Aadhar is one of the most important document as government is forming new rules to make it compulsory. Some of us may not know the need of the Aadhar card while taking it and many errors may creep in our card. Nowadays all bank accounts needs to link the Aadhar card and in future Aadhar may be the identity of the indian citizen.
Linking your mobile number to Aadhaar for the first time:
This needs to be done offline as you don’t registered the mobile number with Aadhar to receive the OTP.
Visit your nearest Aadhar center and get the Aadhar correction/update form.
Fill the form and give it back to them along with the copy of your Aadhar card and any identity proof like PAN, identity card etc.
Follow the procedures the biometric details verification like thumb impression etc
They will provide a acknowledgement slip and mobile number will be added with 2–5 days.
Updating your mobile number
Visit UIDAI Aadhar Self-Service portal
A page with title “Aadhar Self Service Update Portal” will open.Enter your 12 digit Aadhar number.Now enter the Text Verification number (already shown on page – also known as Captcha).Then click on Send OTP.On the next page, enter the OTP that was sent to your existing mobile number.After that, a new page asking for Details to be Updated will appear.Under “Select field(s) to update“, select “Mobile Number:“Now enter your Mobile Number you want to Update and click Submit and UpdateVerify and Proceed and Note down the URN you will see or take a print out.You can check the detailed tutorial from the source mentioned below. You can easily update the Aadhar card mobile number if you already registered with it.
STEPS TO CHANGE MOBILE NUMBER IN AADHAAR OR UPDATE MOBILE NUMBER IN AADHAR VIA POST:
If it is not possible for you to change the mobile number in Aadhaar via the above explained online method, no need to worry. You also have an option to update the mobile number in Aadhar via Post.
HERE IS A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE ON HOW TO CHANGE PHONE NUMBER IN AADHAR CARD OFFLINE:
Download the Update/Correction PDF form from here.
Take a print of the form and select “Mobile” option from first field.Enter your 12-digit Aadhar Number and then fill up all the details as on your Aadhar Card.Fill the form in CAPITAL LETTERS and in both the languages (English and your local language as it appears in your Aadhar letter).
Now, enter your mobile number that you want to add in Aadhar Card.You need to mention the type of ‘document of identity’ and attach the same document that proves your identity. Write your Aadhar Number on the document and sign or provide thumb print on it.
You can find the complete list of acceptable documents of proof over here.After filling all the information properly check the form twice.Put the duly filled form in an envelope.On top of your envelope, write “Aadhar Update/Correction”. Do not forget to mention your name and address on the envelope.
Send the Update/Correction form along with documents on below mentioned Addresses.
Address 1: UIDAI, Post Box No. 10, Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh – 480001, India.
Address 2: UIDAI, Post Box No.99, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad – 500034, India.
Once you post your form along with the documents, after few days you will receive the confirmation message of your Aadhar Card mobile update.