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Link PAN-Aadhaar Card Service Enabled On Income Tax E-Filing Portal

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Aadhaar Pan Link | New Delhi | 3rd June 2022: The government had extended the deadline to link PAN Card with Aadhaar Card from March 31, 2022, to March 31, 2023. Taxpayers who failed to do so are liable to pay a fee of Rs.500 till 30th June, 2022 and thereafter a fee of Rs.1000 will be applicable before submission of PAN-AADHAAR linkage request .

As per 'Latest Updates' section on new Income-tax portal, link Aadhaar- PAN option has been enabled at income tax e-filing portal and the same can be accessed by clicking Here.


Steps To Link Aadhaar Card with PAN Card Here

Step 1: Payment of fee on NSDL (now Protean) portal

  • Go to the e-Payment for TIN ( to pay the late fee Rs. 500 /1000 as the case may be.
  • Click on the Proceed button in non-TDS/TCS category Challan no./ITNS 280
  • On click of Proceed button challan will be shown which will have major (0021) and minor head (500).
  • Enter the required details (PAN, AY, mode of payment etc).

Step 2: Submit the PAN-Aadhaar link request on e-Filing portal

  • Go to e-filing portal > Login > On Dashboard, under the Link Aadhaar to PAN option, click Link Aadhaar Or alternatively, click Link Aadhar in personal details section.
  • Enter the PAN and Aadhaar no. and click Validate.

After validating PAN and Aadhar

Scenario-1 If you have made payment of challan and payments details are verified by e-filing.

  • After validating PAN and Aadhar, you will see a pop-up message that “Your payments details are verified”. Click Continue on the pop-up message to submit Aadhaar link request.
  • Enter the required details and click the Link Aadhaar button.
  • Enter the 6-digit OTP received on mobile no. mentioned in the previous step.
  • Request for link of Aadhaar has been submitted successfully, now you can check the Aadhaar-PAN link status. 

Scenario-2 If the payment details are not verified on the e-filing portal.

  • After validating PAN and Aadhaar, you will see a pop-up message “Payments details not found”. Click Continue to pay on NSDL Portal for the payment of fee as payment of fee is the pre-requisite to submit the PAN-Aadhaar link request.

Note: If you have already paid the fee on NSDL (now Protean) portal, wait for 4-5 working days after that you can submit the request.

Scenario-3 In case record for PAN and minor head code 500 is there, but challan is already consumed for linking.

  • After validating PAN and Aadhaar, you will see a pop-up message “Payment done earlier for this PAN has already been used for Aadhaar -PAN linking”. Click Continue to make the payment of fee on NSDL portal.

Note: If you have raised Aadhar-PAN linkage request earlier, kindly make the fee payment again on NSDL and submit Aadhaar-PAN linking request 4-5 working days after the payment.

Exempted categories from Aadhaar-PAN linking

(i) NRIs

(ii) Not a citizen of India

(iii) age > 80 years as on date

(iv) state of residence is ASSAM, MEGHALAYA or JAMMU & KASHMIR

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