Link your Aadhaar card with your mobile number
Linking your Aadhaar card with your mobile number is mandatory now according to the government rules. To avoid discontinuation of your mobile number services, users have to Link Aadhaar Number with Mobile Number. The department of telecommunication has declared 6th February 2018 is the last date for linking process with Aadhaar number. The telecom operators are sending SMS and email notifications to every user, asking them to complete the Process of Aadhaar to Mobile Linking within the deadline which is given by the government.
The government has ordered telecom operators to visit the doorsteps of the user and complete the re-verification for senior citizens, disabled, and chronically ill people. And other side telecom operators are setting-up an online mechanism for linking your Aadhaar number with a mobile number so that citizens can request for doorstep Aadhaar Card verification. Documents are required, and the steps on how to link Aadhaar with the mobile number.
Documents Required for Aadhaar to Mobile Linking
You can easily Link your 12 digits unique identification number with the mobile number. It requires only a few documents that are listed below:
- A copy of the Aadhaar card
- An active SIM card
Types of Aadhaar-Mobile Linking
Indian government offers 3 methods to complete the linking process first verification via OTP (one-time password), Second assisted authentication and Third IVRS facility. Using these methods users can easily complete the process of linking Aadhar with mobile from at home. A user can also choose to visit the mobile stores near at you to register their biometrics and complete the Aadhaar linking process.
One-Time Password (OTP)
This process will help users to Link Aadhaar with Mobile Number, the government has ordered telecom operators to facilitate request of OTP on mobile phones. With the (OTP) subscribers will receive an OTP on the registered mobile number for confirmation. The OTP (One-Time Password) process is useful for e-verify mobile phones through websites or mobile phones. With this process, subscribers can easily use this method to re-verify other mobile numbers that they are using.
The Agent-Assisted Authentication Procedure is secure and easy for every user. All telecom operators are informed all the user to not disclose the complete KYC details of anyone. This method is basically used for SIM-verification and insurance verification this process is secure. The subscriber’s valuable details are not stored on the agent’s device for farther use.
Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS)
It is the specially designed app for voice process Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) that is used for your Aadhaar verification.
This Stepwise Process to Link Aadhaar number with SIM Card
A user no need to link Aadhaar number with the mobile number if he opts for eKYC—an Aadhaar Based activation process providing the biometrics at the time of buying the new connection. Also, all the pre-paid and post-paid User should compulsorily to complete the e-KYC process. The e-KYC (know your customer) is an online process to provide the details. Here mentioned all the steps that will help a User to Link Aadhaar Number with SIM Cards.
- The User should visit the nearest center of telecom operator.
- Submit your mobile number and Aadhaar card details.
- The store executive will provide 4-digit OTP verification code mobile number from the re-verification application.
- Next, the user has to submit the OTP to store executive and provide biometrics.
- The User will receive an SMS in a day. Reply on same number “Y” to complete the e-KYC process.
- The linking procedure is same for all the telecom operators.