As you might be aware that it is now mandatory to link the Aadhaar card with the Mobile SIM. In case of non-adherence, the SIM Card will be blocked and you will not be able to make or receive calls. The last date to link the two is 6 February 2018 and you must ensure that the same is done before the last date.
Prior to this, there was only one way to link the Aadhaar and mobile number, it was basically through a visit to the service provider but now it is possible to link the Aadhaar and mobile at the comfort of home. There are basically three ways to link the Aadhaar and mobile number and here is how you can do it.
OTP Based Linking
OTP Based Linking would start from 1 December 2017 on wards. In this process, you can navigate to the website of the service provider and then you can click on the option to link the Aadhaar and the mobile number. Once the page is displayed, simply enter your mobile number and the Aadhaar number. Now generate the OTP and enter the OTP to validate the Aadhaar Number. Your Mobile Number is now linked to Aadhaar Number.
IVRS Based Linking
The second method to complete the linkage is through IVRS, in this process, you can call the customer service number of the operator and navigate your way through the option to link your Aadhaar card. You will now be asked to enter your Aadhaar number so follow the steps, enter the Aadhaar Number and an OTP will be generated. Key in your OTP and the link between the Aadhar Number and Mobile number will be established.
App Based Linking
Lastly, there will also be an option to link the two with help of the application provided by the service provider. If you do not have the application yet then you can download the application and register on the same. The option to link the Aadhaar card and mobile number will soon be made live on the service provider’s application as well.
These were the ways you can link your Aadhaar number to the mobile number from home and these are surely quite an easy way when compared to visiting the mobile service provider. Do ensure to follow the process and link the two before the deadline.