”
- Provide PAN, Aadhaar No. and Enter your name Exactly as in your Aadhaar card (avoid spelling mistakes) and Hit “Submit”. After verification from UIDAI which is the government website for Aadhaar, the linking will be confirmed.
In case of any minor mismatch in Aadhaar name provided, Aadhaar OTP will be required. Please ensure that the date of birth and gender in PAN and Aadhaar are exactly same.
Link Aadhaar to PAN Card via SMS (Short Messaging Service)
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.
People can also 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.