How to Link your Aadhaar with Post office deposits
Aadhaar becomes mandatory for post office deposits, PPF, NSC, KVP
Aadhaar has become one of the most important document these days which serves as a valid proof of address and identity proof. It is required for all kinds of financial transactions and even when availing the LPG subsidy and for PF disbursement and pension schemes.
Keeping in mind the increased use of Aadhaar card, the Government of India has made it mandatory for people to link Aadhaar card with their bank accounts, PAN card and India post bank savings accounts that further include your Post Office Deposits, PPF, National Savings Certificate (NSC), Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) which are provided by India Post.
In our previous articles, we have discussed steps to link Aadhaar with bank accounts and PAN Card. This article, therefore, talks about several methods with which you can link your Aadhaar number with your India post office deposits and schemes.
Steps to link Aadhaar Card with India Post Bank Account via India post branch
Step 1: Visit the nearest India post branch along with a copy of your Aadhaar card and Post office passbook.
Step 2: Get Aadhaar linking form from the branch, fill it by inputting the essential details, enclose a copy of your Aadhaar card with the form and submit it to the branch.
Step 3: Upon submitting the duly filled application, you will receive an acknowledgment slip that will confirm your request to link your Aadhaar with your India Post Bank Account
Step 4: Once your application will be processed by the post office, you will get a notification via SMS on your registered mobile number.
Steps to link Aadhaar Card with India Post Bank Account via India post Internet banking
Step 1: To begin the process, log on to your internet banking account using your User ID and password.
Step 2: Click on the link that says “Registration of Aadhaar Number in Internet Banking” on the home page.
Step 3: Enter the 12 digit Aadhaar number in the asked field and click on “confirm”.
Step 4: Select the savings account for which the Aadhaar number has to be linked.
This will confirm your request. To inquire about whether your Aadhaar number update request has been accepted or rejected, you can click on “Inquiry” option on the homepage of the website.
Linking your Aadhaar card with all your bank accounts or India post accounts has been made mandatory by the government for almost all of the financial transactions. Any sort of negligence in this regard may lead to account blocking. So by now if you have not linked your Aadhaar card with your India post accounts, you need to do it right away by following any of the aforementioned methods. These are safe, secure and time-saving ways to get your Aadhaar Number linked to your India Post Account.