NRIs, PIOs don’t have to connect bank a/c, PAN with Aadhaar, UIDAI illuminates

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NRIs and PIOs are not required to connect bank a/c and interface financial balances and different administrations with Aadhaar, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) said today, while teaching different execution offices to work out a component to confirm the status of such people.

It said the Prevention of Money laundering Rules 2017 and the Income Tax Act obviously stipulate that the connecting of ledgers and PAN individually, “is for those people who are qualified to enlist for Aadhaar”.

It said every single focal service and offices, state governments and other usage offices should remember that Aadhaar as a character archive can be looked for just from those qualified for it under Aadhaar Act, and that most NRIs/PIOs/OCIs may not be qualified fo ..

The Aadhaar-issuing body said a few portrayals had been gotten about issues looked by Non Resident Indians (NRIs), Person of Indian Origin (PIOs) and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) where Aadhaar was being requested with respect to different administrations and advantages.

It said that a few Departments and actualizing organizations were asking NRIs/OCIs/PIOs to submit or interface their Aadhaar for profiting administrations and advantages, notwithstanding the way that they were not entitled for the 12-digit biometric identifier.

“The laws with respect to submitting/connecting of Aadhaar for profiting the administrations/benefits applies to the occupants according to the Aadhaar Act 2016… The majority of the NRIs/PIOs/OCIs may not be qualified for Aadhaar enrolment according to Aadhaar Act…,” the UIDAI said in a note dated November 15 to focal services and states.

It has additionally trained the executing office to gadget an instrument “to determine the validity of status of such NRIs/PIOs/OCIs”.