Aadhaar-PAN Linking

Both PAN card and Aadhaar card are Unique Identification Cards which is why the Indian government has urged all entities to link these two cards as soon as possible. It is done to prevent Tax evasion and also stop individuals or entities from applying for multiple PAN cards. The last date to link has been extended to March, 2019.

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Here's how to download Aadhaar using your Aadhaar-registered mobile number

28 May 2019

Here's how to download Aadhaar using your Aadhaar-registered mobile number

With so many government welfare schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold. Also, a vital proof of identity, it can come handy anywhere and anytime.

How to change your name, e-mail, phone in Aadhaar online

19 May 2019

How to change your name, e-mail, phone in Aadhaar online

With so many government services linked with your Aadhaar card, it is one of the most important documents you'll ever hold.

Here's how to download Aadhaar using your Aadhaar-registered mobile number

06 Apr 2019

Here's how to download Aadhaar using your Aadhaar-registered mobile number

With so many government welfare schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold. Also, a vital proof of identity, it can come handy anywhere and anytime.

#FinancialBytes: Important financial deadlines to watch out for in 2019

02 Jan 2019

#FinancialBytes: Important financial deadlines to watch out for in 2019

Staying on top of key financial deadlines is essential to avoid penalties and have an organized financial life.

#FinancialBytes: Important financial deadlines to watch out for in 2019

15 Dec 2018

#FinancialBytes: Important financial deadlines to watch out for in 2019

Staying on top of key financial deadlines is essential to avoid penalties and have an organized financial life.

Soon, Aadhaar details will be optional for bank accounts, SIM-cards

11 Dec 2018

Soon, Aadhaar details will be optional for bank accounts, SIM-cards

On the first day of the Winter Session of the Parliament, the Modi government has decided to make Aadhaar details optional for those applying for new mobile connections and those opening new bank accounts.

How you can de-link Aadhaar from your bank and e-wallets

09 Nov 2018

How you can de-link Aadhaar from your bank and e-wallets

In an important judgment, the Supreme Court, on September 26, struck down some provisions relating to authentication of the Aadhaar programme, and the Section 57 of Aadhaar Act.

How to change your address and mobile number in Aadhaar

07 Nov 2018

How to change your address and mobile number in Aadhaar

Even after the Supreme Court verdict, so many government services are still legitimately linked with Aadhaar, thereby maintaining its prominence as a valid proof of identity.

How to link your Aadhaar with PAN, online and offline

02 Nov 2018

How to link your Aadhaar with PAN, online and offline

The Supreme Court, on September 26, struck down some provisions relating to the authentication of Aadhaar, and the Section 57 of Aadhaar Act.

Aadhaar: Where the document is mandatory and where not

26 Oct 2018

Aadhaar: Where the document is mandatory and where not

The Supreme Court, on September 26, struck down some provisions relating to the authentication of Aadhaar, and the Section 57 of Aadhaar Act.

How you can de-link Aadhaar from your bank and e-wallets

30 Sep 2018

How you can de-link Aadhaar from your bank and e-wallets

In an important judgment, the Supreme Court, on September 26, struck down some provisions relating to authentication of the Aadhaar programme, and the Section 57 of Aadhaar Act.

About 50% of PANs linked with Aadhaar till now: Data

26 Sep 2018

About 50% of PANs linked with Aadhaar till now: Data

Over 21.08cr Permanent Account Numbers (PANs) have been linked with Aadhaar till now, the latest data revealed as the Supreme Court today upheld the validity of the linkage between the two databases.

Aadhaar: How to verify mobile number and retrieve lost UID

22 Aug 2018

Aadhaar: How to verify mobile number and retrieve lost UID

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which issues Aadhaar cards to the citizens of India, offers a number of allied services like online correction and updating the details in users' Aadhaar cards.

How to change your name, e-mail, phone in Aadhaar online

18 Aug 2018

How to change your name, e-mail, phone in Aadhaar online

With so many government services linked with your Aadhaar card, it is one of the most important documents you'll ever hold.

#FinancialBytes: Here's how you can apply for an e-PAN online

14 Aug 2018

#FinancialBytes: Here's how you can apply for an e-PAN online

If you don't have a Permanent Account Number (PAN), you can now apply for an instant e-PAN online using the Aadhaar-based KYC procedure launched by the Income Tax department.

Fifth extension: Deadline to link Aadhaar-PAN pushed till March'19

01 Jul 2018

Fifth extension: Deadline to link Aadhaar-PAN pushed till March'19

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Saturday extended the deadline to link PAN with Aadhaar till March 31, 2019, making it the fifth such extension by the government.

PAN-Aadhaar linking deadline ends today: What happens next

30 Jun 2018

PAN-Aadhaar linking deadline ends today: What happens next

As per the last press release by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the last date for linking PAN and Aadhaar is today i.e. 30th June.

You can de-link Aadhaar from different services. Here's how

15 Jun 2018

You can de-link Aadhaar from different services. Here's how

The government has been embroiled in a legal battle with citizens' groups since months, over the apparent usefulness of Aadhaar and its alleged drawbacks.

Open to extending Aadhaar linking deadline: Center

07 Mar 2018

Open to extending Aadhaar linking deadline: Center

As the debate over mandatory Aadhaar rages on, the Center has informed the SC that it is open to extending the deadline for linking it to various schemes beyond March 31.

Should Aadhaar-linking be mandatory? Chidambaram, Narayana Murthy argue

23 Dec 2017

Should Aadhaar-linking be mandatory? Chidambaram, Narayana Murthy argue

Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy and former finance minister P Chidambaram had an argument at IIT-Bombay yesterday over linking Aadhaar to welfare schemes.

