The government of India has made it mandatory to link Aadhaar card to your bank account. According to the new rules, all existing bank account holders have to link their bank account to their Aadhaar within December 31, 2017. State Bank of India or SBI, India's biggest lender, offers many options to its savings bank account holders to seed their account with Aadhaar number. SBI users have the option to upload their Aadhaar details online or through SMS in a particular format or by visiting the branch. SBI is also allowing customers to link their Aadhaar number to their bank account at an ATM.
Here are different ways through which you can update your Aadhaar number to your bank account:
Aadhaar linking through SBI internet banking portal
If you are an internet banking user, then you can log into www.onlinesbi.com 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 intimated to the customer's registered mobile number.
Aadhaar Linking through SBI ATM channel
You can access any of SBI's 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
Aadhaar Linking through SMS
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 SBI 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.
Aadhaar Linking through SBI branch channel
A customer can visits any SBI branch with a copy of his/her Aadhaar number or e-aadhaar
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.