To make Sim activation hassle free & instant, Vodafone India launches Aadhaar Card based Sim activation process. Vodafone becomes first operator to roll out new amendment about new mobile sim activation, recommended by Department of Telecom (DOT) India.
Aadhaar card based e-KYC for new Sim card provides better security and instant activation benefits. Now customers need to carry only his/her Aadhaar card and go through a simple activation process where Vodafone center will only ask users to verify his/her information and confirm biometric information.
Aadhaar card has all information required for new sim activation including customer name, address, photo id etc. In addition, biometric information protect any type of mishandling of personal information and ensures instant activation.
How to activate New Sim using Adhaar Card
1. Customers need to carry his/her Aadhaar card to retailer
2. After finger print authentication, UIDAI server will send e-KYC data
3. Retailer gets e-CAF in PDF form shortly
4. Once, customers check form & confirm info by providing biometric info, Operator will initiate activation process.
Why Adhaar Card card based Sim activation is instant ?
Aadhaar card holds both digital & physical information of any Indian. Users authenticate digital info by providing adhaard card and confirm physical info by verifying biometric information. Necessary KYC are exchanged between retailer & operator in the form of PDF.
Department of Telecom recommended operators to activate all new Sim with the help of ‘Adhaard card based e-KYC' which is now mandatory for all Indian operators. Vodafone start service by launching in Kolkata. Rest of the operators are expected to roll out same service in rest of the telecom circles soon.