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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.