How & where to Apply for Aadhaar Card| Check Aadhaar Card Status| Enrolment Centres

By | August 17, 2012

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) – Aadhaar

The brand name of the Unique Identification number (UID) will be Aadhaar. UIDAI official website

What is Aadhaar?

Aadhaar is a 12 digit individual identification number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India on behalf of the Government of India.

This number will serve as a proof of identity and address, anywhere in India.

Any individual, irrespective of age and gender, who is a resident in India and satisfies the verification process laid down by the UIDAI can enrol for Aadhaar.

Each individual needs to enroll only once which is free of cost.

Each Aadhaar number will be unique to an individual and will remain valid for life. Aadhaar number will help you provide access to services like banking, mobile phone connections and other Govt and Non-Govt services in due course.

Why Aadhaar Card?

Universality, which is ensured because Aadhaar will over time be recognised and accepted across the country and across all service providers.

Every resident’s entitlement to the number.

The number will consequently form the basic, universal identity infrastructure over which Registrars and Agencies across the country can build their identity-based applications.

Aadhaar usage

How to get an Aadhaar?| How to apply for Aadhaar Card?

Aadhaar enrolment is free.

You can go to any authorized Aadhaar enrollment center anywhere in India with your identity and address proof.

Enrolment Centres where you can enrol for Aadhaar

To get Aadhaar Enrolment Centre, you have to Select (State/UT, Area Type: Urban/ Rural, City, Locality)

UIDAI process accepts 18 PoI (Proof of Identity) and 33 PoA (Proof of Address) documents. Please click here for a nationally valid list of documents. Common proofs of identity and address are election photo ID card, Ration card, passport and driving license.

Photo ID cards like PAN card and Govt ID cards are permissible for identity proof. Address proof documents also include water – electricity – telephone bills from the last three months.

In case you do not have above common proofs, Certificate of Identify having photo issued by Gazetted Officer/Tehsildar on letterhead is also accepted as PoI. Certificate of Address having photo issued by MP or MLA /Gazetted Officer/Tehsildar on letterhead or by Village Panchayat head or its equivalent authority (for rural areas) is accepted as valid PoA.

Aadhaar Card Enrolments

How to enrol for Aadhaar Card

Check Your Aadhaar Card Status

How to check your Aadhaar enrolment status?

The top of your acknowledgement slip contains 14 digit enrolment number and the 14 digit date and time of enrolment. These 28 digits together form your temporary enrolment ID (EID).

Enter the 14 digit enrolment number and the enrolment date and time in the boxes provided link in below

Click Here to Check Your Aadhaar Status

To check your aadhaar Card Status, please enter 14 digit Enrolment Id or 28 digit Enrolment Id with Date time stamp which is printed on your Acknowledgement slip.

For any queries about Aadhaar Card enrolment status contact

Voice – 1800-180-1947

Fax – 080-2353 1947
Letters – PO Box 1947, GPO Bangalore – 560001

Address: Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI),

Planning Commission, Government of India (GoI),

3rd Floor, Tower II, Jeevan Bharati Building,

Connaught Circus, New Delhi – 110001.

11 thoughts on “How & where to Apply for Aadhaar Card| Check Aadhaar Card Status| Enrolment Centres

  1. Mahendra Parikh

    If any one change the address .
    What is the procedure to get address change on Aadhar cards ?
    Mahendra Parikh

  2. sachin

    I have to applay for Adharcard where is the center in east delhi to apply

  3. k.srikanth

    i have to appl aaddar card where in uppal,pls tell the address sir, Thank you

  4. G. Rajesh Kumar

    Where is the enrolment centre of aadhar car in gurgaon and I am residing in Sector 4.

  5. dondapatiramesh

    sir enrolmentno1190/00258/00860′;1190/00258/00861,1190/00258/00862&1190/00258/00863 ihave to apply adhar card wher inHyderabad Kushaiguda e c i l 500062 so please arangedmy adhar

  6. srikanth

    i have to apply aadhaar card wherein uppal, pl tell me the address sir.
    thank you


    I have to apply for Adhar Card, but where in baroda & to whom I have to contact pl let me know and when I have to collect the forsm.

    1. P.G.Deshmukh

      I would like to apply/get Adhar/uid card where is a centre in Baroda to & whom to approach? Is it possible to apply on line for UID or by post ? Its difficult for working people to spend few hours at Adhar centre in queue as the Centres are working only on week/working days

  8. Rajeev kumar sahni

    where is authorized centar of adhar card in gurgaon plaese tel me address.

  9. dharmesh shah

    where is authorized centre of aadhar card in vadodara , please tel me the address .


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