Aadhaar linking: What is mandatory, list of deadlines
Linking Aadhaar with various services has become mandatory now. There are a host of services for which the Aadhaar linking would need to be done.
Here is the list of services that would require Aadhaar linking. Also check out the deadlines given below.
PPF, NSC, KV:
Deadline is December 31 2017. Existing depositors who have not provided Aadhaar number at the time of application for such deposit shall submit Aadhaar number to the post office savings bank or deposit office concerned, on or before December 31, 2017," said government notification. In case Aadhaar is not generated, one need to provide the proof of application for enrolment into Aadhaar.
Deadline December 31 2017: Linking Aadhaar with PAN is mandatory for process of income tax returns. You can link the PAN to Aadhaar by login to the income tax filing website by entering PAN (User ID), password and your date of birth. Now click on 'Profile Settings' tab and select the last option 'Link Aadhaar'. You are required to enter details like name, date of birth and gender as per PAN records and also your Aadhaar number. Enter the captcha code and submit.
While the Centre has told the Supreme Court that February 6 is the last date to link Aadhaar with Mobile, the DoT recently said that it is not mandatory as of now. Once the SC decides a final call would be taken.
To link go to your telecom operator shop with Aadhaar Card. Ask them to link Aadhaar number with mobile number by filling up a re-verification form.
The operator will send a verification code on the number which you're going to verify. Provide the verification code to the operator. Also, give your bio-metric expressions You'll receive a confirmation message, simply type Y and send it to them. In next 24 hours the verification process will be completed.
Bank account and mutual funds:
Deadline December 31 2017: After Dec 31, 2017, your bank account will cease to be operational if it's not linked with Aadhaar. Also the government won't open any account which doesn't fulfill Aadhaar-based Know Your Customer(KYC) process. The same is needed for investing in a mutual fund. With an Aadhaar-based KYC, you don't need to provide your Id , Address proof and relieves you of in-person verification too. This too needs to be linked till the end of this year. If your bank account is not linked with Aadhaar, you can link Aadhaar with your bank account in various ways.To link it through net banking, you have to follow the following process;
- Click on the link that says "Aadhaar Seeding Option"
- Enter your Adhaar number. You will get a screen with a transaction number and the number of days required to complete it. When it is done, you get an alert from your bank saying it is complete.
- You can also link Aadhaar throug SMS by sending UID (Space) Aadhaar number (Space) to the bank via SMS. When it gets linked, you will get an SMS alert about it.
- Or visit branch. Give a photocopy of your Aadhaar card to the bank representative. After necessary verification, the account will be linked and customer would be informed via SMS.
Social security schemes:
Deadline December 31 2017.