Step 1: Visit the Income Tax e-filing website

Go to the official website by accessing

Step 2: Access the "Link Aadhaar" option

On the homepage, locate the "Quick Links" section. Click "Link Aadhaar" option to proceed

Step 3: Fill in the required details on Page

Enter PAN card number. Input Aadhaar number. Provide name exactly as mentioned on Aadhaar. 

Step 4: Verify the "year of birth" information

Check the box that says "I have only year of birth in Aadhaar card." if Aadhar has only year of birth.

Step 5: Complete the Captcha verification

Enter the characters displayed in the Captcha code into the provided field accurately.

Step 6: Initiate the Aadhaar-PAN linkage

Click on the "Link Aadhaar" button to initiate the linkage process.

Step 7: Confirmation of Aadhaar-PAN linkage

If the information provided matches the records, a confirmation message will displayed.

Step 8: SMS-based linkage option

You can link Aadhaar with PAN by sending an SMS to 567678 or 56161 in the required format.

Step 9: Verify the status of Aadhaar-PAN linkage

To ensure successful linkage, revisit the e-filing portall, click on "Link Aadhaar" option for status.