Government has made aadhaar card link mandatory for the bank accounts. So if you do not know how to do it, then this is the right place for the answers. We got all the information on link aadhaar card to your bank account. Hence, read this article and follow the instructions properly. All the banks including SBI, BOI, HDFC, Axis and others have option for aadhar card seeding. One can do it online or offline as well. We will discuss the methods of link adaar number below.
Benefits of aadhaar seeding:
Seeding is the other name of linking your account with the bank account. All the banks give the option to do so online and offline as well.
So if you are confused about seeding then we will simplify everything in this article. First, let’s check the benefit of aadhaar card seeding.
Bank portability – The Indian government will soon introduce bank portability just like phone number portability. So if you want to benefit from this in the future, link you UID card now.
Getting money from UAN – If you wish to get money from your UAN account faster, then linking is the best option for you.
Aadhaar Pay – The Indian government will make digital payment easy for everyone. New payment app requires, bank account linked to adhar card.
Government subsidies – One can get subsidies directly in their bank account if they have it mapped with the aadhaar number.
So if you are interested in these benefits then start the link process right now. We will discuss the online method of mapping in details.
Offline method of linking just requires visiting the branch. Hence, we will not get into details for that one.
Link Aadhaar Online:
The UIDAI provided every citizen with a 12 digit unique identification number. This number is unique for every citizen.
Also See: Aadhaar Card Status
The number ensures that no two people have the same number. In addition to that UIDAI also has biometric data of every individual.
This way no individual can have more than one adhar number. So it is important to link the unique number with all the accounts.
Make sure all the details in your card is correct and up to date. Check our Adhar Card Update guide to update your details.
So before you wish to link aadhar card online, you must have the netbanking enabled for the particular account.
Remember, you must be able to login in the internet banking. So be ready with the credentials before starting the process.
Steps for Aadhar Card Link:
The netbanking facility of the bank provides the online facility of aadhar card update. Every bank has different location for the aadhaar link. Hence, we will discuss the most general method for the seeding process below.
- First step is to login in your bank netbanking account.
- Click on profile details of your account.
- Next, search for the “Update adhar card details” or “Aadhaar Seeding” option.
- Now click on the link.
- After that, enter the Aadhar Card Number.
- Now click on update.
- It will send an OTP on your registered number.
- Next, enter the OTP to validate the changes.
That’s all! Your aadhar number will be linked to the bank account after few days. You will receive a SMS on your phone number when it is done.
The Offline Method of Aadhar Link:
If you do not have netbanking enabled in your account then also you can update the data easily. One just needs to visit the bank with the copy of adhar card.
Download aadhaar card if you do not have one with you or lost it. It is totally free if you do it from the internet.
Fill the aadhar update form in the bank to update the records. Again it will take few days to update the records.
Once it is updated, one can enjoy all the benefits stated above. You might or might not receive SMS about the linking status. Therefore, visit the bank again after few days to confirm the status.
Hope you find this article of aadhaar card link useful. If you still face any problem, feel free to comment below. We will respond with appropriate solution to help you link aadhaar.