Step-by-step guide on how to link Aadhaar with insurance policies

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Linking of Aadhaar with insurance policies has been made mandatory. Though the government has extended the timeline to link your Aadhaar details with financial services from 31st December 2017 to 31st of March 2018, still it needs to be done. Problems might arise with claim settlements if the insurance policies are not linked by the given deadline. There are a few ways in which you can link your Aadhaar with your insurance policies.

Documents needed

  • There are no specific documents required to link your Aadhaar but the policy holder must have their policy number, Aadhaar number and PAN readily available while linking.
  • In case the Aadhaar Number not available then the policyholder is required to provide proof of application of enrolment for Aadhaar
  • Further, for the KYC requirement, the policyholder is also required to provide their PAN details. In case the PAN not available then certified copy of an officially valid document needs to be submitted.

The insurance policies can be linked with Aadhaar both online and offline. There are certain companies that have started offering online Aadhaar linking but there are still companies which offer it only by visiting there branch. To link your Aadhaar online, you can login to the company’s website where you will be required to provide policy details along with your personal details for verification. Once the verification is done; you will be able to update your Aadhaar number. The linkage can also be done by filling up a form by visiting the company’s branch. You need to carry your Aadhaar and PAN card details to complete the process.

 

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