Aadhaar Card Download full process full specification

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 Enroll

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 Connection

Mutual Fund – Aadhaar Card is beneficial to complete e-KYC for mutual fund investments