The Center has mandated PAN-Aadhaar linking; Failure to do so will result in PAN becoming inoperative from April 1, 2023, according to the Income Tax department.
Nevertheless, individuals who are exempted from the PAN-Aadhaar linking mandate include:
Residents of the north-eastern state of Assam, Meghalaya, and the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir
A non-resident as per the Income Tax Act 1961
Individuals aged 80 or more, and
Not an Indian citizen
The Income Tax department also provides the facility to check if individuals have linked their Aadhaar to their PAN card.
Also read: Know to check if PAN is linked with Aadhaar