The government has made it obligatory for financial institutions, which is consists of the banks, to verify and link Aadhaar for their customers with their accounts. As per a press release which is directly coming from the finance ministry on December 13, 2017, is somehow the date has been extended to 31st March 2018 from 31st December 2017.
From the time when the government’s directive announced in the month of June, banks have been asking customers to submit their Aadhaar link to the same with their accounts. Next time when you will be visiting your bank branch for the Aadhaar link takes care of the same…
This is the right time for people to visit their bank branch for any transaction/purpose that needs to interact with bank officials, which is likely to insist that you first update your Aadhaar in your records linked to the bank account of the person. How to Link Aadhaar Number
This can also happen that the bank officials may even ask people to provide their Aadhaar card or enrolment ID (if you have applied for Aadhaar but have not received it) first before permitting them to conduct any kind of transaction.
Though, people need to submit their Aadhaar number to the bank for further process.
Enter your Aadhaar number and security code. Once submitted, an OTP will be sent to your mobile number registered in the Aadhaar database. UIDAI Virtual ID to Secure Aadhaar Data Privacy
Check Your Aadhaar Linked to your Bank
Here’s a step-by-step guide where people can check whether your Aadhaar has been linked to your bank account.
1). Visit the Aadhaar website – www.uidai.gov.in
2). Click on ‘Check Aadhaar & Bank Account Linking Status’
3). People need to enter their Aadhaar number and security code. Once and after submitted, an OTP will be sent to people’s mobile number registered in the Aadhaar database. How to Link Aadhaar with Mobile Phone Number
4). Enter the OTP and click on ‘Login’
5). On successful login, the website will be displayed whether the user’s or people’s Aadhaar number is successfully mapped or not.
Alternatively, you can also check this on your mobile.
1). Dial *99*99*1#
2). People need to enter their 12 digit Aadhaar number
3). Confirm that the digits entered by you are correct
4). After confirmation will be done, it will display the bank account linked with Aadhaar
Points to remember
1). It will only display to the people the last bank account that has been linked to your Aadhaar.
2). If people are having multiple bank accounts, they will have to check the status of the same with the bank.
3). People will be able to use this service only if their mobile number is linked to their Aadhaar anyway.