Information is Wealth...: May 2013

All information you need about Aadhaar Card

Here is all information you need about Aadhaar Card

 What is Aadhaar ?

Aadhaar is 12 digit identification number given to an individual on behalf of the government of India. Please note that.
  • Aadhaar card is a proof of identity, not citizenship in India

  • It helps to establish identity, authenticate you online or via phone 
Why do we need Aadhaar?
  • Aadhaar card is valid through out the country

  • Going forward Aadhaar card will be recognized and accepted by all the service providers across India.

  • Every Resident is entitled to have this Aadhaar number

  • Already most of the government agencies and private companies are enrolling  Aadhaar number.

  • Most of the companies shall use this Aadhaar number in place of the Know Your Customer (KYC) checks before providing services

  • You can provide Aadhaar card as your identification and no other documents for identity shall be required for obtaining a driving License, bank account etc..

  • Government schemes like gas cylinder subsidy shall be paid back to the user directly into their bank account linked with Aadhaar card number 

How to get an Aadhaar or how to enroll for Aadhar online?

You can enroll for an aadhaar card using google maps here

You can also search for an enrollment center for aadhaar as shown below.

To enroll for aadhaar card online just go through below link.
  • Select state,district/city and Locality/Area 

  • Search for enrollment centers and contact the person on mobile based on your search listed as given below.

Check your mobile number associated with your Aadhaar Card/UIDAI?

To check your mobile number associated with your Aadhaar card, just click on below link and enter the enter the enrollment id along with the date time stamp printed on top of your Aadhaar card acknowledgement slip.

How to set notification preferences (SMS/Email notifications) for your Aadhaar card?

Go through below link to  set your sms/email notifications related to your Aadhaar card.

How to book an appointment for Aadhaar enrollment online

To book an appointment for Aadhaar card enrollment online, just click this link and fill in all your details, select your enrollment center and you may also choose date and time for your appointment.

How to file a complaint regarding your Aadhaar card online ?

You can file a complaint online regarding the following 
  • Aadhaar card generation

  • Delivery of Letter ( Aadhaar card) 

  • Operator

  • Aadhaar card enrollment Agency

Just fill in the required details in below link and submit

How to check your Aadhaar card enrollment status?

To check your Aadhaar card status online, click on below link. Enter the Aadhaar card enrollment date, time stamp and click on submit

How to get Aadhaar Card number on your mobile? 

To get your Aadhaar card number on mobile, click below link. Just key in your enrollment ID (EID) , date time stamp of enrollment printed on top of your Aadhaar acknowledgement slip, Provide your mobile number and submit.

How to download soft copy (e-Aadhaar) of your Aadhaar card?
To download soft copy of your Aadhaar card, just click on below link and key in  your enrollment ID (EID) , date time stamp of enrollment , name, pin code printed on top of your Aadhaar acknowledgement slip

How to update your Aadhaar card data online? 

To update your Aadhaar card data online, just click on below link and provide your Aadhaar card number and select what you want to update and update your Aadhaar card data online

How to update your Aadhaar card details by post? 

download the Aadhaar data update/correction form from below given link, Fill in the required details.

Instructions on how to fill the Aadhaar data update/correction form and where to post it? 

Here are the instructions on how to fill the Aadhaar data update/correction form

Here are the addresses  to post the Aadhaar card update/correction form based on the local language. Refer to the last page of the this pdf for these addresses.