Unlike the hectic physical process of getting things changed in your IDs in the older days, getting things amended in the Aadhaar is easy. You can change many things online sitting in the comfort of your home using your UID and registered mobile number for OTP. But what if you lose your registered phone number or wish to change it? What’s the process then?
Worry not, getting the Aadhaar phone number changed is a convenient process. All you need to do is visit your nearest Aadhaar centre and fill in a form to submit the request.
How to locate the nearest Aadhaar Center?
The nearest Aadhaar centre can be located online on the mAadhaar app or the UIDAI’s official website by entering your locality’s pin code. Further, you can also call on the 1947 helpline number to know details about the nearest Aadhaar Centre or Aadhaar Kendra.
You then have to visit this Aadhaar centre and fill up a form requesting the update of your Aadhaar database with the new mobile number. The request will be submitted along with a fee of Rs 50. You will be required to verify your identity through biometric verification.
You will then be provided with a Unique Reference number that can be used to check the status of your request on the mAadhaar app or UIDAI’s official website.
In case your new mobile number is already fed in the Aadhaar database with another individual’s data, you will get a screen pop informing you the same during the tracking…Read more>>