Aadhar is a unique 12-digit identification number issued by the Government to every citizen including children by the UIDAI as represented by the Government of India. This unique identification number will remain as a proof of identity as well as address proof, across India. It is now easy to apply for Aadhar card online in an effortless manner. Some of the necessary documents to complete the process of registering for Aadhar card include ration card, driving license, passport, voter ID, electricity or telephone bill and Government photo ID card. For the proof of identity you would require PAN card, ration card, passport, and voter ID and telephone or electricity bill.
Aadhaar Card Online
You can get the Aadhaar card application form for free in the center but you can easily download the form in online. In the time of enrolment, the photo, iris scan and fingerprints will be taken in the centre. They will provide the acknowledgment slip and all the original documents will be verified on the centre.
Follow the steps for Online registering for the Aadhaar:
- Fist, Go to the Authorized Aadhaar enrollment center website
- Please note that booking for online appointment for enrollment of Aadhar is accessible only for the selected center.
- You must fill the online appointment form that will be available at the official website
- Once you have taken the online appointment, should bring the required documents and visit center with the documents at the assigned date and time.
Process to apply for AADHAAR card at the center
When an application has already made an online appointment, he or she will be given priority over others. This could save time waiting at the center. Applicants will be called in and will be asked for the submission of Aadhar card application as well as the supporting documents. The photo copies of the documents will be cross verified against other respective original documents. The form will be checked for completeness and will also be cross verified against the documents that are submitted for accuracy. Once the verification is done, you will be given back the original documents immediately. The demographic information on your application form will be stored in the database by the operator. The information will be entered in the local language as well as in English. You will also be taken a photograph with a web camera and the fingerprints of all the ten fingers will be captured with the help of electronic fingerprint capturing equipment.
Image of the iris of your eyes will also be obtained by means of the electronic iris capturing equipment. The digital signature will be captured with electronic sign capturing component. Applicant will be then asked to check the demographic information, which the operator entered in the system. Any sort of data entry errors will be corrected here. You will receive an enrollment acknowledgement slip in a printed form. It takes about thirty to ninety days of time for the completion of processing Aadhar card application because of the stringent verification steps as well as the backlog. After the successful processing, a message will be sent to the registered mobile number of the application containing information to download the duplicate copy of the Aadhar card without the need to wait for obtained the original copy that will be delivered by post.
What documents are required to apply for AADHAAR card
- Proof of Identity
- Photo ID card
- Ration card
- Driving License
- PAN Card
Proof of Address:
- Water bills
- Electricity bills
- Telephone bills
Proof of relationship is necessary:
- Birth Certificate
- MNREGA Job Card
- PDS Card
- Medical Card
- Pension Card Applicant
How to Check Application Status Online
Once you have successfully applied for aadhar card, then it is time to check the status of your aadhar card. It is possible to check the aadhar card status through online mode and you don’t have to visit any government office for it, since it is online process. You can able to check it anywhere; however you should hold enrollment ID slip.