Aadhaar card: How to link Aadhaar with Mobile Number

Link Aadhaar with Mobile number has become easier now the Indian Government has been encouraging the process to link Aadhar card details of residence to various services like:

  • Bank, and
  • Mobile number

All the telecom operator across the nation have been notifying their respective subscribers in compliance with the initiative taken by the government. Subscribers can complete the linking procedure according to their comfort also it is important to link the Aadhaar with a mobile number to avoid discontinuation of the service of mobile number.

How to link Aadhaar with Mobile Number?

Aadhar and SIM linking process which are offered by all telecom operators and to link by the method of the verification via IVR system facility, Agent-Assisted Authentication, and OPT (One Time Password). Besides, an individual can also link his Aadhar with mobile number manually by visiting the mobile store for the purpose of registering their biometrics and complete the linking process.

There are four methods to link Aadhaar with a mobile number:

  • Online method
  • By visiting the store
  • Agent-Assisted Authentication
  • Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS)

The online Linking process of Aadhar with a mobile number by using OPT

The online linking process is a most comfortable and quick process which can be done in a smooth way. Steps to link Aadhaar with a mobile number by the way of the online method is given in the table below:

StepsProcess
Step 1Visit the telecom subscribers online portal
Step 2Enter the mobile number which supposes to link with Aadhar
Step 3You will receive an OPT on the given mobile number, you need to enter that OPT and click on ‘submit’ for further procedure.
Step 4A consent message will display on the screen.
Step 5Enter 12 digit Aadhaar number which is to be linked
Step 6Telecom company will send a request to UIDAI for OTP generation.
Step 7A consent message will be received by you from UIDAI regarding the e-KYC details. Go through those details thoroughly.
Step 8Enter the OPT after accepting all the terms and conditions.
Step 9After completing all the above process you will receive a confirmation message regarding the Aadhar and phone number re-verification.

SMS based Aadhar and SIM card verification by using OTP

There are steps which will help the subscriber in linking the Aadhar number to the SIM card by visiting the store and share the OPT. It is an offline method and the table to explain the steps is given below:

StepsProcess
Step 1The very initial step is to visit the nearest telecom operator.
Step 2Request the executive at the store for Aadhar and mobile linking
Step 3You need to submit the Aadhar and mobile details to the store executive (provide correct and accurate information in order to avoid the problem in future)
Step 4The store executive will provide 4 digit verification code (an OTP to your mobile) by using re-verification code.
Step 5Provide biometric to the store executive and submit the OPT.
Step 6You will receive an SMS after 24 hours. Reply ‘Y’ to that SMS in order to complete the e-KYC process

Agent-Assisted Authentication

The Agent-Assisted Authentication is a secure and easy method to link Aadhar with mobile number and the KYC details cannot be disclosed by the telecom operator as they are strictly instructed for not providing the details of the subscribers to any of the agent also the valve details of subscribers are not stored on the device of the agent. For the verification of the SIM and for the insurance verification this method is used.

The authentication service is provided by the UIDAI in two manners:

  • Online manner, and
  • Real-time manner through its two data centers:
    • Hebbal Data Center (HDC), and
    • Manesar Data Center (MDC)

Where online service for authentication and e-KYC are deployed to ensure higher availability of service in active mode.

Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS)

The IVRS is basically is a specially designed app which is used for Aadhar card verification, it is an easy method by which users can conveniently link their Aadhar number with their mobile number. Table of steps in which subscriber can link Aadhar to their mobile number by the method of IVRS is given below:

StepsProcess
Step 1The very initial step is to visit the nearest telecom operator.
Step 2Request the executive at the store for Aadhar and mobile linking
Step 3You need to submit the Aadhar and mobile details to the store executive (provide correct and accurate information in order to avoid the problem in future)
Step 4The store executive will provide 4 digit verification code (an OTP to your mobile) by using re-verification code.
Step 5Provide biometric to the store executive and submit the OPT.
Step 6You will receive an SMS after 24 hours. Reply ‘Y’ to that SMS in order to complete the e-KYC process

Link Aadhar and Phone number by the way of Offline method

It is the easy way but it may take a time to link Aadhaar with a mobile number. Following steps are given below to link Aadhar and mobile number with the offline method:

StepsProcess
Step 1Visit the website of UIDAI
Step 2Under Aadhar update column click on address update request by post.
Step 3Subscriber will be directed to a new page with the aadhar update form.
Step 4Next step is to download the form.
Step 5Enter all the details and do not forget to provide your mobile number.
Step 6Attach the self-attested copies of the all the supporting documents like address proof etc.
Step 7Visit the nearest enrollment center and get your biometric verification done.
Step 8After completing all the above process you will receive an acknowledgment slip upon authentication.
Step 9After the verification of all the provided documents by the UDAI, the Aadhar will get linked with SIM and the subscriber will receive the confirmation within the 10 working days.

Documents required to link Aadhaar with Mobile number

Linking Aadhaar with a mobile number will need the documents which are given below:

  • A copy of Aadhar Card
  • An active SIM card
  • Copy of other supporting documents

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