Many think that obtaining an Aadhar Card is a tough task, which is why sometimes they hesitate to even apply for one. This assumption is not only wrong but also keeps them in the dark about the facilities that they keep missing for they don’t possess an Aadhar Card. Recent Aadhar Online facilities that are being provided via the official website of UIDAI makes it all extremely easy and a matter of seconds. Starting from Online Aadhar Card Appointment to Online Aadhar Card Download – almost every single activity related to Aadhar can now be done Online. The easiest way to get Online Aadhar Card Download has been discussed in this article.
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Before you actually proceed to download your E-Aadhar it is necessary to keep in mind that to get Online Aadhar Card Download you shall require either your Aadhar Number (UID) or Enrollment Id (EID).
In case, you have lost the UID or EID number, you can find it online – To know the process for doing the same – Click Here
Secondly, it is also advisable that you check your Aadhar Card Status Online. The online process to check Aadhar Status has been discussed in the latter part of this very article.
How to get Online Aadhar Card Download?
If you already have your EID/UID, you can jump start this download process at once. So, all you have to do is follow these super easy steps and get your E-Aadhar Downloaded.
- Firstly, visit the official UIDAI Web Portal or click here.
- Choose Aadhar number, in the ‘I have’ section .
- Fill in your Aadhar Number and keep filling other required details like your Name, Pin code, CAPTCHA, mobile number.
- Once done, Click on the ‘Get One Time Password‘ option.
- You shall have received an OTP on your mobile.
- Enter that OTP in the next blank, Click ‘Validate and Download‘.
Once you have completed all the above steps, congratulations, you have successfully downloaded your Aadhar Card. It is further advisable that you print your E-Aadhar.
You may print it on a photo paper or a PVC card which increases the shelf life of your Aadhar Card.
Check your Aadhar Status before you get Online Aadhar Card Download:
UIDAI Resident Portal allows you to check Aadhar Card Status Online easily. Read the next few lines and steps to know the process:
- Visit UIDAI Resident Portal or Click Here
- Now click the Check Aadhar Status Button
- Enter your EID and Enrollment Date / Time.
- Enter the CAPTCHA or Security code and click the “Check Status” option.
You should keep in mind that if your Aadhar Status shows ‘dispatched’ (which means your Aadhar has been generated and is on its way – by post) you can download an electronic version of it online.
However if your Aadhar Status informs you that your Aadhar Card is under processed it means that the data collected at the time of enrollment is undergoing a scrutiny at the moment and hence the Aadhar Card has not yet been generated.
It generally takes 90 days for your Aadhar information to get completely processed and your Aadhar to be generated.
In such a case you shall not be able to download your E- Aadhar yet.
We hope to have answered successfully your queries. In case, of further inquiries feel free to leave a comment below and we shall be more than happy to help.
You can also check our UIDAI helpdesk for any other Aadhar related query.