How to Activate JIO SIM Using eKYC Process and How it Works?

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JIO eKYC (Electronic Know Your Customer) is a new method for activating the JIO SIM within 15 minutes of buying it. It uses your Aadhaar Card for the activation process. It was announced by Mukesh Ambani during the annual grand meeting of reliance JIO.

How Normal Jio SIM Activation is Processed?

Earlier, if you prefer to get a JIO SIM card, you need to visit the nearest Reliance digital Store, Reliance Digital Xpress Mini. Apply for the SIM card using your 4G or VoLTE phone to generate a bar code by filling up the KYC (Know Your Customer) Form. After verification of your details like (like fingerprint/ Retina verification) at the JIO stores. 
This process will take 3 to 5 business days as per Jio service. However, it took more than 15 days in several cases. Once you receive the Activation SMS, you need to call customer care and activate the Voice and data service.

How eKYC Works?

When JIO Sim card is activated using the eKYC method, it will be activated within 15 minutes. It primarily uses your Aadhaar card details for verification. 
Please find the steps on how exactly the eKYC activation works:
  • Customer gives Aadhaar to verifying person
  • The personnel feeds Aadhaar number to UIDAI server.
  • UIDAI server gives back details of the person

JIO eKYC activation – Aadhaar Card

List of Documents Required for Jio eKYC Activation

It just takes 15 minutes to activate your Jio SIM if you have Aadhaar card. Just carry the Aadhaar card with you when you reach the nearest Reliance Digital Jio Store or any authorized outlets.
You need to carry these documents for eKYC activation of your JIO SIM.
  1. Aadhaar Card (For ID Proof and Address Proof)
  2. Passport Size photograph (2 NOs)
  3. Coupon code generated in MyJio app.
This process can not be done for those persons without Aadhaar card.

I Am a Store Owner, Can I Get Jio eKYC Finger Scanner

You can get Jio eKYC fingerprint scanner and start selling JIO SIM card. You need to email jio team to the email address
A representative from Jio team will contact you for further proceedings. 
You can buy Jio eKYC fingerprint scanner machine online on Amazon.

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