Here are the steps to link the PAN Card to the Aadhaar Card on the Income Tax department website for e-filing:
Step 1: Register on the Income Tax e-Filing portal www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in.
Step 2: Login to the e-Filing portal of the Income Tax Department with your login ID, password and date of birth.
Step 3: A pop-up will appear that will ask you to link your PAN Card with your Aadhaar card.
Step 4: Your details will automatically appear from your profile on the e-Filing portal. Verify your personal details as mentioned on your Aadhaar Card and PAN Card.
Step 5: Enter your Aadhaar Card number and click on the ‘Link now’ on the e-Filing portal. You will receive a confirmation that your Aadhaar Card has been successfully linked to your PAN Card.
Apart from the PAN Card, linking an Aadhaar Card is also compulsory while applying for a driving licence in India. You also need to link your bank accounts and your mobile phone number to your Aadhaar Card number. Within a few months, the Aadhaar Card may also be made mandatory at all airports for domestic flyers who may be given an Aadhaar-based biometric access. Make sure you link your PAN Card and Aadhaar Card before July 1, 2017.