Now day Adhaar card has become a crucial document. It is not just an identity card anymore, it’s more than that, we need it everywhere and for everything. From Bank to LPG connection, forget the Ration card, Adhaar is the main one. Now, it also required to keep continue your Mobile Service.
This March Department of Telecom ( DoT ) has issued a notification. According to the notice Aadhaar-based, e-KYC was made mandatory for new mobile phone connections. It is also clearly declared that Telecom companies to re-verify the existing user base, pre-paid and post-paid, using the subscriber’s unique Aadhaar identity number and biometric details.
In short, you have to link your Adhaar card number with your Register mobile number to keep active your phone number, or else your SIM card will be deactivated.
This process should be completed within one year. In fact, some of you may have already received an SMS asking you to link your mobile number to your Aadhaar. Sooner or later, you’ll have to connect your existing valid mobile number to Aadhaar to keep using the services and avoid compliance issues. So it’s better to do it as early as possible.
In this article, I’ll help you to link your Adhaar card number with your register mobile number. the process is straightforward you just have to follow the steps given below
Linking Your Aadhaar Card Number with Mobile Number:
Linking Aadhaar card number with your mobile number could be done only through the Offline method. There is no Online process for it till now. You will need an Aadhaar card photocopy for this.
- Visit your nearest Retailer of your Mobile Network Operator.
- Give your Mobile number & your Aadhaar Card photocopy
- you have to keep your Mobile number on because they will send an OTP ( One Time Pin ) to the number you just give.
- Give this OTP to your Retailer & Complete your Finger Print Verification On Biometric Machine.
- You will get a confirmation SMS for final verification within 24 hours
- Just reply with ” Y ”
That’s it. You, Aadhaar Card, are successfully Linked to your Mobile.
N.B.– People who purchased their SIM by Aadhaar Card ( if you don’t get the SMS ) and Reliance JIO SIM users don’t need to follow this process. Because they already did their Biometric Verification.
There will be no charge for this process, and you have to visit only to your Mobile Network Operator. Forex: if you use Idea SIM, visit your nearest Idea Retailer.