Aadhaar, the 12-digit unique identification number issued by the Government of India, has become essential to avail of a number of services. Aadhaar can be used to authenticate identity and to make the most of social service schemes in the country. In order to avail the facilities related to Aadhaar, it is essential to register the mobile number with the UIDAI website. Your registered mobile number will be used to send an OTP for the purpose of authentication. If you wish to use the mAadhaar app, you will have to ensure that the phone number is registered with Aadhaar. In case your previous number which was registered with UIDAI has been deactivated, or if you want to know how to change mobile number in Aadhaar card, you need to visit an enrolment centre for the same. It is important to link your mobile number with Aadhaar and if you have changed your number for some reason, you need to link the new mobile number with Aadhaar at the earliest. Here is how you can link the new number:
Head to an Aadhaar enrolment centre located near you.
You will be asked to fill an Aadhaar correction form.
After filling the form, you will have to submit it to the Aadhaar executive with a fee of Rs 30 for this service.
You will now be provided with an acknowledgment slip which contains the Update Request Number.
You can use this URN to check the status of the update request made by you.
The Aadhaar card mobile number change will be updated within a period of three months.
It’s possible to change the mobile number as many times as you want to but you will be required to pay a fee for the same. Every time you update the number, you will have to pay Rs 30. Linking the mobile number with Aadhaar will allow you to remain updated with the information of all the subsidies that are received in the bank and you will be able to make the most of online facilities through an OTP. Once the mobile number has been updated, OTPs that are related to Aadhaar will then be sent to this mobile number and the OTP can be used to download the Aadhaar card online.How to change address in Aadhaar card online
Anyone can change the address, name, date of birth, mobile number, gender as well as the email ID on the Aadhaar card through a simple and convenient process. For Aadhaar card address change online, you will need to follow the steps mentioned below.
Visit the self-service update portal on UIDAI.
You need to either click on Update Address if you have a valid address proof or on Request for Address Validation Letter.
You now need to enter your Aadhaar card number.
Provide the text verification code in the box and then click on Send OTP.
You will receive an OTP on the mobile number which is registered in the database of UIDAI.
Enter the OTP in order to login to your Aadhaar account.
If you do not want to use OTP, you can use the TOTP feature in order to provide an authentication.
Here you need to tick the address option and click on Submit.
Now enter the residential address that is mentioned in the proof of address and then click on the Submit Update Request button.
In order to modify your address, you need to click on the Modify option.
Tick on the declaration and click on Proceed.
Now choose the type of document you want to submit as proof of address for the purpose of verification and upload a scanned copy of it and click on Submit.
Click on “Yes” now and select the BPO service provider who will verify the details and then click on Submit.
The BPO service provider will check if the details you mentioned in the form match with the proof of address and if they do, he will forward the request to UIDAI.
The update request will be accepted and you will receive an acknowledgement slip for the same. It will contain the Update Request Number.
After the update, you can download the updated version and get an Aadhaar card printout.