How to Update Mobile Number in Aadhar Card?

How to Update Mobile Number in Aadhar Card?

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Rashmi
Rashmi Karan
Manager - Content
Updated on Mar 13, 2024 11:56 IST

Updating your mobile number on your Aadhaar card is an offline process. You cannot do it online through UIDAI's website or any other online platform. The blog will guide you through the process of updating your mobile number in a step-wise manner.

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In India, an Aadhaar card is required to access various services and verify multiple documents. To access online Aadhaar-related services, you must link your mobile number with the UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India), which will be used to send OTPs for authentication. To use the mAadhaar app, your mobile number must also be linked to your Aadhaar account. If your previous mobile number registered with UIDAI has been deactivated or you want to know how to update your mobile number in your Aadhar card, follow the below steps –

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How to Update Mobile Number in Aadhar Card?

The process of updating mobile numbers in Aadhar is an offline process. You must follow the steps below to update your mobile number.

Step 1 – Book an appointment at the nearest Aadhaar Seva Kendra online.

Book an appointment at the nearest Aadhaar Seva Kendra online

Visit your nearest Aadhaar Seva Kendra, which is listed on the website.

Step 2 - Fill out the Aadhaar Update Form at the Aadhaar Enrollment/Update Center. You can also download and fill out the form in advance from the UIDAI website.

Step 3 –  Furnish the proof of identity (POI) and proof of address (POA) documents. You may also need to provide a valid mobile number as proof of updating your mobile number. You can refer to the UIDAI website for the list of accepted documents.

Step 4 – At the enrollment centre, you will undergo biometric authentication, including fingerprint and iris scans.

Step 5 – Submit the completed form to the enrollment operator. They will enter your information into the system and initiate the update request for your mobile number.

Step 6 - You will receive an acknowledgement slip with an Update Request Number (URN) after submitting your update request. You can track the status of your update request through URN.

Step 7 –  UIDAI will process your mobile number update request, and you will receive a confirmation.

Step 8 –  Check the status of your Aadhaar update request by visiting the UIDAI website and using the URN provided on your acknowledgement slip.

Step 9 –  After your update is approved, download your updated Aadhaar card online from the UIDAI website.

Step 10 –  After updating your mobile number, verify it by receiving an OTP (One-Time Password) sent to the new number linked to your UID.

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Please note –

  • A Rs 50/request charge will be incurred to update the mobile number.
  • No documents are required to update your mobile number.
  • The Aadhar holder must be present for biometric authentication.
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How to Verify Your Mobile Number on UIDAI?

Verifying your mobile number ensures that you are the legitimate holder of the Aadhaar card being updated. It adds an extra layer of authentication and security to prevent unauthorized updates or changes to your Aadhaar information. 

Below is the step-wise process to verify your mobile number –

Step 1: Visit the official website of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) at https://myaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/.

Visit the official website of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)

Step 2:  Scroll Down. Locate the “Verify Email/Mobile Number” option. Click it.

Step 2:  Scroll Down. Locate the "Verify Email/Mobile Number" option. Click it.

Step 3:  Enter your 12-digit Aadhaar and registered mobile numbers as prompted.

Step 4:  Enter the CAPTCHA.  

Enter the CAPTCHA

Step 5:  Click on the “Send OTP” button. You will receive a one-time password (OTP) on your registered mobile number.

Step 6:  Check your phone for the OTP, then enter it in the space on the website.

Step 7:  Once you’ve entered the OTP, click the “Verify OTP” button.

Step 8: After clicking “Verify OTP,” the website will display the status of your mobile number verification. If your mobile number is successfully verified, you will receive a confirmation message.

Step 9:  Download or print the verification confirmation for your records.

Step 10:  Ensure you have logged out of your Aadhaar account.

Please note that policies and procedures related to Aadhaar may change over time. For the most up-to-date information and guidance, refer to the official UIDAI website or contact a nearby Aadhaar Enrollment/Update Center. We hope this blog on updating mobile numbers in Aadhaar was helpful.

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FAQs

My mobile number is not registered in Aadhaar. How can I get my mobile number updated in Aadhaar?

To get my mobile number updated in Aadhar, you need to visit the nearest enrollment centre to update your mobile number. No additional documents are required.

How can I know if my update request has been processed?

Once the updates have been processed, you will receive an SMS that your update has been processed successfully. You can check the update status from https://ssup.uidai.gov.in/CheckAadhaarStatus by providing your update details.

Can I update my mobile number online?

Mobile number updates in Aadhaar typically require an in-person visit to an Aadhaar Enrollment/Update Center. In certain cases, online updates may be available through the Self-Service Update Portal (SSUP).

I have lost my mobile number/ do not possess the number that I enrolled with Aadhaar. How should I submit my update request?

If you have lost/do not possess the mobile number that is registered with your Aadhaar, you have to personally visit the nearest Aadhaar Seva Kendra for updation of mobile number.

Do I also need to give update request in local language?

For demographic update through online SSUP portal, you need to provide the requested update data in English as well as local language in which Aadhaar is generated. For update through postal mode, the update data in the correction form needs to be provided in English as well as local language used in Aadhaar.

Will my Aadhaar number get changed after the updation?

No, your Aadhaar number will remain the same even after the update.

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