Aadhar Card Link with Mobile Number

Linking your Aadhar card with your mobile number is no longer a mandatory requirement. However, if you still want to add your mobile number to Aadhaar for other purposes, read below to know how to do so.

Is It Mandatory to Link Aadhar Card with Mobile Number?

Earlier, there was news that it is necessary to link aadhaar with mobile number as it would ensure that all mobile numbers in India are verified. The verification would have helped to terminate illegally obtained numbers. However, it is no longer a mandatory norm to link aadhar to mobile number for mobile number verification. 

Also read, how to check your Aadhaar Card status online.

How to Link an Aadhaar Card with a Mobile Number?

You can either link Aadhar card with a new SIM or existing number via OTP verification.

Here are the methods for Aadhaar card linking:

  • Use IVR.
  • Visit the official website or store of your telecom operator to link mobile number to aadhar card online at home.
  • Visit your nearby Aadhaar Card Update or enrollment centre.

Steps for Linking Aadhaar with SIM for New Users

  • Visit the store of preferred mobile operators like Airtel, Vodafone, etc.
  • Request for a new SIM
  • Submit a copy of Aadhaar Card for identity proof and address proof.
  • Scan your fingerprint by using the Biometric Scanner to verify Aadhaar.
  • The operator will issue you a new SIM after completing the verification process.
  • SIM will be activated approximately in an hour.

Steps for Linking Aadhaar with SIM for New Users

  • Visit the store of preferred mobile operators like Airtel, Vodafone, etc.
  • Request for a new SIM
  • Submit a copy of Aadhaar Card for identity proof and address proof.
  • Scan your fingerprint by using the Biometric Scanner to verify Aadhaar.
  • The operator will issue you a new SIM after completing the verification process.
  • SIM will be activated approximately in an hour.

Steps for Linking Aadhaar with SIM for Existing Users

Online Method:

Below are the steps to link mobile number to aadhar card online:

  • Visit the website of your telecom operator to register a mobile number in aadhar card online.
  • Enter your mobile number that you want to link with Aadhaar.
  • An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number.
  • Enter the received OTP in the appropriate space and click on the “Submit” button to proceed further.
  • A consent message will be displayed on your screen. 
  • Enter the 12-digit Aadhaar number to link your mobile number with aadhar online.
  • A message will be sent by your telecom operator for OTP generation.
  • You will then receive a consent message regarding the e-KYC details.
  • Accept all the terms and conditions and then enter the OTP.
  • After completing this process, you will get a confirmation message about the Aadhaar and phone number re-verification.

Offline Methods:

If you are wondering how to link aadhaar with mobile numberoffline, there are two offline methods: 

SMS based verification 

  • Visit the store of your telecom operator and provide a copy of your self-attested Aadhaar card. 
  • Submit the mobile number to be linked and Aadhaar card details to the store executive.
  • Use the reverification application. 
  • A 4-digit OTP will be sent to your mobile number.
  • Submit the received OTP to the store executive and then provide biometrics.
  • After 24 hours, you will receive a confirmation SMS. 
  • Reply with “Y” to complete the e-KYC process.

Verification through IVR

  • Dial the toll-free number 14546 with your mobile phone for adhar link mobile number.
  • Verify whether you are an Indian resident or an NRI. 
  • Press 1 if you are an Indian resident to re-verify Aadhaar.
  • Enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number.
  • Then press 1 to confirm your Aadhaar number.
  • Enter your mobile number registered with Aadhaar to receive an OTP.
  • Give your consent to permit your telecom operator to access your date of birth, name, and photo from the UIDAI database.
  • Then enter the received OTP. 
  • Now press 1 to complete the re-verification process.

Also, check importance of PAN Aadhar Link to get various benefits.

Documents Required for Linking Mobile Number with Aadhaar

You are not required to provide any documents for aadhar card link with mobile number. Just carry your Aadhaar Card when visiting the Aadhaar Kendra Seva.

Also read, how to download your aadhaar card print online.

Aadhar Card Link with Mobile Number FAQs

How can I link my mobile number with an Aadhar card online?

If you are wondering how to link aadhaar with mobile number online, the answer is that you can link your mobile number with an Aadhar card online by visiting the website of your telecom operator.

How to check which number is linked to Aadhar?

You can check which number is linked to Aadhaar by visiting the official website of UIDAI. Click on “My Aadhaar” on the website and the select “Verify Email/Mobile Number” option given under the “Aadhaar Services” tab.

Is there any fee/ charges to link Aadhaar card with mobile number?

No. There are no aadhar card link with mobile number charges. The service to link mobile no with aadhar is free.