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According to the Department of Telecommunication, it’s compulsory to link Aadhar Card with Mobile Number in order to keep it active. The Government of India has taken this initiative in order to detect Fake SIM Cards all across the country. By linking Aadhar Card with SIM, an identity of a person will be verified.

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Link Aadhar Card with Mobile Number

Link Aadhar Card with Mobile Number
Link Aadhar Card with Mobile Number

In this article, we will provide you a step-by-step procedure to link Aadhar Card with Mobile Number. All the Telecom Operators have not declared any last date to link Aadhar Card with Mobile Number. However, it is believed that, SIM services will not work from the next year if you don’t link your Aadhar Card.

Read More: Apply for Aadhar Card Registration

Idea and Airtel have started rolling out Messages for all its users since past 3 months. Also, other Telecom Operators such as Vodafone, BSNL, Telenor, Reliance, Docomo, etc will also follow the same procedure.

All the Idea users have started getting SMS as shown in the image below:

It states, “Bharat Sarkar naNiyammujab, badhagrahak ne mob.no satheadharcard link karavanu rese. Adhar card link karva Tame Jatejnajikna Idea store niAjejmulakat lo.”

In order to link, Aadhar Card with Mobile Number, follow the simple procedure described below.

Step By Step How to Link Aadhar Card with Mobile Number? 

Before moving forward with the process, you need a copy of your Aadhar Card. Also, your SIM should be ON, as you will receive OTP in it.

Follow the step by step process as given below:

  1. First of all, you need to visit the nearest retail store of the Respective Telecom Operator.
  2. After that, you have to provide your Mobile number and a copy of the Aadhar Card.
  3. Now, the retailer will send you a 4-Digit Verification code on your Mobile Number.
  4. You have to provide Verification code to the retailer.
  5. Then, the retailer will ask you for the Biometric Fingerprint Verification. Provide Biometric Verification.
  6. Later, within a span of 24-Hours, you will receive a message for final Verification.
  7. Then you have to just reply with the letter “Y” for confirmation.
  8. Hence, your Aadhar Card will be successfully linked with Mobile Number.

Link Aadhar with Mobile Number through OTP

All the Mobile Subscribers can link their number with Aadhar and re-verify it using the OTP-based method as well. Please note that only those customers whose mobile number is linked with Aadhar will be able to use the re-verification process. All the users whose mobile number is not linked with Aadhar will have to follow the offline process. For the Offline process, you have to visit the nearest retailer to link Aadhar with Mobile number.

Follow the simple steps given below to link Aadhar with Mobile Number using OTP:

1. First of all, make a call on Toll-free number 14546 from your mobile number.
2. Then, you have to choose, whether you are NRI or an Indian Citizen.
3. Give your permission to re-verify Aadhar by pressing 1.
4. Enter your 12-Digit Aadhar Number and confirm it by pressing 1.
5. After this, OTP is generated and sent to the registered mobile number.
6. Provide permission to your operator to access your name, DOB, and photo from UIDAI.
7. Then, IVR reads the last 4 Digits of your mobile number.
8. If it is correct, then enter the OTP received.
9. Lastly, press 1 in order to complete the process.

Thus, by simply following the above process, your Aadhar Card will be linked with your Mobile Number.

Read More: How to Link Aadhar Card with PAN

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it mandatory to do this process?
No, it is not compulsory to link Aadhar Card with mobile number. Here , only the users who get a message on their Mobile Number, have to follow this process.

Are there any charges to link Aadhar Card with mobile number?
No, there are no charges to link Aadhar Card with the mobile number.

What happens if you don’t link Aadhar Card with mobile number?
If you don’t link, Aadhar Card with  mobile number, then your SIM will be deactivated.

Why only selected users are getting a message to link Aadhar Card with mobile number?
All the users who have purchase SIM using documents other than Aadhar Card such as driving license, Voter ID, etc have to compulsory link Aadhar Card with a mobile number.

How to link Aadhar Card with a mobile number online?
There is not present any online method to link Aadhar Card with a mobile number. Don’t provide any documents to any of the fake websites.

Are there any charges to link Aadhar Card with mobile number?
No, there are no charges to link Aadhar Card with the mobile number.

What happens if you don’t link Aadhar Card with mobile number?
If you don’t link, Aadhar Card with  mobile number, then your SIM will be deactivated.

What is the fee for mobile verification in Aadhar?
The process of verification of Mobile number with Aadhar is free of cost.

I have already submitted Aadhar as a proof of address at the time of purchasing a new SIM, should I have to do this process again?
All the customers who have provided their biometric data at the time of purchasing SIM don’t have to do this process again. For all other customers who have provided Aadhar as proof but not done Biometric verification, have to follow the above process.

Are there any facilities available for senior-citizens and specially-enabled?
The Government has requested various telecom operators to provide services for various senior-citizens and physically disabled to link Aadhar by sending their representative at home.

Is the method of verification same for both Prepaid and postpaid customers?
The process of verification for prepaid and postpaid customers is almost same. Here, Postpaid customers have to visit the store of the operator while a Prepaid customer can do it by visiting retailer or store.

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