How to link PAN & Aadhaar: Income Tax Department has issued a deadline! (March 2023)

Have you linked your PAN & Aadhaar card? Income tax department has issued a deadline of 31st March 2023 to link PAN & Aadhaar card.

In this blog post I will show you how to link PAN & Aadhaar card very easily within minutes and how you can check PAN card & Aadhaar card linking status.

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The Income Tax Department has provided instructions on linking PAN online and has set a fee for the service. As per the Income Tax Act 1961, all PAN card holders who are not exempted must link their PAN with their Aadhaar number before March 31, 2023. Failure to link the two before this deadline will result in the cancellation of the PAN under Section-139AA of the Income Tax Act, effective April 1, 2023.

Recently, Income tax department shared a tweet “As per Income-tax Act, 1961, it is mandatory for all PAN holders, who do not come under the exempt category, to link their PAN with Aadhaar before 31.3.2023. From 1.4.2023, the unlinked PAN shall become inoperative. Link it before it’s too late. Pl don’t delay, link it today!”

Now you have to pay a late fee, PAN card & Aadhaar link process was free till 1 July 2022, But now the deadline to link PAN has been extended till 31st March 2023 and for this you have to pay Rs.1000 as late fee. If you don’t link now then your PAN will be inoperative and you may have to pay huge fine later.

What happens if you don’t link PAN & Aadhaar before 31.03.2023?

If you don’t link your PAN & Aadhaar card before 31st March 2023 then all unlinked PAN shall inoperative. So link your PAN card with Aadhaar card before it’s too late. Here I will share a step by step guide on how to link PAN & Aadhaar card easily and how to check status. Be a responsible citizen and link your PAN card with Aadhaar card.

How To Link PAN & Aadhaar

Follow these steps below to link PAN card with Aadhaar card.

  • PAN card holders first go to the e-filing website of the Income Tax Department (
  • After this register yourself on the website. Here PAN number will be your user ID.
  • Now login by entering User ID, Password and Date of Birth.
  • Link Aadhaar option will appear on the website, click it.
  • Now go to the profile setting of your account.
  • As soon as you go to the profile setting, the option to link Aadhaar card will appear, select it.
  • Now fill your Aadhaar number and captcha code.
  • After this, click on the ‘Link Aadhaar’ option shown below.
  • After completing this process, your PAN card will be linked with Aadhaar.

This way you can link your PAN with Aadhaar card.

PAN & Aadhaar linking status check

If you have successfully linked your PAN card with Aadhaar now or before, or you want to just check if your PAN is linked with Aadhaar Or not. You can check PAN-Aadhaar linking status very easily on PAN card website. You have to just enter your PAN number & DOB and check if your PAN is linked with Aadhaar or not. Below you can see a screenshot from PAN card website. To check now visit this link below.

In this article I have tried my best to share information on how to link PAN & Aadhaar and how to check PAN-Aadhaar linking status. Be a responsible citizen and link your PAN card with aadhaar card quickly.

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