12 digit Aadhaar card number issued by the UIDAI is very important to avail government services and subsidies today. The center has made it mandatory to link Aadhaar with all of the important documents and accounts including bank account, LPG, PAN, PPF, EPF, etc.
Now as per Government's directive, it is mandatory to link Aadhaar card with your mobile number also. The Department of Telecommunication has already instructed all Indian Telecom Operators to verify all their mobile number by linking up to them with the Aadhaar.
To keep your mobile service activated without any delay, you should have to link your Aadhaar card with the mobile number. If any one fails to link Aadhaar with the mobile number before February 6, 2018. It is important to note that this entire exercise is free of cost. If any store keeper or executives ask for money, you can file a complaint with your operator.
Jio and Aadhaar
For taking Jio sim card, it is compulsory to produce the Aadhaar card. If Aadhaar was given only as an identity or address proof at the time of taking sim and no biometric was done, then you will have to get your Jio SIM linked with your Aadhaar Number. If you have done biometric verification including finger print scans along with Aadhaar at the time of taking Jio SIM connection, you do not have to do this activity again.
Jio Subscribers who have not taken connections by Aadhaar e-KYC are now receiving messages from the Jio telecom. The company is sending out them SMS'es to complete the Aadhaar e-KYC to avoid disconnection of service. You can visit nearest Jio Store or Retailer with your Aadhaar Card to complete mandated E-KYC process. Reliance Jio To Offer Phone For Free; Announces New Cable TV Device
How to seed Aadhaar-Jio?
Check out the process of Linking Reliance Jio sim card to Aadhaar Number.
- Visit nearest Jio center with your Jio number.
- Provide your mobile number and Aadhaar number to the store executive
- He or she will provide a four-digit verification code on your mobile number.
- Give the One Time Password received to the store executive.
- Provide your biometric.
- After 24hrs you will receive a confirmation SMS on your Jio number.