A Complete Guide to Link your Aadhaar with SIM cards: Simple Steps to make it easy

Here how you can link Aadhaar card with SIM Card?


Well, surely you all are aware of linking Aadhaar to your SIM cards. Government has made it mandatory to link Aadhaar with SIM cards before February 2018, following which the SIM cards not linked with Aadhaar will be deactivated. According to reports, Government has done this because this step will ensure that criminals, fraudsters and terrorists will not be able to use the issued SIM cards.

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So if you are still confused about how to link your Aadhaar to your SIM cards, here is a complete guide for you to link your Aadhaar card with your SIM cards right away.

Here are different ways to link your mobile number to Aadhaar:

1. Fill the form

Step 1. Fill the Aadhaar Update/Correction form available at the nearest Aadhaar centre. You can also download the form from UIDAI website.

Step 2. Fill the required details.

Step 3. Select the option — update mobile number.

Step 4. Submit the form with a photocopy of your Aadhaar card and an identity proof like PAN card, Voter ID or Passport.

Step 5. Your biometrics will be verified at the Aadhaar enrollment centre.

Step 6. You will be given an acknowledgement slip.

The information will get updated within 10 days.

2. Update your mobile number online

This process can be used if a user wants to update a different mobile number. In this case, a one-time-password (OTP) will be sent to customer’s existing mobile number that is linked to Aadhaar.

Step 1. Visit the official UIDAI website, uidai.gov.in.

Step 2. Click on ‘Update Aadhaar Details (Online)’ option. It will redirect users to a self-service portal.

Step 3. Enter the required details and request for an OTP.

Step 4. Enter the OTP.

Step 5: Under ‘Select field(s) to update’, select ‘Mobile Number’ and enter your new mobile number.

As it is compulsory for each one of you to link Aadhaar cards to your SIM cards so, do it right away before your mobile number gets deactivated.

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