According to the banking rules laid out by the Reserve Bank of India, all account holders are required to mandatorily link their Aadhaar number with their bank accounts. Failing to do so can lead to restrictions on your bank accounts.
If you’re an ICICI Bank customer who hasn’t already linked their Aadhaar with their bank account, it is advisable to get it done as soon as possible to avoid unnecessary hassles. Wondering how to do it? Here are the different ways through which you can complete the Aadhaar link with ICICI Bank accounts.
iMobile is a mobile banking facility that ICICI Bank offers to all its customers. If you’re registered with iMobile, here’s how you can carry out the Aadhaar card link with a bank account of ICICI.
Use the 4-digit PIN or your user credentials to log into the iMobile application.
Tap on the ‘Services’ option.
Choose the ‘Instabanking Services’ option.
Tap on the ‘Update Aadhaar’ button.
Enter your Aadhaar number on the given field and submit.
Once your request is submitted, your ICICI-Aadhaar link will be completed and you will receive a confirmation message regarding the same.
On the other hand, if you prefer an alternative method, then you can complete the ICICI online Aadhaar link by SMS as well. The process that you have to follow for this is elaborated below.
On your mobile phone, type the following as a message -
Aadhaar<space>your 12-digit Aadhaar number followed by the last 6 digits of your ICICI Bank savings account number.
Once you’ve typed the message out on your phone, send it to the following number - 9215676766.
Make sure to send the SMS from the mobile number that’s registered with your ICICI Bank account.
Once the ICICI-Aadhaar link is complete, you will receive a confirmation message on your mobile phone number.
Carrying out the ICICI online Aadhaar link by SMS is one of the easiest and the most hassle-free ways to complete the process since it doesn’t require you to physically visit a branch or have an active internet connection.
Did you know that you can also complete the Aadhaar card link with your bank account through an ICICI ATM? Yes, you read that right. The next time you visit an ICICI Bank ATM for your urgent cash needs, you can also quickly link your ICICI Bank account to Aadhaar. Let’s take a quick look at the process that you would have to follow in this case.
Visit the nearest ICICI Bank ATM.
Place your card in the ATM machine and enter your PIN to authenticate.
Once successfully authenticated, choose ‘More Options’.
Select the ‘Aadhaar Updation’ option and enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number through the ATM keypad.
You will then be asked to confirm your Aadhaar number once again by reentering your number.
Once you’re done, click on the ‘Submit’ button.
That’s it! Your Aadhaar number will then be linked with your ICICI Bank account.
ICICI Bank has also made it possible for its customers to use its Phone Banking and IVR service to link their bank accounts and Aadhaar number. The process is quite simple and can be accomplished in just a few minutes. Here’s a quick glimpse of the process involved.
Call the customer care number of ICICI Bank - 1800 200 3344.
Choose your preferred language.
Choose 1 for Banking Accounts.
You will be asked to enter your 12-digit ICICI Bank account number or your 16-digit ICICI debit card number.
You will then be asked to enter your ATM PIN for verification.
Then, choose 1 to update your Aadhaar number.
Here, you will have to enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number. Enter it and confirm the same.
Your ICICI Bank account will then be successfully linked with your Aadhaar number.
Alternatively, if you prefer to link your Aadhaar number with your ICICI Bank account online, you can continue to do so via the bank’s internet banking portal. Follow the steps below to get it done.
Head to the ICICI Bank internet banking portal.
Log into your account using your user ID and password.
Enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number, your mobile number, and your email ID in the relevant fields.
Make sure that you’ve ticked the permissions and terms and conditions checkbox.
Click ‘Submit’, and your ICICI Aadhaar online linking will be successfully completed.
Finally, if you prefer to complete the Aadhaar link with ICICI Bank accounts through the traditional way, here’s the process flow that you would have to follow.
Head to the nearest ICICI Bank branch.
At the branch’s helpdesk, make a request for ‘Stay Connected’.
You will be provided with a form. Enter details such as your ICICI Bank account number, your customer ID, and others.
Mention your 12-digit Aadhaar number in the relevant field.
Attach a self-attested copy of your Aadhaar card along with the form.
Submit the form with the banking officials. You might be asked to produce your original Aadhaar card for verification purposes.
After successful verification, the banking official will return your original Aadhaar back to you, and the Aadhaar card link with your bank account of ICICI would then be complete.
As you can clearly see, the Bank leaves no stone unturned when it comes to helping you carry out the Aadhaar card link with your bank account of ICICI. If you haven’t done the linking already, it is advisable to get it done as soon as possible to ensure smooth functioning of your bank account.