Aadhaar Linking will be required for these Services ONLY | March 14 2018

With continuous changes in Aadhaar linking deadline, you may want to know for which services Aadhaar is required and where it is NOT. Here is the Clear List.

aadhaar linking necessary servicesThe Supreme Court yesterday extended all deadlines for linking Aadhaar to bank accounts, mobile phones and other services indefinitely, till it decides on whether the Aadhaar Act is illegal, which may take place some time May 2018. So right now, as on March 14 2018, Aadhaar liking is NOT required for:

  • Bank accounts including online wallets
  • Mobile phone numbers
  • Normal Passports
  • Other services

The 12-digit national biometric identifier number or Aadhaar Card or Aadhaar number linking is required for:

  • Beneficiaries of Government subsidies and services
  • Opening new bank accounts
  • Passports under Tatkal passports scheme