Aadhaar is a biometric identification system that was implemented by the Government of India in order to be able to bring all residents under one identification system. The Aadhar card has a number of uses namely, proof of ID, proof of address and to avail government benefits.
Aadhaar has grown to be the world’s largest biometric identification scheme as the population of India is enormous. Linking Aadhaar with an SBI life insurance policy can be done easily online as well as offline.
The State Bank Group, the largest banking group in the country, has over 23,000 branches across India, unrivalled by any other. SBI Life Insurance strives to be the most trusted and preferred life insurance provider to the masses catering to a wide and diverse customer base.
Those who wish to link their Aadhaar to their SBI Life Insurance policy can use two modes: online and offline. Given below are the steps to seed Aadhaar with your SBI Life Insurance policy.
Online Mode of Linking Aadhaar and SBI Life Insurance Policy:
Mapping Aadhaar and SBI life insurance policy is easy and can be completed by following few simple steps mentioned below:
Step 1: Visit SBI’s official life insurance page. On the home page, there is an option to link Aadhaar and PAN card. When you click on it, you will be redirected to a new page.
Step 2: You can choose to enter your policy number or customer ID. Enter your date of birth and the text verification. Click on “Submit”.
Step 3: You will be redirected to a new page where you will be required to enter details of your policy and your Aadhaar and PAN details.
Step 4: Once you click on “Submit”, you will receive a message if your Aadhar update was successful or unsuccessful.
Offline Mode of Linking Aadhar Number and SBI Life Insurance:
SBI also provides an offline mode for linking the 12-digit Aadhaar number to SBI Life insurance for the individuals who doesn’t have internet access. Given below are the steps that will guide you on how to link Aadhaar and SBI Life Insurance
Step 1: Visit the nearest SBI branch for seeding your Aadhaar number with your Policy number
Step 2: Don’t forget to carry your Aadhaar card and PAN card
Step 3: Request for an Aadhaar update form from the bank’s official
Step 4: Once you receive the form, fill in the details correctly and cross-check
Step 5: Attach your self-attested copies of Aadhaar card and PAN card along with the form
Step 6: Submit the form. Once the verification is done, your PAN card and Aadhaar card details will get updated in the policy
Documents Needed to Link SBI Life insurance policy to Aadhaar
For linking 12-digit Aadhaar number to SBI life insurance, you should keep these documents ready:
- PAN Card
- Aadhaar Card
FAQs on Linking Aadhaar and SBI Life Insurance
1. I don’t have Aadhaar card, what should I do?
If you do not have an Aadhaar card, you can visit an enrolment centre near you to apply for one. If you have already applied for one and have not yet received it, you can use the enrolment number on the acknowledgement slip as a temporary substitute for your Aadhaar number.
2. I have some doubts regarding the linking process. Is there any toll free number to contact?
Yes, anytime you have doubt, you can call this number: 1800 22 9090 (Customer Service timings: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., seven days a week). Send SBI an email at email@example.com or send and SMS Solve to 56161
3. Will linking my Aadhaar card affect the tax benefits I can avail under the life insurance policy?
No, you will still be eligible to claim tax benefits under your life insurance policy.