Wednesday, August 7, 2019

How to get duplicate Aadhaar card online?

Lost Your Aadhaar Card? How To Apply For A Duplicate Aadhaar Card Online?

Run by the UIDAI (Unique Identity Authority of India) the Aadhaar card was introduced in the year 2009 by the Government of India for its citizens. The Aadhaar e-KYC card is issued after a biometrical scan of the individual (fingerprints scan and retina scan) and each card has a unique 12 digit number. The card also includes the name, date of birth and the address of the individual and a QR code that can be scanned digitally. Aadhaar authentication helps in proving your identity/ ownership of Aadhaar using verification of fingerprint, verification of iris or by verification using an OTP.

This e-KYC card is nationally accepted and can be used to link with bank accounts, pension, and insurance. The citizens with this card can also avail several benefits including a subsidy for LPG and wages for Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA). An Aadhaar card is necessary to get several things done in India. Several people in India tend to carry it with them most of the time. Hence the number of people misplacing their Aadhaar cards or losing it is also quite common these days.

So, what do you do in case you lose your Aadhaar card?
  • You can apply for a duplicate Aadhaar card online. 
You can apply using one of the following:
  1. Your Name
  2. Registered Mobile Number/Email ID
  3. Aadhaar Card Number
  4. Enrollment ID
Steps For Registering For A Duplicate Aadhaar Card Online Using The Aadhaar Enrollment ID Or The Aadhaar Number
  • Visit the official website of UIDAI:
  • Click on the Download Aadhaar link on the homepage of this site and you’ll be directed to a page.
  • If you have the Aadhaar enrollment ID, select the option and enter the 14 digit number along with the date and time printed on the acknowledgment slip or,
  • If you have the Aadhaar card number select the option and enter the 12 digit number.
  • Enter the captcha verification code.
  • Click on the receive OTP option on the page that opens.
  • Enter the OTP following which the details of your Aadhaar will appear.
  • Verify the details mentioned.
  • Make Payment using debit card, credit card, UPI or internet banking facility.
  • Once you've completed the above-mentioned steps the duplicate Aadhaar card will be sent to you through Speed Post.
Steps For Registering For A Duplicate Aadhaar Card Using Your Name/ Registered Mobile Number/ Email ID
  • Visit the official website of UIDAI.
  • Click on the Retrieve lost UID (Aadhaar Card Number) or EID (Enrollment ID Number) upon which a new page opens.
(To retrieve the lost EID/UID you must have the registered mobile number/email ID that you provided while applying for the Aadhaar card)
  • Enter your name and registered mobile number/ email ID.
  • Depending on what you want to retrieve (Enrollment ID or Aadhaar Number) you can select one of the boxes on the left.
  • Click on the receive OTP button.
  • Enter the OTP.
  • Once the verification is complete you’ll get the Enrollment ID or the Aadhaar number on your mobile number/email ID.
  • Using your EID/UID you can apply for a duplicate copy of the Aadhaar card on the UIDAI website.
So, if you or one of your loved ones lose your Aadhaar card there is absolutely no reason to panic. Just follow the above-mentioned instructions to get a duplicate copy.

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