You can link your Aadhaar Card to your Bank account online through the Bank’s portal or offline by visiting the Bank branch where you hold your savings account or by using bank’s ATM or even by sending SMS in a particular format to a specific number provided by the bank. You will get all government benefits directly deposited in your bank account which is linked to your Aadhar. Aadhaar Card & Bank Account linking is required to avail DBT or direct benefit transfer. For example if you want to get government benefits such as subsidy for LPG gas connection then you will need these 3 things only.
– A LPG connection in your own name.
-A savings bank account in any bank in your own name.
-An Aadhaar Card.
Apply for Card as soon as possible if you don’t have this one yet.
How to Link Aadhaar Card to Bank account Online
Log in to the Bank’s Net Banking website using your user name and password credentials to link your Aadhaar Card with your savings Bank account directly. As soon as you are logged go to “Link your AADHAAR Number” or “Seeding” or “Link AADHAAR Card to Bank account” or “Update your Aadhaar number with Bank account” or similar option under “Service Requests” or “Customer Service”. Card Seeding page will ask you to choose your Savings account number where you would like to link the Aadhaar. Put your 12 digit UID number to link to your bank account along with your email address and your mobile phone number. Recheck what you have typed and submit. The details will be updated in the bank system and it will be later verified by the bank manually. You will be notified through the confirmation email or SMS on the given email address or mobile phone number once the verification is complete.
Aadhaar Card to Bank account linking offline:
You can apply for AADHAAR Card link to Bank account seeding offline by visiting the Bank branch where you hold your savings account if you do not have access to Net Banking in your savings bank account. You have to only carry your original Aadhaar and a XEROX copy of it. To be on safe side to prove it’s your own Bank account; carry your Bank account proof such as passbook or cheque book. You have to fill up Aadhaar Card Seeding form in the bank. You may also download this Aadhaar Card Status to link it with your bank account online from the download section of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas website.
You will also get this form at the Bank branch or from your LPG distributor. You have to fill the Aadhaar Card Bank linking form attaching a photocopy of your AADHAAR Card and hand it over to the bank representative. They may ask for the original Aadhaar Card for cross verification. They will return you the lower portion receipt of the Aadhaar Card seeding form back after manual verification. When the verification is complete you will be notified through the confirmation email or SMS on the given email address or mobile phone number.