Urgent! Link Your PAN card with Aadhaar otherwise PAN will not work

PAN card: The Indian Tax Department recently made it mandatory for every citizen to link the Permanent Account Number or PAN to their Aadhaar Card last by March 31, 2023. In its tweet earlier this month, the tax department said that the process is compulsory for all under the Income Tax Act, 1961. You can follow steps given below to check whether your PAN is linked with Aadhaar or not and if PAN if not linked with Aadhaar then you can follow the steps to link PAN with Aadhaar.

In order to provide some more time to the taxpayers, the date for linking PAN and Aadhaar has been extended to 30th June, 2023. From 1st July, 2023, the PAN of taxpayers who have failed to intimate their Aadhaar, as required, shall become inoperative. The PAN can be made operative again in 30 days, upon intimation of Aadhaar to the prescribed authority after payment of fee of Rs.1,000.

It is stated that more than 51 crore PANs have already been linked with Aadhaar till date.

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Follow the steps given below to link PAN card with Aadhaar

  1. Step 1

    Visit the Income Tax e-filing portal or click on direct link given below.PAN AADHAAR LINK STATUS

  2. Step 2

    Enter your PAN and Aadhaar Number and Click on Validate.

  3. Step 3

    If your PAN is linked with Aadhaar, you will get message – Your PAN BTXXXXXX4C is already linked to given Aadhaar 77XXXXXXXX45pan aadhaar link

  4. Step 4

    In case your PAN and Aadhaar cards are not linked, the message will say, “PAN not linked with Aadhaar. Please click on ‘Link Aadhaar’ to link your Aadhaar with PAN.”

  5. Step 5

    If the link is in progress, the taxpayer will see this on their window, “Your Aadhaar-PAN linking request has been sent to UIDAI for validation. Please check the status later by clicking on ‘Link Aadhaar Status’ link on Home Page.”