Link Aadhaar with HDFC Bank Account & Enjoy Uninterrupted Services

The word ‘Aadhaar’ stays abuzz in the Indian landscape ever since the Modi government announced to make this biometric authentication a mandatory document for availing banking services. In October 2017, the government made it clear in its notification by telling people to link their bank accounts with Aadhaar to enjoy uninterrupted services by December 2017.

However, the date has now got pushed to March 31, 2018. One bank whose customers are searching for ways to link Aadhaar with their accounts is HDFC Bank, a private lender that runs around 5,000 branches across the country. So if you are one of those having an account at HDFC and yet to link it with Aadhaar, you have come to the right place to know the linking process.

Online & Offline Modes - Both Available to Link Aadhaar with HDFC Bank Account

You have both online and offline modes to link your Saving Bank Account with Aadhaar. The online modes would include Internet Banking and Mobile Banking. On the other hand, branch visit and using phone banking would sum up the offline ways to link Aadhaar. Let’s discuss each of the ways and find which is most suitable for you to adopt.

How to Link Aadhaar with HDFC Bank Account Via Internet Banking

If you want to enjoy the convenience of Internet Banking to link Aadhaar, you should then follow the steps shown below.

       Visit the official website of HDFC Bank
       Login to Internet Banking using your User ID and Password
       Then, you need to click on View/Update Aadhaar Details
       Go to Request section under Accounts tab
       Select the account number, enter Aadhaar number and click on ‘Confirm’ to process your Aadhaar seeding request
       In 3-4 days, the bank will update Aadhaar after necessary verification.

How Would You Link Aadhaar with HDFC Mobile Banking?

Mobile Banking comes into play when you login to HDFC Bank online on your smartphone. The steps are as follows.

       Login to your HDFC mobile banking account
       Go to Accounts
       Select ‘Requests’
       Choose the account number you want to link with the 12-digit Aadhaar number
       Enter the 12-digit number
       Re-enter it
       Click on ‘Update’
       The entered details will then be shown on your mobile screen with ‘Confirm’ button at the bottom
       Click on it to submit Aadhaar seeding request
       The bank will process your request and get the Aadhaar updated to your bank account in 3-4 working days provided the details entered are correct

Steps to Link Aadhaar with HDFC Bank Account at Branch

You can visit the branch and follow the below steps to get your Aadhaar linked with HDFC Bank account.

       Visit the nearest HDFC Bank branch with both original and photocopy of Aadhaar
       Ask for Aadhaar Updation Form
       You then need to fill in details such as Aadhaar number, customer ID and bank account number
       Submit the form as well as Aadhaar’s photocopy
       The bank official will then verify the Aadhaar details from the original and process your request further
       Within 4-5 working days, the Aadhaar will be updated to your HDFC Bank account

How Will Phone Banking Help You Link Aadhaar with Your HDFC Bank Account?

You can even link Aadhaar to your HDFC Bank account using Phone Banking. Wanna know the steps involved in the same? Check out below.

       Call to the Phone Banking IVR of your city
       Choose ‘Bank Account’ option on IVR after selecting your preferred language
       Select Complaint and Requests option
       From there, choose an option of updating your Aadhaar to HDFC Bank account
       Validate your details using ‘Customer ID and TIN or Debit Card number and PIN
       Enter and then re-enter your Aadhaar number
       The Aadhaar will get updated to your bank account within 3-4 working days
       You will receive an SMS confirmation indicating your Request Number, date of request from IVR

So, you get to see various modes that can help you link Aadhaar to your HDFC Bank account. Now, it’s up to you to choose the mode that goes with your comfort. But do it before March 31, 2018, to avoid any interruption in availing banking services. 
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