How to Register & Update Mobile Number in Aadhaar Card- A Step by Step Guide

Aadhaar card is a 12-digit unique identification number. It is issued by UIDAI and works as a proof of identity. It is an important document and is required to be submitted to authenticate various documents. Besides, an Aadhaar card is mandatory for every individual of the country to avail of several government schemes and related benefits.

The Government of India has introduced an official UIDAI website and an Aadhaar application to let users make changes to the Aadhaar online, track the status or verify its details. However, to use a website or an application, it is mandatory to register the mobile number on Aadhaar during the Aadhaar enrolment process.

It is important to register the mobile number to the Aadhaar card as the generated OTP is sent to the registered mobile number for authentication. In case, one fails to register the mobile number, he/she would not be able to use a major number of online Aadhaar services.

In this blog, we will explain how to update and register a mobile number in the Aadhaar card step by step.

How to Register Mobile Number in Aadhaar Card?

You can add or register your mobile number in Aadhaar card by following the given steps-

  • Visit the official website of UIDAI
  • Navigate to ‘My Aadhaar’ and click on ‘Locate an Enrolment Centre’
  • Upon clicking, three options will appear- State, Postal Code and Search Box
  • Click on any of the options and fill in the details to find your nearby enrolment centre
  • Visit the nearby official Aadhaar enrolment centre
  • Fill in the form there
  • Mention your mobile number in it and submit it to the concerned person
  • Provide your biometric information to authenticate the information
  • Verify all the details and pay a fee of Rs. 50 to get your mobile number updated
  • Collect your acknowledgement slip to track your Aadhaar information

How to Update a Mobile Number on an Aadhaar Card?

You can update your mobile number on an Aadhaar card in case your registered mobile number is not in use or you have recently changed it. To update it, it is compulsory to visit the official Aadhaar enrolment centre.

To find the nearest Aadhaar enrolment centre, follow the given instructions-

  • Visit UIDAI official website
  • Locate ‘My Aadhaar’ and click on ‘Locate an Enrolment Centre’
  • The next screen will display three options- State, Postal Code and Search Box
  • Click on any of the options, fill in the given column and find your nearest Aadhaar enrolment centre

Things to be noted-

  • One can change as many numbers as he/she wants; however, a fee has to be paid every time a mobile number is updated
  • The mobile number linked with Aadhaar card keeps the user updated with all the Aadhaar card based information
  • An OTP is sent to the user’s registered mobile number to download an e-Aadhaar card
  • No additional documents are required to update the mobile number

How to change mobile number without OTP?
You need to visit the official Aadhaar enrolment centre to change your mobile number without entering the OTP.
What is the fee to change demographics in the Aadhaar card?
A fee of Rs. 50 has to be paid by a user to change demographic or biometric details in the Aadhaar card.
Is it possible to link a mobile number online to an Aadhaar card?
It is compulsory to visit the official Aadhaar card centre to register a mobile number.
What to do if I have lost my Aadhaar registered mobile number?
You need to visit the official Aadhaar enrolment centre to link your new mobile number with your Aadhaar card.
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