The Aadhaar is a very important document. You must link your Aadhaar with PAN, mutual fund, demat account, life insurance plan among others. You know the importance of Aadhaar. Now it's time for another important discussion. How to apply for an Aadhaar Card?
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What is Aadhaar? Aadhaar is a 12-digit unique identification number issued to the citizens of India, by the Government. Aadhaar is issued and managed by the UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India). The last date to link Aadhaar with Demat Account is March 31st 2018.
STEP 1: You must first locate an Aadhaar enrollment center, near your home. Log on to this website if you want to find the center.
STEP 2: After you have decided on the center, you can book an appointment, online. With an online appointment, you don't have to stand in a queue.
STEP 3: Book an online appointment on the official website of UIDAI.
STEP 4: Keep supporting documents handy. These are an identity and address proof like Voter ID, Ration Card, PAN Card and so on.
STEP 5: Go to the Aadhaar Card Center, where you must fill the enrollment form and submit the supporting documents.
STEP 6: The official present at the Aadhaar Card Center, will collect your biometric data. The biometric data includes impression of fingerprints of both your hands, your iris and your photograph.
STEP 7: Your biometric data and documents are checked and you are given an acknowledgement slip of your enrollment. (This is a 14-digit enrollment number which helps you check the status of your application).
STEP 8: Use the enrollment number and the time given in the acknowledgement slip to keep track of your Aadhaar Card.
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STEP 1: To see the status of allotment of your Aadhaar Card, visit the UIDAI. Use the enrollment number and check if you have been allotted an Aadhaar Number.
STEP 2: In your acknowledgement slip, check for these 2 items:
You have learned how to apply for Aadhaar and even how to check the allotment of Aadhaar Card. You just cannot ignore Aadhaar. The last date to link Aadhaar to Demat Account is 31st March 2018. If you ignore this deadline your Demat Account will be blocked. Be Wise, Get Rich.
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