Udyog Aadhaar is a 12 digit number provided by the government of India to the medium and small scale businesses. Learn more about the online and offline registration process, how to edit and correct it, apply for acknowledgement and avail loan against the same in this guide by earlyGST.

Udyog Aadhaar Registration Guide

Last Update Date : June 26, 2018

how to apply for udyog aadhaar

The strength and development of any country partially or wholly depends on its economy and when it comes to the economy, the progress of small and medium scale industries matters a lot. With the aim to promote these small and medium scale industries Government of India introduced several reforms and emphasised on planning in order to widen the horizon of the industrial sector. One such facility to encourage entrepreneurship, employment and livelihood opportunities and enhance the competitiveness of the MSMEs, Government of India designed Udyog Aadhaar –a one page registration process.
Let us learn more about the same in this guide by earlyGST.

What is Udyog Aadhaar?

Just like any other business, small and medium scale industries also need to register themselves with the MSME. They can do it either online or offline using Udyog Aadhaar. Udyog Aadhaar or Aadhaar for business is a unique 12 digit Government Identification number provided by the Ministry of MSME for the small and medium enterprises. The main motive behind launching this facility was to provide maximum benefits to these industries and to help in the development of the nation.

How to Apply for Udyog Aadhaar?

Gone are the days when you had to stand in long queues to get your work done that included a lot of paperwork. Now everything can be done online with the help of technology reducing paperwork and saving time. With a view to promoting the ease of doing business, the ministry of MSME came out with a one page Udyog Aadhaar registration form which can be filled online. The registration process is free of cost, paperless and results in instant registration. Just follow the steps given below:

STEP 1: Firstly visit the official site – (https://udyogaadhaar.gov.in/UA/UAM_Registration.aspx)

STEP 2: Now enter your Individual Aadhaar number.

Note: In case of partnership, the person applying for Udyog Aadhaar shall give his Aadhaar number. In case of a company, the authorized signatory who is applying for Udyog Aadhaar shall give his Aadhaar.

STEP 3: Once done with the step 2, you will receive OTP in your registered mobile number linked with your Aadhaar card. Enter the same OTP to proceed further.

STEP 4: Now fill out the Udyog Aadhaar Form which includes:

  • Aadhaar Number:– 12 digit Aadhaar number issued to the applicant.
  • Name of Owner:– The applicant name as mentioned on the Aadhaar Card issued by UIDAI.
  • Validate Aadhaar:- The applicant must click on Validate Aadhaar button for verification of Aadhaar, after that only user can fill the form further.
  • Reset:- The applicant can click on reset button to clear the field of Aadhaar No and Name of the owner for different Aadhaar.
  • Social Category: – Applicants Caste: General / Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe / Other Backward Castes. The proof of belonging to SC, ST or OBC may be asked by appropriate authority, if and when required.
  • Gender:- The applicant have to select the gender.
  • Physically handicapped:- The applicant can select physically handicapped option.
  • Name of Enterprise:– Name of the legal entity to conduct business. One applicant can have more than one enterprise doing business and each one can be registered for a separate Udyog Aadhaar and with the same Aadhaar Number.
  • Type of Organization:– Type of Business entity or Legal Entity.
    • Proprietorship
    • Partnership Firm
    • Hindu Undivided Family
    • Private Limited Company
    • Co-Operative
    • Public Limited Company
    • Self Help Group
    • Others (Limited Liability Partnership)
    • Postal Address (Address of the business including mobile and email address)
  • Date of Commencement:– The date on which businesses was started.
  • PAN number:- The Applicant has to enter PAN Number in case of Co Operative, Private Limited, Public Limited and Limited Liability Partnership.
  • Location of plant:- The Applicant may add multiple plant location in one registration by clicking Add Plant button.
  • Previous Registration Details:– Details of previous MSME registration, if applicable should be entered here.
  • Bank Details:– Details of bank account of the entity including IFSC Code and Bank Account number.
  • Major Activity:– Major Area of activity of the business – manufacturing or service.
  • NIC Code:– The appropriate NIC Code should be entered from the National Industrial Classification (NIC) handbook.
  • Person employed:– The total number of people employed in the business.
  • Investment in Plant & Machinery / Equipment:– Amount of money invested in terms of machinery and equipment by the business.
  • DIC:– Details of the District Industry Centre nearest to the business, if required.


STEP 5: Once you have filled out all the details click on submit

STEP 6: Again you will receive the OTP. Enter the same.

