Linking your PAN card with Aadhaar has become mandatory and holds significant importance in India. It enables seamless processing of income tax returns and essential for banking transactions. The Indian government has extended the deadline for linking Aadhaar and PAN until 30th June 2023. But if you have already linked PAN Aadhar and Want to confirm weather it is linked or not? So using this blog you can get to know How to check PAN Aadhaar link status? It provides different methods and respective  steps for PAN Aadhaar link status check online though UTIITSL or SMS.

Pan Aadhaar link status check online

Here are the steps to follow to income tax PAN Aadhaar link status check online

  1. Visit this income tax website
  2. Select “Link Aadhaar Status” from the list of “Quick Links” on the left side of the website. 
  3. After clicking on “View Link Aadhaar Status,” you will be redirected to a new page.
  4. On the new page, you will see a form where you need to enter your Aadhaar number and PAN number.
  5. Enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number in the designated field.
  6. Enter your 10-digit PAN number in the respective field.
  7. Verify that you have entered the correct numbers and click on the “Submit” or “View Status” button.
  8. The website will then process your request and display the status of your Aadhaar-PAN link.
  9. You will see a message indicating whether your Aadhaar and PAN have been successfully linked or if there is any discrepancy.
  10. Take note of the status displayed on the screen for future reference.
  11. If your Aadhaar and PAN are not linked, you may need to follow further instructions provided on the website to complete the linking process.

Check UTIITSL PAN Aadhar link status using DOB

  1. Visit UTIITSL website for checking PAN Aadhar link
  2. Fill PAN no and Date of birth
  3. Enter Captcha and Submit

It shows the status of PAN Aadhar link

Pan Aadhaar link status check by SMS

You can follow this steps to Pan-aadhaar link status check by SMS:

  1. Open the messaging app on your mobile phone.
  2. Compose a new message.
  3. Type the following text: UIDPAN [12-digit Aadhaar number] [10-digit PAN number].
  4. Send the message to either ‘567678’ or ‘56161’. Choose either of these numbers as the recipient.
  5. Wait patiently for the response from the government service. Please note that it may take some time to receive a reply.
  6. Periodically check your messages for any updates or replies from the government service.

It is essential to double-check the accuracy of both the Aadhaar number and PAN number before sending the message.

When the Aadhaar is linked with PAN, the message will appear as follows – “Aadhaar is already associated with PAN number (number) in the Income Tax Department (ITD) database. Thank you for using our services.”

When the Aadhaar is not linked to PAN, the message will appear as follows – “Aadhaar is not associated with PAN number (number) in the Income Tax Department (ITD) database. Thank you for using our services.”

Consequences of Not Linking PAN Card with Aadhaar Card

if you don’t link your PAN card to your Aadhaar card, it could have several consequences. Your PAN card will stop working, which is one important effect.

  1. Encounter restrictions when doing a variety of financial services and activities.
  2. You won’t be able to submit your income tax returns (ITRs) or get tax refunds, for example.
  3. It will become more difficult to open a bank account or a demat account, which will make it harder for you to handle your money wisely.
  4. Additionally, you won’t be able to get credit or debit cards, making it difficult for you to conduct transactions.

 You can prevent the inconvenience and restrictions put on by a PAN card that isn’t working by making sure they are linked to your aadhaar card. To keep your financial flexibility and access to the services, be proactive in adhering to this criterion.

The Indian government has extended the deadline for linking Aadhaar and PAN until 30th June 2023, with a late fee of Rs. 1,000 for non-compliance. Failure to link your PAN card with Aadhaar by July 1, 2023, will render your PAN card non-functional. So  Link PAN Aadhar as early as possible. 

Q1 Can I link my PAN and Aadhaar offline ?

No , but at authorized facilitation center, you can link your PAN and Aadhaar offline. A form must be filled out and submitted with the necessary documentation.

Q2 Is there any fees required for checking PAN and Aadhaar link status?

The process of checking PAN and Aadhaar link status is free.