As per Indian Government directive, it is now mandatory to link mobile number with Aadhaar. In this post I will tell you how you can link your mobile & Aadhaar. Also I will answer some of FAQs about Aadhaar-sim card linking process.
In India, having an Aadhaar card is a must now. You can’t open a bank account without Aadhaar. Your PAN card is invalid if it is not linked to Aadhaar. Your sim cards will be disconnected, if you fail to link mobile number with aadhaar.
Aadhaar enabled payments system is now a thing in India. It means now you can pay using your aadhaar card.
This shows the growing importance of having Aadhaar card in India. If you don’t have an Aadhaar yet, I advise getting a one for your self to live a hassle free life.
How To Link Mobile Number With Aadhaar Online
Let’s come to the point. Many of my friends ask me about how to link mobile number with aadhaar online. Is there any way link mobile number and aadhaar online?
For now,there is no way to link mobile number with aadhaar online. Although this can be done offline very easily.
Link Mobile Number With Aadhaar Offline
To link mobile number with Aadhaar, simply follow these 4 easy steps & get your mobile number verified:
- Visit the nearest store/outlet of the sim card company you are using.
- Submit your Aadhaar card and mobile phone number.
- Now get the biometric verification done by placing your thumb/finger on the biometric scanner/device.
- You are done! After successful verification of phone number, you will get an SMS regarding the same.
That’s very simple!
Just visit your nearest store to get your mobile number linked to your Aadhaar. If you fail to do so before last date ends, your mobile number will be disconnected.
Also Read: How to link Aadhaar and bank account
Last date to link mobile number with Aadhaar
Last date to link mobile number with aadhaar is 06-02-2018. It is mandatory to link mobile and Aadhaar before 02 February 2018. Users who will fail to link their mobile number(s) with their Aadhaar will face disconnection of their sim cards.
Some FAQs About Linking Mobile Number With Aadhaar
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions regarding mobile number-Aadhaar linking process.
Documents required to complete the verification
You don’t any special documents to get your number verified. Just carry your aadhaar card with you. Your Aadhaar card number and mobile number will be asked for in order to complete the process.
What if I don’t verify my mobile number using Aadhaar
If you don’t want to link mobile number with aadhaar or somehow can’t or fail to do so, your mobile number will get disconnected. So to keep your sim active, you have to link your mobile number with Aadhaar before 02 February 2017.
I don’t have Aadhaar card
There are still many people in our country who don’t have Aadhaar cards. What such people have to do for verifying their mobile numbers?
There is no other option for them rather than getting an Adhaar card before the last date ends.
How much it costs to link mobile number with Aadhaar
Many people ask, do they have to pay anything for getting aadhaar & mobile linked?
You don’t need to pay anything for linking your mobile number with Aadhaar.
I have multiple mobile numbers
Almost everyone of us are having more than one mobile phone numbers. In case you too have multiple number, you need to verify each of them.
Every number needs to be linked to your Aadhaar and this is to be done seperately for each number.
I hope I have answered every query regarding the process to link mobile number with Aadhaar. In case you feel something is missing. or you have any more questions in mind, feel free to ask them in comments section below. I will get back to them as quick as possible.