Different banks offer different methods of linking bank account and aadhaar. Let us take a look at five main ways through which you can link them.
- Net banking
In order to update your bank account with your aadhaar card, login to your account by entering your net banking user id and password on a desktop, laptop or phone. There is an option of ‘view/ update aadhaar card’ there. Just click on the same, enter your aadhaar number along with all the other required details. On submission, the bank will initiate its own process of validation and verification. On the completion of the same, you will receive a message from the bank regarding successful linking of your bank account and aadhaar card.
- Bank Branch
Another option is to procure the bank account aadhaar card linking form from your nearest branch. Fill in all the details in the same along with a self attested copy of your original aadhaar card. The bank will initiate the process which will further take a few days. On successful completion of the same, you will receive a confirmation message from the bank on your number.
There are some banks that offer the facility of getting the aadhaar card linked with the bank account through SMS too. In order to avail this facility, send your aadhaar card number to a specific number as given by the bank. This number is different for different banks. This has to be done through your registered mobile number. The process is initiated when you receive a message from the bank that your request for linking has been processed and accepted. All the other details will be validated by the bank trough UIDAI. On completion of the same, you will receive a success message from the bank.
Another option for linking bank account with Aadhaar card is through your nearest bank ATM. Swipe your card, enter your PIN and select the option ‘services’. Tap on the registrations option and select the adhaar registration option. Select your account type and enter your adhaar card number. On successful completion of the same, you will receive a confirmation message on your phone.
- Mobile Phone
There are many banks where you can link your aadhaar card through IVR. Just give a missed call on the prescribed number given by the bank. Your bank will then call you back where you can further process your request for adhaar card linking by selecting the right option in the IVR. This is followed by a confirmation message regarding the same and your bank account will be linked with your adhaar card number.
Conclusion The above given steps are generalized steps that may vary a little from bank to bank. In order to get more accurate information, it is best to contact your bank and get more details. You can even call our financial advisors for expert advice regarding any other financial matters troubling you.