The Aadhaar project was initiated with the aim of providing a unique identification document that could be used as a reliable and authentic proof of identity and address for the citizens of India. The Aadhaar contains the demographic as well as the biometric details of the individual. With no restriction in age for the enrolment of Aadhaar, many residents are getting their children enrolled for Aadhaar. Newborns are eligible to get Aadhaar card. Discussed below are the details on the process to get your child or infant enrolled for Aadhaar.
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Below listed are some salient features of Aadhaar card for children:
The process of generating Aadhaar card for children of the age group of 5 to 15 years is same as that of adults. The guidelines for Aadhaar generation for children and adults are alike as per the UIDAI. Listed below are some features of Aadhaar for children between 5 to 15 years.
Though the process of enrolling for Aadhaar card for children is same as adults, the kind of documents that needs to be submitted is different.
Discussed below is the process of Aadhaar card enrolment of children below the age of 5 years:
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Discussed below is the process of Aadhaar card enrolment of children between the age group of 5 to 15 years:
Applicants of Aadhaar must submit relevant documents that serve as proof of address, age and identity. However, the document requirements are different for children applying for Aadhaar. Discussed below is the documents requirement for children as per their age group.
Any one of the below listed documents must be submitted as proof of address:
Fee Charged On Aadhaar for children:
Given below is a complete list of charges required for Aadhaar card enrolment for children:
mAadhaar for children:
mAadhaar is the official mobile application developed by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), to provide an interface to Aadhaar Number Holders to carry their demographic information. Parents of the child applicant can register their mobile number with their kid’s Aadhaar card. The mAadhaar app can be used to access the child’s Aadhaar whenever needed. The app is designed in a way to add up to 3 Aadhaar cards. So a person can manage his Aadhaar along with the child’s Aadhaar through this app. This facility can be accessed by parents of children and can be produced as identity proof.
It is compulsory to submit the biometric details of the child when he turns 15 along with the photograph of the child.
No, it is not possible to enrol for Aadhaar without documents. An applicant must submit proof of identity and address for Aadhaar card enrolment.
Yes, it is valid. For children below the age of 5 years a blue coloured Aadhaar is generated known as the Baal Aadhaar. It is valid till the age of 5.
Parents have to provide Aadhaar to get their child enrolled before 5 years. Biometrics is taken when the child turns 5 and final biometrics is provided when the child turns 15 years of age.
Once the Aadhaar is generated it is sent to the mailing address within 90 days. Baal Aadhaar also takes the same time.
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