In order to e- verify your returns using an Aadhaar card, please make sure that your Aadhar card is linked to your PAN Card.
Follow these steps
Log on to the Department’s e-filing website
As soon as you log in, a popup appears asking you to link your Aadhar number with your e-filing account. If you don’t see the popup, go to the blue tab named ‘Profile Settings’ on the top bar and click on the ‘Link Aadhaar’ button.
Check your PAN details and enter your Aadhar number. Save these details
Your Aadhar number will be linked to your PAN card after Validation.
Once Aadhar card and Pan Card linked follow these steps to e-verify your return.
Step 1- Upload your ITR through the Income Tax e-Filing website.
Step 2- Once it’s done, you will be asked for the mode of Verification for your return
You will see the following options:
- I already have an EVC to e-verify my return
- I do not have an EVC and would like to generate EVC to e-Verify my return.
- I would like to generate Aadhaar OTP to e-Verify my return.
Select the 3rd-option that says – generate Aadhaar OTP. A one-time password will be sent to the mobile number registered with your Aadhaar;
Step 3 lastly enters OTP number on the page and hit Submit.
Message pops up “return successfully e-Verified”.
Download the Acknowledgement.’
The same acknowledgement will be automatically sent to your registered email id.
You have now successfully e-filed and e-verified your income tax returns.