Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Know how to get a new Aadhaar Card by sitting at home!

Know how to get a new Aadhaar card by sitting at home!

The Aadhaar serves as the most important of all documents to prove the identity of a person living in India. Aadhaar based online KYC is now mandatory to avail many services including governmental services, to open a bank account, to take a new SIM card, to buy a property, to invest in share markets, and for the verification of Income Tax returns.

The process of eKYC is done through Aadhaar authentication (Biometric authentication and OTP-based authentication). Aadhaar onlin KYC is the easiest and quickest way to verify and confirm the identity of an individual living in India.

Hence, if you are an Indian resident or an Indian citizen you must have an Aadhaar card with all the correct details. You also need to update your Aadhaar whenever there has been a change or error in the information provided.  

So, what if you’ve misplaced or lost your Aadhaar card? Can you get a new one? You don’t have to worry about it. You can apply online for a new one within the comforts of your home.

How To Get A New Aadhaar Card From Home?

According to the UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India), a person who has lost her/his Aadhaar can apply for a new one from home. They can download their Aadhaar by logging on to and by providing all the required information. 

In case you are unable to download a copy of your Aadhaar online you also have the option to get it offline. You need to visit an Aadhaar Enrollment Centre closest to your location and use the service ‘Find Aadhaar’ to retrieve a new copy of your Aadhaar.

Step By Step Process Of Applying For A New Aadhaar Online

To apply for a new Aadhaar online you need to follow the steps given below.

  1. Log on to 

  2. You have to click on the right option from “You want to receive your lost- ‘Aadhaar Number (UID)’ or ‘Enrollment Number (EID)’”

  3. Type in your full name, a mobile number linked to your Aadhaar and email ID

  4. Enter the Captcha Code correctly

  5. Select the ‘Get OTP’ option

  6. An OTP will be sent to your mobile number linked with your Aadhaar and to your registered email ID

  7. Type in the OTP at the required space on the page

  8. Select the option ‘Verify OTP’

  9. You'll receive a text message on your registered mobile with your Aadhaar number (UID) or your Enrollment ID number (EID) whichever you've requested.

  10. Now log on to 

  11. From the option "I have" you need to select 'Aadhaar' or 'Enrollment ID'

  12. You need to type in your Enrollment ID or your Aadhaar number at the required space

  13. Enter your full name correctly along with your pin code and your registered mobile number

  14. Enter the Captcha code and click on the option ‘Get OTP’

  15. Type in the OTP received under the ‘Enter OTP’ option

  16. Click on the option ‘Validate and Download’

An electronic copy of your Aadhaar will be downloaded on your computer/mobile phone.

The Aadhaar, issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), is the biggest biometric-based ID program in the world. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) under the UPA-led Indian government launched this program in the year 2009. 

Besides the biometric details, this ID also contains a unique 12-digit number for identification along with the personal details and the demographic information of the individual. According to the official website of the UIDAI 1,291,303,783 Aadhaar cards have been generated so far. 

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