Did You Recently Got A message or call from Your service Provider to Link Your Sim Card with aadhar card? Now it is made compulsory to link Your Mobile Number or sim card With your Aadhar card Number. Not Just Mobile Number Your Aadhar card Now Needs to be linked With You Pan card, Bank account and passport Also.
Should I really Link My aadhar Card To My Sim card
To be clear, The simple Answer is yes, You Need To. There were many controversies As Shri Mamta Banerjee Also denied to link Her Sim Card With aadhar Card and Challenged the Government Over This Issue. But Now It Has been Made clear that it is Manadatory.
The government of India is notifying the citizens and again that the PAN card, Bank account, and mobile numbers will be blocked if the Aadhaar details are not linked before January 2018. . You will have to provide your biometric information while applying for the mobile connection. But in case you have an old connection you will have to follow the process below.
How Can I Link My Aadhaar Card with Sim/ Mobile Number
- Visit the closest store of your mobile connection service provider.
- Submit your mobile number details and Aadhaar card details
- The store executive will send an OTP on your mobile number. You will have to share the OTP with him for verification.
- You will be asked to provide your fingerprint and biometrics for verification.
- Within 24 hours you will receive a confirmation SMS.
- Respond to the SMS with a ‘Y’.
Carry the below documents. They are mandatory for Aadhaar Linking process
- A self-attested copy of the Aadhaar card
- You active SIM card.
How To Link Aadhar Card And sim card Online
According to reports published Recently, soon you will b able to link your Aadhar card with your sim Card Online with otp. Though this Service is not yet Available it is expected to start in december 2017.
Doorstep Aadhar activation Have Already been started In Major cities, You May call Your customer care and request doorstep aadhar verification.
Last Date To Link Aadhar card
Supreme Court has set a deadline of February 6, 2018, for this process.The telecom operators have made the process convenient by offering:
OTP based verification.
IVRS based verification.
Door Verification services for senior citizens and people with disabilities.
You can do the linking from any city irrespective of the city where the mobile number was registered.
The Aadhaar Registered Mobile Number (ARMN) will contain the misuse of SIM cards by anti-social elements and will bring the Government closer to its residents