With the Supreme Court declaring Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act as unconstitutional, bank account-holders, e-wallet or mobile wallet users and mobile subscribers are no longer required to use their Aadhaar number. those who have already linked their Aadhaar number with a bank account and mobile numbers can delink it.
How you can delink your Aadhaar from bank account:
Visit the official website of your bank, Login to your account and in your personal details or profile, find the option to de-link your Aadhaar number from the account. The once de-linked person will receive an SMS confirming the same.
If there is no provision for online de-linking of Aadhaar, then use the form below and deposit it to the branch manager of the bank where you have an account. Do not forget to take consideration on your letter from the Branch Manager with bank’s stamp/seal for letters. Since many bank branches share their email ID as well, you can send the application given below through email with a copy to senior officials in the bank.
Below given is the format of aadhar delinking application:
Subject: Delinking my Aadhaar Number from my bank account/mobile number/e-wallet as per order from the Supreme Court of India dated 26 September 2018
Reference: My bank account no. xxxxxx
In exercise of my Fundamental Rights to Life and Liberty, Privacy Rights and other Fundamental Rights conferred upon me by Part III of Indian Constitution, I hereby absolutely revoke the permission granted by me to cite, use, quote, manage or in any other way deal with the following:
(1) My Aadhaar number,
(2) My Aadhaar card photocopy,
(3) My demographic information,
(4) My biometric details, including fingerprints and iris scan etc.
The list is just illustrative and must not be treated as exhaustive.
The above-mentioned prohibitions envelope, but are not limited to; Aadhaar based E-KYC or other authentication or identification methods using Aadhaar in any manner whatsoever.
Please note that as per the order from the Constitution Bench of Hon’ble Supreme Court, Aadhaar is absolutely optional for all purposes covering Jan Dhan accounts, bank accounts, mobile number verifications, stock dealings, passports, provident fund, pensions, salary, and admissions. Please see for the order of Supreme Court and other details that clearly prove that Aadhaar is absolutely optional for enrolment and linking.
This application has been made in duplicate and you are requested to countersign on my copy to acknowledge the due receipt of the same.
Name & Signature
Above given is a sample format which one can use the application for the bank for delinking request of Aadhar card.