No proposal to link Aadhaar to property, says govt

19 Dec 2017

No proposal to link Aadhaar to property, says govt

A month after MoS Housing Hardeep Puri hinted that Aadhaar would be linked to property transactions, the government claimed in the Parliament there's no such proposal under consideration.

European Court judgement to be cited against Aadhaar

17 Dec 2017

European Court judgement to be cited against Aadhaar

Lawyers for the petitioners who have challenged Aadhaar are likely to cite a landmark judgement of the European Court to the Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court who are examining the constitutionality of Aadhaar.

SC extends Aadhaar-linking deadline to all services to March 31

15 Dec 2017

SC extends Aadhaar-linking deadline to all services to March 31

The SC has extended the deadline for linking of Aadhaar to all government schemes till March 31, a week after the Center said it is willing to make the change.

From Baahubali 2 to IPL, top Google trends of 2017

13 Dec 2017

From Baahubali 2 to IPL, top Google trends of 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, and before your social media timelines get flooded with year-end specials, we bring you what Indians were most curious about this year.

Centre takes back December 31 deadline for Aadhaar-bank account linking

13 Dec 2017

Centre takes back December 31 deadline for Aadhaar-bank account linking

The Centre has revoked the December 31 deadline for linking Aadhaar to bank accounts. The new deadline is March 31, 2018, or six months from the date of commencement of the account, whichever is later.

Aadhaar-SIM linking: Can do it at home using OTP-based system

09 Dec 2017

Aadhaar-SIM linking: Can do it at home using OTP-based system

If you haven't linked your Aadhaar and SIM yet, you can soon do that sitting at home, thanks to a new OTP-based system being rolled out on 1 January.

Centre extends date for Aadhaar-PAN linking to March 31

08 Dec 2017

Centre extends date for Aadhaar-PAN linking to March 31

A day after submitting to the SC that it will extend the deadlines for Aadhaar, the Centre has confirmed the last date for Aadhaar-PAN linking is now March 31.

Centre to extend deadline for mandatory Aadhaar-linking to March 31

07 Dec 2017

Centre to extend deadline for mandatory Aadhaar-linking to March 31

The Centre has told the SC that it will extend the deadline for linking Aadhaar to various schemes, including bank accounts, to March 31, 2018.

How to link Aadhaar with LPG connection

28 Nov 2017

How to link Aadhaar with LPG connection

The Indian government allows citizens to receive 12 LPG cylinders every year at subsidized rates.

Mandatory Aadhaar linkage with property, is it happening?

21 Nov 2017

Mandatory Aadhaar linkage with property, is it happening?

In an attempt to weed out illegal wealth hidden as assets, Union Housing Minister Hardeep Puri has hinted that linking Aadhaar with property transactions would be made mandatory.

Three new ways for you to re-verify SIM with Aadhaar

15 Nov 2017

Three new ways for you to re-verify SIM with Aadhaar

The UIDAI has approved three new ways for citizens to re-verify their SIMs with Aadhaar without having to visit retailers.

300% jump in PAN applications since demonetization: CBDT

15 Nov 2017

300% jump in PAN applications since demonetization: CBDT

Despite widespread criticism, demonetization has had some benefits, like a 300% jump in the number of applications received for Permanent Account Numbers (PAN).

Here's how to check if your Aadhaar-bank account are linked

12 Nov 2017

Here's how to check if your Aadhaar-bank account are linked

Aadhaar is an essential document as of today and has to be linked to different services.

Aadhaar linkage deadlines: Know the complete list

12 Nov 2017

Aadhaar linkage deadlines: Know the complete list

With each passing day, Aadhaar is becoming more and more important as the government has mandated linking of Aadhaar cards for various services, especially in the BFSI (Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance) sector.

Despite it being compulsory, only 39.5% PANs linked with Aadhaar

07 Nov 2017

Despite it being compulsory, only 39.5% PANs linked with Aadhaar

Only 39.5% of all Permanent Account Numbers (PAN) have been linked with Aadhaar in the 130 days since the government made it a mandatory requirement for filing income tax returns and getting new PAN cards.

You might be able to link Aadhaar-SIM from home

06 Nov 2017

You might be able to link Aadhaar-SIM from home

Telecom operators have come up with options for customers to re-verify their Aadhaar-registered phone number without having to visit stores.

Don't create panic, inform customers deadline for Aadhaar linking: SC

03 Nov 2017

Don't create panic, inform customers deadline for Aadhaar linking: SC

The SC has directed telcos and banks not to create panic among customers and inform them of proper deadlines to link Aadhaar instead of threatening immediate deactivation of services.

SC asks Centre why Aadhaar-SIM linking is necessary

30 Oct 2017

SC asks Centre why Aadhaar-SIM linking is necessary

While hearing WB's petition against mandatory Aadhaar, the SC noted that a state can't challenge the parliament's mandate in a federal structure.

Deadline for linking Aadhaar to govt schemes extended to March'18

25 Oct 2017

Deadline for linking Aadhaar to govt schemes extended to March'18

The Centre has extended the deadline for linking Aadhaar to government schemes till March 31, 2018.

UIDAI has no jurisdiction over banks: IBA protests directives

21 Oct 2017

UIDAI has no jurisdiction over banks: IBA protests directives

According to sources, the Indian Banks' Association (IBA) has written to the RBI, IT Ministry and finance ministry questioning whether the UIDAI has the power to issue directives to banks under the Aadhaar Act.