Aadhar Linkage with Driving Licence: Central Govt is making Aadhar Card compulsory to avail benefits and schemes of the Government. After making the linkage of Aadhaar Card with PAN Card, Mobile Phones mandatory, the NDA govt is in thought to link Aadhaar with driving license. People applying for a new driver’s license or renewal must have the Aadhaar number. The road transport ministry, which has put a draft notification to include Aadhaar as the primary proof of identity and address, will notify the new norm next month.
Central Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad while talking to press stated that the government would soon link driving licence with Aadhaar card. He said that he would discuss the same with Nitin Gadkari.
If everything goes fine, then soon Aadhar Card & Driving license link up would be made compulsory. We provide the step by step process of linking Driving license to Aadhaar Card.
Despite objections by the honorable Supreme Court of India, the Indian Govt has been making Aadhaar a crucial document. At Present Aadhaar card is mandatory for filing IT returns, opening bank accounts, fertilizer sales, financial transactions, buying and selling properties, etc.
Why Aadhaar Card in Mandatory ?
On the Other hand, Govt Officials and authorities are saying that as a part of Digital India Initiative making a Digital identity with the help of technology is the need of the hour.The recently released mAadhaar App can be used as Identity proof instead of physical Aadhaar card. However, Government has not made any official statement and time-frame for the Linkage.
Steps to Link Aadhar Card & Driving License
- First of all, go to the State Transport Department website:
- Then select the ”Aadhaar Number Entry.”
- Click on Registration number or driving License.
- Enter your Registration or License number
- Click on ”Get Details” icon, and your vehicle details will be shown.
- Below you will be shown Aadhaar number and mobile number column
- Enter your 12 digits Aadhaar number with valid phone number Click on submit, and a confirmation message will be sent to your mobile number.
NOTE: At Present the above procedure is working only on Transport departments of few statements. Stay tuned to this space we will update official process to link your Aadhaar card number with Driving license.