IndiaLends Advisory

By IndiaLends Advisory

Feb 26, 2018

How to Link Aadhaar to Bank Account?

According to new rules set by the Government of India, every citizen has to update their bank accounts with their Aadhaar card details. As we see, Aadhaar is slowly turning into a very important document in managing any monetary dealings. From filing Income Tax Returns (ITRs) to availing benefits under various government schemes, the government is making Aadhaar Card obligatory for various procedures.

One of India’s largest banks – State Bank of India – is offering multiple ways to connect your bank accounts to your 12-digit Aadhaar number. Here, SBI users have the option to transfer their Aadhaar details online or through SMS in a specific format to a selected number provided by the bank. The bank is additionally allowing customers to link their Aadhaar number to their bank account at an ATM.

Linking Aadhaar Card to Bank Account :

Following are the two ways that can help you to complete the linking procedure:

Offline Process to Link Aadhaar to Bank account :

You can also link Aadhaar card with the bank account by simply visiting the branch office, visiting your nearest ATM or via SMS. Here are the below-mentioned steps to complete the entire linking process.

Linking bank account with Aadhaar through phone

This is the most convenient way to complete the linking procedure. Here, every bank has their own number to seed your bank account with Aadhaar number. Below are the steps to be followed :

Linking Aadhaar to bank account by visiting the bank branch

Follow the steps to complete the linking process by visiting the nearest bank branch:

Linking bank account with Aadhaar via SMS

There are few banks that provide the facility of seeding bank account with Aadhaar through SMS. Every bank has their own format. Here are few steps to complete the linking process set by State Bank of India:

Online Process for Linking Aadhaar Card to Bank account:

Linking Aadhaar to a bank account can either be done through net banking or via bank’s mobile application. It is advisable to register with the bank to avail any of the above facility.

Linking Aadhaar with bank account  through net banking

Here is how you can link your bank account with Aadhaar easily through internet banking :

Linking Bank Account with Aadhaar through mobile app

The linking can also be done through a mobile application and it is considered to be the easiest way complete the seeding procedure. Below are the mentioned steps to be followed to complete the entire through your bank’s app: