As technology advances, governments around the world are leveraging digital systems to streamline administrative processes and enhance citizen services. In India, the Aadhaar card and the PAN (Permanent Account Number) card are two crucial documents that play a pivotal role in various financial and legal transactions. To promote transparency and ensure accurate financial reporting, the Government of India has made it mandatory to link the Aadhaar card with the PAN card.
Linking your Aadhaar card with your PAN card is a simple yet significant task that has numerous benefits. It helps eliminate duplicate or fraudulent PAN cards, prevents tax evasion, and facilitates easier verification during financial transactions. In this blog post, we will provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to link your Aadhaar card with your PAN card effortlessly.
Steps to Link a Voter ID to an Aadhaar Card
The government of India has launched a campaign to link voter ID with an Aadhaar card in order to reduce and eliminate duplicate voter entries. By linking an Aadhaar card to a voter ID card, it becomes impossible to enrol for another or duplicate voter ID card. Explained below are some of the ways to link a voter ID to an Aadhaar card-
Aadhaar Card Voter Card Link Online
To link an Aadhaar card and a voter ID card online, follow the steps below-
- Gather the Required Documents- Before initiating the process, ensure that you have your Aadhaar card and PAN card readily available
- Visit the Income Tax e-Filing Portal- Access the official Income Tax e-Filing portal by visiting www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in.
- Navigate to the Link Aadhaar Section- Once you’re on the e-Filing portal’s homepage, locate and click on the “Link Aadhaar” option under the “Quick Links” section.
- Fill in the Details- On the Link Aadhaar page, provide the requested information such as PAN and Aadhaat number in the designated fields.
- Name as per Aadhaar: Enter your name as it appears on your Aadhaar card.
- Verify the Captcha Code- To proceed, you will need to verify the captcha code displayed on the screen. Enter the characters exactly as shown.
- Click on the “Link Aadhaar” Button- Once you’ve filled in the required information and verified the captcha code, click on the “Link Aadhaar” button to initiate the linking process.
- Verification Status- After submitting the request, the portal will verify the details you provided with the respective authorities. If the details match, your Aadhaar card will be successfully linked with your PAN card.
- Confirmation Message- Upon successful linking, you will receive a confirmation message indicating the successful Aadhaar-PAN linkage.
Link Aadhaar Card Voter ID Card Offline
By submitting an application to the respective Booth Level Officer, the user can link an Aadhaar card voter ID card offline (BLO). When the BLO receives the request, it will verify the user’s information in order to link Aadhaar and the Voter ID card.
How to find BLO details?
The NVSP official portal allows users to find BLO details by following the instructions-
- Log in to the official website of NVSP
- Navigate to ‘Know your Assembly/parliamentary details/BLO details and more’
- Click on it and enter an EPIC number to search for details
Link Aadhaar Card Voter ID Card through SMS
There is another way to link an Aadhaar card to a voter ID by following the steps outlined below:
- Send an SMS in the given format- ECILINK<SPACE><EPIC Number/Voter ID card number>< SPACE><Aadhaar Number>
- Send it to 166 or 51969
- Make sure to send the SMS from the registered mobile number
Link Aadhaar Card Voter ID Card through Call
The next way to link Aadhaar card voter ID can be done through a call. The procedure for linking the voter ID card and Aadhaar card is as follows:
- Dial 1950 between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM on weekdays
- The executive from the other side will require the user’s voter ID card number and Aadhaar card number
- Following the submission of the details, the details will be verified before linking the documents
- The user will be notified once both documents—voter ID and Aadhaar card—have been successfully linked
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