How to Change Mobile Number in Aadhaar Card?

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Aadhaar card is a unique identification number comprising of 12-digit, which is issued to Indian citizens by the Government of India. It is issued only after the proper verification through biometric details like fingerprints, iris scan, and demographic information like address and date of birth.

It is very important to update your Aadhaar and even necessary to apply various online services. For this, you have to register your mobile number with UIDAI {Unique Identification Authority of India} which is required to send the OTP for authentication.

There can be situations such as you lost your number or wish to change your mobile number in Aadhaar card due to any reason. In this case, you can visit an Aadhaar Enrolment Center and get it updated it UIDAI’s database.

The article below will help you to know in details;

How to change your mobile number in Aadhaar through Online process:

Mobile numbers can be changed in aadhaar through offline methods only since the UIDAI has stopped the online method in order to avoid the use of personal details. But, to save your time, you can download the application form through the online process. For this, you have to link your existing mobile number with the Aadhaar card.

Basically, changing mobile number can be done in two ways:

  1. With the OTP if you have your existing number.

First of all, you need to generate an application form to proceed in online method. Next, follow these steps below:

  • Go to the Aadhaar official portal site.
  • Now, enter your mobile number and captcha to login. Click on “Send OTP” after entering the details and crosschecking the entries.
  • Thereafter, enter the OTP received on the right-hand box. Then, you need to click on submit OTP and process. Your mobile must be hand so that the OTP is received and entered without any error.
  • The screen appeared next will display you various sections such as Name, Resident Type, Aadhaar Number, and what you want to update.
  • As you want to link your mobile number with Aadhaar, fill all the compulsory fields. Select “Mobile Number” in the section “what do you update” section. Then proceed by clicking on it.
  • Next, you will be asked your mobile number and a captcha. Click on “Send OTP” after filling all the details.
  • Click on Submit after crosschecking all the entries.
  • Finally, you will receive a success screen along with your Appointment Id. You can click on the Book Appointment option in order to book a slot at Aadhaar Enrollment Center.
  • Changing Mobile number without OTP {if you do not have your existing number}.

You can even change your mobile number through offline process. Follow the steps below in order to do this:

  • First of all, visit the Aadhaar Enrolment Center.
  • Next, you need to fill the Aadhaar update form.
  • Then, you need an existing mobile number in the form.
  • No need to mention your previous mobile number.
  • Your request will be registered by the executive.
  • You will receive an acknowledgment slip having the URN {Update Request Number}.
  • You will be charged with Rs. 25/- while availing the service.

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