Linking Mobile Number With Aadhar Card Online
In order to use BHIM App, you need to link your mobile number to Bank account and if you want to use BHIM Aadhar App for merchants then you also need to link mobile number to Aadhar card so that you can accept payment from customers through the BHIM Aadhar app. For that, UIDAI has established various local Aadhar card kendras or Aadhar card centers as well as SSUP or Aadhar self service update portal.
Here is how to link mobile number with Aadhar card online.
How to link mobile number to Aadhar card online?
- Go to the UIDAI self service update portal.
- Now enter your Aadhar card number or UID.
- Enter your email address for verification.
- It will generate OTP on mail address. Enter the OTP
- Enter the captcha and submit.
The form will then be authenticated and you will be provided with the aadhar card mobile number linking page. Go to that aadhar self service update portal and make change in your information there.
Enter the mobile number that you want to link with aadhar card.
On that mobile number, you will get a One Time Password.
Enter that password and wait for the confirmation message to verify your mobile number linking to aadhar card online.
*99*99# Service for Aadhar Card Linked Mobile number
Now once you have linked mobile number to aadhar card, check the aadhar linking status through the USSD system of UIDAI.gov.in in partnership with the NPCI or National Payment Corporation of India.
For that, you need to do the following –
- From your linked mobile number, dial *99*99#
- Then it will ask you to enter your Aadhar number.
- It will confirm the status of Aadhar card linking.
- Get confirmation of all bank accounts linked to your aadhar number through this service.
Link BHIM App with Aadhar card
Now, once you have linked mobile number with Aadhar card online, you can create new account of BHIM App and then link mobile number to BHIM App.
It will automatically link your Aadhar card to BHIM App too.
Common question about mobile number linking to aadhar card
- Is it important to link mobile number to aadhar card? Yes, it is important to link Aadhar card to mobile number because this will enable various services on your mobile number and you can use your mobile number to get all government scheme benefits.
- Is there any charge for linking mobile number to aadhar card? No there is no charge for linking mobile number to Aadhar card online. It just requires your Aadhar card information.
- Can you link mobile number with Aadhar card online with email address? No, you cannot link mobile number to Aadhar card online without email address because in that case, there shall be no way to authenticate your ownership of the Aadhar information.
So this is how you can easily link mobile number to Aadhar card online to use BHIM Aadhar App.