Friday, 2 August 2019

How to Get Aadhaar Card for NRI?

Aadhaar Card for NRI?

NRI’s or Non-Resident Indians can now apply for Aadhaar card. According to the Aadhaar Act, 2016, an NRI who resides in India for a period of 182 days or more in 12 months can immediately precede the date of application for enrolment and has an Indian address can apply for a Aadhaar card.

Get and Appointment

An NRI can get an appointment online and offline. You need to visit the Aadhaar portal and apply for appointment or visit the nearest Aadhaar card center and fix an appointment.

Enrollment at the Center

Go to the center at the fixed time with your document copies such as resident proof, birth certificate, and PAN card as well as the Aadhaar card application form.

Provide your biometric details such as fingerprints and iris scans. The official will give you an acknowledgment slip with Enrolment ID that can be used for tracking the status of the Aadhaar card.

How to Apply Aadhar Card for Children?

Children & kids over the age of 1 can apply for Aadhaar card. As the kids biometrics tend to change up to 5 years, there biometric data will not be collected. Their Aadhaar card will be linked to their parents/guardians card.

After the child turns 5 years old, his/her biometric data can be collected and updated in the Aadhaar card. Once the child reaches 15 years of age, his/ her final biometric data will be taken and collected for the last time for updating the Aadhaar card details.

Documents Required for Child’s Aadhaar

  • Proof of Date of Birth document
  • Either parent with valid Aadhaar card can use their card to introduce the child for Aadhaar card
  • Parent’s Proof of Identity and Proof of Address to be submitted for kid’s Aadhaar.

Applying Aadhaar Card for Children

  • Visit the nearest Permanent Enrollment Center.
  • Fill the Aadhaar application form with accurate information.
  • Provide correct document copies along with their original for verification.
  • The child’s photograph will be captured and details entered online.
  • The center will provide an acknowledgement slip with the enrolment number and time of enrolment. Keep this slip safe till you get your Aadhaar card.

Book an appointment with the enrolment center before taking the children for Aadhaar registration.

Wednesday, 31 July 2019

How can Resident download e-Aadhaar?

It is very easy to download e-Aadhaar on any smartphone with a mobile number linked to Aadhaar.

Electronic copy of your Aadhaar is available in a password protected PDF file.

There are three ways with which one can download e-Aadhaar:

Using Aadhaar number or Enrolment ID (EID) or Virtual ID (VID)

With the Aadhaar number or Enrolment ID (EID) or Virtual ID (VID) one can download the electronic copy of your Aadhaar.

Enter the 12 digit aadhaar number or  14 digit ENO and 14 digit date-time stamp printed on the enrolment slip or 16 digit virtual id and captcha verification and click on Send OTP.

You receive 6 digit OTP on your registered mobile number with aadhaar.

Enter the OTP and click on Verify and Download.

The e aadhaar is password protected. The password is first 4 letters of your name in capital letters and year of birth.

One can download e-aadhaar using mAadhaar mobile Application.

You need to download mAadhaar mobile application from Play Store and enter the registered mobile number on the Aadhaar card. You will receive a TOTP which needs to be entered in order to download e-Aadhaar.

Is e-Aadhaar Equally Valid like Physical Copy of Aadhaar?

In this digital age, one has to move on to digital versions of official documents.

Similarly, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has introduced e-Aadhaar facility for citizens so that they can easily carry their Aadhaar card everywhere without worrying about the card getting lost.

Is e-Aadhaar Equally Valid Like Its Physical Copy?

According to the Aadhaar Act, the digital copy, i.e. e-Aadhaar is equally valid like the physical copy of Aadhaar for all purposes. You can read the official circular at:

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

What is Aadhar card toll free number


Unique Identification Authority Of India

Government of India Bangla Sahib Rd, Behind Kali Mandir, Gole Market, New Delhi - 110001
Phone : 011 - 23478653

phone : Toll free :1947


UIDAI Regional Offices

UIDAI Regional Office, Bengaluru

Khanija Bhavan, No. 49, 3rd Floor, South Wing Race Course Road, Bengaluru - 01
Toll free :1947

UIDAI Regional Office, Chandigarh

SCO 139-141, 3rd and 4th Floor, Sector 17-C, Chandigarh 160017
Contact : 0172-2711947
Fax : 0172-2711717
Email ID :
UIDAI Technology Centre, Bengaluru
UIDAI Technology Centre, Aadhaar Complex, NTI Layout,Tata Nagar, Kodigehalli, Bengaluru - 560092
Reception : 080-23099200

