How to Link Aadhaar with Mobile Number in 2024, Online or Offline Updates

UIDAI organization offers several services that are associated with the Aadhaar Card. The persons who want to use the services of the Aadhaar Card must enable the linkage of the Aadhaar Card with a mobile number. A mobile number that is linked with the Aadhaar Card will be used to send the SMS and OTP. As you put in the request to update your Aadhaar Card, you will get the OTP on the registered mobile number. The person who did not link the Aadhaar Card with the mobile number can follow the below details to link both of them.

How to Link an Aadhaar Card with a Mobile Number Offline 

Any person can link their mobile numbers with the Aadhaar Card online by using the Self Service Update Portal or mAadhaar App. Follow the below steps to get full details.

 

  1. The aspirant has to visit the nearest Aadhaar enrolment/update center in their area. You can visit the page here.
  2. Then you have to provide the mobile number in the application for for Aadhaar enrollment. Here you will see the option to update the mobile number or enter a new mobile number with an Aadhaar Card linkage.
  3. Now, you will be asked to submit the biometric details in the Aadhaar Card online form.
  4. Then, the application form will ask you to pay the fees for the linkage of Aadhaar with the mobile number.
  5. Pay the amount.
  6. Submit the online application form.
  7. The person will receive the acknowledgment slip in the end, you have to keep the slip for future reference.
  8. There will be an updated request number on the acknowledgment slip. This number can be used to track the status of your application request for an update of your mobile number with an Aadhaar Card.
  9. The persons can also call the toll-free number 1947 to ask about the status of your application.
  10. The person is not required to download the new Aadhaar Card after updating the mobile number.
  11. This way your Aadhaar Card will be linked with your mobile number and you will start receiving the OTP/SMS on the registered mobile number.

How to Link an Aadhaar Card with a Mobile Number Online

The persons can update their Aadhaar Card with their mobile number without going to the Aadhaar Seva Kendra. Here is the step-by-step guide.

 

  1. The person has to open the Indian Postal Service website to link the Aadhaar Card with the mobile number.
  2. You will see the application form with the basic fields, put the info in these fields like name, address, Pincode, etc.
  3. Now you will see the drop-down menu, choose the option of PPB Aadhaar Services.
  4. Now choose the option of UIDAI Mobile/Email to Aadhaar Card link/update tab.
  5. Now up to this point, you have filled in all the details in the online form.
  6. Now request the OTP. The OTP will be received on the previous mobile number.
  7. Click on the confirm Service Request. This request will give you a service number, save this reference number, and use it to track the application status.
  8. Submit the application form, after the submission of the form, the request to link your Aadhaar Card with the mobile number will be transferred to the nearest Post Office.
  9. The Officer from the Post Office will verify the details submitted by you, they can visit the address mentioned by you to verify the authenticity.
  10. The Officer will bring the biometric device to your address and will do the process of linkage at your address.
  11. Then, the Officer will ask you the application fee required for the linkage process of an Aadhaar Card with a mobile number.
  12. Submit the payment to the Officer from the Post Office.

Documents Required to Link Aadhaar Card with Mobile Number

The only document required for the linkage process of an Aadhaar Card with the Mobile number is your Aadhaar Card. You will be asked to show the Aadhaar Card for completing the process of linkage. A person can link only one mobile number with the Aadhaar Card.

Application Fee required to Link Aadhaar Card with Mobile Number

If a person is going to make a new Aadhaar Card, he is not required to pay any application fee. But the process of making changes to the existing Aadhaar Card will require you to pay the application charges of Rs 50 If you want to update the address on the Aadhaar Card, mobile number on the Aadhaar Card, and photo on the Aadhaar Card, you have to pay Rs 50 for each change.

Benefits of Linking Aadhaar Card with Mobile Number

There are several advantages to linking the Aadhaar Card with the mobile number.

  1. All the OTPs that are related to the Aadhaar Card-related services will be sent to the linked mobile number.
  2. If you want to avail of other govt services like scheme benefits you will confirm the scheme on the registered mobile number as all the schemes will use an Aadhaar Card and the mobile number linked with the Aadhaar Card.
  3. If you download the Aadhaar Card, you should have a mobile number linked with the Aadhaar Card.
  4. The user of the mAadhaar App has to keep the mobile number that is linked with the Aadhaar Card.

Important Links

Indian Postal Service website https://ccc.cept.gov.in/ServiceRequest/request.aspx
Aadhaar Official website https://uidai.gov.in or https://myaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/genricPVC
For Appointment  https://appointments.uidai.gov.in/easearch.aspx

Conclusion

By keeping in mind the benefits of a mobile number that is linked with the Aadhaar Card, you should link your mobile number with the Aadhaar Card. All of the benefits of the govt schemes and scholarships will be issued by using the mobile number. We have explained both the process offline and online to link the Aadhaar Card with the mobile number. The persons should follow the step-by-step process to link the Aadhaar Card with the mobile number, and the fee will be charged in both the process online and offline. Currently, the online method of updating the details in the Aadhaar Card is inactive, we advised all the persons to visit the nearest Aadhaar Seva Center to make any update to the Aadhaar Card. If you have any doubts, you can share your thoughts below in the comments.

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