How do you Link Aadhaar with Mobile Number?
How to Link Aadhaar with Mobile Number?
Following are the steps to link Aadhaar with mobile number through online:
Step 1: Go to the telecom subscriber’s online portal for linking your Aadhaar with your mobile number.
Step 2: Enter your mobile number which is to be linked with Aadhaar.
Step 3: You will get an OTP to the registered mobile number.
Step 4: Enter the OTP you received and click on Submit button.
Step 5: A consent message will be displayed on the screen. Enter the 12-digit Aadhaar number that is to be linked.
Step 6: The telecom provider then sends a request to UIDAI for OTP generation.
Step 7: You will receive a consent message from UIDAI about the e-KYC details. Check those thoroughly.
Step 8: Accept all the terms and conditions and enter the OTP.
Step 9: On completing this, you will receive a confirmation message about your Aadhaar and phone number re-verification.
The following are the steps to link the Aadhaar number to the SIM card by visiting a store and sharing the OTP.
Step 1: Visit the nearest telecom operator.
Step 2: Request the executive at the store for Aadhaar and mobile linking.
Step 3: Submit the mobile number and Aadhaar card details correctly to the store executive.
Step 3: Using the re-verification application, the store executive will then provide a 4-digit verification code that is an OTP to your mobile number.
Step 4: Next, you have to submit the OTP to store executive and provide biometrics.
Step 5: After 24 hours, you will receive an SMS . Reply “Y” to complete the e-KYC process.
The agent-assisted authentication method is secure and easy. The telecom operators are strictly instructed on not disclosing the KYC details of a subscriber to any agent. The subscriber’s valuable details are not stored on the agent’s device. This method is also used for SIM-verification and insurance verification.
Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS)
Interactive Voice Response System is basically a specially designed app that is used for Aadhaar verification. It is easy and users can conveniently link their Aadhaar number with mobile using this method.
The government of India to help all the telecom subscribers has come up with a single number for linking Aadhaar to SIM using interactive voice response(IVR) services. All the pre-paid as well as postpaid subscribers should follow the below mentioned steps to seed Aadhaar with phone number.
Step 1: Dial in the toll-free number 14546 from a mobile phone.
Step 2: The IVR (interactive voice response) system will then verify whether you are resident of India or an NRI. If you a resident of India, press 1 on your phone.
Step 3: The IVR will then ask you to share your 12-digit Aadhaar number.
Step 4: The system will then repeat the last four-digits of the Aadhaar number. Follow it carefully to avoid any errors and press on 1 to confirm.
Step 5: Next, the IVR will ask to share the registered mobile number. The UIDAI will then send an OTP to the mobile number.
Step 5: A consent message will be played on the IVR that will ask you to allow the telecom operator to use your name, photo and date of birth mentioned on the UIDAI database. Confirm that.
Step 6: Enter the OTP correctly.
Step 7: On entering the OTP, press on 1 to complete the Aadhaar and mobile number re-verification.
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