Now you can easily link your mobile number (SIM) with Aadhaar Number using IVRS from anywhere. This facility is available for every mobile subscriber. You need to dial 14546 to link your Aadhaar Number with a mobile number using Interactive Voice Response system. You must be aware that it is mandatory to link Mobile Number (SIM) with Aadhaar by 31st March 2018. Failing to this your mobile SIM shall be deactivated. If you have not linked your SIM with Aadhaar here is a simple method to link your mobile with Aadhaar using IVRS and OTP. This method can be used for both prepaid and postpaid mobile phone. The launch of this method eliminates the need of visiting a mobile store for verification.
How To Link Mobile Number (SIM) With Aadhaar using IVRS?
To link your Aadhaar to your prepaid/postpaid mobile number using the IVR Call 14546 from the registered mobile number, and follow the instructions told by the computerized voice.
Here are the steps to link Aadhaar with the mobile number:
Step 1: Call toll-free number 14546.
Step 2: It asks whether you are an Indian citizen or an NRI. You need to press 1 In case of Indian Citizen. NRIs/OCIs are not required to enroll for Aadhaar and hence fully exempted from any Aadhaar verification of bank accounts/mobile SIM or other services. This is as per UIDAI.
Step 3: System will ask your NOD for linking your Aadhaar with Mobile SIM. By this time you need to make sure your Aadhaar number is handy with you. You need to dial 1 as a NOD.
Step 4: Provide your 12 digit Aadhaar number and press 1 to confirm.
Step 5: Once you provide your Aadhaar, OTP or One-Time PIN is sent to the mobile number registered with Aadhaar.
Step 6: Next is to give consent to your operator for picking up your name, photo, and date of birth from UIDAI database.
Step 7: The IVR now mentions the last four digits of your number to confirm.
Step 8: If the number is correct, you can enter the OTP you received on SMS.
Step 9: Press 1 to complete the Aadhaar -mobile re-verification process.
At the end of the call, the caller is informed that the Aadhaar re-verification process will take 48 hours to complete.
The above facility will eliminate physical visit of person to mobile store. You even need not give your fingerprint for the re-verification. The process given above will be very useful for senior citizen and disabled people.
If you have already completed the process of linking Mobile SIM with Aadhaar you will receive SMS that your mobile is already linked with Aadhaar.