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How to link Aadhaar Card to Canara Bank Account?

Aadhaar is a 12 digit number given by the authorities of India to all residents. It is a crucial proof of identity. The concept behind Aadhaar is to capture the demographic as well as biometric identification of citizens and store the same in a centralized database. This card is also essential in case people wish to avail the advantages of numerous subsidies being rolled out by the government.

Established in Bengaluru, Canara bank came into existence in the year 1906. This bank is one of the oldest within India and also gives a number of products in the consumer banking and business banking sectors.

Offline, with the aid of walking into the branch
                    Online, through the bank website
                    Through SMS
                    Through ATMs affiliated to the bank

There are 3 methods through which you can link your Aadhaar with Canara bank account. These options are:

  1. Offline, by simply walking into the branch
  2. Online, through the bank website
  3. Through SMS
  4. Through ATMs affiliated to the bank

Offline approach:

In case customers want to link their Aadhaar card to their bank account through the offline technique, they need to follow the steps given below:

  1. Individuals must visit the nearest branch of Canara bank along with the important documents
  2. They need to fill out an application form to link their Aadhaar card to their Canara bank account
  3. As soon as the form has been completed and furnished to the bank along with other documents, it'll be validated manually
  4. As soon as the seeding is doned, customers will get a notification via email or SMS

Online approach:

In case candidates wish to link their Aadhaar card to their bank account through the online method, they must follow the steps given below:

  1. Customers have to visit the official webpage of Canara bank
  2. Applicants can check if their Aadhaar has been seeded. In case it hasn't been done, they will have to provide their Aadhaar number and click on 'submit.'
  3. Verification will be carried out by the bank officials manually and the customers will receive a notification as soon as this has been completed and the number has been seeded to their accounts.

As of now, customers can't link Aadhaar card to their account in Canara banks through SMS or ATM.

Documents Required:

The following documents are necessary at the time of linking the Aadhaar card to Canara bank accounts

  1. Original and photocopy of the Aadhaar card
  2. Original and photocopy of the Canara bank passbook

It’s important for people to link their Aadhaar account to their Canara bank account as this may ensure that they get hold of advantages of all government schemes.

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