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How to Get Duplicate Aadhaar Card Online? Research Team | Posted On Wednesday, October 24,2018, 06:52 PM

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How to Get Duplicate Aadhaar Card Online?



How to Get Duplicate Aadhaar Card Online?

With the increasing use of Aadhaar in various documentation and authentication processes, holding and carrying important documents like Aadhaar daily, can be risky. With the increasing use of Aadhaar, there are chances of the documents getting misplaced or lost. What can be done in such a situation? Here’s a hassle free way to get a copy of the Aadhaar.

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How to Get Duplicate Aadhaar Card Online?

To recover lost Aadhaar online, you need to have the registered mobile number or email id.

  1. Visit the official website of UIDAI.
  2. Select any one of the two options near the top of the screen i.e Aadhaar No (UID) and enrolment no (EID).
  3. Type your full name
  4. Type the email address or phone number
  5. Enter the security code
  6. Click on “get OTP”
  7. Enter OTP and click to verify

8. You will receive SMS or email on your mobile containing the Aadhaar number or enrolment number.

9. After getting the Aadhaar or enrolment number, visit the UIDAI website.

10. Select Aadhaar number or enrolment number.

11. Enter the required details.

12.OTP generated will be sent to your mobile number.

13. Enter OTP and click on “validate and generate”.


14. Your Aadhaar will be generated as a PDF file.

Steps to Get Duplicate e-Aadhaar Card Offline Method:

You can also get a duplicate copy of Aadhaar card using the offline method. The Aadhaar toll-free number is 1800-180-1947. You can follow the given processes to get offline Aadhaar:

1. Call the official toll free number of UIDAI.

2. Follow the IVR options and select the option to talk to the Aadhaar executive.

3. Place a request with the executive for a duplicate copy of the Aadhaar.

4. Answer the questions asked by the executive and verify your identity.

5. Once verified, the executive will raise a request and initiate the process.

6. A copy of the Aadhaar will be sent to the given residential address, through post.

Steps to Get Duplicate Aadhaar Card by Visiting The Aadhaar Enrolment Centre:

In case you changed the mobile number or do not have the registered mobile number with you, visit the Aadhaar enrolment centre and request for a duplicate copy of the Aadhaar. Follow the below mentioned steps to get the duplicate Aadhaar:

1. Visit the Aadhaar enrolment centre.

2. Fill the Aadhaar correction form.

3. You can request the registrar to issue a duplicate copy of the Aadhaar by providing your Aadhaar number or enrolment number.

4. Verify your identity via biometrics and place a request for issuing the duplicate Aadhaar.

5. After processing your request, the Aadhaar generated will be sent to your postal address.

Benefits of Enrolling for Aadhaar Card:

Aadhaar can be used as a versatile document to provide proof of identity, address and age. It is a paperless document, the details of which can be availed online or through your mobile phone. There are several other benefits that can be availed through the use of Aadhaar. They are as follows:

  • Availing government schemes and subsidies: You can avail various government schemes and benefits using Aadhaar. While enrolling for subsidies, the applicant must provide bank account details. The bank account is linked to Aadhaar. The amount that is availed as a subsidy is directly credited to the applicant’s bank account.
  • Register with digilocker: DigiLocker is a secure cloud based platform for storing, sharing and verifying documents and certificates. Individuals registering with DigiLocker get a cloud storage space by linking their accounts with Aadhaar. DigiLocker helps users carry important documents in the form of soft copies while travelling or during admissions.
  • Obtaining passport within 10 days: With the advent of the Aadhaar card, the time required to process passports has reduced. You can avail passports in just 10 days. Individuals who wish to obtain a passport can apply for the same online, by simply attaching their Aadhaar Card as the only residence and identity proof along with their application. The police verification will be conducted post the issuance of the passport, saving a lot of time.
  • Opening a new bank account: Any individual can open a new bank account by providing the Aadhaar card as an identity proof. The document can be used for KYC verification and identification. It is mandatory to link the Aadhaar with PAN, while opening a new bank account.
  • Ease of availability: E- Aadhaar is a digitized form of Aadhaar card that can be downloaded from the official website of the UIDAI. The e-Aadhaar card is an equally valid document like the physical copy of the Aadhaar card. The e-Aadhaar is a paperless document available online and can be accessed whenever required.

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