My Aadhaar

Aadhaar is a unique identification essential for access to government services and financial transactions.
My Aadhaar
3 mins read
02-May-2024

The Aadhaar Card, issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), has become an essential document for Indian citizens. It serves as a proof of identity and address, and plays a crucial role in various services like banking, government schemes, and mobile phone connections.

This article provides a comprehensive guide on managing your Aadhaar Card through the MyAadhaar portal, including:

  • Logging in to the portal
  • Downloading your Aadhaar Card
  • Linking and verifying your mobile number
  • Updating your mobile number

How to login to MyAadhaar portal?

You can follow these steps to log in to your MyAadhaar account:

  1. Visit the official MyAadhaar portal
  2. Click on Login
  3. Enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number and Captcha in the designated field
  4. Click on ‘Login with OTP’
  5. Enter the OTP received on your registered mobile number and click ‘Login’

Note: If you have not registered your mobile number with Aadhaar, you can still access some services like downloading your e-Aadhaar by entering your Enrolment ID (EID).

Aadhaar Card download by name and Date of Birth via My Aadhaar

While logging in with your Aadhaar number is the recommended method, you can also download your e-Aadhaar by using your name and Date of Birth:

  1. Visit the ‘Retrieve EID/Aadhaar number’ section on the MyAadhaar portal
  2. Select appropriate option to retrieve aadhaar number or EID
  3. Enter your full name, mobile number and Captcha
  4. Submit the OTP to get your Aadhaar number or EID
  5. Now go back to ‘Download Aadhaar’ on the MyAadhaar homepage
  6. Enter your Aadhaar number or EID and Captcha
  7. Enter the OTP and click on ‘Validate and Download’

How to link Aadhaar Card with mobile number online via My Aadhaar?

Linking your mobile number with Aadhaar offers several benefits, including receiving updates and using Aadhaar-based services. Here is how to link your number online:

  1. Log in to the MyAadhaar portal
  2. Go to the ‘Update Aadhaar’ section
  3. Select ‘Mobile Number’ and enter your new mobile number
  4. Click on ‘Send OTP’
  5. Enter the OTP received on your new mobile number and click ‘Verify’

Verify mobile number on Aadhaar Card via My Aadhaar

After linking your mobile number, you can verify it through the MyAadhaar portal:

  1. Log in to the portal
  2. Go to the ‘Verify Email/Mobile’ section
  3. Select ‘Verify Mobile Number’ from the options
  4. Enter your Aadhaar number and the linked mobile number
  5. Click on ‘Verify’ and enter the OTP received on your mobile number to validate

How to update mobile number linked with Aadhaar via My Aadhaar?

If you need to update your registered mobile number with Aadhaar, you can do so by visiting an Aadhaar Seva Kendra:

  1. Visit an Aadhaar Seva Kendra with your Aadhaar Card and proof of your new mobile number
  2. Fill out the Aadhaar data update form and submit it along with the required documents
  3. Pay the applicable update fee
  4. You will receive an update request number for tracking the progress

How to book an appointment via My Aadhaar?

The UIDAI website allows you to book appointments directly with your nearest Aadhaar Seva Kendra. Here is how:

  1. Visit the UIDAI website and head to the ‘My Aadhaar’ section. Under ‘Get Aadhaar,’ click ‘Book an Appointment’
  2. Choose your city/location and proceed to book the appointment
  3. Select the reason for your visit (New Aadhaar, Update Aadhaar, Manage Appointments)
  4. Enter your registered mobile number and verify it with the OTP sent to your phone
  5. Fill in any additional details required based on your chosen service
  6. Select your preferred appointment date and time
  7. Review your application and submit it. Your appointment is confirmed

Conclusion

The MyAadhaar portal empowers you to manage your Aadhaar Card conveniently. You can download your e-Aadhaar, link and verify your mobile number, and update your details online. Remember to keep your Aadhaar information accurate and updated for seamless access to various services.

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Frequently asked questions

Is getting Aadhaar compulsory?
While not mandatory by law, Aadhaar serves as a vital document for availing various government and private services in India.
Can biometrics be updated in Aadhaar?
Biometric updates are not currently available through online methods. You need to visit an Aadhaar Seva Kendra with your Aadhaar Card and valid documents.
Can Date of Birth be updated in Aadhaar?
Date of Birth updates are also not possible online. You need to visit an Aadhaar Seva Kendra and submit documentary proof supporting the change.
What is the fee for Aadhaar updates?
The update fee for Aadhaar details varies depending on the specific change. You can find the detailed fee structure on the UIDAI website.
How can I update my Aadhaar Card?

There are two main ways to update your Aadhaar card:

  1. Visit an Aadhaar Seva Kendra (ASK): This government facility allows walk-ins or appointments for updates. You'll need documents proving your identity and address.
  2. Update online (limited options): The UIDAI website (https://uidai.gov.in/) allows updating your name or address online for some cases. However, biometric updates still require a visit to an ASK.
What is the Aadhaar website?

The official Aadhaar website, managed by UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India), is https://uidai.gov.in/. Here you can find information about Aadhaar, download your e-Aadhaar card, book appointments at ASK centres (in some cases), and access various Aadhaar-related services.

How to unlock Aadhaar PDF?

Your downloaded e-Aadhaar Card is a password-protected PDF. To unlock it, enter the password, which is the first four letters of your name in uppercase followed by your year of birth in YYYY format. For example, if your name is Vishal Dua and your birth year is 1985, the password would be ‘VISH1985.’

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