How to Link Aadhaar with HDFC Bank Account
As per the amendment in PMLA rules by the Government of India,all bank accounts must be linked with Aadhaar by 31st Dec'17; and if someone fails to do so the accounts will become inoperative till the time the Aadhaar number is submitted and linked to the bank accounts. There was a news item in circulation which said Aadhaar is not mandatory to link with bank accounts, for this RBI has clarified on 21st Oct'17 that all bank accounts must be linked with Aadhaar by 31st Dec'17, failing which the accounts will become inoperative till the time the Aadhaar number is submitted and linked to the accounts.
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Here we have mentioned how to link Aadhaar with HDFC Bank account. By following any these steps, a person can link HDFC Bank Account with Aadhaar Card Online:
Link Aadhaar with HDFC Bank Account Online
Get your Aadhaar number, PAN number, Bank Customer ID, and Bank Account number.
Click on Aadhaar Linkage Form here
Fill the details and Mobile number registered with the bank account.
You will receive an SMS with OTP on the registered mobile number.
Enter the OTP and click on 'Submit'
Link Aadhaar with HDFC Bank Account through NetBanking
Login to HDFC Bank NetBanking. Select the 'Request' section under Accounts option and click on 'View / Update Aadhaar Number'
Select the Account to which you would like to link your Aadhaar number. Re-enter your Aadhaar number and click on 'Update'.
Click on 'Confirm' after checking all your updated details.
Link Aadhaar with HDFC Bank Account through Mobile Banking
Login to MobileBanking App. Select the 'Request' section under Accounts option and tap on 'View / Update Aadhaar Number'.
Select the Account to which you would like to link your Aadhaar number
Re-enter your Aadhaar number, tap on 'Update' and then click on 'Confirm' to submit the details.
Link Aadhaar with HDFC Bank Account through ATM
After completion of a transaction, follow these steps:
ATM screen prompts 'Link Aadhaar to your bank account'
Select 'Yes' and enter your valid Aadhaar number
Link Aadhaar with HDFC Bank Account through SMS
Send an SMS from your registered mobile number to 5676712. Send- AS space <Aadhaar No> space <Cutomer ID> space <Account Nos>
Link Aadhaar with HDFC Bank Account through Phone Banking
Select Option #1 after Language selection. Validate using 'Customer ID and TIN' or 'Debit Card Number and PIN'
Select Option #6 for 'Complaints and Requests', then select Option #2 for 'Requests'.
Select Option #8 to update your Aadhaar number in your selected account and re-enter it.
Link Aadhaar with HDFC Bank Account through Branch
You can also visit your nearest HDFC Bank branch to link Aadhaar to HDFC bank account.
Aadhar Card Bank Link Status Check:
These are the ways to check whether Aadhaar number is linked to your bank account:
Login to NetBanking --> Select 'Accounts' --> Select 'Requests' --> Click 'View / Update Aadhaar Number'
Login to NetBanking --> 'Update Contact Details' --> Aadhaar No
Login to MobileBanking --> Select 'Accounts' --> Select 'Requests' --> Click 'View / Update Aadhaar Number'
Benefits of linking Aadhaar to your bank account
1. It helps in the receipt of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) of LPG Subsidy directly into bank account.
2. You can receive direct credit of other Government subsidies like welfare funds, pensions, scholarships, MNREGA wages etc. into your account.
3. Take advantage of easy and convenient Aadhaar enabled payment systems (AEPS) eg.
a) BHIM - Aadhaar Pay.
b) Aadhaar Based payment on biometric Micro ATM's at BC's.
c) UPI payments through Aadhaar.
With any of the above mentioned procedures, one can successfully link aaadhaar with HDFC Bank Account.