Change Mobile Number in Aadhaar Card: Aadhaar has been made mandatory to avail many services and authenticate various documents. To get the facility of many government schemes and to file Income Tax Return, you have to have Aadhaar.
To avail online facilities related to Aadhaar, you will get an OTP (One Time Password) on your registered mobile number or email id for verification. Actually your mobile number should be registered on the UIDAI website. If you want to use the mAadhaar app, then it is also mandatory for you to link your mobile number to Aadhaar.
So It is very important to update the correct mobile number and email id in your Aadhaar. Let us tell you how you can update your mobile number with the help of just one OTP.
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has released a new update. Under this, if you want to change the mobile number in your Aadhaar card, then it will be done easily. You can generate the form through an OTP on your phone.
You can update your mobile number in two ways:
- Update mobile number via OTP
- Update mobile number without OTP
1. Update mobile number via OTP : change/update your mobile number in Aadhaar online :
If your still have the old mobile number that is linked to your Aadhaar and you just want to change that to new mobile number. If so, now you can change your mobile number very easily. With new guidelines of UIDAI you can change your number via OTP.
First of all visit the official Aadhaar portal https://ask.uidai.gov.in/ Log in with your mobile number and captcha. Once you fill in the details, click on Send OTP. Enter OTP in the box on the right and proceed by clicking Submit OTP. Keep the mobile with you so that you can enter OTP immediately.
On the next page you will get the options for Aadhaar Services New Enrollment and Update Aadhaar, click on Update Aadhaar. On the next screen you will find options like name, Aadhaar number, address and what you want to update. Now fill the mandatory options here and select the mobile number on the ‘what do you want to update’ section.
On the next page you will be asked your mobile number and captcha. Fill all the fields and click Send OTP. Enter the received OTP and verify it and then click on Save and Proceed.
Double check all the details one last time and click on submit button. After this you will get a success screen with an Appointment ID. Click on the Book Appointment option and book a slot at the Aadhaar Enrollment Center.
Now you have to go to the ‘Aadhaar Kendra’ in the next step. Here you will be charged 25 rupees as fees. After this your number will be updated.
2. Update mobile number without OTP : If you do not have your old mobile no. or you have not linked your any mobile no to aadhaar. You can update your mobile no or link your mobile no to aadhaar with this method.
Go to the Aadhaar Enrollment or Update Center. Fill the Aadhaar update form. Write your existing mobile number on the form. You do not need to write your old mobile number on the form. The executive there will register your request. You will be given an enrollment slip on which the URN update request number will be written. that is it.