The Supreme Court, on September 26, struck down some provisions relating to the authentication of Aadhaar, and the Section 57 of Aadhaar Act.
However, under Section 139AA of the Income Tax Act, it is mandatory to link your Aadhaar with PAN.
The new deadline for the same is March 31, 2019.
Here's how you can link your Aadhaar with PAN, online and offline.
How to link your Aadhaar with PAN
Online procedure to link Aadhaar with PAN
First off, log on to the Income Tax e-portal.
Next, under the 'Quick Links' section, click on 'Link Aadhaar.'
Post that, enter details such as Aadhaar number, PAN, Name, and the screen-displayed 'Captcha' code.
Submit the details, click on 'Link Aadhaar', and you're done.
After successful verification from UIDAI, the linking will be confirmed.
How to link Aadhaar with PAN, using SMS mode
Apart from the online method, users can also link their Aadhaar with PAN, using SMS service. To do so, type a text message in this format: UIDPAN, and send to either 567678 or 56161 from your Aadhaar-registered mobile number.