You can link your PAN to your Aadhaar number by following the steps below:

Go to to access the Income Tax e-filing portal.

b) Sign up for it (if not already done). Your user id will be your PAN (Permanent Account Number).

c) Enter your User ID, password, and date of birth to log in.

d) A pop-up window will open, requesting that you link your PAN to your Aadhaar number. If not, go to the Menu bar and select ‘Profile Settings’, then ‘Link Aadhaar.’

e) Information such as name, date of birth, and gender will already be included in the PAN information.

f) Compare the PAN information on the screen to the information on your Aadhaar card. Please keep in mind that if there is a mismatch, you must get it fixed in both documents.

g) Enter your Aadhaar number and click the “connect now” button if the details match.

h) You will receive a notification that your Aadhaar has been successfully linked to your PAN via a pop-up message.

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Link Aadhaar User Manual

Individual taxpayers with a valid PAN and Aadhaar number can use the Link Aadhaar service (both registered and unregistered on e-Filing). You can use this service to:

On the e-Filing site, link Aadhaar with PAN:
Pre-register on the e-Filing website (for both registered and unregistered users)
After you’ve logged in to the e-Filing portal (for registered users)
From the e-Filing homepage, you can check your Link Aadhaar status 2.
The following are the requirements for using this service:

Aadhaar number with a valid PAN
a working cellphone number
3.Step-by-Step Instructions
3.1 Aadhaar Link (Pre-Login and Post-Login)

Pre-Login is the first step. Click Link Aadhaar on the e-Filing portal’s homepage. Step 1a: Post-Login: On your Dashboard, under the Link Aadhaar to PAN option, click Link Aadhaar. Step 1b: Post-Login: You can also access this service from My Profile > Link Aadhaar. Step 2aPre-Login: On the Link Aadhaar page, enter your PAN, Aadhaar Number, Name as per Aadhaar and a valid Mobile Number. Step 2b: Post-Login: On the Link Aadhaar page, your Name, Date of birth (DOB), and Gender as per PAN will be pre-filled and non-editable. Enter your Aadhaar Number and Name as per Aadhaar. Step 3: If you have only year of birth in your Aadhaar card, click I have only year of birth in Aadhaar card. It is mandatory to select I agree to validate my Aadhaar details. Then, click Link Aadhaar. Step 4: Pre-Login: You will receive a 6-digit OTP on the mobile number you entered in Step 2a. On the Verification page, enter the Mobile OTP and click Validate. If you are using this service post-login, you won’t go through this step.


  • OTP will be valid for 15 minutes only.
  • You have 3 attempts to enter the correct OTP. 
  • The OTP expiry countdown timer on screen tells you when the OTP will expire.
  • On clicking Resend OTP, a new OTP will be generated and sent.

On success, you will get a message about your Aadhaar-PAN linking request being sent to UIDAI.


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