Is it possible to add a mobile number in aadhar card without OTP? Yes, it is possible to add a mobile number in the Aadhar card without OTP. A cardholder can update/change his/her contact number by visiting the nearest Aadhaar Centre along with his/her original Aadhaar Card.
Aadhar card is only available for Indian residents. This means that the Aadhar card enables identification for every resident Indian. This card is managed by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) in India. UIDAI information is not accessible to public and private agencies. If a card-holder wants to update his/her information (such as contact number, address, email ID, etc), then they have to visit CSC (Common Service Centre). All details, which are uploaded here, are fully safe. Any person can freely apply for an Aadhaar card. As long as requirements and conditions are fulfilled, the UIDAI will allot an Aadhaar card to that person.
Every Aadhar card holds a 12-digits unique identity. This 12-digits unique number will help as proof of cardholder’s identification and address everywhere in India. Apart from the 12 digits unique number; Aadhar Card carries the Card holder’s DOB, address, biometric and demographic information. Aadhar never collects profiling details (like caste, language, and religion). Also, it is mandatory for every Indian resident who has identification documents. Although Aadhaar has quite a number of utility properties, it does have its drawbacks. The information provided at the time of making the card is quite essential. Hence, in case any one of these important details is lost or changed; it is quite problematic for the Aadhaar Cardholder to get it back on the right track. But it can be done with a few efforts on our own behalf.
Several people face the difficulty of linking the contact number with their AADHAAR card. Also, there is a misunderstanding that people can change their registered mobile number without the use of OTP (stands for One Time Password). Well, for your information, it isn’t true. OTP number is quite important when it comes to your mobile number. So, changing it online without OTP is not possible. While changing it online, kindly do not share your OTP with any other person. However, you can follow an offline method to do changes in terms of your lost mobile number.
By following the below-mentioned steps, a cardholder can easily add his or her mobile number in Aadhar card without receiving OTP by Offline Method:
In case you have lost your originally registered mobile number and want to add a mobile number in Aadhar card online without OTP, you cannot follow the online procedure as such. You can now only update your new mobile number by using an offline method.
- What you can do is download the form from UIDAI. After downloading the form, fill the form with all the details wanted in there. Assure that you have a good internet connection.
- After filling in the details, send them to any of the two addresses mentioned in the form itself. I would suggest checking the details yet again to make sure no error remains. After assuring yourself of the details being entered are correct, submit them.
- Do remind yourself of attaching a photocopy of the self-attested proof for your identity. While submitting the update form, along with a duplicate copy of the Aadhaar card, the cardholder also needs to provide a photocopy of Identity proof documents (like Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID card). This is quite important for carrying out the procedure smoothly. Crosscheck that details on a photocopy of self-attested copy should be clear.
- In case, the addresses don’t seem to be suitable to you, you do have the option of submitting the filled forms at your nearest Aadhaar card centers.
Once you have submitted your form, it would be verified subsequently by the concerned officials and in a few days, you will receive an update confirming the updation of your new mobile number. In case you did not provide the mobile number during the enrollment and wish to update your mobile number now, you can only do that through offline means. You don’t have the option of updating your mobile number online. You have the option of visiting your nearest Aadhaar Enrolment center and to ask the officials for correction in the mobile number. The agent working there in Aadhar Enrolment Center will change the mobile number from the Aadhaar cardholder Database.
Q1. Is there any cost of Aadhar Enrolment?
Ans: Aadhar Enrolment process is totally free.
Q2. Can the cardholder need to pay any cost for his/her Aadhar update?
Ans: If the cardholder wants any Demographic or Biometric update then they have to pay Rs. 50 (inclusive of GST). Whereas, mandatory biometric updates do not charge any cost.
Q3. Do the Aadhar update is mandatory?
Ans: If there is any major mistake in Aadhar cardholder’s card then it is mandatory to update.
Q4. From where Aadhar cardholder can easily update his/her card?
Ans: From the nearest Aadhar Enrolment Center, Aadhar cardholder can easily update his/her card.