After filing an application for Aadhar card, it will normally take 90 days for Aadhar card to be delivered to the resident. During this time, a series of operations like processing of the information provided, authentication of data and validation of the same are carried out. Once all of this is done, the card will be issued to the applicant. The UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) has provided you with simpler and easier ways of How to Check Aadhar Card Status.
The number of Aadhar card holders in our country has crossed 100 crores. Now every person, including those falling under the below-poverty-lines of the society, holds a valid identity card of national importance. This, in turn opens the doors of the Government’s welfare and beneficiary schemes by eliminating the intermediaries.
This article brings to you a comprehensive description of almost all possible ways of how to check Aadhar card status.
How to Check Aadhar Card Status – The Possible Ways?
UIDAI Resident Portal provides you the facility to check Aadhar Card status online. There are quite a good number of options on how to check Aadhar card status. It can be done online as well as offline.
Once you have applied for Aadhar Card, you will be given a slip with Enrolment number or EID printed on it. This has to be maintained with care until you receive your Aadhar card. Not to panic if you have lost or missed this EID as there are a few alternate ways as well.
How to Check Aadhar Card Status Online?
The following are the options of how to check Aadhar card status online.
1. Checking Aadhar Card Status by Name:
Generally, people check for Aadhar card status either after applying for it for the first time or in the event of applying for a duplicate one. In the former case, you must know Enrolment ID while for the latter case, you need to know your Aadhar Number or Enrolment ID.
However, when you miss both the numbers, you can check the status of your Aadhar card by using your name. A person’s Name, Email ID and registered Mobile Number are the only details required for getting the Enrolment ID (in case of a loss). Once the EID is known, it is easy to proceed further in checking the status of the Aadhar Card.
- To do so – Click here
- Enter your Name and other details and Generate OTP
- You will receive the EID and Time and Date in SMS
- Now Click Here
- Enter the EID along with the Time/Date details you received via SMS and Click Check Status
Please click here for the detailed process on “Aadhar Card Status Check by Name on UIDAI Resident Portal”.
2. Checking Aadhar Card Status With/Without Enrolment Number:
Enrolment Number / ID must be maintained with great caution after applying for Aadhar Card. It is necessary to know the status of the Aadhar card thereafter. The EID found on the acknowledgement slip issued at the time of enrolment can be entered on the Resident Portal of UIDAI website to check the status of your Aadhar card.
- Log on to UIDAI Resident Portal – Click Here
- Now click the Check Aadhar Status Button
- Enter your EID and Enrolment Date / Time (in case you don’t have an EID then find the EID and the Application Time and Date from here)
- Enter the CAPTCHA or Security code shown in image and click “Check Status”.
So, if you have a record of your Enrolment ID, please click here to know more about How to Check Aadhar Card Status with Enrolment Number.
Please click here for a detailed process on “How to Check Aadhar status without Enrolment Number”.
3. Checking Aadhar Card Status Online by Name and Date of Birth:
This is another means to check your Aadhar Card Status in case of a loss / misplacement of the EID.
- This process is very similar to the Check Status by Name described above. You can refer that for same process here.
Or you can click here to read the article “Aadhar Card Status by Name and Date of Birth” to know more about this option.
How to Check Aadhar Card Status Offline:
The following are the options of how to check Aadhar Card status offline.
1. Checking Aadhar Card Status by Mobile Number:
For those who do not possess a computer/laptop with internet connection, the UIDAI has enabled this service of checking Aadhar Card status using your Registered Mobile Number.
- UID STATUS <Your 14 digit enrollment number>
- This SMS has to be sent on the number 51969.
Your telecom provider may charge you the standard amount of sending the message.
If your Aadhaar number has been generated, you will receive a SMS indicating the status.
To know more about this option, please click here.
2. Checking Aadhar Card Status by Phone Number:
The All India Toll free Aadhar card status enquiry number – 1800-300-1947 can be reached from every nook and corner of the country.
You will not be charged for making a phone call to this number. This is indeed a great customer service initiative by UIDAI. After you place a call to the mentioned toll free number, a representative at the other end will provide you with the status of your Aadhar card.
To read more about this, please click here.
Bonus: How to check Aadhar Card Status after filing an Update Request?
You may need to check your Aadhar card status in case you have applied for Correction/Updation of details related to Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Address or Mobile Number.
Once you submit a request for updating the data, an Update Request Number (URN) will be generated. This is necessary to keep track of the filed request.
Please click here to read more about how to check Aadhar card update status in 3 steps.
Also, please check the article “Aadhar Card Kiosk” which is a known to be the HelpDesk for all your Aadhar card related queries.
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