How to use enrolment number for downloading e-Aadhar Card

Not yet received the Aadhar card, you have applied for. From the official website, you can download the Aadhar Card in the PDF format. Enrolment number is required to download the Aadhar Card. The steps mentioned below will help you download the e-Aadhar Card using the enrolment number.

Aadhar Card Download using Enrolmenvt number from the Acknowledge Slip and your Registered Mobile number

Go to website http://www.uidai.gov.in/, and click the tab Aapka Aadhar on the right side of the page. It opens a new page. Now click on the orange coloured Aadhar services button. This will take you to resident.uidai.net.in/ page.  Click on tab get e Aadhar.

Three tabs will appear. The first tab is Get e Aadhar; the second tab is Get Aadhar on mobile and the third tab is to check Aadhar status. There are two options at the top. One is for EID and another is e Aadhar with Aadhar number.

On pressing the Get Aadhar on mobile, you will be able to download e Aadhar Card using your registered mobile number.  UTI Pancard details can also be used for verification while aplying for Aadhar card or Select EID tab and fill in your EID, your Name, Area Pin code, complete the captcha and your mobile number. Double click to get OTP button. Click confirm and you will get an SMS having OTP on your mobile. Enter the OTP and click on validate and download. The above option lets you download the e Aadhar card from OTP generated by any mobile number you give, not just your registered mobile number.

Please note that the third step describes the downloading e-Aadhar card by mobile number, not just registered number. Once you download it, the electronic copy of Aadhar card in PDF format will appear. If you open this copy, it will prompt you for a password, which is your Area pin code.

E-Aadhaar Card Download using UID Number

Unique Identity (UID) Number is Aadhar  Number. To download Aadhar Card using UID Number, you should have either enrolment number or UID Number. Enrolment number is on the acknowledgement slip. With enrolment number, you can find out your UID. For that purpose, press EID/UID button and select the Aadhar Number. Give all the details as per headings Step 1 Personal Details. Then get your OTP followed by Step 2, where you need to provide OTP you received on your registered email id number or mobile phone number you provided, by clicking Verify OTP. After your OTP is verified, you will either receive your Aadhar number on mobile or email id, as per the choice in your form.

Aadhar Card is not a mandatory document. It is not a compulsory card for every citizen of India. It is an individual’s own decision whether he wants to possess it or not. Similarly, the government or private sector may/may not consider Aadhar card as an important document to provide their services. The Aadhar card number is unique so; there cannot be a duplicate copy. There are rumours that Indian government is planning to connect Aadhar Card with the Voter ID to reduce fraudulent voting during elections. But, as per our experience, Aadhar Card is becoming a unique document day by day, for applying in things like school admissions or gas connection. Now it is entirely your decision to apply for Aadhar Card based on your requirement. The UID website helps in applying for Aadhar card as well as updating details in many ways. It could be because this card is going to be more valuable in future than today.