Aadhaar Card Download

Aadhaar Card

  An Aadhaar card can be easily downloaded by various methods i.e. using Aadhar number itself, enrolment ID, virtual ID, etc. Indian citizens needs this Aadhaar card to avail certain government welfare benefits provided by the Government of India.

  This document treated as a proof of address and identity for the people. Aadhaar is a 12-digit unique identification number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). Once an individual enrolls for the Aadhaar card by visiting Aadhaar Centers or Banks/Post-offices, they can download and print UIDAI Aadhaar card by using the enrolment ID, virtual ID or Aadhaar number provided by the UIDAI. Once a number is issued, they can follow these different steps for Aadhaar card download. Aadhaar card can also be downloaded using DigiLocker, Umang App, mAadhaar app or the some other govt apps decided by the Government of India. If your linked registered mobile number has been lost, you can still download the Aadhar Card. The various methods are explained below to download the Aadhar Card:-

Aadhaar Card Download by Aadhaar Number

To download and print e-Aadhaar card online:-

  • Step 1: Visit https://myaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/genricDownloadAadhaar
  • Step 2: Select the “Aadhaar Number” option. Now, enter the 12-digit Aadhaar Number, Security Code and click on  “Send OTP” option to get the one time password on your registered mobile number
  • Step 3: Select the ‘masked Aadhaar’ option if you want to download Masked Aadhaar.
  • Step 4: Enter the OTP received and click on “Verify And Download”, upon successful verification, you will find a password-protected PDF of the Aadhaar card in your Downloads folder. To open the file, you need to enter an 8 character password. The password will be a combination of the first 4 letters of your name (as in Aadhaar) in capital letters and year of birth in YYYY format.

Steps for e Aadhaar Card Download by Name and Date of Birth

If you forgotten your Aadhaar number or EID, no worries, you can still download e Aadhaar by entering your name and date of birth:-

  • Step 1: Visit Aadhaar website https://myaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/retrieve-eid-uid
  • Step 2: Enter your full name and either your registered e-mail ID or mobile number and the security code & Press the “Send OTP” button
  • Step 3: Enter the OTP received on your registered mobile number and click on the “Verify OTP” button, after the same a message will appear on the screen informing the Aadhaar number/enrolment ID is sent to your registered mobile number
  • Step 4: On Getting your Aadhaar enrolment number/Aadhaar number on your mobile, visit the e-Aadhaar page on the official UIDAI website
  • Step 5: Enter your 28-digit enrolment ID or 12-digit Aadhaar number, Security Code and click on “Send OTP”
  • Step 6: Enter the OTP that you receive on your registered mobile number and click on “Verify And Download” to download Aadhaar.

Steps to Download e-Aadhaar Card by Virtual ID (VID)

Downloading Aadhaar number through the Virtual ID is the latest addition to UIDAI’s portal for Aadhaar download. Follow the below-mentioned steps for Aadhaar card free download using the virtual ID online:

  • Step 1: Visit UIDAI’s online portal and click “Download Aadhaar” listed under “My Aadhaar”
  • Step 2: Select the VID option and enter your virtual ID, security code and click on “Send OTP” to generate OTP
  • Step 3: e-Aadhaar will be downloaded to your system, to open your e-Aadhaar letter, a 8 digit password is needed, which is first four letters of your name and the year of your birth.

e-Aadhaar Card Download by Using Enrolment Number (EID)

In case you have not got your Aadhaar card yet or have forgotten your Aadhaar number, you can still download the updated Aadhaar card by entering the Aadhaar Enrolment Number (EID). Follow the given steps below for e-Aadhaar card download by enrolment number:

  • Step 1: Visit www.uidai.gov.in
  • Step 2: Click “Download Aadhaar” option. You will be redirected  to https://myaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/genricDownloadAadhaar
  • Step 3: Enter your 28-digit enrolment ID, Security Code and click on “Send OTP” to generate an OTP.
  • Step 4: Enter the OTP received on your registered mobile number and click on “Verify And Download”.
  • Step 5: Now you can download an electronic copy of your Aadhaar Card.

