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How to Link Aadhaar with Post Office Schemes, PPF, NSC, KVP

Updated on: Apr 15th, 2024

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As per government notification, Aadhaar number needs to be produced mandatorily if you want to open a post office account or invest in the National Savings Certificate (NSC), Public Provident Fund (PPF) and Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) schemes.

The government has extended the deadline for linking of Aadhaar to small savings schemes such as post office deposits and Kisan Vikas Patra to March 31, 2018. The linking of Aadhar with various savings schemes such as post office deposits, Public Provident Fund, National Savings Certificate and Kisan Vikas Patra can be done through online as well as offline modes.

Update

The last date for linking Aadhaar with PAN has been extended to 31st March 2023.

Linking of Aadhaar with Saving Schemes via offline mode

Linking of Aadhaar to various saving schemes can be done through Indian Post Bank Account. The below-mentioned steps should be followed in this respect: 
Step 1: Visit your nearest Indian post office branch along with a copy of your Aadhaar card and Post office passbook. 
Step 2: Fill the Aadhaar linking form which will be available from the branch and attach a copy of your Aadhaar card with the form and submit it. 
Step 3: After submitting the application form, you will be given an acknowledgement to confirm your request for linking Aadhaar with your India Post Bank Account. 
Step 4: After processing of your application by the post office, notification will be received via SMS on your registered mobile number.

Linking of Aadhaar Card with Indian Post Bank Account via online mode

Step 1: Log on to your internet banking account using your User ID and password. 
Step 2: Click on the link “Registration of Aadhaar Number in Internet Banking” on the home page. 
Step 3: Enter your 12 digits Aadhaar number therein and click on “confirm”. 
Step 4: Select the Indian post bank account for which the Aadhaar number needs to be linked. 
Step 5: To inquire that whether your Aadhaar number update request has been processed or not, click on “Inquiry” option on the homepage of the website.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the various savings schemes available?

Below are the various schemes available :

  • Post Office Savings Account(SB)​​​​
  • ​National Savings Recurring Deposit Account(RD)​​
  • ​National Savings Time Deposit Account(TD)
  • ​National Savings Monthly Income ​Account(MIS)
  • ​Senior Citizens Savings Scheme Account(SCSS)​
  • ​​Public Provident Fund Account(PPF )​
  • ​Sukanya Samriddhi Account(SSA)​
  • ​National Savings Certificates (VIIIth Issue) (NSC)
  • ​Kisan Vikas Patra(KVP)
  • ​Mahila Samman Savings Certificate
  • ​PM CARES for Children Scheme, 2021
What are the steps for Linking Aadhaar with Saving Schemes via offline mode?

Linking of Aadhaar to various saving schemes can be done through Indian Post Bank Account. The below-mentioned steps should be followed in this respect:
Step 1: Visit your nearest Indian post office branch along with a copy of your Aadhaar card and Post office passbook.
Step 2: Fill out the Aadhaar linking form, which will be available from the branch. Attach a copy of your Aadhaar card to the form and submit it.
Step 3: After submitting the application form, you will be given an acknowledgement to confirm your request for linking Aadhaar with your India Post Bank Account.
Step 4: After processing of your application by the post office, notification will be received via SMS on your registered mobile number.

What are the steps for Linking of Aadhaar Card with an Indian Post Bank Account via online mode?

Linking of Aadhaar Card with Indian Post Bank Account via online mode

Step 1: Log on to your internet banking account using your User ID and password.
Step 2: Click on the link “Registration of Aadhaar Number in Internet Banking” on the home page.
Step 3: Enter your 12 digits Aadhaar number therein and click on “confirm”.
Step 4: Select the Indian post bank account to which the Aadhaar number needs to be linked.
Step 5: To find out whether your Aadhaar number update request has been processed, click on the “Inquiry” option on the website's homepage.

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