With Aadhaar now to be mandatorily linked with bank accounts, mobile numbers, and savings schemes, it becomes paramount to verify the mobile number registered with your Aadhaar number or UID (Unique Identity Number). The UIDAI or Unique Identification Authority of India – the issuer of the 12-digit Unique Identity Number and Aadhaar card – provides several services to Aadhaar holders online, through its portal uidai.gov.in. Many of these services can be used via an OTP or One-Time Password- based method wherein a verification code is sent to Aadhaar holder on his or her mobile number registered with Aadhaar. Here’s why you need to do verify your mobile number registered with Aadhaar soon.
How to verify mobile number registered with Aadhaar card online, according to the UIDAI website – uidai.gov.in:
Go to the UIDAI website, find and click on the ‘Verify Email/Mobile Number’ link.
On the next page, fill in the Aadhaar number, mobile number and security code in the given fields as specified. After this, click on the ‘Get One Time Password’ link.
Enter the password received on your mobile in the OTP field.
Click on the ‘Verify OTP’ button to proceed.
For valid entries, the next page displays the message: “Congratulation!
The Mobile Number matches with our records!”
Mobile number not registered with Aadhaar?
“Registered Mobile Number is essential to avail Aadhaar Online services,” according to the UIDAI.