Friday 3 May 2024

How to Link Aadhaar with DL Online : Sarathi Parivahan

How to link Aadhar Card with Driving License?

Two-wheeler and four-wheeler automobile owners can link their Aadhaar to - a) get a new driving license, and b) renew the existing one. UIDAI's new Aadhaar-based verification guidelines are designed to reduce the use of duplicate and fake driving licenses.

According to India's Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, fake documents account for more than 30% of the country's total driving licenses.

Step-by-step guide to link Aadhaar with driving license online

The road transport department of each state and union territory issues a driver's license.

Two-wheelers and car owners have to go to the website of the transport department of the state where the license was issued to link their driving license with their Aadhaar.

The process of linking Aadhaar with driving license may differ from one state to another. However, the main process of linking a driving license with an Aadhaar card is almost the same in every state and union territory, follow the instructions given below.

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Step 1 - Visit the sarathi parivahan sarathi parivahan website of the state where the driving license was issued.

Step 2 - Select the 'Your States' on the computer screen.

Step 3 - Go to the Search for  "Others" option and Click.

Step 4 - A drop-down menu will appear. Click on the 'Mobile Number Update' option.

Step 5 -Enter the 12-digit Aadhaar number.

Step 6 - Click on the 'Authenticate' button.

Step 7 - There will be two blank spaces to enter 'Aadhaar No.' and 'Mobile No.' in that box.

Step 8 - Enter the mobile number registered with Aadhaar.

Step 9 - Re-check and submit the details provided.

Step 10 - A Time Password(OTP) will be sent to the registered mobile number for verification.

How to Link Aadhar Card With DL

Documents required to link Aadhaar with Driving License

Below is the list of documents required to link Aadhaar with Driving License

  • Original Aadhaar Card
  • Original driving license
  • Passport size photos

Steps to Link Aadhaar Card with Driving License Offline

Below are the steps to link an Aadhaar Card with a Driving License Offline

Step 1 – First of all, you need to visit the Regional Transport Office (RTO) that issued your driving license.

Step 2 – Second, get in touch with its executive and get the Aadhaar linking form.

Step 3 – Thirdly, fill the form with all the correct information and make sure to check the duly filled form. You need to enter your Aadhaar number as well as your driving license number in the form.

Step 4 - Next, submit the duly filled form to the authorized executive and attach self-attested copies of your driving license and Aadhaar card.

Step 5 – Verification and evaluation will be done by the RTO. Once the verification is done, you will receive an SMS on your registered mobile number confirming that your driving license is linked to your Aadhaar card.

Benefits of Linking Driving License with Aadhaar Card

The directive to link driving license with Aadhaar will be beneficial in the following ways

Linking Aadhaar with driving license will bring the entire operation under one umbrella.

The Aadhaar-based integrated platform will allow authorized agencies to access and verify the license details of every car owner across India.

  1. Authorized agencies will be able to identify fake driving licenses from genuine ones.
  2. If a person has multiple licenses, the transport authorities will be able to identify the forged documents and take necessary action.
  3. A central online database will store the details of the drivers. This data will be available all over India so that no duplicate license can be renewed.
  4. The directive to link Aadhaar with a driving license will promote transparency and anti-corruption work.
  5. The entire process will work electronically. Thus, unlike the manual process, individuals will be issued a driving license within 72 hours of passing the driving test.
  6. The number of road accidents will decrease as no one can get a license without clearing the driving test.
  7. Various transport-department-related operations will now be faster and hassle-free.