Taxpayers with both PAN and aadhar card must link them before June 30th, 2017. In case if you failed to do so, then your PAN card will become invalidated. Even if the income is below the tax exemption limit, one must link their pan with aadhar. If you don’t have an aadhar card, then you don’t need to link with PAN. However, you will not be able to file for e-tax returns. From July 1, 2017, one must provide UID number as identity proof when applying for a new PAN card.
There are three methods available for linking the PAN card with UID number. They are online, SMS and Offline. Let’s take a look at each of these methods in detail.
Aadhar card update/correction is the process where you already possess an aadhar card and would like to update your personal details on the aadhar card. Before going to see how you can change your personal info, let see the different scenarios where one will go for a correction.
- Incorrect Details: While applying for aadhar card, either the UIDAI department or you might have entered your personal details like name, gender, date of birth, address, mobile and email id incorrectly. In this case, you have to correct your details on the aadhar card.
- Address Change: Relocating house from one place to another place is a common scenario. If you have relocated to a new address, then you have to update the new address on the aadhar card.
Aadhar card is an important identity proof required for every Indian. Doesn’t matter whether you are a child or an adult you need to have an aadhar card. Once you have applied for a new aadhar card, it will take at least one to three months to generate the identity card and deliver it you by post. Meanwhile, you can check the status of your application online. In case if your UIDAI number is generated, then you can download e-aadhar card online.
You might have applied for a new aadhar card which you didn’t received yet or you might have lost your identity card. In either case, you can download e-aadhar card from online which is a perfectly valid document for submitting as a proof. The UIDAI provides two methods for downloading e Aadhar card online. Each of these methods is described in detail here.