How to Check if Your Bank Account and Mobile number is Linked with Aadhaar

Across the nation, the burning topic today is an Aadhaar card. Every day there is an update in that front and so citizens are hurriedly enrolling and linking all their documents to the 12-digit Aadhaar number to be on the safer side and avoid any menace. 
Aadhaar card, which contains biometric and demographic details of person, equips an individual with a unique number that is vital to build one’s identity. Developed and maintained by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the card includes security features that avoids duplication of data. The card has been made mandatory as it greatly helps the government to curb the black money out of the system, hand over the government benefits on the right hand and prevent duplication.
For the convenience of the citizens and give them some additional time, the government of India has extended the last date of linking Aadhaar to different documents to March 31, 2018.  This buffer time has bought in a lot of relief among the citizens and reduced the looming tension.
Above all, linking mobile number to Aadhaar is of paramount importance as the one-time password (OTP) is received in that number that is useful for verification purpose. In case if you have completed the linking of Aadhaar number to a bank account, mobile number  and email ID and want to know the current status, read through the article to gain insights and proceed further.

Verifying Your Mobile Number

For verifying if your mobile number is linked to Aadhaar or not, you should follow the below mentioned steps.
Step 1: Visit the UIDAI’s official website.
Step 2: Click on “Verify Email or Mobile number” link.
Step 3: On the new page, enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number, email ID, mobile number and the security code correctly.
Step 4: Next click on “Get one-time password” button.
Step 5: You will receive an OTP on the Aadhaar registered mobile number.
Step 6: Enter the OTP and click on the “Verify OTP” button.
Step 7: If all the information entered is correct, a message is displayed on the screen saying “Congratulations! Your Mobile is linked to Aadhaar”.
At any point of time if you realise that your mobile number is not linked with Aadhaar visit the nearest Aadhaar enrollment centre to complete the linking process.

Verifying the Bank Account

Linking bank account to the Aadhaar number is pivotal and if you miss the date you can’t access your account after the last date. So it is better to cross-check, before that happens. Only if your mobile number is linked to the Aadhaar you can check the status of the bank account.
The UIDAI website displays only the last bank account that you have linked to the Aadhaar number. In case if you have multiple bank accounts, you should visit the page of each bank and check the status from the following page. There are two ways to check the status of bank account and Aadhaar linking.

      By Visiting the Online Portal

Checking the status through the online mode is quite easy and can be completed in few simple steps by siting at the comforts of home. Below mentioned are the steps that will help you to check the status.

Step 1: Visit
Step 2: Click on “Check Aadhaar and Bank Account Linking Status” under Aadhaar services column.
Step 3: On the new page, enter your Aadhaar number and security code and click on “Submit” button.
Step 4: On doing this, an OTP is generated on your Aadhaar registered mobile number.
Step 5: Enter the OTP and click on “Login”.
Step 6: Once you login you can verify if you bank account is linked to Aadhaar or not. If it is linked then the message reflects, “Congratulations! Your Bank Aadhaar Mapping has been done.”

      By Using the Mobile Number

You can also check the status of Aadhaar linking with a bank account by using the phone number. Here are steps that will help you to check the status.

Step 1: On your mobile keypad, dial *99*99*1#.
Step 2: Give your 12-digit Aadhaar number to the executive on the other side.
Step 3: Verify the digits twice.
Step 4: On doing this, you will get a confirmation about the status of your bank account and Aadhaar linking.
Using these steps, check the status of your bank account and mobile number linking to Aadhaar as soon as possible. It’s better to be late than never to keep yourself aligned with the government’s ongoing digitisation move.


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