UIDAI Regional Office, Delhi

Ground Floor, Pragati Maidan Metro Station, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi-110001
Greivance Cell : 011-40851426
Reception : 11-40851426
Fax : 011-40851406
Email ID :

UIDAI Regional Office, Guwahati

Block-V, First Floor, HOUSEFED Complex, Beltola-Basistha Road, Dispur, Guwahati - 781 006
Reception : 0361-2221819
Fax : 0361-2265125

UIDAI Regional Office, Hyderabad

6th Floor, East Block, Swarna Jayanthi Complex, Beside Matrivanam, Ameerpet Hyderabad-500 038, Telangana State
Reception : 040-23739269
General Fax : 040-23736662
Grievance : 040-23739266

UIDAI Regional Office, Lucknow

3rd Floor, Uttar Pradesh Samaj Kalyan Nirman Nigam Building, TC-46/ V,Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow- 226 010
Greivance Cell :
Enrolment Related - 0522-2304979
SSUP Related - 0522-2304978
Email ID :

UIDAI Regional Office, Mumbai

7th Floor, MTNL Exchange, GD Somani Marg, Cuff Parade, Colaba, Mumbai - 400 005
Greivance Cell Contact No : 1947
UIDAI RO Mumbai Contact No : 022-22163492
Email ID :

UIDAI Regional Office, Ranchi

1st Floor, RIADA Central Office Building, Namkum Industrial Area,Near STPI Lowadih, Ranchi - 834 010
Helpdesk Tel. No. : 9031002292
Helpdesk Email ID :

UIDAI Data Centre, Manesar (Gurugram)

UIDAI Data Centre, Technology Centre-Office Complex Plot No. 1, Sector-M2, IMT Manesar, Manesar (Gurugram) - 122050
Reception : 0124-2678306

Application by Post for Resident Data Update/Correction

Application by Post for Resident Data Update/Correction

You may find there are some corrections or updates required in your Aadhaar card. In order to make these changes you can send a request by post to the UDAI. Let us have a look at the application by post for resident data update/correction.

Updating or Correcting Data in Aadhaar Card by Post

With the help of an application, you can change or correct the following details in your Aadhaar card by post.

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Address
  • Gender
  • Mobile number

You can submit your application online and send the supporting documents using the post. Or just fill the hard copy of the application for Aadhaar Update Form and send it along with the valid document copies to UIDAI.

Process for Update or Correction

  • On the Home Page look for Aadhaar Update
  • In the list, click on Update Request by Post
  • Fill in the details and complete the Aadhaar Data Update/ Correction Form. 
  • As per the field to be updated, attach the valid document copies that are self-attested. 
  • For Name correction/update use Proof of Identitiy (PoI) Documents that contain your name and photograph for update or correction.
  • For Date of Birth correction place copies of Proof of Date of Birth (DoB) documents.
  • For Address Corrections/Change place Proof of Address (PoA) documents that contain your Name and Address.

You can fill the form in English or your local language. Make sure all the information is correct and error-free. Write your Aadhaar number on each copy of the supporting documents.

Send the Aadhaar Update/correction form along with the self-attested documents to the address given in Annexure II.

Some of the addresses you can send your application to are as follows:

  • Hindi, Urdu    UIDAI Regional Office, Samaj Kalyan Nirman Nigam Building, 3rd Floor, TC-46/V Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow (UP)    0522-2304978
  • Bengali    UIDAI Regional Office, 1st Floor, RIADA Central Office Building, Namkum Industrial Area, Lowadih, Ranchi - 834010    0651-246016
  • English, Gujarati, Marathi    UIDAI Regional Office, 5th & 7th Floor, MTNL Building, B D Somani Marg, Cuff Parade, Mumbai - 400005    022-22186168
  • Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil    UIDAI Regional Office, Khanija Bhavan, No. 49, 3rd Floor, South Wing Race Course Road, Bangalore - 01    080-22340862
  • Telugu, Oriya    UIDAI Regional Office, 5th Floor, Block - III, My Home Hub, Madhapur, Hyderabad - 500081    040-23119269
  • Punjabi    UIDAI Regional Office, SCO 139 - 141, Sector 17-C, Chandigarh. 0172-25085983

Post your application according to your language of application and wait for them to send you an intimation of application received. Within a month or so your details on Aadhaar card will be changed by sending an application by post.