UIDAI or the Unique Identification Authority of India is an agency managed by the government introduced for serving as an issuing authority of Aadhaar card and unique identification number. The government has made it mandatory for the agency to identify, develop and set up the necessary infrastructure for issuing Aadhaar cards.
www.uidai.gov.in is the website of the Unique Identification Authority of India or UIDAI. The main objective for the establishment of UIDAI was to provide Unique Identification Numbers or UIDs named Aadhaar to all the residents of India.
The website of UIDAI offers a number of services to individuals like Aadhaar enrolment, Aadhaar number verification, locking or unlocking biometrics and checking Aadhaar and bank account linking status etc.
All the information about the enrolment and update centers are present in this section.
[ Read: How to download Aadhar Card? ]
The update processes and steps are mentioned in this section to make it easy for you to go through the site easily.
Address Update Request (Online): If your demographic details i.e. address has changed, you can update the new details in your Aadhaar here.
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.
[ Read: How to update aadhaar card? ]
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 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.
This section of the uidai.gov.in website provides users access to various videos related to interviews, events and tutorials created by UIDAI.
In this section, you will find links to recent news coverages around UIDAI.
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.
This section of the website provides users access to Aadhaar Act, 2016, rules related to the service of chairperson and members, regulations related to Aadhaar, various notifications and services issued by the UIDAI.
You will find information about the features of Aadhaar and how can it be used by the government and citizens here.
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.
Here you can get information about Aadhaar authentication procedure and authentication partners of UIDAI.
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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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.
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.
A. The password of the pdf file is set to be your area PIN code by default.
A. You can contact the UIDAI using one of the following options:
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.
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, Ration card etc. It is also necessary to mention your Aadhaar number in your Income tax return. We hope that this guide helps you in navigating the Aadhaar portal easily.