How To Link Your Aadhaar Card With Phone Numaber, More Details

How To Link Your Aadhaar Card With Phone Numaber, More  Details
By: Ritika shree
11 Sep 2017

The Government is expending score of aadhar linkage to more mandatory . while aadhar , the 12 digit Unique Identity number(UID) issued by the UIDAI is essential for filling income tax return or applying for Permanent account number,news agency Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) reported on Sunday citing informed sources that all phones not linked with Aadhaar will be deactivated after February 2018. The government is moving ahead with linking Aadhaar with mobile SIM cards, the agency further said. That means mobile phone service users will have to link their Aadhaar numbers with SIM numbers. Telecom companies had been earlier instructing users to start the process of linking Aadhaar card with phone numbers.

Imformation told news agency that linking of Aadhar and mobile is being done as the rule of supreme court passed in february this year in the Lokniti foundation case and all sim card have to verified with aadhar within a year from the date of Judgement , with all unlinked phones to be deactivated after february 18.

So many telecom operators have already initiated sending alerts to users about completing the aadhar sim linking procedure.

How To Connect Phone Number With Aadhaar

If you prefer for 'eKYC' -Aadhar based activation -by providing the biometrics while Implementing for the mobile connection, you do not need to go through the Aadhar sim linking process again, Idea cellular said.other users need to visit their nearest idea outletsand follow simple steps to complete the mandated E-KYC Process, The telecom company said.

eKYC is an Online process of providing details as per Know Your Customer norms.

Airtel Aadhaar-SIM linking

"As per the government directive , linking aadhar to your mobile number is necessary for all existing customers," Bharti Airtel , the countries largest telecom operator , said on its website.Bharti Airtel also prescribed its prepaid and postpaid users ways to get Aadhar SIM linking. To complete biometric verification , Airtel said customers to having its postpaid connections are required to visit the nearest airtel store , while prepaid customers can do so by visiting their nearest retailer.

We recommendend you complete this process as soon as possible . the last date is 6th feb 2018, Bharti Airtel further said on its

Specifying the documents required for the process, Airtel said: "All you need is your Aadhaar card/number and your Mobile. You will be required to complete biometric verification. You will also receive the verification code (OTP) on your Mobile that would be required to complete the process."

Idea Aadhaar-SIM linking

Another telecom company Idea Cellular recently notified its customers about the requirement. Idea Cellular gave four steps for its customers to link their Aadhaar with mobile number.

Here are the four steps specified by Idea Cellular on its mobile app:

Step 1 - Visit our nearest Idea centre and provide your mobile number and Aadhaar number.

Step 2 - The Idea store executive will provide a four-digit verification code on your mobile from the re-verification application.

Step 3 - The subscriber will then provide the verification code to the Idea store executive and provide his or her biometrics.

Step 4 - After 24 hours, you will receive a confirmation SMS, reply 'Y' to complete the EKYC process.