Aadhaar Card Download full process full specification uidai.gov.in

‘Unique makes you the only one’ is like a slogan of Aadhaar. Which is the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is the statutory authority established under the provision of Aadhaar  Act, 2016 on 12th of July 2016 by the Government of India beneath the Ministry of Electronic and Information Technology (MeitY).
‘Aadhaar’ which means, ‘foundation’ or ‘base’ in English has always been under the clouds of media or opposition in India for its uses and misuses. As per record, authority has so far delivered more than 120 crore  Aadhaar numbers to the residents of India.

Aadhar Card Overview

Aadhaar is made up of 12-digit number generated based on factors such as biographic and demographic data specific t each individual citizen. Its vision is to empower all the residents with unique identity as well as good and transparent governance of the people of India.

Name Of Aadhaar Issuing Authority

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)

Aadhaar Customer Care Number

Inception of Aadhaar Card
September 2010

Validity Of Aadhaar Card
Life Time

Number Of Enrolment Centers
More than 30,000

Number Of Enrolments
119 crore (approximate)


Aadhaar requires only proof of address (POA) and proof of Identity (POI) as a document. UIDAI can approve the below documents for Aadhaar.

Proof of identification (POI)

Proof of address (POA)
Pan card
Certificate of Birth
Ration/PDS card
Voter identification card
Driving Licence

How to Enrol
Find an Aadhar enrolment centre by visiting the official website

Fill the form with your details
Submit the required documents
Provide your biometrics (Fingerprint & Iris scan)
Get the enrollment acknowledgement slip
The Aadhar enrollment is voluntary and free of cost for anyone

Check  Aadhar Status
To inquire your Aadhar status log into the https://resident.uidai.gov.in/check-aadhaar-status and provide the information given in printed paper while enrolling to the website and check simply. You can also download a hard copy of your enrollment from https://eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/#/ if not provided.

Online Verification
Aadhaar card can also be verified online on https://resident.uidai.gov.in/aadhaarverification by following steps;
Step 1: Log on to the official UIDAI website.
Step 2: Select the option – “Aadhaar services” on the page.
Step 3: Select  “Aadhaar Verification” present on the page.
Step 4: Enter the 12 digits unique Aadhaar number.
Step 5: Enter the one-time password (OTP) that you will receive on your mobile.
Step 6: Submit the application.
Call for UIDAI tall free number 1947 regarding any query.

Update/Edit Aadhar Card

Mainly two reasons are to update Aadhar Card;
Change in Demographic data such as name, age, marital status
Biometric Aadhaar data

To update/edit any detail, the copy of the current document as well as the proof of identity and the proof of address is required. Updation can be done by visiting the Aadhaar Enrolment centre or logging on to official UIDAI website.


Proof of Identity
Proof of Address
Access to Government Subsidy
Eligibility to open and operate Bank Accounts
Income Tax – Adhaar is a mandatory requirement for processing and filing income tax returns
Phone Connection
Gas Connectio Aadhaar Card is beneficial to complete e-KYC for mutual fund investments

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