The recent verdict from The Supreme Court of India has declared that Aadhaar is no more mandatory to be linked to bank account, and additionally The Supreme Court of India has denied usage of Aadhaar eKYC Authentication by mobile operators, mobile wallets and banks.
If you have already linked your Aadhaar with your HDFC Bank Account, then no need to worry. There is also an option to delink or unlink Aadhaar from your HDFC Bank Account if you urge. But if you wish you can still keep Aadhaar linked with your Bank Account, there is no harm keeping your Aadhaar linked with your Bank Account.
But if you have decided to unlink your Aadhaar from your HDFC Bank Account and don’t want to take any chances on your privacy and security, then here is the complete tutorial which will guide you throughout the process of unlinking Aadhaar from HDFC Bank Account.
Before I being with explaining the process to unlink Aadhaar from HDFC Bank, let me clear with you few important points.
If you have opened HDFC Bank Account only by providing Aadhaar and want to delink Aadhaar now, then you will have to go through KYC process again by submitting your Proof of Identity, Proof of Address Document to complete your KYC.
Below is the complete process in brief which will explain you on how to unlink Aadhaar from HDFC Bank Account.
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As of now there is no facility available by HDFC Bank which allows its account holder, to unlink their Aadhaar from HDFC Bank Account. But to link Aadhaar to HDFC Bank Account, there are still various options through HDFC Bank NetBanking, Mobile Banking, and Phone Banking.
Currently online delinking of Aadhaar from your HDFC Bank Account is not possible. If you are in an urgency, you can rush to branch and get your Aadhaar delinked from your HDFC Bank Account.
- To delink or unlink Aadhaar from your HDFC Bank Account, you will have to rush to your branch where you are holding your account.
- Write an application to The Bank Manager regarding the subject to unlink Aadhaar from your HDFC Bank Account, or else if Bank is providing application form for unlinking Aadhaar then you can request for the form and fill in details like your name, bank account number, and enclose the documents which are required.
- Once you filled up the application form, submit the filled application form to the branch manager of the HDFC Bank.
- Make sure you have taken a photocopy of the filled application form and keep it as an acknowledgement by taking branch managers signature, stamp/seal on that photocopy for your future reference.