Name Mismatch in Aadhaar & PAN – Now you can Link both easily

Name Mismatch in Aadhaar and PAN – Now you can Link both easily

Name Mismatch in Aadhaar and PAN – Now you can Link both easily

The government of India has made it mandatory to link your PAN card with Aadhaar Number. In case you do not do so by July 1, 2017 your PAN card would be invalid, which means you might not be able to file your tax returns. We had already written about How to link your PAN & Aadhaar if there was NO mismatch between the same. However there was linking issue in case the names did not match on PAN & Aadhar. Recently Income Tax Website has changed the linking form – so that it works for name mismatch cases too. 

Step 1: Login to Income Tax efiling Website

Step 2: Select Profile Settings > Link Aadhaar

Link Aadhaar to PAN on Income Tax efiling Website

Link Aadhaar to PAN on Income Tax efiling Website

You get the below screen where you can fill in your Aadhaar Number and Name and submit “Link Aadhaar”

Link PAN to Aadhaar - Instructions and Form - Works even with Name difference in two

Link PAN to Aadhaar – Instructions and Form – Works even with Name difference in two

This would enable everyone with name mismatch to link there PAN card to Aadhaar number. However if you have problem with Date of Birth/gender mismatch you need to get it corrected in aadhaar/PAN.

Acknowledgement:

Once this is done you would get an acknowledgement of the same as in the screen below.

Link PAN to Aadhaar - Acknowledgement Screen

Link PAN to Aadhaar – Acknowledgement Screen

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Instructions:

Please ensure the Date of Birth; Gender & Aadhaar Number is as per Aadhaar details

If Name as per Aadhaar is not exactly matched then user has to additionally provide Aadhaar OTP or EVC to proceed with partial name match.

Once Aadhaar-PAN linking is completed, you can e-Verify your return using Aadhaar, if your mobile is registered with Aadhaar.

Also Read: Not able to Link PAN to Aadhaar – use offline method

Method 2: without login in income tax website

You can also link your PAN & Aadhaar without login in income tax website. Click here to go to the relevant page.

You’ll get the form below. Fill and submit it.

Link PAN to Aadhaar without logging to Income Tax Website

Link PAN to Aadhaar without logging to Income Tax Website

Method 3: Using SMS

Try linking PAN & Aadhaar using SMS as stated below

SMS to Link Your PAN Number to Aadhaar

SMS to Link Your PAN Number to Aadhaar

Some Issues:

At times some people are getting message “Technical Error at UIDAI. Please try again”. This may be due to overload on UADAI server. You can try after some time and you should be able to link your PAN to Aadhaar.

69 thoughts on “Name Mismatch in Aadhaar & PAN – Now you can Link both easily

  1. Uday Singh Negi says:

    My Name & Date of birth in Adharcrad and Pancard is not matching with each others
    So how can i rectify this error ?

  2. mala ramesh says:

    My date of birth, Gender are all same in pan and Aadhaar. My name in Pan is Mala Ramesh and in Aadhaar , it is Malaramesh. It is neither getting linked nor sends me any OTP. How to link pan and aadhaar now.

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