By See Latest Desk, Updated : Apr 02, 2020 02:54 IST
How to Link Aadhar Card with Bank Account for Pension & other Services

Enabling Aadhaar for various services like Government & Non-Government Services including to get Subsidies and other Benefits of National & State govt pension schemes, scholarships and Social Benefits everyone should link Aadhar Card with their Bank Account. The process of linking your Aadhar Card with Bank account is quite easy and necessary today. We through this Publication enlist all instructions following that how you can link up your Aadhar Card with your Bank Account or multiple accounts. To bring transparency Central Government has implemented several schemes and to give direct benefit in recipient’s account, all things are lined up to Link Aadhar with Bank Accounts.

From Scholarships to Pension Schemes, From Banking and Insurance services to Taxation services and Education and Employment Organizations linkup of Bank account is important.

What is the Last Date to Link Aadhar Card with Bank Account

Linking your Aadhar to Bank account and said Banking services make it essential to ensure that Aadhaar data of the resident stored in the CIDR is accurate and up-to-date. If your Aadhar Card needs corrections you can self make changes into your UIDAI Aadhar Card. If your Aadhar Card has different Data for example Different Residential Address, Wrong Mobile Number or Wrong or miss-spelt Name you can correct your Data Online. Any change in Aadhar Card can be made going through instructions given at Update your recent data into Aadhar Card. Earlier central govt set the deadline to link your Aadhar Card to Bank accounts and later the extended till December 2019.

Is linking Aadhar with Bank Account Safe- Similarly that any of your bank information do not get shared by the bank with anyone else, similarly you can have information about your bank account just by knowing your Aadhaar number. Also, UIDAI or any entity for that matter would not have any information about your bank account, if you Link your Aadhar Card with Bank Account or Accounts.

In case, you give your mobile number at various places and to various authorities such as bank, income tax departments, passport authorities, etc. Would the telecom company have access to your bank information, income tax returns, etc.

After updating Your Aadhar Card we also provide you the access how you can check Aadhar Card Status Online. By entering your 12 digit Aadhaar number or 16 digit Virtual ID you can check status of Aadhar and Bank Account Linking.

It is essential for your Aadhaar Data to remain correct and updated always. You should Update your Aadhaar at Enrolment/Update Centre and also can check Aadhaar update status, can update your address online and also can check out all update History. 

What is Offline e-KYC OR Paperless Offline e KYC

Aadhaar Paperless Offline e-KYC is a secure and shareable document which can be used by any Aadhaar Card holder for offline verification of identification. By entering Aadhaar/VID, create a Share Code of 4-characters. A ZIP file containing the Resident's Paperless Offline eKYC will be password protected using the same Share Code. The file will be downloaded into the Resident's device/desktop. To avail the Offline eKYC service the resident will have to share the ZIP file, the Share Code and registered mobile number with the service provider. You can enter 12 digit Aadhaar number or 16 digit Virtual ID to begin Here for eKYC Offline. 

Method 1- Link Your Aadhar Card to Bank Account

There are several ways to connect your Aadhar Card to link a bank account including by SMS, by visiting Bank branch, by visiting ATM, Mobile Phone and also by accessing Online Banking service of particular Bank website.


Link your Aadhar with Bank / Pan Card using SMS-

Several banks provide the facility to link your Aadhaar Card with your bank account through IVR using your mobile phone.

  • You have to call a specific number your Bank specifies for Linking. Remember all banks have different numbers.
  • If your bank supports this facility to link Aadhaar card through mobile phone via IVR, give a missed call to that particular number specified to you by bank.
  • Your bank will call you back where you can select options from the IVR and get your Aadhaar linking process ahead.
  • The bank's IVR will ask you to enter your 12 digit Aadhaar Card number and by entering that you have to confirm that.
  • Once the verification successfully done, you will receive a confirmation message that your Aadhaar has been linked with your specified bank account.
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