How to check if your mobile number is linked with your Aadhaar Card
Today, in this article we will tell you how you can check whether your mobile number is linked with Aadhar or not.
What is Aadhar
Aadhar is a 12 digit number that is unique to each citizen of India and it serves as an identity proof through out the country. It is a very important document that is issued by Unique Identification Authority of India on behalf of the Government of India.
This document is required almost for every service in India. From opening a Bank account to getting a new sim card to applying for a passport, Aadhar Card is required everywhere.
In addition, mobile numbers are also linked with Aadhar to avail Online Aadhar Services. Linking mobile number with Aadhar is also necessary for various other purposes in India like opening of e-shram acccount or for the purpose of KYC (Know Your customer). UIDAI has also asked the citizens of India to “Always keep your mobile number updated in Aadhaar”.
If you dont know whether your mobile number/email is linked with Aadhar or not, then you are at the right place. In this article we will provide you a step by step procedure to help you in knowing if your mobile number is linked with Aadhar or not.
How to check If your mobile Number is linked with Aadhar
If you want to check if your mobile number/email is linked with your Aadhar or not, then follow the steps given below:
- Visit the official website of Unique Identification Authority of India at https://uidai.gov.in/
You will land at the home page of the website.
- Now click on “My Aadhar” option.
Various option will come on screen.
- Now go to verify “email/mobile number” option.
- Now enter your 12 digit Aadhar number and contact details and captcha.
- Now click on “send OTP” option.
if your email/mobile number is linked with your Aadhar, you will get an OTP on the email/mobile number. If you fail to get an OTP on either email/mobile number, it means that your email/mobile number is not linked with your Aadhar.
If your email/mobile number is not linked with your Aadhar, you can get that linked with your aadhar number any time by visiting the Aadhar Centre. Kindly note that you can not update your mobile online.