Everything you want to know about Aadhar Card

Everything you want to know about Aadhar Card

Once you get the Aadhaar Acknowledgement Slip, you can check your Aadhaar card status online as well as offline. You just have to provide your Aadhaar enrolment number to track your UIDAI Aadhar status. Below mentioned are the ways how you can check Aadhaar card enrolment status online with or without number.

How to Check the Aadhaar Card Status Online?

The applicant can check the status of his Aadhaar card online by visiting on the online portal of UIDAI’s official website. There is no fee/charges to check Aadhar card status on UIDAI’s official website. Follow the given steps below to check the application status of your Aadhaar card online:

Step 1: Go to Aadhaar card official website of UIDAI (https://uidai.gov.in/).

check aadhaar card application status
Step 2: In the Aadhaar Enrolment section under Aadhaar Online Services, click on ‘Check Aadhaar Status’ option. You can also visit the page directly by clicking the link https://resident.uidai.gov.in/check-aadhaar-status.

check aadhar status form

Step 3: Enter your Enrolment ID, date and time of enrolment, security code and click on the “Check Status” button.
Step 4: In case your Aadhaar is generated, you will get a message regarding it and options to download your e-Aadhaar online or get it on your registered mobile number.

aadhaar status approved

Step 5: In case you want to download e-Aadhaar, click on the Download Aadhaar option.
Step 6: In case you want to get your Aadhaar on mobile, you can select the Get Aadhaar on Mobile option.

Steps for Online Mobile/Phone Number Verification

One more method to check the status of the Aadhar card is through the mobile number of the applicant. But again it has to be kept in mind that the mobile number provided by the applicant should be verified first. Let us have a look at the various steps through which the mobile number of the applicant can easily be verified:

Step 1 : Go to UIDAI’S official website.
Step 2 : At the bottom of the screen, select the option ‘Aadhaar Services’ which displays a link to ‘Enrolment/Download E- Aadhaar Update’.
Step 3 :The applicant then gets automatically redirected to the Aadhaar Kiosk upon clicking on the above mentioned option.
Step 4 : One can find a number of options on the screen such as Aadhaar enrolment, updating of Aadhaar and status check.
Step 5 : You then need to click on the ‘Verify Email/Mobile’ option that appears on the right side of the page.
Step 6 : Upon doing so, the applicant gets automatically redirected to a particular page where he will be asked to verify the mobile number provided by him.
Step 7 : After that, one needs to type in certain details such as the 12 digit Aadhar number and either email ID or mobile number.
Step 8 : A security code will flash on the screen. Enter that code and click on the option ‘Generate Verification Code’.
Step 9 : A verification code is then immediately sent on the given mobile number. Enter the verification code received on the screen.
Step 10 : Lastly, click on ‘Verify’ option that appears at the bottom of the screen to complete the verification process.

In case you do not want to avail this service online, you can simply visit an Aadhar Centre and find out your Aadhaar/Enrolment number by providing your biometric details.

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Steps to Check Aadhar Card Status through Mobile Number

The applicant needs to follow these steps to check Aadhaar status on his/her mobile:

  • Type the following SMS “UID STATUS <14 digit enrolment number>” and send it to 51969.
  •  If the Aadhaar has been generated, the applicant receives an SMS containing the Aadhaar number.
  •  If not, an SMS is sent to the applicant with the current status of the Aadhaar.

How to Check Aadhaar Card Status without Acknowledgement/Enrollment Details?

After the verification process is successfully completed, the applicant receives an acknowledgement slip. But if due to any reason, that slip gets misplaced or damaged, or the applicant forgets  the acknowledgement number, he can still track the status of his Aadhaar by following the below mentioned steps:

Step 1 : Go to UIDAI’s official website.
Step 2 : Click on the ‘Aadhaar Services’ link https://resident.uidai.gov.in/web/resident/find-uid-eid to go on the page directly.

aadhaar card acknowledgement

Step 3 : Now click on the ‘Find UID/EID’ option.
Step 4 : The applicant gets an option to find his lost Aadhaar Number or lost enrollment number.
Step 5 : Enter details like full name, email ID and registered mobile number.
Step 6 : Enter the security code that appears on the screen.
Step 7 : Click on the button ‘Get OTP’.
Step 8 : The OTP can be received either on the email ID or on the mobile number. Enter the received OTP in the specified field.
Step 9 : Click on ‘Verify OTP’ option.
Step 10 : Once the verification is successful, the Aadhaar Enrolment Number is sent either on the email ID or on the registered mobile number of the applicant.

Steps to Check Aadhaar Card Status by Enrolment Number

Steps to Check Aadhaar Card status without Enrolment Number

In case you have forgotten your enrolment number or have misplaced your acknowledgement slip, you can find your enrolment number and then check Aadhaar card status with enrolment number. Here’s how to check Aadhar card status without enrolment number:

Step 1: First visit https://goo.gl/hSo8WC to retrieve your enrolment number
Step 2: Select the EID or UID (Aadhaar) option to retrieve your details
Step 3: Enter your name, email, mobile number and security code to send the OTP to your registered mobile number
Step 4: Enter the OTP in the space provided and click on Verify OTP
Step 5: Once verified, the Enrolment number/Aadhaar number is sent to the email id and mobile number of the applicant
Step 6: Using this enrolment number, the applicant can check the status of Aadhaar.

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Steps to Check Aadhaar Update Status through India Post

Once your Aadhaar has been generated and dispatched by UIDAI, it will be sent to the residential address of the applicant through post within 60 to 90 days. You can track your Aadhaar card online through India Post by following these steps:

  • Go to India Post’s official website.
  • Enter your consignment details that you can get from the Aadhaar website.
  • Details of your Aadhaar consignment will be displayed on the screen.

In order to check the delivery status of the Aadhaar, the applicant can track his Aadhaar number at any India Post branch as well.

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FAQs of Aadhar Card Status

Q. How can I track my Aadhar card status after I have enrolled?

A. You can either call 1947 or check your Aadhaar’s status online using your enrolment number.

Q. Lost my Aadhaar card Enrolment Slip? Should I enrol again?

A. You need not enrol again for Aadhar. You can retrieve your Aadhaar number/Enrolment number through the UIDAI’s website.

Q. How can I check Aadhar card status through India post?

A. You can send your details such as your enrolment number and the date and time of your enrolment to UIDAI by post. You will get a response by post on your address.

Q. Where should I send this letter to check the status of Aadhaar?

A. The letter has to be sent to the following address:
Post Box No. 99, Banjara Hills,
Hyderabad-500034, India

Q. In how many days will I get my Aadhaar card?

A. Your Aadhaar card will be generated and sent to your address within 90 days of the enrolment. You can keep on checking the status of Aadhaar to keep a track of it.

Q. How to check the Aadhar card status without mobile number?

A. You can check the status of your Aadhaar card without using your mobile number by visiting an Aadhaar Enrolment Centre.

Q. How can I track the Aadhar card status after enrolment?

A. You can track the status of your Aadhaar card online by visiting the UIDAI’s website or by calling the Aadhaar’s toll-free number 1947.

Q. What is the URN number in Aadhar card status?

A. When you go for updating details in your Aadhaar, you get an update request number (URN) at the enrolment centre. You can use this URN to track the status of your Aadhaar card.

Q. How can I check the lock/unlock status of my Aadhar biometrics?

A. You can visit UIDAI’s website and login to your account using your Aadhaar and OTP to check the status of your Aadhaar biometrics. Alternatively, you can check the status of Aadhaar biometrics by logging in to your account through the mAadhaar app.

Q. The URN given to me for Aadhar updation is incorrect as per the website. Is there any other way to check it?

A. You can visit an Aadhaar Enrolment Centre and check the status there or call the UIDAI’s toll free number 1947 and talk to the Aadhaar representative.

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