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The Government of India has made mandatory to link your mobile number with the Aadhaar Card. The following step has been taken to eliminate connections issued on fake documents. Mobile number re-verification with your Aadhaar is free of cost and gets completed in seconds. There are two methods to re-verify mobile numbers with Aadhaar. Follow the steps to link Aadhaar with mobile number online & offline:
Steps to Link Aadhaar with Mobile Number through OTP
Mobile subscribers can link their contact number with Aadhaar and re-verify it through OTP-based method. However, only those customers who already have their mobile numbers linked with Aadhaar will be able to use this re-verification method. Users will have to follow the offline process to link their SIM card with Aadhaar by visiting a retailer or a store in case their number is not linked with Aadhaar. Here’s how you can link Aadhaar with your mobile number through OTP:
Step 1: Call 14546* from your registered mobile number.
Step 2: Choose whether you are an Indian or an NRI.
Step 3: Give your consent to re-verify Aadhaar by pressing 1.
Step 4: Enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number and confirm it by pressing 1.
Step 5: An OTP is generated and sent to the registered mobile number.
Step 6: Give consent to your operator to access your name, photo and DOB from UIDAI.
Step 7: IVR reads out the last 4 digits of your mobile number.
Step 8: If correct, enter the OTP received.
Step 9: Press 1 to complete the process.
Steps to Link Aadhaar with Mobile Number by Visiting the Store/Retailer
Linking Aadhaar number with sim card number is mandatory now as per the Government of India and Supreme Court. To link Aadhaar with your phone number, you will have to visit your service provider’s outlet. Follow the process mentioned below to link your Aadhaar with mobile number easily:
Step 1: Visit your telecom operator’s outlet/store.
Step 2: Carry a self-attested copy of your Aadhaar card.
Step 3: Provide your mobile number.
Step 4: The store executive will send an OTP to the mobile number that has to be linked.
Step 5: Provide the OTP to the executive for verification.
Step 6: Now provide your fingerprint to the executive.
Step 7: You will receive a confirmation SMS from your telecom operator.
Step 8: Reply ‘Y’ to complete the e-KYC process.
Documents Required for Linking Aadhaar with your Mobile Number
To link Aadhaar with your mobile number, the only document you would require is a self-attested copy of your Aadhaar card. You do not have to provide any other document, address proof or identity proof for this purpose.