DoT outlines SIM re-verification process for NRIs, foreigners
New Delhi: The telecom division has outlined detailed process for telcos to undertake cellular re-verification of overseas nationals and NRIs, and instructed gamers to operationalise the method for these subscribers by January 1, 2018.
The process has been spelt out for re-verification of cellular connections of overseas nationals, in addition to NRI subscribers who both should not have Aadhaar or their cellular quantity shouldn’t be registered with the Distinctive Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).
The Division of Telecom (DoT) has additionally given re- verification process for senior residents who’re above 70 years not having Aadhaar, are unable to do biometric authentication or are bodily challenged.
The licencees should make sure that…Subscribers ought to “have the ability to re-verify their cellular connections by these various strategies by January 1, 2018”, the DoT stated in an order right now.
It stated that varied representations had been acquired from Non Resident India (NRIs) and Abroad Indians and overseas nationals citing difficulties being confronted by them in re-verification of their Indian cellular connections.
The difficulties arose as a result of this set of subscribers didn’t have Aadhaar and nor have been they eligible to enrol for the 12-digital biometric identifier.
The DoT has additionally knowledgeable operators in regards to the process for IVRS-based One Time Password (OTP) authentication of telecom subscribers whose cellular quantity is registered with Aadhaar.