How to link Aadhaar Card with Pan Card online / by sms

How to link Aadhaar Card with Pan Card: 
Linking pan card with aadhar card has become mandatory for filing tax returns using GST Portal.
Now everybody is completely confused and wondering about it that how to link their Aadhar Number to Pan Card in few minutes.
If you are a taxpayer, then you must link aadhaar card to income tax return.
When you do this then you don’t have to encounter any hindrance meanwhile paying tax season.
If you have not linked your Aadhar to Pan Card till now then you need not worry at all as we are here to help you.
We are providing you the procedure for linking Aadhar Card to Pan Card. So, get the complete information related to pan card aadhar seeding process.
In just few minor steps you will learn how you can link these documents.
The process is quite simple & you will be able to link Aadhar to Pan by SMS or Online if you want to go with SMS having known about it that there is heavy traffic and takes long to load.
So, kindly follow below instructions carefully.


This is a very easy method to link it just by sending an sms.
The Income Tax Department’s has provided facility to link Aadhar No to Pan by SMS using given two numbers: 567678 & 56161.
Just follow the simple steps to send link your Aadhar to PAN Card.


Format to Send SMS

Many people get confuse in the format of sending SMS. So here is the format
UIDPAN<SPACE>123456789012<SPACE>ABCDE12345
  • The 12-Digit Number in the above format is your "Aadhar Card Number"
  • Where as "ABCDE12345" represent your "PAN Card Number/ pan card details".
Note: Please carefully check your message text which you type.
Both Aadhar Card Number & PAN Card Number must be correct so that your aadhar card links to your PAN Card.
If there will be any typo error then you will be failed in connecting your Aadhar Card to PAN Card.
So please type the above format correctly.



Send SMS to 567678 or 56161 for pancard adhar link.
Once you type the SMS in the above mentioned format then all you have to do is to send this  SMS to 567678 or you can also send it to "56161".
So just by this method you can connect your Aadhar Card with your PAN Card just by sending a simple SMS.


There are two ways by which you can link Aadhar Card Online by visiting the income tax website which is www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in.
  • Method 1) Without Login to your Income Tax Account
  • Method 2) By Login to your Income Tax Account
We are going to cover both the procedure.
First we will see how to link aadhar card to pan card with making login to your income tax account then we will also tell you how to link aadhar with your pan card by log in to your income tax account.



Visit www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in

www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in is the official online income tax portal.
If you want to link your aadhaar with pan then you need to visit the official website income tax.

Navigate to "Link Aadhaar"

Once you reach to www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in then you will see a link "Link Aadhaar" in the left sidebar of the website.
As shown in the screenshot below. Just click on the "Link Aadhar" link to go to next step.

Fill all the details - PAN Number, Aadhaar number

When you will click on the "Link Aadhaar" option as mentioned in the above step then you will reach to new screen where you need to enter all the following important details:-
  • PAN : First you need to enter your Alphanumeric PAN Number correctly.
  • Aadhar Number : Then you need to enter your 12 digit Aadhar Number.
  • Name as per AADHAAR : After that you need to enter your name as mentioned in your Aadhaar Card.
    • Please check carefully as if there will be any typo error then your Aaadhar card will not connect to your PAN.
  • If you have only year of birth in your Aadhar card then tick the option "I have only year of birth in Aadhaar card" else leave it.
  • Captcha Code : The next thing you need to do is to Enter the captcha code show in the image correctly.

Click "Link Aadhaar" button

Once you will fill all the details in the above step then all you need to do is to click on the "Link Aadhaar" button.
But you have to keep following note in the mind :-
Note: In the case of any mismatch in Aadhar number provided, Aadhar OTP will be required at once.
Please kindly ensure that the date of birth & gender in PAN and Aadhar number are thoroughly correct.
In case Aadhar number is different from name in PAN, then linking will be failed & tax payer will be promoted to change the name in Aadhar or in PAN database.


The procedure for linking, login to income tax account is also simple.
There are a few steps by following which anyone can link these documents.

Register at income tax e-filling website (if you are not registered)

To link these documents using this method, first, you need to register yourself at income tax e-filling website if you have not already registered yourself.
Without registration, it is not possible to link it using this method.

Log in to e-filling website

If you are already registered then you have to make log in to the e-filling website of income tax department using your Login Username, Password Date of Birth 
Note : Enter your correct username, password & date of birth.
If there will be any mistake in any of these details then you will not be able to log in to your portal.

Navigate to "Profile Settings" & Click on "Link Aadhaar" Option

Once you will be logged in to e-filling website then  you need to go to the blue tab on the top bar named “Profile Settings” & click on Link Aadhar.

Verify all the details & Enter Captcha

Then you will find that the required details will be also filled / mentioned as per the details submitted at the time of registration .
All you need to do is to verify all the details mentioned on your Aadhar card.
  • If all the details match, then enter your Aadhar card number & captcha code

Click "Link Aadhar" Button

Once you check all the details and also entered the captcha correctly then just click on the "Link Aaadhar" button
  • Promptly, you will get a pop-up message that your Aadhar card has been successfully linked to your Pan Card.
In case, you are unable to link aadhaar with pan then you can contact helpdesk number.
Note: For more information about e filing or linking process, you may visit the official website or bookmark this page to know latest updates.