Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) – Aadhaar
The brand name of the Unique Identification number (UID) will be Aadhaar. UIDAI official website www.uidai.gov.in
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.
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.
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
►Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
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.