Link Aadhar Card with Income Tax : How to link your Aadhar Card with ITR

Link Aadhar Card with ITR

It is difficult to overlook the importance of aadhar card today. It is a powerful identity proof valid all over India for the lifetime. Linking aadhar card with bank accounts, PAN card, and EPF account offers a great number of facilities and convenience. Here we will show you how to link aadhar card with income tax return. The year 2015-2016 onwards, the IT department of India has offered facility to link aadhar card and IT return. To avail the facility, you need to link your PAN number with your aadhar card at the website of income tax. This post will show you how to link your aadhar card. We have shown the complete online procedure to link your aadhar card with income tax return on After completing this linking procedure, a tax payer can sign and verify his IT return with his aadhar card.

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The linking of aadhar card with ITR was introduced on 13th July 2015. Since then hundreds of tax payers are benefitting from this linking facility. The facility you get by linking is that you need not send the ITR V acknowledgement to the CPC, Bengaluru. No need to send and track ITR V receipt. This will definitely save you from lots of hassles. If you have not linked your aadhar card with ITR, you should send ITR V to CPC. We have shared a complete procedure of sending ITR V receipt to CPC. You will also find the procedure of tracking ITR V status at our site.

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Link Aadhar Card with Income Tax Return Form Online

Here is a step by step guide to link aadhar card with income tax form. Just click the link of and follow the steps in sequence:

  1. Login at efiling website:
  2. As you login, a pop-up will appear asking you to link your aadhar card number.
  3. Just verify your PAN number once.
  4. Enter your aadhar card number and click on the ‘save’ button.

OR if the pop-up for linking aadhar card does not appear,

  1. Go to your profile settings (at the main menu) after login the efiling website.
  2. Search and click the link for ‘aadhar linked to PAN’ option.

Note: To link aadhar card with PAN, your personal details should be same in both the documents.

Link Aadhar Card with Income Tax Return

How to Verify your Income Tax Return with Aadhar card

After linking your aadhar card with your PAN, you can e-verify your ITR with your aadhar. As soon as you upload your income tax return file at the efiling site, you will get following options for verification of ITR.

  1. I already have an EVC, and would like to submit EVC.
  2. I do not have an EVC and would like to generate it.
  3. I would like to generate the Aadhar OTP and e-verify my return.
  4. I would like to e-verify later / or I would like to send ITR-V.

Choose the 3rd option of verifying ITR through your aadhar. As soon as you choose the option, the system will link your aadhar with your PAN. An OTP will be sent to your mobile number. Enter this OTP in the OTP box. Click the ‘submit’ button.

Now your ITR will get e-verified. You can now download the acknowledgement document for verifying your ITR with aadhar. No need to send this acknowledgement to CPC, Bangalore.


  1. 1. The OTP will be sent to your mobile number registered with aadhar.
  2. The OTP is valid only for 10 minutes.

If you still have any query related to aadhar card linking with ITR, do leave in the comment box. How to link aadhar card with income tax return is a short online procedure. But it will help you to get rid of the fuss of dispatching ITR V and tracking its receipt by CPC. If you do not wish to verify by aadhar card, there are other ways. You can verify by EVC as well by sending the ITR-V. Our blog carries guidelines to complete some very significant procedures related to income tax and TDS. Check how to check income tax refund online and file IT return. Do share us with your people if our posts are helping you.

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