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How to Link Your Aadhaar Card with Your PAN Card and Mobile Number


In IndiaAadhaar and PAN cards are common identity proofs. The government has made Aadhaar and PAN linking with a mobile number mandatory. Citizens should link their Aadhaar, PAN, LPG connection, and bank accounts. It helps the government keep track of citizens’ financial activities and helps prevent tax evasion and fraud.

Linking your Aadhaar and PAN with your mobile number is a fairly simple process that you can do online from the comfort of your home. This article outlines the steps for Aadhaar and PAN linking with mobile numbers.

What are Aadhaar and PAN?

Aadhaar Card is a unique identification document issued to every citizen of India, irrespective of age, gender, and profession. It contains 12 unique digits along with contact details and biometric information.

The income tax department sanctions PAN cards for citizens of India. The PAN card contains a ten-digit unique number. Every taxpayer must have a government-issued PAN card.

How to Link Aadhaar with PAN Card?

The Government of India has extended the Aadhaar and PAN link dates to December 31, 2023. The last day to link without paying the fine of Rs. 1000 was March 31, 2022.

PAN and Aadhaar linking can be done via online or offline modes. Apply online via the official income tax portal. Further, you can submit the documents mentioned for offline Aadhaar and PAN linking.

Documents for PAN and Aadhaar Card linking

  • PAN card
  • Aadhaar card

You can easily link your Aadhaar and PAN card online by following two simple steps:-

Step 1: Pay the fee of Rs. 1000 on NSDL under the little head (500) and major head (0021).

  1. You can visit the Income Tax Payment Page and select Challan No. ITNS 280 under the non-TDS category.
  2. On the next page, you can select (0021) and (500) one by one.
  3. Scroll down to fill in the personal details like address, contact, and PAN card details for FY 2023–24.
  4. Now select the mode of payment for fees.

Step 2: Deposit the Aadhaar and PAN link requests for 2023–2024.

Follow the page and make payment for submitting the final application for the PAN and Aadhaar link. It usually takes 4-5 days to update and link them.

There are three other methods to link your Aadhaar and PAN card.

Method 1: You can link your Aadhaar and PAN card via SMS.

Method 2: You can link via logging into your account.

Method 3: You can link without logging into the account.

You may check each step of the Aadhaar and PAN link methods. You will be able to choose wisely.

Method 1: You can link your Aadhaar and PAN card via SMS.

Send SMS to 567678 and 56161 from your registered mobile number. Use any one number to send an SMS.


For example, UIDPAN 123456789123 HMRP1234L

Method 2: You can link via logging into your account

Step 1: Visit the income tax e-filing website and register if you have not already.

Step 2: Fill in the user ID and password to log into the portal.

Step 3: Go to “My Profile” and select “Link Aadhaar” under the “Personal Details” options.

Step 4: Enter personal details like name, gender, DOB, and all the other details asked in the e-form. Fill in the Aadhaar number and double-check all the information.

Give your consent to proceed and hit the Link Aadhaar button.

Step 5: The screen will show pop-up messages informing you to accept the application.

Method 3: You can link without logging into the account.

Step 1: Visit www.incometax.gov.in and select the tab “Our Services” from the bottom.

Step 2: Enter the PAN and Aadhaar card numbers on the page and click Proceed.

The page will now show a payment message on the e-filling portal. You have to verify by clicking “Continue” and “Link Aadhaar.” Next, fill in the required details and submit a six-digit OTP to verify.

You have successfully linked your PAN and Aadhaar cards.

Follow the steps below to check the Aadhaar and PAN card link status:

Step 1: Visit the e-filing portal of the income tax department.

Step 2: Go to ‘Quick Links” on the homepage and select “Link Aadhaar Status.”

Step 3: Enter your Aadhaar and PAN card numbers.

Step 4: Click “View Link Aadhaar Status” and know the status.

The website will show you the Aadhaar and PAN card link status.

If the cards are linked, you can fill out the income tax return form. If the cards are not linked, then a pop-up will appear below.

Now, if your mobile number is not linked to your Aadhaar, then you may check the steps below.

How to link Aadhaar with a mobile number?

Here are ways to link your Aadhaar with your mobile number without visiting your mobile operator.

New SIM users can link their Aadhaar to their mobile number.

Those who wish to get a new SIM and want to link it to their Aadhaar can visit the nearest mobile operator and follow the below steps:

  • Buy a SIM card and provide an Aadhaar card copy and electricity bill as address proof.
  • Complete the biometric scan to verify your Aadhaar.
  • You can take your new SIM after verification; it will be activated in one hour.

You can link your Aadhaar card with your mobile number online using an OTP by following the steps given below.

  • Go to the telecom operator portal website from your phone.
  • Enter the mobile number and request the OTP.
  • OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number. Enter your OTP and proceed further.
  • The user has to accept the terms and conditions and click Proceed to link Aadhaar with their mobile number.
  • The user will receive a confirmation on the verified mobile number.


The Government of India urges citizens to link their Aadhaar and PAN with their mobile numbers. It helps the government keep track of financial activities.

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