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How to link Aadhaar with Kotak Mahindra bank account?

Is it mandatory to link Aadhaar to your bank account? As things stand today, the Supreme Court is still considering the constitutional validity of a government order mandating the link. Till the apex court passes its order, it isn’t compulsory to do so.

However, linking your Aadhaar to your bank account is easy and free and comes with some benefits.

Aadhaar is a valid Know Your Customer document and you can complete your KYC process by linking your Aadhaar card. If your Aadhaar card is linked to your account, you can complete many processes online and in a paperless way.

Most banks offer a variety of ways to easily link your Aadhaar.

If you have a Kotak Mahindra Bank account, you can link Aadhaar to your account in the following ways:

  • Through Internet Banking
  • Through SMS
  • Through Mobile Banking
  • By visiting a branch
  • Via their website

How to link Aadhaar to your Kotak Mahindra bank account online via Net banking:

If you have net banking access to your account, you can use this method.

  1. Step 1:   Visit the Kotak Mahindra Bank website (https://www.kotak.com/en.html)
  2. Step 2:   Login to your Kotak Mahindra net banking account with CRN or customer ID.
  3. Step 3:   Under the “Quick Links” tab, select “Banking”.
  4. Step 4:   Click on the ‘Profile Update’
  5. Step 5: Select ‘Update your Aadhaar’ option
  6. Step 6:   Fill your Aadhaar number in the space provided and submit it
  7. Step 7:   After the process is done, you will receive a confirmation within a week’s time


How to link Aadhaar to your Kotak Mahindra bank account online via website:

If you do not have net banking access, use this method to update your Aadhaar online.

  1. Step 1:   Visit the following link: https://www.kotak.com/srforms/content/forms/af/kotakforms/aadhaarupdate.html
  2. Step 2: Enter your Aadhaar registered mobile number, and date of birth or CRN
  3. Step 3:   Click send OTP
  4. Step 4:   Enter the OTP in the space provided
  5. Step 5:   In the next screen enter the details requested: account number and your 12-digit Aadhaar number
  6. Step 6:   Submit the form
  7. Step 7:   You will get a confirmation on your mobile regarding the same


How to link Aadhaar to your Kotak Mahindra bank account at a branch:

  1. Step 1:   Visit a branch near you
  2. Step 2:   Fill the Aadhaar seeding form available in the bank
  3. Step 3:   Attach a self-attested copy of your Aadhaar card
  4. Step 4:   Submit it to the bank executive. Carry the original copy for verification
  5. Step 5:   Once the process is done, the bank will send a confirmation via SMS or email


How to link Aadhaar to your Kotak Mahindra bank account through Mobile Banking:

If you have the Kotak Mahindra mobile banking app, you can update your Aadhaar details on your phone

  1. Step 1:   Login to your mobile banking account
  2. Step 2:   Go to “Profile” sub-menu
  3. Step 3:   Click on “Aadhaar Update” option
  4. Step 4:   Enter your Aadhaar number twice
  5. Step 5:   Click on the “Submit” button
  6. Step 6:   Your Aadhaar will be linked instantly
  7. Step 7:   You will get a confirmation through SMS


How to link Aadhaar to your Kotak Mahindra bank account through SMS:

Kotak Mahindra customers can avail of the option of SMS to link the Aadhaar. The process is quick and free. However, the mobile number you use should be registered with the bank to use this facility.

  • Type a message
  • Send this message to 5676788
  • Your Aadhaar will be linked to your account instantly
  • You will get a confirmation mail on successful Aadhaar linking


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