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How To Check Aadhaar Status?



How To Check Aadhaar Status ?

Aadhaar card status can be checked online as well as offline. Once you get the acknowledgement slip, you can check Aadhaar status online. The applicant can visit the UIDAI official online portal. The applicant can check the Aadhaar status by clicking on “check Aadhaar status” and entering the individual details like enrolment ID, date and time of enrolment, security code and make a submission. The Aadhaar will be generated along with an option to download the e-Aadhaar card.

What is Aadhaar card?

Aadhaar is a 12-digit unique identification number issued by the Government of India to every individual resident of the country, by taking the biometric and demographic details of the person. The unique identification authority of India (UIDAI) is responsible for managing Aadhaar cards and functions under the planning commission of India.

The Aadhaar project was initiated towards having a single and unique identification document as an identity. Aadhaar can be use as a sole identification proof. However, it will not function to rule out other identification documents. Linking Aadhaar to PAN card is a must to avail various services related to social welfare schemes like DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer) and subsidies. 

How to check Aadhaar card status by name and date of birth:

The applicant can make use of his Aadhaar enrolment ID contained in the acknowledgement slip, to track the status of Aadhaar card generation. To check Aadhaar card status by name, you should look at the following steps:

  • Visit the official online portal of UIDAI
  • Select retrieve UID
  • Enter Aadhaar card details like name, mobile number, security code and click on send OTP.
  • An OTP will be generated and sent to your mobile number.
  • Verify by entering the OTP in the box provided
  • You can check your status post this process.

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How to check Aadhaar card status through mobile number?

This method is employed to check Aadhaar card status online, through the mobile number of the applicant. You can check your Aadhaar status from anywhere, anytime using your mobile phone. You can avail this service by both dialing the toll free number or via SMS service. But, do use verified mobile number only.

 Checking status via SMS:

  • Type the SMS “UID STATUS ” and send it to 51969
  • If Aadhaar has been generated, the applicant receives an SMS that contains the Aadhaar number.
  • If not, the applicant is updated with the current status of Aadhaar.

Checking status via toll-free number:

  • To check Aadhaar card update, the applicant must call the Aadhaar self service update portal. Dial the number 1800-300-1947. This is a toll free number and can be used by any resident to get Aadhaar details.
  • The applicant must wait for the agent to receive the call. Once the call is received, provide the agent with the enrolment ID.
  • The agent will go through Aadhaar Card details and provide you with the status of Aadhaar.

How to check Aadhaar card status by enrolment number:

The applicant can check Aadhaar status online as well as offline. To know the updated status or whether Aadhaar card is generated or not, you can call the number 1800-300-1947. If you have lost your Aadhaar card enrolment slip and the details, the UIDAI site provides you the option of finding details on their site. 

However you can check the Aadhaar status using the enrolment number by following the below steps:

  • Visit UIDAI website
  • Enter enrolment ID and date and time of enrolment.
  • Enter security code and click on the “check status” button.
  • You will get the status of your Aadhaar card generation.
  • In case your Aadhaar card is generated, you can opt to download e-Aadhaar card or print it.

Protection of Aadhaar against misuse:

The Aadhaar cannot be misused without your knowledge. The UIDAI has online facility to show when and where your Aadhaar card was used.  You are going to receive a one-time password (OTP), if your mobile number is mentioned in the Aadhaar details.

Once you enter the OTP and select the time-range you want, you will receive all data regarding the use of your Aadhaar number for any verification.

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