Govt. of India issues a unique identification number – Aadhaar, of 12 digits to every individual residing in India. Aadhaar number can be used as resident proof and also as an identification proof.
Any individual resident of India can apply for Aadhaar by visiting nearby Aadhaar Enrollment Centre. This initiative is carried out and managed by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).
After Aadhaar enrollment, Aadhaar card it sent to people within 60-90 days by Indian post. However, you can also download Aadhaar card online within 10 to 15 days of the Aadhaar enrollment.
Nowadays, an Aadhaar card has become a significant document which helps you to enroll in various government schemes.
It holds a twelve digit number along with QR Code which works as an identification holding every subtle detail along with the biometrics.
But what if you forget to take your Aadhaar card and you are urgently in need?
We find every work getting done simply with commands from our fingertips over the internet. Getting your e-Aadhaar card doesn’t cost you digging a vast mountain. The entire process of downloading Aadhaar card online is simple and straightforward.
To download e-Aadhaar card online, you must have enrollment no. or Aadhaar number, and also mobile registered to your Aadhaar.
Below, I’m sharing step by step instruction to download e-Aadhaar card online from official website of UIDAI.
Steps to Download Aadhaar Card Online
Step 1: Visit the official UIDAI site: https://eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in
Step 2: Close the pop-up message infobox.
Step 3: Select the option between “Aadhaar”, “VID” or “Enrolment Id.” [What you’ve.]
Step 4: Fill the required fields and enter the captcha.
Step 4: Now, Click on the “Request OTP.”
Step 5: Make sure to have your mobile number registered with Aadhaar along with you, to get OTP. Enter OTP and click on “Download Aadhaar.”
Your e-Aadhaar card downloading will start.
For security, e-Aadhaar is password protected. To open the downloaded Aadhaar file, you will be asked to provide a password.
Online, downloaded e-Aadhaar is entirely valid and legal. Print to keep it safe.
If you lost your Aadhaar registered mobile number, then you can also get Aadhaar card from any nearby Aadhaar center using Biometric.
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