These days most of the banks and financial institutions link PAN Number while opening a New Bank Account. However, if for any reason you haven’t linked your PAN Card to your SBI Bank Account you can use the Steps provided in this Article. Not only linking your PAN Card is beneficial for a Bank Account, it serves various other benefits.
Linking your Permanent Account Number (PAN) with your existing SBI (State Bank of India) savings accounts has become mandatory, except for those having Basic Savings Bank Deposit Accounts (BSBD), as per the amended income-tax rules.
All the SBI account holders should, hence, submit their PAN details to conduct hassle-free transaction using their SBI bank accounts.
In case PAN is not available, they can submit Form-16, which is a self-declaration form to declare that the individual does not have a PAN card.
If you’re one among those who haven’t furnished your PAN details yet, find below the three methods with which you could link your PAN with your SBI bank account:
How to Link PAN Card with SBI Account Online (Using Internet Banking)
SBI net banking users can register their PAN card themselves by using their online accounts.
Below Steps will Guide you through the Process of PAN Registration.
Step-1 Visit the website www.onlinesbi.com .
Step-2In the website, click on the option "Profile-PAN Registration"which is included under the "My Accounts" option that is present on the left hand side of the screen.
Step-3After the following the step mentioned previously, you will be redirected to a page where you will be required to choose the Account number, enter the PAN number.
Step-4Next, click on the "Submit" option below.
Step-5Once you click on the "Submit"option, the request to link the PAN card with your SBI account will be processed.
The request usually takes up to 7 days to be processed for SBI to link your PAN number with your account.The status of the request will be sent to on the registered mobile number. You can use the "Status" option beside the "Create request" to track the status of your PAN registration.
How to Link PAN Card to SBI Account via Phone (Customer Care Hotline)
Here are the steps to add your PAN to SBI account using phone banking:
Step 1: Call the customer care hotline on 1800 425 3800.
Step 2: Select your language on the IVR.
Step 3: Press 2 for Phone Banking and Account-related Services.
Step 4: Press 9 to speak to an SBI customer service executive.
Step 5: Tell the executive that you want to add your PAN to the account. Provide all the necessary details.
The executive will ask questions such as your name and date of birth to confirm your identity. You may further be required to visit your home branch or the nearest SBI branch and provide a copy of your PAN Card.
How to Link PAN Card with SBI Account Offline (at Branch)
Follow the Steps mentioned below to link PAN Card with SBI Bank Account:
- Visit the nearest SBI branch near you.
- While visiting the bank branch carry your PAN card.
- At the bank, fill the letter of request with the information required.
- You are also required to submit a copy of the PAN card to the responsible authority in the bank.
- When the process of verification of the details entered by you in the form is complete, the request of linking the bank account with the PAN card will be processed.
- After the request is processed, you will receive the status of the same on your registered mobile number.