With the fast coming digitalization in India, the need of an aadhaar card has been priority in each and every field. An Aadhar is much useful & it could take over many problems. The multiple purposes it can be used, either it’s an instant address verification or it can be used as an identity proof too. Though the process to link aadhaar number started with adding it with the gas book, then indian banks started asking customers to link their UIDAI issued aadhaar id cards. And now DoT(Department of Telecommunication) announced all the telcom’s to get all of their users to link aadhaar with mobile or sim card. And Airtel and Idea has already started the aadhar based e-kyc verification process. Do you know reliance jio has introduced new plans best & value for money plan is jio new Rs 399 plan.
So get your aadhaar card linked with your mobile-sim number if you want to keep your sim card active. That means, to link aadhaar card with sim like airtel, idea, Vodafone has to be a mandatory process for all the users.
Note: Last date to re-verify your mobile number is 06-08-2018. So you’ve enough time for the linking process.
Link Aadhaar Card With Mobile Number
If you’re any one of the Airtel or Idea subscribers, you might be got a message to link aadhaar card with the mobile number. That message is to let the users know that there will be an aadhaar based e-KYC verification process of the sim cards. The process has been introduced by the supreme court. So by now, anyone who will be taking the new sim cards has to go through this e-KYC verification process. Listen! not only one who’re taking new sim cards but all the old sim cards too have to go through linking the aadhaar card process for the re-verification.
Doesn’t matter even if you issued your sim card with your aadhaar card as identity verification proof. You still need to go through this verification process. So if you’ve got the message for the verification you need to do it asap. Idea and Airtel have already started the aadhaar based e-KYC verification process. Airtel & Idea retailer app now has been integrated with bio-metric for the verification process.
How to Register/Link Aadhaar With Phone Number
To link your aadhaar card with your phone numbers offline you need to visit your nearest retailer shop. You can also visit Airtel & Idea Official Store in order to link aadhaar with Airtel or idea phone numbers. Take your aadhaar card to the store.
Offline Method: Airtel & Idea Aadhar Link
- Take your Aadhar Card to visit nearest retailer shop.
- Ask them to link aadhaar number with the mobile number.
- Now you will get a verification code on the number which you’re going to verify.
- Tell that verification code to the retailer and give your bio-metric expressions.
- Once done, it can take up to 24 hours for the verification process.
- You’ll receive a confirmation message, simply type Y & send it to them.
- That’s it! You’ve successfully linked aadhaar with your phone number.
How to Link Aadhar Card With Mobile Number Online
As the re-verification involves bio-metric verification. So users need to visit particular stores only. For now, their’s no process to link your aadhaar card with your mobile number available online. As this linking process just got started, so it may take a month to get settled up all the process online. Keep connected to TechvsHackz for all the information related to aadhaar number linking process.
Frequently asked question about Aadhar Card & Mobile Number Linking Process
Many of the users may be searching these often asked question. So you can go through below listed answers to get your all doubts cleared.
. Is linking aadhaar with mobile mandatory?
Yes! as per DoT, each & every operator have to get all the numbers verified.
. What is the last date for this process?
Customers can get their mobile number verified with aadhaar card till the end of Feb 2018.
. Is there any fee for this process?
No! their no fees for this process. You can link your aadhaar number with your mobile number for free.
. What will happen if I will not link my aadhaar card with my phone number?
Unfortunately, your connection will be canceled and all your services will be disclosed.
. Can I link my aadhaar number with Airtel or idea sim online?
As the process involves bio-metric verification. So, for now, theirs no online process to get verified. However, for futur, their might be some plannings.
. How many mobile numbers can i re-verify with a single aadhaar card?
Users can verify upto 7 connections with single aadhar card.
. I bought my new sim card with aadhar card verification. Do i need to verify my number again?
If you had verified your mobile number with e-kyc method & verified your biometrics during sim purchase, then you don’t need to re-verify it.
. Do jio sim card needs e-kyc re-verification?
If you had taken the sim card by bio-metric verification then their’s no need to re-verify it.
. When will vodafone & other sim cards re-verification starts?
For now, only airtel & idea had started the re-verification process. Though all mobile number have to be verified till 06-02-2018. So very soon the aadhar linking process will be started.
So guys, this was a complete guide to link your aadhar with mobile number. This is a universal guide and can be followed with any operator link airtel, idea, vodafone, bsnl etc. Still if their’s any problem or doubt, feel free to ask in the comment box.