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Estimated Read Time: 6 min aadhaar card is the official website of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). The main objective for the establishment of UIDAI was to provide Unique Identification Numbers or UIDs named as Aadhaar to all the residents of India.

This guide by H&R Block will help you navigate through the UIDAI portal easily. – Home Page

On the homepage of UIDAI website, you will find Aadhaar related services listed under four heads:

Aadhaar Enrolment | Aadhaar Update | Aadhaar Services | FAQ & Quick Links | Navigation Menu

Aadhaar Enrolment

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  • Enrolment and Update Centres in Banks and Post offices: This option gives individuals facility to find their nearest banks and post offices where Aadhaar enrolment can be done.
  • Locate Enrolment & Update Centres: By choosing this option, individuals can locate any Aadhaar enrolment centre.
  • Check Aadhaar Status: If you have enrolled for Aadhaar, you can select this option to check if your Aadhaar is generated or not.
  • Download Aadhaar: This facility allows the user to download E-Aadhaar by using your Aadhaar, EID or VID. By using this facility, you can get your Aadhaar number on your mobile phone.
  • Retrieve Lost UID / EID: If you lose your Aadhaar number or Enrolment number, you can retrieve it from here.

[ Read: How to download Aadhar Card? ]

Aadhaar update

The update processes and steps are mentioned in this section to make it easy for you to go through the site easily.

Update at Enrolment Centre: If you want to update any information other than your address, you cannot do it online. You need to visit an Aadhaar enrolment centre. You can find your nearest Aadhaar enrolment centre (or Permanent Enrolment Centre) using this facility.

Check Status – Update done at Enrolment Centre/ECMP: Once you have updated any details at any of the Permanent Enrolment Centres, you can use this facility to check if the changes have been incorporated in your Aadhaar.

Address Update Request (Online): If your demographic details i.e. address has changed, you can update the new details in your Aadhaar here.

[ Read: How to update aadhaar card? ]

Aadhaar aadhaar verification


All the services related to Aadhaar and managed by the UIDAI are mentioned here, in this section.

Verify Aadhaar Number: Here you can verify if your Aadhaar number is valid or has been deactivated.

Verify Email / Mobile Number: This option is useful if you want to check whether your email or mobile number is registered in the Aadhaar database or not.

Lock / Unlock Biometrics: Here you can secure your biometric details as per your need.

Check Aadhaar & Bank Account Linking Status: This facility allows you to check your Aadhaar/VID and Bank Account Linking Status in NCPI mapper.

Aadhaar Authentication History: You can view your authentication details here.

Virtual ID (VID) Generator: This option lets users generate their 16-digit virtual ID or VID.

[ Read: How to verify your aadhar card online? ]

FAQs and Quick aadhar quick links section

FAQs section provides a drop-down menu from which you can select a topic around which you want to find frequently asked questions by users. Quick Links section provides links to various useful services and features of the website.

Media Room

This section of the website provides users access to various videos related to interviews, events and tutorials created by UIDAI. media room

UIDAI in News

In this section, you will find links to recent news coverages around UIDAI.

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This section of the Aadhaar portal gives users information about the Unique Identification Authority of India like vision and mission statements, organisational structure, location of headquarters and regional offices etc. about menu

Your Aadhaar

You will find information about the features of Aadhaar and how can it be used by the government and citizens here.

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Enrolment & Update

From here you can access links related to enrolment, verification and data update services offered by the portal. You will also find information about the enrolment partners of UIDAI.

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Here you can get information about Aadhaar authentication procedure and authentication partners of UIDAI.

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Media Centre

Here you can get access to various media coverages like prints, broadcasts, telecasts etc. You will also get information on various events and workshops conducted by UIDAI.

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To get access to UIDAI, enrolment and authentication related forms and documents, you can visit this section. aadhaar documents and resource online

People Also Ask

Q. How can I register for Aadhaar Card online?

A. As of now, there is no provision of applying for Aadhaar card online. However, in case you have registered yourself on the UIDAI website successfully, you can pay the amount through the website.

Q. How do I report on the UIDAI website if I have lost my Aadhaar card?

A. Since Aadhaar card is a part of digital India mission, you can sign in on the UIDAI website and download a copy of your card.

Q. What is the password of the pdf file containing e-Aadhaar?

A. The password of the pdf file is set to be your area PIN code by default.

Q. Where do I contact for help related to Aadhaar card?

A. You can contact the UIDAI using one of the following options:

  • Phone number: 1800-300-1947
  • Fax: 080-2353 1947 Mailing
  • Postal Address: PO Box number 1947, GPO, Bangalore – 560001
  • Email address:

Q. How to register mobile number with UIDAI?

A. The registration facility of mobile number has been discontinued by the UIDAI. You will have to fill an Aadhaar update form and submit it to your nearest Aadhaar Enrolment Center.

Q. How to verify mobile number with UIDAI?

A. If you want to verify your mobile number and check if your mobile number is the same as the registered mobile number, you can click on the ‘Verify Mobile Number’ option on the UIDAI portal.

The Aadhaar portal offers numerous services related to Aadhaar and its linking with other important government documents like PAN card, Ration card etc. It is also necessary to mention your Aadhaar number in your Income tax return.

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