What is e-Aadhaar Card Password in PDF?

Aadhar Card is another form of identification for residents of India. It contains a unique 12-digit number that is specific for each resident. It can be available by all the residents of India including foreigners who are living in India. It acts as your Proof of Identity and Proof of Address.

What is e-Aadhaar Card Password in PDF?

You can also downoad a copy of your Aadhaar card in form of e-Aadhaar. E-Aadhaar is downloaded in the form of a PDF document that is password protected. This is so because no one else will be able to use anyone else’s Aadhar card. The password of the PDF is an 8 character combination

The 8-digit password consists of:

  • First Four Letters of Your Name in CAPITALS
  • Your Birth Year (YYYY)

e.g:

Example 1
Name: SURESH KUMAR
Year of Birth: 1980
Password: SUR1980

Example 2
Name: D. KUMAR
Year of Birth: 1990
Password: D.KU1990

Example 3
Name: IRA
Year of Birth: 1992
Password: IRA1992

Why do I need to enter the Password?

E-Aadhar is just as good as the real Aadhaar Card itself and UIDAI keeps it password protected as to preserve the security and privacy of that person. If it wouldn’t be password protected, then anyone can randomly type any Aadhar number and download e-Aadhar of any person. So, to protect the people and prevent such cases, UIDAI keeps them password protected which is a combination first four letters of your name written in CAPITALS (Name as mentioned in the Aadhaar card) and your Year of Birth (in YYYY format).