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How to Change your Mobile Number in Aadhaar Card?

03 November 2021

The procedure for updating mobile numbers with an Aadhaar card has become much simpler owing to new features on UIDAI’s online portal. Individuals can now link mobile number to Aadhaar card online via the self-service update portal (SSUP) without any hassle.

How to Change Mobile Number in Aadhaar Card Online?

One can follow these steps to update their phone number with Aadhaar:

Step 1: Visit the online portal of UIDAI

Step 2: Insert the registered phone number that you wish to update before entering the required captcha code 

Step 3: After clicking on theSend OTP’ option, you’ll receive the OTP on your mobile

Step 4: Submit the OTP and move on to the next step

Step 5: From the ‘Online Aadhaar Services’ menu, choose an option that you want to update (your mobile number, in this case)

Step 6: Provide the necessary information and submit your phone number

Step 7: Once you are redirected to the new page, enter the captcha code

Step 8: After completing the previous step, you will get an OTP on your phone

Step 9: Once you’re done verifying the OTP, click on the ‘Save and Proceed’ option

After following the steps mentioned above, book an appointment at the nearest Aadhaar Enrolment Centre. Visit the Aadhaar Seva Kendra at the scheduled time to pay a nominal charge and provide additional documents that might be required and complete this process.

We hope your question- how to change mobile number in Aadhaar card with old mobile number online has been answered. 

How to Verify Aadhaar Card Mobile Number?

Individuals can check their mobile number linked with their Aadhaar number at their convenience by following these below-mentioned steps:

Step 1: Sign in to UIDAI’s online portal

Step 2: Under the ‘Online Aadhaar Services’ dropdown menu, select the ‘Verify Email/Mobile Number’ option

Step 3: Insert your Aadhaar number, registered mobile number, email ID along with the security code to receive an OTP on your mobile phone

Step 4: Enter the OTP before clicking on the ‘Verify OTP’ option

Step 5: Once this verification process is complete once a green tick is displayed on the screen

In case individuals do not have their mobile number registered with their Aadhaar card, they will not be able to utilise the Aadhaar self-service update portal to update their phone number. 

However, UIDAI offers a solution for such individuals. 

How to Change Mobile Number in Aadhaar Card Online without OTP?

To link your new mobile number with Aadhaar offline, you can follow these steps:

Step 1: Visit the nearest Aadhaar Enrolment Centre/Aadhaar Seva Kendra. You can locate the same from UIDAI’s official website. 

Step 2: Collect the Aadhaar card mobile number update form from the office and fill in necessary details, including your new phone number.

Step 3: Contact the official who is responsible for updating your Aadhaar details and submit the form to him.

Step 4: Post biometric authentication, you will need to pay a nominal fee for the service.

Step 5: The executive will hand you the acknowledgement slip, which will have the Update Request Number (URN) on it. 

Step 6: You can enter the URN on UIDAI’s website to track the status of your update request. Alternatively, you can also dial 1947. i.e. UIDAI’s toll-free number for the same purpose.

In case you cannot link mobile number to Aadhaar card online, visit the nearest Aadhaar Enrolment Centre and follow the steps mentioned above. Note that if you do not update your mobile number with Aadhaar, you will not be able to avail of the wide range of Aadhaar services offered by UIDAI. Such services include unlocking/locking biometrics at your convenience, updating any Aadaar-related details from your home, filing income tax returns, and more. 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I need to submit any additional documents to change my mobile number with a Aadhaar card?

No, you don’t need to submit documents for updating your mobile number on Aadhaar card. That said, you must remember to carry your Aadhaar card with you when visiting the Aadhaar Seva Kendra. 

  • How much time it takes to change mobile number in Aadhaar card?

Once you place a request, the update can take up to 90 days. 

  • How to change mobile number in Aadhaar card with old mobile number online?

To change an old mobile number linked with Aadhaar card, you can visit the nearby Aadhaar Enrolment Centre.  

  • Is it compulsory to change mobile number in Aadhaar for availing of Aadhaar services?

As per rules of the government, individuals must update their mobile number in Aadhaar to be able to avail Aadhaar services. 

  • Can I link multiple phone numbers with a single Aadhaar card?

No, it is not possible to link more than one phone number with a single Aadhaar card.

  • How to change mobile number in Aadhaar card at home?

You cannot change your mobile number linked with Aadhaar card from home.

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