Although the linking of Aadhaar with Mobile SIMs which is otherwise termed as re-verification, is still not compulsory and it awaits a Supreme Court order. Now UIDAI has done it go easy to connect mobile SIMs with the 12 digit Aadhaar number as users no longer required to go to the store to end up the re-verification process.
The IVR service has been launched newly to the subscribers of any mobile operator, except Aircel, can dial Aadhaar-mobile SIM card re-verification.
Airtel, Vodafone & Idea phone owners can ring 14546 from their own cell numbers to link to the toll-free IVRS service.
As you dial the IVRS will question on your identity being Indian national or an Non-Resident Indian. Select the right option and proceed. NRIs are not allowed to obtain Aadhaar cards, therefore the re-verification system does not imply to them.
Give consent punching number 1 to link Aadhaar with Mobile SIM Card
Feed in the 12-digit Aadhaar number
Press 1 to continue but up on mistake can press 2 to reenter aadhaar number
First the operators check whether the dialing number is linked with aadhaar number. If so, the telecom operator says “congradulations. your mobile number is linked with aadhaar number. Incase if not, the ivrs allow to proceed further.
Up on ending the above process by entering your Aadhaar particulars, you will get an OTP or one time password. An authorisation disclaimer is then gone through as you required to give their consent for mobile-Aadhaar SIM re-verification. Just opt this procedure by inputting the OTP had by you to finish the process.
For Reliance Jio subscribers, the Aadhaar-mobile SIM re-verification process is not needed as the company works on Aadhaar details to provide sim card. However, incase you haven’t given your Aadhaar details at the time of subscribing your Jio connection then kindly contact the customer care for later clarification.