01 Oct 2019
Want to link Aadhaar with bank account? Here's how
For the sake of user convenience, banks offer various ways to link Aadhaar with account.
You can facilitate the linkage via online mode, offline mode, SMS, ATM, and IVR service.
Here's your step-by-step guide to link Aadhaar with bank account through all these methods.
How to link offline at your nearest bank branch
In order to link offline, visit your bank's nearest branch, and obtain a 'Bank account Aadhaar linking form.'
Fill up the required details such as your bank account number and your 12-digit Aadhaar number.
Submit the form, along with a self-attested copy of your Aadhaar card.
Once the linkage is done, you will receive a confirmation message on your registered mobile number.
How to link online using netbanking facility
To link your Aadhaar with bank account via Netbanking facility, log into your Netbanking account by entering your User ID and password.
Next, click on 'View/update Aadhaar card details' in your account.
Following this, enter your Aadhaar number and other required details.
Self-verify the information, and click on 'Submit' button.
Once the linkage is completed, you will receive a confirmation message.
How to do the linkage via SMS
You can also conveniently link Aadhaar and bank account via SMS.
To do so, type a text message in this format: 'UID (space) 12-digit Aadhaar number (space) bank account number' and send it to the bank-specified mobile number, from your bank-registered mobile number.
The linkage will be processed. Once the linkage is done, you will receive a confirmation message on your mobile number.
Procedure to link Aadhaar-bank via ATM
Visit your bank's nearest ATM. Swipe your debit/ATM card and enter your PIN.
Next, select the 'Services' option from the list of options on the ATM machine.
Select 'Registration' option and click on Aadhaar Registration option.
Following this, select your account type, enter your Aadhaar number, and proceed.
Once the process is done, you will receive a confirmation message on your mobile number.
Method 5: Here's how to link via mobile phone
In order to link your Aadhaar card with bank account using calling service, you'll have to call a certain bank-specified phone number. Follow the IVR prompts. When asked for, provide your 12-digit Aadhaar number, and you are done.