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How to link your Aadhaar and PAN card

The government of India have announced mandatory linking of Aadhaar and PAN card for its citizens.

Excerpt from press release:

“Mandatory quoting of Aadhaar/Enrolment ID of Aadhaar application form, for filing of return of income and for making an application for allotment of Permanent Account Number with effect from 1st July 2017,”

  1. Login into Income Tax e-Filing Portal. If you don’t have an account, you can register here to create a new account.

  2. After login, a popup will appear to link your Aadhaar card. Fill up the form and submit. In case, if you don’t see a popup dialogue. Goto “Profile Setting” -> “Link Aahaar” to submit the form.

  3. You should see a success message like the one below.

Note: Your name in PAN and Aadhaar should match exactly, else you have to update your PAN card to have a full name.