SBI customers link your Aadhaar with bank account by December 2017 end; Here’s how you can

The centre recently has stated that existing bank accounts will not be made non-operational for not linking with Aadhaar. It added for existing account holders, the deadline for Aadhaar based verification is being extended to March 31 and no coercive action will be taken till then.

If you are a State Bank of India (SBI) customer and have not linked your bank account with Aadhaar, then do so latest by end of December 2017 or else it will become invalid. 

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SBI tweeted saying, "Avail benefits of the Digital Life. simply link your Aadhaar number with your bank account."

The tweet added, "In terms of amended PML rules dated June 01, 2017, all existing customers are requested to submit Aadhaar number by December 31, 2017, failing which the account shall cease to be operational till the Aadhaar number is submitted."

A SBI customer can link their Aadhaar number through various channel like internet banking or SBI mobile app, ATMs , customer services points and branches. 

Here's how you can link your Aadhaar with SBI accounts. 

SBI branch: 

Customer visits any SBI branch with a copy of his/her Aadhaar number or e-aadhaar.

At the branch, a Letter of Request will be obtained from customer along with the Xerox copy of Aadhaar letter.

After necessary verification, the linking will be done by the branch. An SMS will be sent to customer's registered mobile number regarding the status of seeding.

SBI Internet banking portal: 

If you are an internet banking user, then you can log into and access the link "Link your Aadhaar number" under "My Accounts", appearing on the left panel of the screen.

On clicking the above link, you will be directed to a screen where you have to select the Account number, input the  Aadhaar number and click on Submit.

The last 2 digits of registered mobile number (non-editable) will be displayed to the customer.

Status of mapping will be advised to the Customer's registered mobile number.


You can access any of our ATMs and seed your Aadhaar with your Bank account.

After swiping the ATM card and entering your PIN, Select the menu "Service – Registrations"

In this menu, select Aadhaar Registration (or Inquiry as per your need)

You can now select the Account type (Savings/Checking) after which you will be asked to enter your Aadhaar number. You will be prompted to re-enter the same.

Aadhaar through SMS: 

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If your mobile number is registered with the Bank, then you can send SMS to 567676 in the following format UID(space)Aadhaar number(space)Account number

If the mobile number is not registered or in case the Aadhaar is already linked to Account, an SMS reply will be sent to you.

If your mobile number is registered with the Bank, you will receive an SMS confirmation of the seeding request.

The Aadhaar number will be verified by Bank with UIDAI. In case it fails verification, SMS will be sent to Customer to contact any SBI branch along with Aadhaar number or e-aadhaar.

Source: Zeebiz