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Aadhaar card is considered as the most important identity for Indians as per the Government of India. It consists of many important details like the fingerprints, Iris details, and other information. It is said that Aadhaar is soon going to become the basis for most of your business and official transactions soon. However, Aadhaar is currently vital for many day to day transactions like opening a bank account, to file income tax return, to apply for PAN, to get a new mobile number, passports etc. One can apply for Aadhaar card in the Enrolment centers, banks and post offices. However, if you have already applied for one and need to check the status, you can visit UIDAI’s official website www.uidai.gov.in and check your status online. This article will give you an overview on how to check the Aadhaar card status online.
The UIDAI has made it very convenient for the Indian citizens by introducing online services. One can choose any option as and when required like locating enrolment centres, updating Aadhaar, or checking the Aadhaar status online. The entire process is hassle-free and simple to understand. However, in case one needs to know the status of your Aadhaar card online, they can log on resident.uidai.gov.in/check-aadhaar-status and check their status.
Following are the steps to check your Aadhaar card status online.
Step1: Visit www.uidai.gov.in
Step2: Click on Check Aadhaar Status which will rout you to resident.uidai.gov.in/check-aadhaar-status
Step3: Enter the enrolment ID number
Step4: Enter Date/Time in dd/mm/yyyy and hh:mm:ss format
Step5: Enter the security code
Step6: In case you are unable to view or click you can click on 'try another'.
Step7: Click on Check Status
Post which the status of Aadhaar will be displayed on your screen. You can then find your enrolment number on the acknowledgment slip that will be 14 digits. Date and time can also be found on that slip. The enrolment number and date/time together constitute your Enrolment ID (EID)
You can also check your Aadhaar status online through your mobile number. However, one will have to first verify the mobile number and then check the status online.
Following are the steps to verify your mobile number online.
Step1: To verify your mobile number, one can visit www.uidai.gov.in Or resident.uidai.gov.in/verify-email-mobile (direct link to UIDAI's website to verify mobile number) However, there are 2 things one needs to keep in mind while verifying mobile number i.e.
1) One can use this feature to verify mobile number that has been declared during enrolment or whose update request is successful processed, whichever is later.
2) Registered Mobile Number is essential to avail Aadhaar Online services. In case your mobile number is not registered with your Aadhaar, you will need to visit the nearest Permanent Aadhaar Centre (PAC).
Step2: Type your 12 digit UID number or email address
Step3: Enter the security code
Step4: Get OTP
Step5: Enter OTP
There is another method through which the applicant can check the status of their Aadhaar, i.e. through the mobile number. Since mobile is handy, you can check the status of your Aadhaar anytime and anywhere. One can check Aadhaar status through mobile number via SMS and by dialing the toll-free number from your registered mobile number.
The pre-requisite for checking status via SMS is:
Enrolment number (14-digit) or EID (28-digit)
Enrolment date and time in acknowledgment slip or enrolment slip
Registered Aadhaar mobile number
Note: Aadhaar card status cannot be found without the above-mentioned details. And if you have lost your Aadhaar card enrolment slip and the details, the UIDAI site provides you the option to find the enrolment details on their website
To check via toll-free number:
To get your Aadhaar status, pick up your Aadhaar registered mobile number or any phone and dial 1800-300-1947. This number can be used by anyone in India.
One will have to wait until an agent picks up the call, as the agent picks up the call he/she will ask you for your enrolment ID. Provide the enrolment ID as printed on your enrolment slip.
The agent will then cross check the enrolment ID and if the ID you provided matches the database, the agent will provide the status of the Aadhaar card.
You can check the Aadhaar card status online as well as offline, or one can call the Aadhaar card status enquiry phone number 1947 to check whether his Aadhaar is generated or not. However, once the enrolment is done, the applicant can follow these steps to check Aadhaar status with Enrolment Number.
If you have misplaced your acknowledgement slip or have forgotten your enrolment number, you can you can find your enrolment number and then check Aadhaar card status with enrolment number. However, you can also do it without the enrolment number.
Following are the steps to check Aadhaar card status without Enrolment Number:
To check the Aadhaar card status, one can follow the steps given below:
Once your Aadhaar is generated, UIDAI will send the Aadhaar through post on your residential address within 90 days. But, you can always track your Aadhaar details by visiting India Post’s official website or on the below link i.e.
You need to enter your consignment details in order to check the delivery status of the Aadhaar.
How can I check Aadhaar card status through India post?
You can check that by visiting India Post's official website or by clicking on the said link: www.indiapost.gov.in/vas/Pages/IndiaPostHome.aspx#
Where should I send this letter to check the status of Aadhaar?
You can send this letter to the following address: UIDAI, Post Box No. 99, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad-500034, India
In how many days will I get my Aadhaar card?
You can get your Aadhaar delivered within 90 days.
How to check the Aadhaar card status without mobile number?
One cannot check the Aadhaar card status online without valid mobile number. However, in that case, you may need to visit the nearby Aadhaar Enrolment Centre.
Lost my Aadhaar card Enrolment Slip? Should I enroll again?
You need not enroll again. All you have to do is, visit UIDAI’s website and retrieve your Aadhaar number/Enrolment number.
How can I track my Aadhaar card status after I have enrolled?
You can either call on 1947 or visit UIDAI’s website to track your Aadhaar after enrolment.
The URN given to me for my Aadhaar updation is incorrect as per the website. Is there any other way to check it?
You can either visit the Aadhaar enrolment center or call on 1947 which is UIDAI’s toll free number.
What is the URN number in Aadhaar card status?
The URN number stands for Unique Reference Number and is essential whenever you visit the UIDAI website.
How can I check the lock/unlock status of my Aadhaar biometrics?
One can visit UIDAI’s website and login to your account using your Aadhaar and OTP to check the status of your Aadhaar biometrics or you can check the status of Aadhaar biometrics on the mAadhaar app.
How many days will it take to change address in Aadhaar card?
If the changes are done online, it normally takes 7-10 days maximum.