Aadhaar Card is a vital ID proof issued by the Government of India. This unique identification card has a unique 12-digit number called the Aadhaar Number, which is calculated based on the demographic data of every person.
Depending on its requirements, the DoT Department of Telecommunications has made it mandatory for you to link your mobile number to your Aadhaar card. Mentioned below are the steps to check out the mobile numbers registered against your Aadhaar number.
Steps to Check All Mobile Numbers Registered Against Aadhaar Number
The following steps to check all mobile numbers against Aadhaar numbers are as follows:
Step 1: Navigate to the official portal of TAFCOP.
Step 2: Insert your mobile number.
Step 3: Click on the Request OTP button.
Step 4: You will receive an OPTP on your registered mobile number.
Step 5: Enter OTP and click on the Validate button.
Step 6: You will be able to see the numbers registered to your Aadhaar number on the TAFCOP portal.
Steps to Link Your Mobile Number to Aadhaar
Follow the steps mentioned below to link your mobile number to your Aadhaar Card:
Step 1: Dial 14546* directly from your mobile number
Step 2: A box will appear where you will be asked whether you are an Indian or NRI
Step 3: Enter your information and then press 1 for the re-verification of the credentials in your Aadhaar
Step 4: After this, you have to enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number and press ‘Confirm’
Step 5: You will receive an OTP on your registered mobile number after confirmation
Step 6: After OTP verification, you have to agree with the executive to extract your information from UIDAI
Step 7: Then IVR (Interactive Voice Response) will read out your mobile number’s last four digits
Step 8: If the number is right, you have to insert the OTP you have received
Step 9: Finally, press 1 to end this process
If you have decided to update your mobile number on the Aadhaar website, go through the steps mentioned below.
Steps to Update Your Mobile Number in Your Aadhaar Card
Following are the steps to update your mobile number in Aadhaar:
Step 1: Go to the official website Aadhaar
Step 2: Select the option “login by mobile number” that appears while going to the ‘login by’ button.
Step 3: After doing so, you must insert your mobile number and the captcha. After inserting them re-check all information and select the ‘Send OTP’ button.
Step 4: You will receive an OTP on your registered mobile number, which you have to enter and select the ‘Submit OTP’ button.
Step 5: After OTP submission, the next screen will appear, in which you will find every Aadhaar-related services list. This screen shows you the two options, ‘Update Aadhaar’ and ‘New Enrollment’, from which you have to choose the former.
Step 6: On the next page, you will find several pieces of information you plan to update. It includes name, resident type, Aadhaar number, and so on.
Step 7: After doing so, you have to fill out some essential information fields and then click on ‘Mobile Number’ below the section called ‘what do you want to update. After entering your mobile number, select “Proceed”.
Step 8: On the next page, you will again be asked for your registered mobile number and to enter the captcha. Fill out those details and select ‘Send OTP’. Then, enter the OTP for verification and select the ‘Save and Proceed’ option.
Step 9: Before proceeding, re-check every detail carefully for one final time and tap on ‘Submit’.
Step 10: Lastly, a section on your screen will show you that your Aadhaar updating process has been completed successfully.
Steps to Place an Appointment to Complete the Aadhaar Linking Process
You will then be asked to book an appointment with your nearest Aadhaar Enrolment Center. The same can be done after following a series of simple steps. You can find the process in question right below.
Step 1: Select the option ‘Book Appointment’ to book a space at the Aadhaar Enrollment Center adjacent to your location.
Step 2: You will find some time spaces highlighted in green and the rest in red. Choose only the green ones since the red colour marks the spaces already booked.
Step 3: Lastly, you should verify every detail of the appointment. After you are self-assured about those details, click on ‘Confirm’.
Step 4: Afterwards, you will get an Aadhaar card form which you can download in a PDF format for future reference.
The Aadhaar card is one of the most important forms of identity proof issued by the Indian Government. Thus it is essential to link your mobile number to your Aadhaar card as it can help identify the SIM card owners alongside sorting out those numbers operated by criminals or fraudsters.