Mon. Jul 15th, 2024

Aadhar is a 12 digit number that is issued by the UIDAI – Unique Identification Authority of India to the residents of India. It serves as an identity proof and entitles the bearer to a variety of benefits. An Aadhaar card is a vital proof document that must be submitted for a number of reasons, like opening a bank account, filing income tax returns, receiving subsidies, etc.

You can easily get an Aadhar number by applying for it through several modes, such as online or offline. In this article, we will discuss upon how you can apply for an Aadhar using online mode.

While applying for an Aadhar card online, you can easily follow these steps:

  • Visit the official website of UIDAI
  • Navigate to ‘Get Aadhar’ and click on ‘Locate an Enrolment Centre’ under the section ‘My Aadhar.’
  • You will be redirected to a new page with the following options displayed on the screen: State, ZIP Code, and Search Box.
  • Click on any option, fill the form, enter Captcha code and locate a nearby centre of your choice and convenience.
  • Visit the Aadhar enrolment centre with all the supporting documents mentioned on the UIDAI website.
  • Fill up the enrollment form and provide the Aadhar official with your biometric information, such as an iris scan, fingerprints, and other required personal information.
  • Collect your acknowledgement slip after submitting the Aadhar enrolment form.

Documents Required for applying for an Aadhar:-

Proof of Birth:-

Birth Certificate issued by Group A Gazetted Officer on a Letterhead, SSLC Book/ Certificate/ Passport.

Identity Proof:-

PAN card, Passport, Ration Card, Voter ID card, Driving Liscence, Pensioner photo card, Card issued by the Head of School/ College, Bank Passbook etc.

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