Aadhaar number is mandatory for filing income tax returns from 1st July 2017. Those who do not have aadhaar number must apply for it and can quote aadhaar enrolment id. Applying for aadhaar card has never been easier. In this article, we will discuss about how and when to enroll your Aadhaar for ITR filing.
The last date to link Aadhaar with PAN is extended to 30th June 2021 from 31st March 2021. Failure to do so will render your PAN inoperative. You will be required to re-activate the PAN as per the new section inserted 234H in Budget 2021.
When you apply for Aadhaar, you have to visit an Enrolment Centre and fill the enrolment form. After giving demographic and biometric data and submission of proof of Identity and address documents you get an acknowledgement slip which has your Aadhaar Enrolment ID or Aadhaar Enrolment number. Once you get your Aadhaar, it can also be linked to your PAN Card.
Usually, aadhaar enrolment id can be found in the below format.
New income tax return forms released for FY 2020-212(AY 2021-22) have a 28 digit column for quoting aadhaar enrolment number. To enter your 28 digit enrolment id you will also need the date
You can find these details in your enrolment aadhaar acknowledgement
28 digit Aadhaar enrolment id for the above example will be: