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Did you know that you can now get your Passport in just 10 days? Yes, your Aadhaar helps you to do so. It's just not confined to your passport issuance. Opening your bank account in a flash, getting pension money on time, easy disbursement of your provident fund, etc. are now done in no time. Since Aadhaar card is now a necessary document for both identity and address verification, the UIDAI provides services that are more than just issuing the Aadhaar number to the residents of India.
The main objective of issuing Aadhaar card to the citizens is the portability of identification on a unified platform. Therefore, with UIDAI platform, residents can expeditiously authenticate identity verification.
The UIDAI has its headquarters in New Delhi and was established in January 2009. Their vision is to provide a unique identity and a digital platform anywhere and at any time. Aadhaar Authentication literally means the process by the Aadhaar number along with the demographic information or biometric information of Aadhaar number holder is submitted to the Central Identities Data Repository (CIDR). They then verify the correctness or lack of thereof on the basis of information available with it.
The Aadhaar card holders can verify their Aadhaar by following the steps given below:
The UIDAI services allow the cardholders to verify their email address and mobile number declared at the time of enrolment. Therefore, to verify your email address and mobile number provided at the time of Aadhaar enrolment, one has to visit UIDAI's official website www.uidai.gov.in and follow the below procedure.
The Unique Identification Authority of India has come up with Biometrics where the Aadhaar card holders can lock their biometrics through this service. This service is useful and will keep the data safe from any kind of misuse. Once locked, no one will be able to use the UID for authentication. Apart from locking, the cardholders can also temporarily unlock their biometric through this Aadhaar service. Following is the procedure to lock/unlock Biometrics:
Now cardholders can check their bank account linking status on the UIDAI website by following the given steps:
This service allows you to see details of authentications done through Aadhaar card. To view the Aadhaar authentication history, one has to follow the below given steps:
The main objective of issuing Aadhaar Number to the residents of India is to enable them to receive a unique identification on a unified platform. However, apart from this, it also aims at the following:
1) Aadhaar number is granted the purpose of providing a unique identity and at the same time eliminate duplicate and fake identities. It can be authenticated anytime and anywhere.
2) Provides a platform to the service providers to electronically authenticate the identity of residents in a safe, quick and hassle-free manner.
3) One can register themselves online or at any of the enrolment centres and also check the status of his/her Aadhaar, update his/her UIDAI Aadhaar data online at the official website.
How to register mobile number with UIDAI online?
You cannot register your mobile number with UIDAI online, one has to visit the nearest Permanent Aadhaar Centre (PAC) to do the same.
How to check your mobile number registered with UIDAI?
In case you want to verify/check your registered mobile number with UIDAI, you need to log in to www.uidai.gov.in and choose Verify Email/Mobile Number.
How to update mobile number with UIDAI online?
To update your mobile number online, one has to visit UIDAI's website or the direct link ssup.uidai.gov.in/web/guest/update . A page with title Aadhaar Self Service Update portal will open. You will need to enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number, send text verification and click on Send OTP. Post which, a new page will ask you for details to be updated; select field and select mobile number. Now enter your mobile number and click submit and update.
How to update the account with UIDAI online without mobile number?
One cannot update account without registered mobile number online.
What is UID number in Aadhaar card?
UID is the Unique Identity Number. It is a 12-digit number used to manage Aadhaar number and identification cards.