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Bank of Baroda (or BOB) was established in the year 1908. It was nationalized on the 19th of July 1969 by the Indian Government. It has a vast network with more than 5000 branches spread across India and abroad. It offers products and services related to consumer banking, private banking, credit cards, corporate banking, investment banking, finance and insurance,  mortgage loans, private equity, wealth management, etc. BOB is the second largest Indian bank in terms of assets. The stocks of Bank of Baroda are available for trading and the BOB share price has been quite steady in the long term, with bouts of obvious fluctuations. Data accumulated in 2017 says that BOB is ranked 1145 on the Forbes Global 2000 list. Bank of Baroda is a profit-making public sector undertaking with at least 10 banks merged with it during its century-long journey so far. You can check Bank of Baroda share price here.

How to Link Aadhaar with Bank of Baroda Account?

Just like all other banks in India, people who have their accounts in Bank of Baroda must also get the account linked with their Aadhaar numbers. Bank of Baroda permits the account holders to link their Aadhaar numbers with their bank accounts through different modes, such as BOB Net Banking, ATM, SMS or even by visiting the bank. Let us briefly glance through the different ways in which Aadhaar can be linked with Bank of Baroda accounts:


In order to simplify the procedure, Bank of Baroda has provided a dedicated link to its customers for linking their Aadhaar with their BOB accounts using the Bank of Baroda net Banking facility.

  • Click on the link to visit the web portal

  • Enter the account number along with the registered mobile number

  • Click on the “Generate OTP” button to receive an OTP on the registered mobile phone

  • Enter this OTP in the designated box and then click on the “Submit” button.

  • A request for Aadhaar seeding will be processed

  • The process will be completed within a couple of days

  • You will receive a confirmation SMS on the registered mobile number upon successful seeding


Customers of Bank of Baroda can easily seed Aadhaar with their account by using the SMS facility. Here's what needs to be done:

  • Go to the 'Messages' menu on the mobile phone

  • Make sure that the SIM card in the mobile phone is the same as the one registered with the concerned bank account

  • Type the following: UID <space> 12 digits Aadhaar Number <space> last 4 digits of the account number

  • Send a text message (SMS) from the registered mobile number to 8422009988

For example, if the Aadhaar number is 123456789000 and the account number is 122333444455555, then the following message must be typed:

  • UID 123456789000 5555

  • Send this message to 8422009988

It will take two working days for this process to work. Once the Aadhaar is linked with the bank account, a confirmation SMS will be sent to the registered mobile number, informing the account holder regarding the successful seeding of Aadhaar with the bank account.

Visiting the Bank

The easiest and least complicated way to link Aadhaar with the bank account is by visiting the bank. The following steps can help the account holder in the process:

  • Visit the home branch where the account is maintained.

  • You can download the Aadhaar Seeding form by clicking on this link:

  • Alternatively, you can get the form in the bank to

  • Fill up the form by entering the Aadhaar number, bank details, the name of the account holder (it should match with the name mentioned in the Aadhaar), and other necessary information.

  • Submit the form along with the self-attested photocopy of the Aadhaar card and the bank account passbook.

  • Furnish the original Aadhaar card for verification purpose.

  • Once the form is accepted, a receipt will be issued.

  • It will take 2 working days for the bank to link the Aadhaar details with the bank account

  • Once the seeding is successful, you will receive a confirmation SMS on the registered mobile number.

Documents Required

For offline method:

  • Photocopy and Original of the Aadhaar card.

  • Photocopy and Original of the Bank of Baroda account passbook.

For online method:

  • 12 digit Aadhaar card number.

  • Net banking login credentials.