As per CBDT, the AADHAAR – PAN linking deadline is now March 31, 2019. Also, as for now, you can file Income Tax Return even if you do not link PAN to AADHAAR. However, Income Tax Department is not going to process your returns until you link PAN with AADHAAR. Do not worry. It’s easy to link PAN with AADHAAR Number Online. Here is the procedure for How to Link PAN with AADHAAR Number Online?
How to Link PAN with AADHAAR Number Online?
You can Link PAN with AADHAAR Number Online by visiting Income Tax e-Filing Portal.
- Visit Income Tax e-Filing Portal.
- Click on “Link Aadhaar” in the left navigation menu.
- Next screen will be this:
- Fill in all the details and click on Link Aadhaar at the bottom.
Before, you start this process to link PAN with Aadhaar, make sure your Name, Date of Birth & Gender on PAN must be similar to that on Aadhaar. Also, make sure that your name and other personal information on the Aadhaar is printed correct. Else, you will not be able to link PAN with AADHAAR Number Online.
Link PAN with AADHAAR Number via SMS:
Now, you also have an option to link PAN with Aadhaar Number via SMS. Just send an SMS to either 567678 or 56161 from your registered mobile number.
UIDPAN<SPACE><12 digit Aadhaar><Space><10 digit PAN>
For Instance: UIDPAN 123456789123 AKPLM2124M
Before you face any consequences because you did not link PAN with AADHAAR Number, go ahead and link your PAN & Aadhaar now. Do it either online or via SMS.