While you apply for your Aadhar card, it is advisable to provide with all the details then and there like email id and mobile number. In case you missed them, you need to visit your nearest PAC (Permanent Aadhar Center) for the same. As of now, there has not been a provision for adding new information or credentials online to your Aadhar.
But in case you want to verify your registered mobile number and email id, you can do that online at the Aadhar official website, UIDAI.
Follow these steps to verify your registered mobile number and email id;
VERIFYING REGISTERED MOBILE NUMBER
Step 1: Go to the official Aadhar website www.uidai.gov.in and log in.
Step 2: under the ‘Aadhar Services’ tab, select the ‘Verify Email/Mobile Number’ tab.
Step 3: fill in your 12-digit Aadhar number, registered mobile number, email address and security code flashed at the screen.
Step 4: An OTP (One Time Password) would be sent to your registered mobile number.
Step 5: click ‘Verify OTP’
Step 6: once the verification is done successfully, you will see a green tick on the screen with a message saying ‘The mobile number 1234567891 matches with our records’.
FIRST TIME MOBILE REGISTRATION WITH AADHAR
Follow these steps if you wish to register your mobile number to your Aadhar account for the first time;
Step 1: Download and print the Aadhar update form from the UIDAI website and furnished the desired details you wish to add or update. You can also get the form from the nearest Aadhar center.
Step 2: it would be required to mention that only the mobile number is to be updated. To the concerned officer submit the form and copies of other supporting documents like Aadhar Card, POI like passport or PAN card etc.
Step 3: after form submission, your biometrics will be cross-verified with the ones recorded during the time of Aadhar card application.
Step 4: Once verified, you will be provided with an acknowledgment slip and expect the update to take place within 5 to 10 days.
FAQs RELATED TO AADHAR LINKING
Q1. What is the fee for linking mobile number with Aadhar?
This process is free of cost. There is no fee for mobile linking.
Q2. How will Aadhar linking effect my tariff plan?
Your mobile number or SIM card will continue working the same way after Aadhar linking. It has no effect on your SIM card services or tariff plans.
Q3. What if I do not link my mobile number with Aadhar?
The government of India has made it mandatory for everyone to get their mobile numbers linked with their respective Aadhar numbers, failing which the mobile number services would be stopped.
Q4. Do I need to provide with all the documents again while linking?
No only the copy of your Aadhar card and proof of identity would be required.
Q5. Can I link my Aadhar card with a joint mobile number?
Yes, you can.
Q6. Is the verification OTP sent to the email address as well?
Yes, the OTP is sent to the registered email address as well.