PAN-Aadhaar linking deadline extended to July 30, 2020. The Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, today announced that the deadline to link PAN with Aadhaar has been extended to July 30, 2020. The earlier deadline was March 31, 2020

He government on Tuesday extended the deadline for linking PAN with Aadhaar from March 31 to June 30. The government’s decision comes amid new Coronavirus outbreak that has infected over 500 people across India.



The Income Tax Department had earlier issued a public message saying it was "mandatory" to link PAN with Aadhaar. If not linked, PAN will become inoperative. One can do it through Biometric Aadhaar authentication or by visiting the PAN service centers of NSDL and UTITSL

How to link PAN with Aadhaar online

If you have still not filed your PAN and Aadhaar number, you can visit the Income Tax India website at incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in. Then, click on 'Link Aadhaar’ on the left side under the ‘Quick Links’ section. Fill in the PAN, Aadhaar number and other required details like your name as per the Aadhaar card, etc. You need to fill in the captcha or request for an OTP on the registered mobile number, following which, if the details match, your PAN-Aadhaar linking will be successful.

You can also link PAN-Aadhaar card via SMS. To do so, the user needs to ensure that both the documents are registered under the same name. Your mobile number should also be the same as the one registered for Aadhaar. 

If the requirements are in check, open the messaging app and type UIDAI space 12-digit Aadhaar card number space 10-character alphanumeric PAN details and send it to 567678 or 56161. For Example, if your Aadhar number is 109876543210, and your PAN is ABCD1234E, then send type UIDAI space 109876543210 ABCD1234E and send it to 567678 or 56161. After sending the SMS, you will be notified after the PAN-Aadhaar linking is done successfully.

How to link Aadhar card - Pan Card Staps Below

Step 1. Visit the Income Tax e-Filing website to link your PAN and Aadhaar

How to link PAN with Aadhaar online

Step 2. Enter your PAN and Aadhaar number in the form

How to link PAN with Aadhaar online


Step 3. Enter your name as mentioned in your Aadhaar card

How to link PAN with Aadhaar online

Step 4. In case only your birth year is mentioned on your Aadhaar card, you have to tick the square

Step 5. Now enter the captcha code mentioned in the image for verification

Step 6. Click on the “Link Aadhaar” button

Step 7. A pop-up message will appear that your Aadhaar will be successfully linked with your PAN

Important Links

Official website: Click here

Tutorial Video :: More Details in Gujarati

Visually challenged users can request for an OTP that will be sent to the registered mobile number instead of the captcha code.

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Step: 1 (How to link by SMS)


How to link PAN with Aadhaar online

Step: 3 (How to link by SMS)

How to link PAN with Aadhaar online

Yes, it is advisable that you apply for an Aadhaar card and have it linked with your PAN. Aadhar is now necessary to avail most government benefits and so it is advisable to apply for it and also get it linked with PAN to ensure that your PAN is valid
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