STEP 7: Now lastly enter the code on the screen for final submission and hence completing your registration.

Udyog Aadhaar Offline Registration

The registration can be done offline also by few simple steps given below:

STEP 1: In case you do not have Aadhaar card, apply for the same.

STEP 2: Until you receive the Aadhaar card, the application for Udyog Aadhaar shall be made to the District Industry Centre (DIC) or MSME –DI

STEP 3: Submit the following documents to the DIC or MSME-DI

  • Aadhaar Enrolment ID slip or a copy of the request made for enrolment centre
  • Any valid address proof

STEP 4: Fill out the physical form

STEP 5: Submit the same to DIC or MSME-DI

After the submission, you will a get an acknowledgement of the successful submission of the form. Once done with this you will receive a certificate online with Udyog Aadhaar number printed on it. You can also get this certificate printed.

What are the Benefits of Udyog Aadhaar Registration?

There are several benefits of Udyog Aadhaar registration available for small and medium scale industries. Some are listed below:

  • Once registered with MSME, the micro, small or the medium enterprise will be eligible for all government scheme benefits like without guarantee loan, easy loan, loan with a low rate of interest, collateral free loan.
  • The enterprises are entitled to protection against the delay in payment.
  • The enterprises are entitled to waiver of stamp duty and registration fees
  • The enterprises are entitled to several exemption under direct taxation.
  • The MSME registered enterprises get the financial support from the Government to participate in foreign expo.
  • The enterprises are also entitled for the Government subsidies, subsidies on NSIC performance and credit ratings, 15% subsidy under CLCSS scheme for technology upgradation, 50% subsidy for patent registration, IPS subsidy.
  • The enterprises are entitled for reimbursement of payment made for obtaining ISO certification and so on…

What is Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum?

Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum or UAM is a one-page registration form which constitutes a self-declaration format under which the MSME will self-certify its existence, bank account details, promoter / owner’s Aadhaar details and other minimum information required.

On submission of the form, Udyog Aadhaar Acknowledgement shall be generated and mailed to the email address provided in the Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum which shall contain unique Udyog Aadhaar Number (UAN). There is no registration fee applicable for the same. There is no restriction on filing more than one Udyog Aadhaar memorandum using the same Aadhaar number.

Existing enterprises, who have already filed Entrepreneurship Memorandum-I or Entrepreneurship Memorandum-II or both, or the holders of Small Scale Industry registration, prior to the coming into force of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006 (27 of 2006) shall not be required to file Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum, but if they so desire, they can file the Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum as well.

Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum – Online Verification Process

You can verify your Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum by visiting the official site and following the simple steps given below:

STEP 1. Enter the 12 digit UAM No. (i.e. DL05A0000001)

STEP 2. Enter the valid verification code as given in the Captcha image

STEP 3: Enter the verification code received on the registered mobile number

STEP 4: Lastly, click on verify button

Contact Regarding Queries

For any queries related to Udyog Aadhaar you can either send mail on below email id:


Frequently Asked Questions

1. How to do correction in Udyog Aadhaar?
Answer: The correction in Udyog Aadhaar can be done in the same manner as in case of edit/update Udyog Aadhaar explained above.

2. How to get a loan on Udyog Aadhaar registration?
Answer: To meet the needs of small and medium scale industries the government of India has launched a scheme widely known as MUDRA (Micro Units Development Refinance Agency). Under this scheme, the existing entrepreneurs can avail loan to enhance their business or start a new business.
These loans are usually without any guarantee and no procurement fee is incurred. The repayment period can get extended up to a period of five years. The entrepreneurs can also avail working capital loan under Mudra Card.

3. How to get Udyog Aadhaar acknowledgement?
Answer: In order to get Udyog Aadhaar Acknowledgement you just have to visit the official site. Enter your UAN number and Aadhaar number. Then, click on submit as shown below;

4. How to submit the supporting documents while filing UAM online?
Answer: The information sought is on self-certification basis and no supporting documents are required at the time of online filing of UAM.

5. Who has access to the data from the UAM portal?
Answer: The UAM Portal shall have suitable provisions to allow officials of the State Governments including GM DICs to have password protected access to data of their jurisdiction.

6. How is the closing of the business unit recorded by the entrepreneur in the UAM?
Answer: It may not be made obligatory for the closing unit to inform about it to the State / UT concerned or the UAM portal.

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