How to Download e Aadhaar from DigiLocker Account

DigiLocker has collaborated with the UIDAI to make it available to the cardholders on linking the DigiLocker account with Aadhaar. DigiLocker is a cloud-based platform for the issuance, storage, sharing and verification of documents and certificates in digital form which enables the select registered organization to provide electronic or e-copies into ‘digital lockers’ allotted to citizens. Follow the below-mentioned steps to download Aadhaar from DigiLocker Account:

  • Step 1: Login to your DigiLocker account https://digilocker.gov.in/
  • Step 2: Click on “Sign In” button and enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number
  • Step 3: Click on ‘Verify’ to get ‘OTP’
  • Step 4: Enter the OTP received on your mobile number
  • Step 5: Click ‘Verify OTP’
  • Step 6: ‘Issued Document’ page appears. Download ‘e-Aadhaar’ using ‘Save’ icon.

How to Download Masked Aadhaar Card

Masked Aadhaar card is similar to a regular Aadhaar card. The only difference between the two cards is that in Masked Aadhar, only last 4 digits of your Aadhaar number are visible, this is for your protection of privacy. Your masked Aadhaar card is equally valid as your regular e-Aadhaar. Steps are :

  • Step1 : To download the Masked Aadhar, visit the following given link https://myaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/genricDownloadAadhaar
  • Step 2: Select Aadhaar Number, VID or Enrolment Number and enter details depending on the option that you choose (Aadhaar Number, Enrollment ID or Virtual ID)
  • Step 3: Enter the Security Code and click on “Send OTP”
  • Step 4: Select the ‘Masked Aadhaar’ option
  • Step 5: Enter the OTP and click on “Verify And Download” to download the masked Aadhaar card.

Get Aadhaar Card without Registered Mobile Number

If you lost your registered mobile number, you can follow the below-mentioned steps to get Aadhaar:

  • Step 1: Visit the nearest Aadhar Centre with your Aadhaar number
  • Step 2: Provide the required bio-metric details verification like thumb verification, retina scan, etc.
  • Step 3: Also carry other identity proof like a PAN and identity card
  • Step 4: The person concerned at the centre will give a printout of the Aadhaar card. A normal color print-out on A4 sheet will cost Rs 30 (including GST), while the PVC version will cost Rs 50.

Steps to Download e-Aadhaar Card through Umang App

For downloading eAadhaar card through Umang, applicants need to follow the simple process mentioned below:

  • Step 1: Download and open the Umang App.
  • Step 2: Click “Aadhaar Card” under all services tab
  • Step 3: Click “View Aadhaar Card From DigiLocker
  • Step 4: Login with your DigiLocker Account or Aadhaar number
  • Step 5: Enter the OTP received on your registered mobile number
  • Step 6: Click “Verify OTP”
  • Step 7: Now you can download an electronic copy of  your Aadhaar by clicking on the download icon.

How to Know Your Aadhaar Number on Mobile

If you want to get your Aadhaar on mobile, you need to follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of UIDAI https://resident.uidai.gov.in/lost-uideid
  • Step 2: Select what you want to retrieve – Enrolment ID or Aadhaar Number
  • Step 3: Enter your name, registered mobile number or email ID and mention the security code
  • Step 4: Now click the “Send OTP” button to process further
  • Step 5: You will receive the 6-digit OTP on your registered number
  • Step 6: Enter the “OTP” and click the “Submit” button
  • Step 7: You will receive the Aadhaar number on your registered mobile number as a text message.

How to Take e-Aadhaar Card Print after Download

To open your e-Aadhaar letter, a 8 digit password is needed, which is first four letters of your name and the year of your birth. After you download your Aadhaar card in the pdf format from UIDAI’s website, you can print your Aadhaar card online. However, UIDAI has now authorized CSC Aadhaar Print as one of the options for printing Aadhaar Card at prescribed fees.

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