Linking Aadhaar Number with Mobile Number has been made mandatory by Government of India. But the current method of linking Aadhaar with mobile number by visiting retailer or store had many complaints like re-verification failing while fingerprint verification due to fingerprint doesn’t match or weak fingerprints.
So to sort out all these queries DoT has introduced a new to re-verify BSNL Mobile Number with Aadhaar eKYC via OTP, where now there will be no hassles to visit the store or provide fingerprints.
Just with OTP, now you would be able to link your Aadhaar with BSNL Number at your comfort of your home.
Below is the complete procedure showing you on how to link Aadhaar with BSNL Number via OTP.
Procedure on How to Link Aadhaar with BSNL Number via OTP
From 1st December 2017 the new method to link Aadhaar with BSNL Mobile Number through OTP would be available to all.
The Complete Procedure on how to link Aadhaar with BSNL Number via OTP at the comfort of your home would be out from 1st December 2017, so keep checking out this space.
FAQ’s on Linking Aadhaar with BSNL Number via OTP
What are the Requirements to re-verify Aadhaar with BSNL through OTP?
You should have Aadhaar Card and your BSNL Number should be active and should be inserted in working handset as the OTP code would be sent on your SIM to complete the re-verification.
When is the last date for re-verification?
The Aadhaar based re-verification should be completed before 6th February 2018. But it is recommended to complete your Aadhaar re-verification at earliest to avoid facing issues at the last moment.
Do I need to visit BSNL Store for Aadhaar based OTP re-verification?
There is no need to visit BSNL Store or retailer to re-verify your BSNL Mobile Number with Aadhaar based EKYC via OTP, you can complete this verification process at the comfort of your home.
Will my BSNL Mobile Number get deactivated/barred /suspended if I don’t have an Aadhaar number?
As instructed by DoT it is mandatory to complete Aadhaar based eKYC re-verification by 6th February 2018. If you don’t have Aadhaar yet than enroll your-self for Aadhaar Card as soon as possible and then re-verify your BSNL Connection to avoid any inconvenience.
Is there need of any other documents along with Aadhaar Number to complete Aadhaar based re-verification?
There is no requirement of any other document, other than Aadhaar Number and Active BSNL Number to complete Aadhaar based e-KYC re-verification via OTP.
Can I re-verify my Lost BSNL SIM?
Aadhaar OTP based re-verification will not work if your SIM is inactive or not in your possession, as while performing Aadhaar OTP based re-verification you would receive OTP on your number to complete the re-verification process. So if your BSNL SIM is lost, first get a new SIM Card issued and they re-verify your connection.
I have requested for NMNP (National Mobile Number Portability) and my Aadhaar is already linked with BSNL Number, do I have to re-verify again once I’m ported out/in to that operator?
If you have ported-in via the EKYC paperless activation process, then re-verification is not required. For all other types of activations, re-verification is required.
I Stay in Karnataka but I am in Andhra Pradesh Right Now, Can I re-verify my Connection in Andhra Pradesh?
Yes, you can link your Aadhaar Number with your BSNL Number via OTP from any location, there is no limitation here like where there is such limitation while doing Aadhaar eKYC by visiting store.
My number belongs to Karnataka, but my Aadhaar card has my Maharashtra address. Can I re-verify my connection in Karnataka?
Yes you can link your Aadhaar Number with BSNL Number, irrespective of your address present in address or your SIM location.
I have recently moved to a different location, and the address mentioned in my Aadhaar is different, can I still do a re-verification? Also how can I change my address to the current one?
You can still go ahead with your re-verification. However the address mentioned on your Aadhaar at the time of re-verification will be uploaded as the Permanent address in our systems. Therefore, if you wish to have your permanent address recorded as your new address, we request you to first get your address updated on your Aadhaar before you get your connection re-verified.
I am using a BSNL number on my father’s name. He stays abroad and won’t be back at least for 2 years. Can I do re-verification on his behalf?
Sure, you should have your fathers Aadhaar Number and the active BSNL mobile number to get your Aadhaar linked with your BSNL Number. Follow the above process of linking Aadhaar with BSNL Number via OTP.
I am an NRI and will be using a BSNL connection for a few months till my stay in India. I don’t have an Aadhaar card. Do I also have to complete re-verification?
As per Govt. regulation, it is mandatory for all customers to complete re-verification using Aadhaar number. If you do not have an Aadhaar card, we advise you to apply for one soon and have yourself re-verified with it.