At the annual grand meeting of Reliance JIO, Mukesh Ambani told a completely new process of SIM activation. Now the SIM activation will be done instantly or within 15 minutes after you get a JIO welcome offer sim. This SIM activation process is known as JIO eKYC SIM activation process which will be done using Aadhaar Card.
Previously, during JIO preview offer it took about 3-5 days for activation but now SIM can be activated at JIO store itself. The document verification will be done using Aadhaar card digital data (like fingerprint/ Retina verification) at the JIO stores. After successful verification, the sim will be activated instantly or within max. 15 minutes as said in the JIO AGM meeting.
What document is required for JIO eKYC activation process
If you have an Aadhaar card you can get your SIM activated within 15 minutes. When going to take a JIO sim, carry your Aadhaar card with you to the Reliance digital JIO store, Dx Mini stores, Modern Trade outlets or at prominent multi-brand Jio stores.
This JIO eKYC signup process will be effective from 5th Sept 2016 in Mumbai and Delhi and will be followed to other cities also.
Documents required taking JIO SIM through eKYC process
- Aadhaar Card number.
- 2 recent passport sized photo.
- Coupon code generated in MyJio app.
This process can be done by only who holds an Aadhaar Card.
How to activate JIO Free Welcome offer SIM
JIO free welcome offer is being offered to every 4G smartphone owners. If you have a 4G smartphone go to Reliance digital store and get a JIO sim.
After you verify yours Aadhaar card data at the store, Your SIM will be activated within max. 15 minutes.
This eKYC process will save a lot of papers wasted on SIM activation, documents xerox, around Rs. 10000 crores can be saved per year.
Where I can avail JIO eKYC Aadhaar Card process
JIO eKYC Aadhar activation process can be done at any Reliance Digital and Dx Mini stores, Modern Trade outlets and prominent multi-brand Jio stores. After successful verification of your Aadhaar data, your SIM will be activated instantly or within 15 minutes of time.
Important Key features of JIO Free welcome offer SIM
From 5th Sept you can avail this new offer on any 4G device. Here’re some important things about JIO Free welcome offer.
- Sim activation within 15 minutes.
- Unlimited Data, Calls and SMS free till 31st December 2016.
- Data cost at cheaper rates 5p/MB (Rs 50/GB).
- No roaming charges, across India, any network.
- Unlimited Free calls on any network in India.
- No Roaming charges any network, all India.
- Students to get 25 percent extra data on the tariffs, if they show a valid ID when signing up for Jio.
Note: This activation process is currently available in Mumbai and Delhi. It will be available to other cities as well in coming days.