SBI alert: SBI customers have to link Aadhaar card and PAN card before Sept 30
An SBI customer must take a note of the fact that if one's Aadhaar is not linked with PAN, the PAN will be rendered inactive.
One must be aware of the fact that the last date for linking PAN with Aadhaar has been extended till September 30, 2021. Earlier, the deadline for the process was June 30, 2021.
The State Bank of India (SBI) time and again reminds its customers to link PAN with Aadhaar in order to enjoy uninterrupted banking services as there are certain services that an SBI customer will not be able to able if his or her Aadhaar is not linked with PAN.
SBI has recently tweeted reminding its customers of the same from its official Twitter handle. The tweet said, "We advise our customers to link their PAN with Aadhaar to avoid any inconvenience and continue enjoying a seamless banking service."
An SBI customer must take a note of the fact that if one's Aadhaar is not linked with PAN, the PAN will be rendered inactive. This means that the SBI customers will not be able to quote PAN numbers for conducting specified transactions. Hence, the SBI customers must link their 12-digit Aadhaar number with PAN in order to avoid any inconvenience.
Now, while linking the Aadhaar with PAN, an SBI account holder must ensure that the Aadhaar is linked with the bank account. To check if the Aadhaar is linked with the bank account, an SBI customer will have to follow some simple steps.
They are as follows:
Step 1: One has to go to the official website of UIDAI at uidai.gov.in
Step 2: Now, click on 'Check Aadhaar/Bank Account Linking Status'' in the 'My Aadhaar' tab.
Step 3: After that enter the 12-digit Aadhaar number
Step 4: Then one has to enter the security code and click on 'Send OTP'
Step 5: After this, one will get an OTP on the registered number through which one can log in
After logging in one can ensure whether the bank account is linked with the Aadhaar number or not.
For linking Aadhaar with PAN, SBI customers will have to visit the new official website of Income Tax India at incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
Steps in order to link the Aadhaar with PAN:
Step 1: One has to register on the new website, and one must remember that the PAN will be user ID.
Step 2: Now, login by entering the User ID, password and date of birth
Step 3: A pop-up window will appear. If the window does not appear, go to 'Profile Settings' on the Menu bar and click on 'Link Aadhaar'
Step 4: Details such as name date of birth and gender will already be mentioned as per the PAN details
Step 5: Verify the PAN details on the screen with the ones mentioned on the Aadhaar.
Step 6: If the details match, enter the Aadhaar number and click on the "link now" button
Step 7: A message will pop up informing that your Aadhaar has been successfully linked to PAN