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Linking Aadhar with Driving Licence

Over a while, aadhar has occupied a prominent place in every Indian’s life.

The initiation has taken up by the government of India to provide a unique universal identification number to each Indian citizen is gradually bearing the fruits of benefits. The requirement of Aadhar is a must for availing government subsidies under various schemes. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has taken up an initiation drive for an easy and hassle-free process to link aadhar with driving license of individuals.

As of now, individuals can link their driving license with Aadhar card via online mode.

Procedure to Link Aadhaar with Driving License Via Online Method

Usually driving license in India is issued by the respective State and Union Territories Road Transport Departments. The following is the list of steps to link aadhar with driving license.

Step 1: Visit the State or Union Territories Road Transport Department’s web portal.

Step 2: Look out for the option ‘Link Aadhaar’

Step 3: Now look out for the ‘Driving License’ option from the drop-down menu

Step 4: Enter your driving license number proceed further and click on the option ‘Get Details’.

Step 5: Verify the details of your driving license.

Step 6: Now enter your 12 digits unique Aadhar Card Number

Step 7: Enter your mobile number which is registered with Aadhaar and click on ‘Submit’ button.

Step 8: You will receive an OTP on your phone.

Step 9: Proceeding further, enter the OTP to complete the process of linking aadhar with driving license.

Reason Behind Government's Drive to Link Aadhar Card with Driving Licenses in India

Over the past few years, the government of India has come across various instances wherein a single individual has more than one driving license. As per the rules framed by the Road Transport Department, a person cannot possess more than one driving license. The driving license issued in one state is valid across all the other states and Union Territories in India and hence there is no need to have multiple driving licenses.

To curb the annoyance, the central government of India is planning to link aadhar card with driving license. Postdeadline, those licenses which are not linked with aadhar will be deactivated, as only one driving license can be linked with aadhar. With this, the issue of duplicate licenses can be checked easily.

If in case, if a person holds multiple driving licenses, then the same can be surrendered at a regional office of the Road Transport Department.

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