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14 Jan 2019

How to link your Driving License with Aadhaar online

How to link Driving License with Aadhaar online

After the September 26, 2018 Supreme Court verdict on Aadhaar authentication, it is totally upto users' discretion to link or not to link their Aadhaar cards with entities like banks, telecom, and other services.

However, if you wish to link Aadhaar with your Driving License, to promote transparency in the transport sector, here's a step-by-step guide on how you can do it online.

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How to link Driving License with Aadhaar online
Why you should link your DL with Aadhaar

Why?

Why you should link your DL with Aadhaar

An Indian Driving License is issued in one state, but is equally valid in all other states and union territories. Thereby, a citizen must only possess single DL.

However, in many cases, people have been found holding more than one Driving License.

So, linking your DL with Aadhaar will help eliminate (illegal) holding of multiple Driving License cards, and shall promote greater transparency.

Steps (1)

Steps to link your DL with Aadhaar

Since, a Driving License is issued separately and independently by each state and union territory, the online method to link DL with Aadhaar varies from state to state.

However, following is the general approach for each state/UT:

1) Firstly, log on to your state/UT's transport department website.

2) Next, go to 'Link Aadhaar' option.

3) Now, from the drop-down menu, select 'Driving License.'

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Further steps

Steps (2)

Further steps

4) Further, enter your Driving License number, and click on 'Get details' option.

5) Your Driving License details shall flash on the screen.

6) Next on, enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number and UIDAI-registered mobile number in the fields provided, and click on 'Submit' button.

7) Once the procedure is completed, you'll receive a confirmation message on your registered mobile number.

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Has the Driving License and Aadhaar Card linking process started yet in Maharashtra?

Can we use Aadhaar Card of one state to get a driving license in another state?

Is it mandatory to link Aadhaar with Driving license?

Why should I link my DL with Aadhaar?

How to link DL with Aadhaar?

Is it illegal to hold more than one Driving license?

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Has the Driving License and Aadhaar Card linking process started yet in Maharashtra?

Asked 1 day ago by Sagar Harage

Answered by NewsBytes

Yes, the Aadhaar Card and Driving License linking process has started in Maharashtra.

Can we use Aadhaar Card of one state to get a driving license in another state?

Asked 1 day ago by Ashwin Patel

Answered by NewsBytes

Yes, you can use your Aadhaar Card to apply for the Driving License in any state as Aadhaar card is recognized as an ID proof nationwide.

Is it mandatory to link Aadhaar with Driving license?

Asked on 14-01-2019 by Rishika Kapoor

Answered by NewsBytes

No, it is not mandatory to link Aadhaar with Driving license.

Why should I link my DL with Aadhaar?

Asked on 14-01-2019 by Shreyas Singhal

Answered by NewsBytes

Linking your DL with Aadhaar will help eliminate illegal holding of multiple Driving license cards, and shall therefore promote greater transparency.

How to link DL with Aadhaar?

Asked on 14-01-2019 by Tejas Subramanium

Answered by NewsBytes

To link your DL with Aadhaar, log on to your respective state/UT's transport department website. Then go to 'Link Aadhaar' option, and fill up necessary details like DL number, Aadhaar number, phone number etc. Once the procedure is done, you'll receive a confirmation SMS.

Is it illegal to hold more than one Driving license?

Asked on 14-01-2019 by Pranav Rodrigues

Answered by NewsBytes

Yes, it is illegal to hold more than one driving license.

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