People can get their PAN and Aadhar linked online by following the steps mentioned below:
Visit the Income Tax e-Filing website to link your PAN and Aadhaar
Click on the “Link Aadhaar” button
A pop-up message will appear that your Aadhaar will be successfully linked with your PAN
Type a message in the format : UIDPAN<12 Digit Aadhaar> <10 Digit PAN>
Send the message to either 567678 or 56161 from your registered mobile number
If your Aadhaar number is 987654321012 and your PAN is ABCDE1234F, you must type UIDPAN 987654321012 ABCDE1234F and send the message to either 567678 or 56161
Correction Facility for Linking your PAN with Aadhar Card
PAN and Aadhar card linking is successful only when all your details in both the documents match. In case you find any errors such as spelling mistakes in your name, your PAN will not be linked with Aadhaar.
You can make required changes by visiting a nearby Aadhaar Enrollment Centre or through the portal of NSDL PAN. In case there are errors, you can get it corrected by following these steps:
Unable to Link PAN with Aadhaar? Here’s What to Do
PAN cards must be mandatorily linked with Aadhaar otherwise they will be deactivated by the Income Tax Department. The name of the applicant should be the same in both PAN and Aadhaar Card. In case there is any spelling mismatch, then you cannot link PAN and Aadhaar Card. You will have to get your name corrected and after correction, you can easily link your PAN with Aadhaar.
Process to correct the name in the PAN Card
Visit the e-filing website of NSDL at https://goo.gl/zvt8eV
Select the ‘Changes or Correction in existing PAN data/Reprint of PAN Card (No changes in Existing PAN Data)’ option from the drop-down menu.
Select the individual category and enter your details
Make payment and submit your form online after Aadhaar e-KYC
Your updated PAN will be sent to your address
Once you receive your PAN card, you can link your PAN with Aadhaar
Process to correct a wrong name in Aadhaar Card
Importance of Linking PAN Card with Aadhar Card