Apply for Aadhar Card

Apply Aadhar

To apply for your new Aadhar Card, you will have to visit an Aadhar Enrollment Center near you. At the enrollment center, you will have to fill the Aadhaar Card form with correct details and provide with required documents for verification and submit your biometric details too.

Documents Required

Before you can apply for Aadhar Card, you will need to have all the required documents ready so, when you visit the enrollment center, you can provide them.

The documents required for the Aadhaar Card are:

  • Passport of the applicant.
  • PAN card.
  • Ration card or PDS Photo Card.
  • Voter Identification Card.
  • Driving license
  • NREGS Jobs Card.
  • Photo Bank ATM Card.
  • Voter identification card.
  • Certificate of birth of the applicant.

How to apply for Aadhaar Card?

  1. First of all, visit an Aadhar Enrollment Center near you. You can do this by visiting UIDAI Website and searching for Enrollment Centres near you (https://appointments.uidai.gov.in/easearch.aspx) You can also read here How to Find Aadhar Enrollment Center Near You?
  2. If you reside in any Tier I city, then you can find Aadhar Enrollment Centre at https://uidai.gov.in/images/Tier1_Cities_PECs.pdf
  3. Get the enrollment form and fill it with all the required information and details. The enrollment form is also available online at UIDAI’s website (https://uidai.gov.in/images/aadhaar_enrolment_correction_form_version_2.1.pdf)
  4. Submit the enrollment form along with the required documents.
  5. Once the documents have been accepted, prove your identity by submitting your biometric data which includes your fingerprints and the iris scan.
  6. A photograph will also be taken for the Aadhar card.
  7. An acknowledgment slip containing the 14-digit enrolment number will be provided to you. You can use that number to check the status of your Aadhar card.
  8. Keep the slip safe until you get your Aadhaar card!

For some of the states and Unions in India, Aadhar Enrollment is carried out by the Registrar General of India. These places include:

  • Assam
  • Meghalaya
  • Arunachal Pradesh
  • West Bengal
  • Odisha
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Dadra and Nagar Haveli
  • Bangalore Rural
  • Jammu & Kashmir
  • Mizoram
  • Lakshadweep

Once you submit your enrollment form along with the required documents, it can take up to 3 months i.e 90 days for the Aadhaar card to be sent to your address.

The card will be sent through India Post and due to the high number of application, it can take more than 90 days.

How to Download E-Aadhar?

If any person is in a hurry and urgently needs his Aadhar card then he can download a copy of Aadhar card which is also known as E-Aadhar. To get your E-Aadhar, follow these steps:

  1. Visit UIDAI’s official Website. (https://uidai.gov.in/.)
  2. Under the My Aadhaar section, click on Check Aadhaar Status or visit https://resident.uidai.gov.in/check-aadhaar-status.
  3. If you have Enrollment Number, then enter the;
    • Enrollment Number
    • Date and time of Enrollment
    • Name
    • Pin Code of your Area
    • Registered Mobile Number
  4. If you have Aadhar Number, then enter the;
    • Aadhar Number
    • Name
    • Pin Code of your Area
    • Registered Mobile Number
  5. After you enter all the details, a One Time Password or OTP will be generated and sent to your phone. which will help you to download a colored version of the Aadhar letter which is as valid as the Aadhar card itself.