Sunday, 27 November 2016

Applying for a Duplicate Aadhaar Card

Original Aadhaar Card Lost / Misplaced

Many times, we tend to lose or misplace our original documents. This creates panic and tension to get another copy. One can lose or misplace their original Aadhaar card and one starts worrying how to get a duplicate Aadhaar card.

You can download a duplicate Aadhaar card from the UIDAI website that holds the same value like the original.

Let us see how you can download a duplicate copy of Aadhaar card online.
Tip: If you need to download duplicate Aadhaar card, you need to have a registered mobile number linked to your Aadhaar card.

Applying for a Duplicate Aadhaar Card

You need your Aadhaar card number to download a duplicate copy. However, if you have not noted down your Aadhaar number, you can get it from the Enrollment number printed on the acknowledgement slip. Or you can find it out from the gas connection linked to your Aadhaar card. Many banks too require Aadhaar card number now, so you can check out your passbook or request the bank to furnish the Aadhaar number from their records.

1. Once you have your Aadhaar card number, visit the portal –

2. Here, you need to click on the link that says Enrollment ID or Aadhaar.

3. If you have either numbers, choose the one appropriate and select Aadhaar.

4. Now, enter the number in the space provided, enter your full name, and Pin code.

5. Enter the Captcha code in the box provided.

6. Fill in the registered mobile number and click on Get One Time Password.

7. You will receive an OTP on your registered number that needs to be entered in the space provided.

8. Click on ‘Validate & Download’ and your duplicate card will be downloaded in a PDF format.

9. This file is password protected. Therefore, you need to enter your Pin Code as password to view the file.

10. Take a print out of your duplicate Aadhaar card.

This is all that is needed to download e-Aadhaar card that serves as a duplicate Aadhaar card. It is useful in confirming your Aadhaar number and helps prove your identity in most cases.

1 comment:

  1. If I haven't access to the provided mobile no , how can I get it?