How to add or update a new phone number on the Aadhaar card?

We all pay great attention to our Aadhaar card as it is one of the very important documents for every Indian citizen. The Indian government makes it mandatory for everyone to associate their Aadhaar card number with a mobile phone number. Although the process of doing so is very simple, some may find it difficult and confusing. Therefore, we bring you this article to address your concerns. Also, the person updating or changing the contact number must explain the process of updating the phone number linked to Aadhaar. Below is a step-by-step guide on how to link your Aadhaar card to your mobile number. If you would like to update your new mobile number, please follow the steps below.

Steps to update phone number in Aadhaar card

The first thing to mention is that this process cannot be done online and you will need to visit your nearest Aadhaar Centre to update.

Visit a permanent registration center near your location.

There, you need to fill in the Aadhaar Update or Correction Form.

Check again before sending the form to the Aadhaar committee in the centre.

You need to pay a fee of Rs 50 for the service of the update request number (often called URN) used by the center.

This URN can be used to check the status of your application.

After that, your mobile number will be updated in the UIDAI database, but this may take up to 90 days.

Let us now understand how to register a mobile number on Aadhaar card for the first time

You must visit the nearest permanent registration center.

Then fill in the given Aadhaar registration form.

Add the mobile number you want to link to your Aadhaar card in the given update form.

After verification, you need to send the form to the Aadhaar administrator who will verify and count your shared data by adding it to your biometric data.

You will be charged Rs. 50 for services provided by the center.

After linking your Aadhaar to your mobile number, you can use the online services provided by UIDAI by checking mAadhaar app, PAN card app (new/reprint), all online Aadhaar facilities, mobile re-authentication, DigiLocker, Mutual funds are linked to Aadhaar, Umang app and online EPF application and withdrawal.

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