Know about linking of Aadhaar with PAN

Know About Linking of Aadhaar with PAN

Linking of Aadhaar with PAN is mandatory for all the persons who have a valid PAN as on 1st July, 2017 and who is eligible to obtain an Aadhaar Number.

Cases where linking of Aadhaar with PAN is not required

The linking of Aadhaar with PAN is not required in the cases if the individual is either
– A residing in the states of Jammu & Kashmir, Assam, and Meghalaya, or
– A non-resident as per the Income Tax Act, 1961, or
– Of the age 80 years or more at any time during the previous year, or
– Is not a citizen of India

Also Read: Documents Required To Update PAN Card Details

Due dates for linking Aadhaar with PAN

As per the latest Circular No. 7/2022 dated 30th March, 2022, the CBDT has extended the due date of linking Aadhaar with PAN from 31st March, 2022 to 31st March, 2023. Therefore, you should link your Aadhaar with your PAN before 31st March, 2023.

Late fees applicable on linking Aadhaar with PAN after due date

The late fees applicable on linking Aadhaar with PAN are as follows:


Late Fees

Till 31st March, 2022

Rs. 0

1st April, 2022 – 30th June, 2022

Rs. 500

After 30th June, 2022

Rs. 1000

Also Read: Know Steps To Update Details On PAN Card

Perquisites for linking Aadhaar with PAN

The linking of Aadhaar with PAN requires the following:
Firstly, valid PAN
Secondly, Aadhaar Number
Lastly, mobile number

How to link Aadhaar with PAN (where no late fees is applicable)?

As stated above, late fees are not applicable where the Aadhaar is linked with PAN within the due time i.e., till 31st March, 2022. Accordingly, in this case, there are two ways to link Aadhaar with PAN:
– Firstly, through Income Tax Portal
– Secondly, by sending an SMS to 567678 or 56161

Also Read: Know About Mandatory Income Tax Return Documents In 2022

How to link Aadhaar with PAN after the due date?

Linking aadhaar with PAN after the due date attracts a penalty of Rs. 500 or Rs. 1000. Therefore, the person must first make payment of late fees on NSDL website.

1. Visit the e-Payment for TIN ( to pay the late fee Rs. 500 /1000 as the case may be.

2. Choose Challan no./ITNS 280 and click on proceed button.

Step 2 Linking of Aadhaar with PAN

3. Thereafter, choose the option “[(0021) Income Tax (Other than Companies)]” and Type of Payment as “[(500) Other Receipts]”

Step 3 Linking of Aadhaar with PAN

4. Now enter the mandatory details like Mode of Payment, Permanent Account No., Assessment Year, Address with City/District, State, Pincode as well as Captcha Code.

Step 4 Linking of Aadhaar with PAN

5. Thereafter, after making the payment on the NSDL website, head over to Income Tax Portal. Click on e-filing portal > Login > On Dashboard, under the Link Aadhaar to PAN option, click Link Aadhaar, or

Step 5

Alternatively, click on “Link Aadhaar” under the personal details section on logging on to the Income Tax Portal.

Step 5a Linking of Aadhaar with PAN

6. Consequently, enter your PAN and Aadhaar Number and click on “Validate”

Step 6

7. Now, if your challan payment of NSDL are verified by e-filing, a pop-up message will appear on your screen. The message will read as follows:

Step 7

Click on “continue” to initiate the further process.

8. Thereafter, enter the mandatory details and click on “Link Aadhaar”

Step 8

9. Enter the 6-digit OTP received on mobile no. mentioned in the previous step and click on “Validate”.

Step 9

10. On successful submission, you can check the Aadhaar-PAN link status.

Step 10 Aadhaar PAN linking

No, you do not need to login to Income Tax Portal to link your Aadhaar with PAN. Therefore, both registered and unregistered users can link their Aadhaar and PAN on the e-Filing portal, even without logging in.

In such a case, you need to correct your details in either PAN or Aadhaar database such that both have matching details. You can correct your PAN details on:
– The TIN-NSDL website, or

You can also correct your Aadhaar details on the UIDAI website.

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