We are all aware that to obtain a new mobile number, you must provide your Aadhaar card credentials. Additionally, the government has mandated that your mobile number be connected to your Aadhaar card. But do you know how many mobile numbers are exactly connected to your Aadhaar number?
Well, to help you find out, The Telecom Analytics for Fraud Management and Consumer Protection (TAF-COP) portal of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) can assist people in identifying how many mobile numbers have been registered with their Aadhaar cards.
Telecom customers can check every registered mobile number associated with their Aadhaar numbers on the TAF-COP website.
This website not only provides information but also aids in protecting the safety of the people. To stop the exploitation of your Aadhaar card-related services, numbers that are no longer in use will be cancelled if they are reported.
However, Currently, this facility is available only to Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Rajasthan, Telangana, Jammu & Kashmir, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, and Nagaland Consumers.
A step-by-step guide to check and verify how many mobile numbers are registered against your Aadhar card.
1.Open the TAFCOP website https://tafcop.dgtelecom.gov.in/ (or Click here to go to the website)
2. Enter your 10-digit mobile number to receive an OTP.
3. Once you received type the OTP on the next page and verify.
4. Click the verify button.
5. On the next page, you can see all the mobile numbers registered against your Aadhar card.
How to Report Any Mobile Number on the List Which Isn’t Your Number or Is No Longer Be required
If you found any of the number listed is not yours, then you can report that number or if you are no longer using that number you can request to unregister that number.
Here’s how you can do that:
- Enter the Name of the user in the dialog box above the number list.
- Select the particular number by checking the check box.
- You can click “This is not my number” if a mobile number is not yours. You can select “not required” if the number is no longer necessary.
- Now click the report.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
How Many Mobile Numbers Can a single person Hold in their Name?
According to the website, a person is only allowed to have nine connections under his or her name. According to the portal, a person will receive an SMS notification if it is discovered that their name contains more than nine different connections. Additionally, to report the mobile numbers, one must visit the website.
Is it safe to connect a mobile number to an Aadhaar card?
In a word, Yes. Your phone number is added to your Aadhaar card to increase security by preventing unauthorized access to your data. The Department of Telecom (DoT) has stated that the dealers will only be allowed to see the clients’ names and phone numbers, in response to individuals who are worried that telecom dealers will have access to their Aadhaar cards.
Can I register more than nine phone numbers on my Aadhar?
You can, In case you have to register more than nine phone numbers with your Aadhaar card, you have to fill out a Customer Acquisition Form (CAF). Your current and active mobile number must already be connected to your Aadhaar card to use this service.
Is the TAFCOP website available nationally to check the mobile numbers connected with Aadhaar cards?
Currently, this facility is available only to Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Rajasthan, Telangana, Jammu & Kashmir, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, and Nagaland Consumers.