The telecom ministry has made the re-verification easy for Non-resident Indians who have an Indian sim card. The DoT has directed telecom operators to operationalise the new process from January 1 onwards. Foreign nationals who have Indian mobile numbers can now verify their mobile numbers by filling an online form and uploading copies of their passport and visa through the website of their service provider. The DoT order states that the telecom service provides must ensure that mobile users from these categories "shall be able to re-verify their mobile connections through these alternative methods" by January 1, 2018. The deadline for mobile re-verification is February 6. To know further details watch this video.