As per a notification dated June 1, 2017 it has been made mandatory by the government to link bank accounts with Aadhaar card of the customers of financial institutions including banks. The due date for completing the process is December 31, 2017. Next time you visit your bank for any transaction they are likely to insist that you must first update your Aadhaar in your records linked to your bank account.
On the assumption, that you have acknowledged your Aadhaar details in your bank, there is a fling that linkage between the two wasn’t done correctly by the bank or may be that the bank has not linked Aadhaar with your account because of some reason.
In the following article we will enlighten you with steps with which you can check whether your Aadhaar is linked to your bank account or not:
1. Visit the Aadhaar website – www.uidai.gov.in
2. Click on ‘Check Aadhaar & Bank Account Linking Status’
- Enter your Aadhaar number and security code. Once submitted, an OTP will be sent to your mobile number registered in the Aadhaar database. 4. Enter the OTP and click on ‘Login’
- On successful login, the website shows whether your Aadhaar number is successfully mapped or not.
You can check the status through your mobile phone if it is linked with bank account:
- Dial *99*99*1# 2. Enter your 12 digit Aadhaar number 3. Confirm that the digits entered by you is correct
- On confirmation, it will show you the bank account linked with Aadhaar
Points to remember (In case status will be checked via mobile number)
1. It will only show you the last bank account that has been linked with your Aadhaar.
2. If you have multiple bank accounts, you will have to check the status of the same with the bank.
3. You will be able to use this service only if your mobile number is linked to your Aadhaar.
Note – Please note that the above article is for education purpose only. This is based on our interpretation of laws which may differ person to person. Readers are expected to verify the facts and laws