Thursday, December 26, 2019

How to link your SBI account with Aadhaar card?

Linking SBI Account With Aadhaar: How To Do It?
Today the Aadhaar card is one of the most important of all documents for an Indian citizen to prove his/her identity. The Aadhaar e-KYC has a unique number with 12 digits along with the demographic and biographic details of the individual for identification. The person’s identity can be proved through the process of Aadhaar authentication. This e-KYC is issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and is necessary to avail of government subsidies and services.

According to the rules set by the government, it is now mandatory for all to link their Aadhaar cards to their SBI savings account. Unless you do so the account holders will be prevented from making all transactions including cash deposits, transfer of fund, withdrawing cash, and updating your passbook.

Different Methods Of Linking Aadhaar To SBI Bank Accounts

Given below are some of the ways by which the SBI allows an account holder to link their Aadhaar to their bank accounts.

Internet Banking

A registered internet banking user can link their accounts to their Aadhaar through the internet banking facility.

  • Log on to the official website of SBI.
  • Login to your account for internet banking.
  • Select the ‘e-Services’ option.
  • Click on the icon to update your Aadhaar with the SBI account (CIF).
  • Enter the password and select the submit button.
  • From the drop-down options select CIF number.
  • Aadhaar number has to be entered twice.
  • Select the ‘Submit ‘option.
  • Your Aadhaar is now linked and you get a confirmation.

Online Linking

Those who do not have internet banking can try the online linking option.

  • Log in to the online website of SBI (
  • Click on the Aadhaar linking option.
  • Select the option to update Aadhaar with the SBI account.
  • Type in your account number.
  • Enter security text.
  • Type in your Aadhaar number (confirm it).
  • Select the 'Submit' icon.
  • Aadhaar is linked and you get a confirmation.


You can use an SBI ATM to link your Aadhaar to your bank account.

  • Go to an SBI ATM.
  • Insert your card and type your PIN.
  • Click on the option for registration of service.
  • Select the option ‘Aadhaar registration’.
  • Select your account type.
  • Type in your Aadhaar card number and confirm it.
  • Banks accepts the request and links Aadhaar to your SBI account.

SBI Mobile App

Aadhaar can be linked to your bank account using the SBI mobile app.

  • Select the ‘requests’ option on SBI APP.
  • Click the ‘Aadhaar’ option and select the option to link Aadhaar.
  • From the drop-down button select CIF number.
  • Type in Aadhaar number and confirm it.
  • Select ‘Submit’.
  • The Aadhaar gets linked to your SBI account.


Aadhaar can be linked through an SMS. Your mobile number must be linked to your account.

  • Send an SMS to 567676.
  • UID<Space><Aadhaar Card Number><Bank Account Number>
  • Once done you’ll get a message confirming it.


You can visit your SBI branch and link the account in person.

  • Fill and sign the Aadhaar application form.
  • Attach the original copy of your Aadhaar that is self-attested.
  • For verification carry your original Aadhaar ID.
  • Once registered you get a receipt.
  • SBI account gets linked to your Aadhaar.

Make sure you link your Aadhaar to your bank account before SBI debars your bank transactions. You can choose one of the above-mentioned ways that work best for you.

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