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How to Link Aadhaar Card to Andhra Bank Account ?

Link Aadhaar Card to Andhra Bank Account : As we all know Aadhaar Card is a very important Card which is issued by UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India). Aadhaar Card serves various important purposes for Indian Citizens like it acts as an Identity and Address Proof, helps in getting LPG subsidy etc. For all those who did not link your Aadhaar Card to Andhra Bank Account while opening new bank account in Andhra Bank, you can do it now. If you want to link your Aadhaar Card with Andhra Bank Account by SMS, you would not need any documents. However, if you wish to link Aadhaar Card with your Andhra Bank Account by visiting the Branch, you may be asked for a self attested photocopy of your Aadhaar Card. Please note that this process of linking Aadhaar Card with Andhra Bank Account is also called Aadhaar Seeding in Andhra Bank Account. Also, check out our previous article on the process to change Address in Andhra Bank.

Important Benefits to Aadhaar Card with Andhra Bank Account :

  • Direct Benefits Transfer (DBTL).
  • Subsidy for Commodity Products.
  • Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MNREGA).
  • Tribal Welfare Schemes.
  • Scholarship.
  • Country Wide Access.

This Article will tell you :

  • How to link Aadhaar Card to Andhra Bank Account through SMS ?
  • How to link Aadhaar Card to Andhra Bank Account by Branch Visit ?

How to Link Aadhaar Card to Andhra Bank Account ?

Let us first check out the complete procedure to link Aadhaar Card to Andhra Bank account through SMS.

Steps to Link Aadhaar Card to Andhra Bank Account through SMS

In order to update your Aadhaar Card with Andhra Bank Account by SMS, you will have to Send SMS to 56161 in the format given below :

AADHAAR <space> 15 digit Bank Account Number <space> 12 digit AADHAAR Number

1) In case your Mobile Number is registered with Andhra Bank : You will be getting SMS from Andhra Bank that your Aadhaar has now been linked with your Andhra Bank Account.

2) In case your Mobile Number is not registered with Andhra Bank : You must first register your Mobile Number with Andhra Bank and you will then need to send the above SMS. Once done, you will be getting SMS from Andhra Bank telling you that your Aadhaar has been linked with your Andhra Bank Account.

3) In case your Aadhaar is already linked with your Andhra Bank Account : You will get SMS from Andhra Bank that your Aadhaar is already linked to your Andhra Bank Account.

Note : Once your Aadhaar Number is successfully linked to your Andhra Bank Account, you will get getting an SMS about the same on your registered mobile number.

Did you know ? If you do not use your Andhra Bank Account for more than 12 months your Account can become dormant! Check out our Article on How to Reactivate Dormant Account in Andhra Bank. At any point of time, you can also transfer your Andhra Bank Account to Another Branch.

Steps to Link Aadhaar Card to Andhra Bank Account by Branch Visit

In order to update your Aadhaar Card with Andhra Bank Account by Branch Visit, you will have follow the steps mentioned below :

1) Visit the Andhra Bank Home Branch(where you operate your Account) along with the Self Attested photocopy of Aadhaar Card.

2) Collect Andhra Bank Aadhaar Seeding Form from the counter and fill it up along with your signature.

3) Finally, Submit the Andhra Bank Aadhaar Seeding form as well as the Self Attested copy of Aadhaar Card to the Accounts Executive.

Note : Once your Aadhaar is linked with Andhra Bank Account, you will be notified by SMS.

Final Words :

Although, you can use any of the 2 Methods given above to Link your Aadhaar Card with Andhra Bank Account. However, we found that the process to link Aadhaar Card to Andhra Bank through SMS is the quicker method of the two. Its totally your choice which method you want to choose according to your convenience. There is also a process to link Aadhaar Card with Andhra Bank Online but it might be confusing for some and a lot of account holders don’t have an internet banking account, so we are not covering it up in this Article.

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