With Aadhaar card being indispensably used as a mandatory document in India we must link all the government schemes and services such as bank-account, LPG, PDS/ration-card, insurance, health service, driving license, etc with our Aadhaar card, generated by UIDAI. Dwelling on the transport department being state/region-centric we are sharing online procedure on how to link the Aadhaar card with driving license. Aadhaar’s official website doesn’t provide any platform to link Aadhaar card with the driving license online prompting the license holders as a result to link their Aadhaar card with driving license by visiting the official website of the state’s local regional Transport department.
The Aadhaar card has in recent months emerged as an omnipotent and omniscient documentary proof in India authenticating the card-holder’s original identity, exhibiting at the same time his financial status (bank accounts, pension, fixed-deposits, insurance schemes, security bonds & shares) and other crucial services (subsidy on LPG connection & ration-card, SIM/Mobile, driving license, etc) exploited by him/her. Ever since the government of India has declared the Aadhaar linking with all kinds of services mandatory process the transport authorities have started accepting Aadhaar card as a proof of ID and address, linking it to the license. But old license holders also can do the same process on their own by accessing official website of local/regional transport department. Linking Aadhaar card with old already issued DL can be done with easiest steps being mentioned on this webpage. So instead of rushing to transport office you should link your Aadhaar card with your current driving license through the internet.
How to Link Aadhaar Card with Driving License Online?
Take the following steps to link online your Aadhaar card with the driving license you hold currently. Make sure that you have in your possession at the moment your Aadhaar card, driving license and mobile number registered with Aadhaar.
- Visit the official website of your local/regional transport department that has issued you the driving license.
- Select option “Aadhaar-Number Entry”
- Enter your driving license number on “Search-Element” option
- Enter the Aadhaar number in respective box
- Click on “Submit”. You will receive one time password (OTP) immediately on your mobile number registered with Aadhaar card
- Enter respective OTP and click on “Submit”.
This is how you can link Aadhaar card with the driving license of yours online without bothering to visit local transport office.
Reason of Linking Aadhaar card with Driving License
Many of you might yet be thinking why to link Aadhaar card with driving license and the answer lies in what follows over here.
- Checks Fake licenses : With Aadhaar card being linked with driving license the practice of fake DL has got, to a large extent, be checked. The driving licenses unlinked with Aadhaar card are not liable to be treated as valid license but the government of India has advised current license holders to link their Aadhaar card with their driving license online as soon as possible.
- Shows Multiple DLs : Many drivers hold many DLs issued in their name but at different addresses which transpires following order to all the DL-holders to link their Aadhaar card with driving license online.
- Provides Duplicate license provided the DL is Lost : Even if the DL is lost the licensee can get issued duplicate license on the basis of Aadhaar card linked with respective driving license.
So going through all the above mentioned information you can not only link Aadhaar card with driving license online but have other additional benefits as well associated with the dispensation.
You may also see : Aadhar self service update portal
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