Until now you could link your PAN number to aadhaar online or through SMS. Some people were still facing issue mainly due to name mismatch or different date of birth. The good news now you can fill offline form to link PAN to aadhaar.
The government has notified one pager form for linking PAN number to aadhaar. Below is the form:
The form just asks for following 4 information:
- PAN Number
- Name on PAN Card
- Aadhaar Number
- Name as per Aadhaar
Following is the process:
You need to visit the center personally as you may be required to do fingerprint authentication.
Fingerprint authentication would be done only if there are many mismatches.
The service is NOT free and may be charged. There are no prescribed charges for the same.
What you should do?
Online method is easiest and you should try linking PAN to aadhaar using the same. There have been instances when people who were facing issues in linkage were able to link when they tried at other time.
You might want to try a different browser or computer in case you are getting error message.
Try linking PAN & Aadhaar using SMS as stated below
If none of these work, you might not have much option but to visit the PAN Service centers with offline form!