In a recent notification, the government has made it mandatory for people to link sim card with aadhar card. This only has advantages and there are no disadvantages of this. The main advantage of the linking is the fact that it will make the community more secure and people will not be able to procure SIM cards on fake ID. This is one of the most welcomed moves even though it will cause a little trouble in the starting but it is surely going to benefit the people. In this article, we have listed the procedure to link the Aadhaar Card with the Mobile SIM Card. You need to link the both by 6th February 2018 or else the SIM card will be deactivated by default and it will only be reactivated once you submit the Aadhaar Card Details.
How needs to link their SIM Card with Aadhar Card?
As a matter of fact, if you provided with biometric data while procuring the SIM Card then you will not have to provide Aadhaar card number once again but if you didn’t provide biometric details then you would have to provide with biometric details. Every Reliance Jio user would not have to submit their Aadhaar card to their telecom service provider.
Steps to link their SIM Card
The process to link the Aadhaar card to SIM card is mentioned below
- For the process of linking the Aadhaar with the SIM card, you would have to visit the nearest office of the telecom service provider.
- After visiting the service provider, you would have to request the executive to link the Aadhaar card with the SIM card.
- There are different process being used by the different telecom providers but most of the telecom providers would obtain your fingerprint to link the Aadhaar card with the SIM card.
- Once they obtain your fingerprint, you will receive an OTP which would be required to complete the procedure. Now provide the OTP to the executive and the Aadhaar card will be linked to the SIM card.
It is a simple process to link Aadhaar and SIM and you must complete the process at the earliest to avoid any last minute rush as there are millions of telecom users in our country. The government may also add online support for linking the Aadhaar and SIM in near future. Check aadhar card status here.
The Last Date of Linking Sim Card with Aadhar Number: TBA