Friday, December 4, 2020

How to rectify different names on your Aadhaar and PAN card?

How to rectify different names on your Aadhaar and PAN card?

The Aadhaar is considered one of the most important documents to prove the identity of an Indian citizen. Issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the Aadhaar has a 12 digit unique number for identification. This document also contains the individual's personal information like name, address, and date of birth as well as her/his biometric details.

The identity of the individual is proved by doing Aadhaar based eKYC. Aadhaar eKYC is done through Aadhaar authentication. In this process, the individual's biometric information and personal details get submitted to the UIDAI. The UIDAI verifies these details with the information stored on their Aadhaar database and responds with a 'yes'/'no'.

Aadhaar And PAN – Your Two Important Documents 

Today the Aadhaar is necessary to avail of several services and benefits including opening bank/loan accounts, filing for tax returns, buying a property in India, taking a mobile phone connection, and availing subsidies and benefits from the government. Hence, it’s important to update your Aadhaar card whenever there has been a change in the details furnished or an error.

The Permanent Account Number commonly referred to as the PAN is valid for a lifetime. The PAN is a unique 10 digit number for identification and its necessary for all financial transactions. The Income-tax department uses this number to keep track of all financial transactions carried out by an Indian resident or an Indian citizen. 

The importance of an Aadhaar card and PAN card is known to all citizens and residents living in India. This means all the details you’ve provided in your Aadhaar and PAN card should be correct and there should be no mismatch in the details provided. One of the common mistakes seen is spelling errors in the individual’s name.  So, how can you fix it? Read further to understand.

Correcting Your Name On Aadhaar (Online And Offline Methods)

Follow the steps given below to update your name on Aadhaar online.

  • Click on the link 

  • Select the fields to be updated

  • Type in the required data in the fields selected

  • Submit the form

  • You’ll receive a URN (Unique Request Number)

  • Select a BPO to review your update request

  • Attach the scanned copy of the supporting document

  • Check your status using the URN

You can also correct the name in your Aadhaar by visiting an Aadhaar Enrollment Center.

  • Approach a centre closest to you

  • Get an Aadhaar Modification form

  • Fill in the details correctly

  • Attach the supporting documents

  • Pay the required fee for correction (Rs 25- Rs 30)

  • Changes will be updated on your Aadhaar 

Correcting Your Name On PAN Card

Follow the steps given below to correct your name in PAN card online

  • Log on to the website of National Securities Depository Limited

  • Click on ‘Correction in Existing PAN’

  • Select the required category

  • Attach the supporting documents (With your correct name)

  • Select the option ‘Submit’

You'll have to pay a certain amount as a fee for correction. The amount is not disclosed.

How To Submit An Online Application for Correction?

To submit offline applications for correcting your name in PAN you need to follow the steps given below

You’ll receive your updated PAN card within 45 days at the address registered for your PAN card.

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