Now it does not require going to the retailer to link the Aadhaar with phone numbers, the Unique Identification Authority of India said on Thursday. From December 1, users can link the two using a one-time password on their phones.
Telecom service providers will not need to verify biometric details to link mobile numbers with Aadhaar.
Here’s the process of linking Aadhaar and mobile number using a one-time password
You need to message Aadhaar number from their registered mobile numbers at a number provided by their service providers.
The service providers will then do a demographic verification of the number.
After the verification process, the service provider will send OTP request to UIDAI.
UIDAI will send the OTP to the mobile number
The user will send this OTP to the registered mobile number
The e-KYC verification process gets complete with this