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Aadhaar Mobile Number Update

Change mobile number in Aadhaar

Last Updated 31st Oct 2020

  • Register/Update mobile number to avail Aadhaar Services online.
  • You can register one mobile number with multiple Aadhaar Cards.
Mode of Update Offline by visiting Permanent Enrolment Centre
Fees and Charges ₹ 50
Documents Required Nil
Purpose of Mobile Update
  • Avail Online Aadhaar Services
  • Get Aadhaar on your mobile
  • Download Aadhaar Online
  • Get benefits of Govt subsidy
Time for mobile update 90 days

Changing or Registering Mobile Number in Aadhaar Card

Aadhaar is a 12- digit verifiable identification number issued by UIDAI that serves as an identity and residence proof of a person. One of the most significant advantages of Aadhaar Card is that it permits the holder to avail government subsidies. To avail the benefits and online services of Aadhaar, your mobile number must be registered with UIDAI. Along with that if you want to make any corrections in Aadhaar data through online mode, then your mobile number must be linked with your Aadhaar or UIDAI.

Steps to register your Mobile Number in Aadhaar Card

To register/add your Mobile number in Aadhaar card, you need to visit the Aadhaar Enrolment/Update centre. It usually takes 90 days for updation of mobile number and to register your mobile number in Aadhaar you need to follow the below-mentioned steps.

  • Visit the UIDAI official webpage and then click on locate an Enrollment Centre.
  • Now, on the page displayed, search the nearest enrollment centre by entering details such as State, District, Village etc.
  • Fill the Aadhaar Enrolment Form and provide the mobile number.
  • Now, submit the form to the executive and verify your details by providing biometrics. You also need to pay the updation fee of ₹ 50.
  • The executive will then hand over the acknowledgement slip containing an Update Request Number (URN) to you.
  • Finally, you can track the Aadhaar update status by calling UIDAI's toll-free number 1947 or online through the URN number.

Steps to Change/Update your Mobile Number in Aadhaar Card

If the previous mobile number registered with the UIDAI has changed or deactivated, then you can update/change your mobile number by following the below-mentioned steps.

  • Visit the UIDAI official webpage and then click on locate an Enrollment Centre.
  • Now, on the page displayed search nearest enrollment centre by entering details such as State, District, Village etc.
  • Fill the Aadhaar Update/Correction Form and provide your mobile number.
  • Now, submit the form to the executive.You also need to pay the updation fee of ₹ 50.
  • The executive will then hand over the acknowledgement slip containing an Update Request Number (URN) to you.
  • Finally, your mobile number will be updated in the UIDAI database within 90 days.

Reasons For Registering Mobile Number in Aadhaar Card

You must register your mobile number in Aadhaar Card to avail following benefits of Aadhaar Card.

  • If you want to avail online services related to Aadhaar, your mobile number must be linked with the Aadhaar Card. Following are some of the services that you can avail with Aadhaar.
    • Aadhaar/PAN Card reprint
    • Online Address Update
    • Getting a new PAN
    • EPF claims and withdrawal
    • Aadhaar SMS Services
    • Biometric/Aadhaar Lock/Unlock
  • If you want to receive the benefits of government subsidies directly in your bank accounts, it is crucial to register your mobile number in Aadhaar as the government sends the confirmation message for availing these subsidies on your registered mobile number.
  • You can also avail Aadhaar services on your mobile phone by downloading the mAadhaar app through your registered mobile number.
  • Further, if you want to download an Aadhaar Card online, you need to have a registered mobile number.

Fees and Documents for Registering Your Mobile Number in Aadhaar

There are no charges for registering your mobile number in Aadhaar when you have enrolled for a new Aadhaar Card. However, if you want to update/change any demographic information including your mobile number you need to pay a fee of ₹ 50. Further, you don't need to submit any documents for updating or registering your mobile number except the original Aadhaar Card.

FAQs

How can I register my mobile number in an Aadhaar card without OTP

You can register your mobile number in an Aadhaar card without OTP by visiting the Permanent Enrollment Centre.

Can I link 2 mobile numbers to an Aadhaar card

No, you cannot link 2 mobile numbers to an Aadhaar card. However, the same mobile number can be linked with multiple Aadhaar.

What is my registered mobile number in aadhaar

The mobile number provided at the time of enrollment of a new Aadhaar Card is your registered mobile number in Aadhaar.

What if my mobile number is not registered with the Aadhaar card

If your mobile number is not registered with the Aadhaar card, you can register your mobile number by filling the Aadhaar Enrollment Form as you visit the Permanent Enrollment Centre.

How can I check Aadhaar linked with a phone number

To verify the mobile number linked with an Aadhaar card

  • Find the option 'Verify Email/Mobile Number' on the UIDAI website.
  • Now, fill in the Aadhaar number, mobile number and security code in the given fields as specified.
  • Next, click on the 'Get One Time Password' link. You will now receive Aadhaar mobile verification code via SMS.
  • Finally, enter the password received on your mobile in the OTP field and click on the 'Verify OTP' button to proceed.

How long does it take to update a mobile number in aadhaar

It usually takes upto 90 days to update a mobile number in Aadhaar once the request has been made.


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