According to the Govt. of India, it is now mandatory to link your Aadhar Number with your PAN (Permanent Account Number) Card Number. The government has made Aadhar & PAN linking mandatory in order to eliminate fake or multiple PANs held by the same person. This is the main reason for Aadhar & PAN linking. In June 2017, the Supreme Court of India upheld the law, making Aadhaar mandatory for filing income tax returns and its linkage to PAN. The government has also made mandatory to link your mobile number with Aadhar.
Linking Aadhar card to PAN card is a very easy process & can be done online. Here are the steps for linking Aadhar & PAN.
How to Link Aadhar Card with PAN Card Online
Here we will tell you the simple steps for linking Aadhar & PAN online. WideTechWorld is not the official website for Aadhar or PAN card. We only share the direct link to the official websites. Simple steps are given below.
- Go to the Official Income Tax website
- Enter your PAN Number
- Enter your Aadhar Number
- Enter your Name (as given in Aadhar card)
- Click Request OTP or Fill the Captcha code
- Now, click Link Aadhaar
A screenshot showing the process is given below.
If the details entered above are correct, a pop-up message will display as your Aadhaar card has been successfully linked to your PAN card. If the details are incorrect, it will display the error message. You can now repeat the above steps with correct details.
For correct details, a success message will appear, A screenshot showing the success message is given below.