Department of technology (DOT) has made it official and mandatory to link your Aadhaar card with your mobile number to enjoy continued service. And a lot of Airtel and Idea users already started getting such messages from the operator. So, in this article, we are going to show the procedure on how to link Aadhaar card with mobile number. And we are going to describe the possibly quickest way to do it.
Actually not only Airtel and Idea. DOT has given the instruction to all the telecom operator to verify the ownership of mobile numbers via Aadhaar card. But as of now, only Airtel and Idea has started this process. May be in near future, other operators will also start the Aadhaar mobile verification process. Some of people also searching for how to update mobile number in Aadhaar card through online. But I’m telling you that it’s not possible without visiting the retail stores. So, you need to contact your nearest retail store to link Aadhaar card with mobile number.
Is It Must To Link Aadhaar With Mobile Number?
The answer is yes. As it’s a instruction of DOT, everybody should follow this to get continued service. The messages send by the operators also tells us the same story that we need to link Aadhaar card with mobile no. So, if you don’t want to get disconnected, you must do the task as soon as you can. Reportedly the last date of the linking process is 6th February 2018. You may think that you have lots of time to do it. But, the date is not sure yet. So, it will be better to complete the process as soon as you get time to do it.
How To Link Aadhaar Card With Mobile Number?
Linking your Aadhaar card with mobile number is very easy. You just need your Aadhaar card and your fingerprint for bio-metric verification. You can go for the process if you have got the message from your operator. And if you haven’t get this message yet, then you can wait for some time or simply contact at customer care number. Below, I’m showing you how you can complete the process easily.
- Take your Aadhaar card and mobile number.
- Visit your nearest Airtel or Vodafone store.
- Now, submit your Aadhaar card to the retailer.
- Once the retailer completes the first step of verification, you will receive a message containing a 4 digit number.
- Then, the retailer will take that code and will ask for your fingerprint for the bio-metric verification.
- Once the bio-metric verification has been completed, you will receive another message.
- Now just reply with “Y” to say yes and confirm your verification.
- That’s it. You have successfully linked your Aadhaar card with mobile number.
The process will be same for other operator also. So, you can follow the same step you are using any other operator excepting Airtel and Idea. And you can’t link Aadhaar with mobile number online. Because, it requires your fingerprint and you need to visit retailer’s store.
Will I Have To Pay For It?
A big NO! You don’t need to spend your valuable money for this KYC verification process. It is also said that, retailers will get some commission for each verification from the operator. So, it will be also profitable for those retailer. And they will get money from company itself. So, you don’t have to pay for the service.
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