UIDAI Aadhar Card Download Online [e-Aadhaar]

Aadhar Card Download: The Aadhar Card which is downloaded online from the UIDAI Website is called e-Aadhar. If you have enrolled for the Aadhar Card, then you can download the e Aadhar Card from the link given below. The complete process of Aadhar Card Download and other information related to “How to Download Aadhar Card” are given in this article.

UIDAI Aadhar Card Download Online

Aadhar Card Download
Aadhar Card Download
OrganizationUIDAI
ServiceAadhar Card Download
Who Can DownloadAny Aadhar Card Holder
Time to DownloadAny Time
RequirementRegistered Mobile Number
Official Websitewww.uidai.gov.in

Types of Aadhar Card Available

  1. Aadhar Letter: Paper-based laminated letter with secure QR Code with Issue Date and Print Date.
  2. eAadhaar: eAadhaar is the electronic form of Aadhaar, digitally signed by UIDAI, having QR code for offline verification with Issue Date and Download Date.
  3. mAadhaar: mAadhaar is a digital form of Aadhaar which can be installed on a mobile device. The mAadhaar app is available on Google play store/iOS for downloading on the resident’s mobile device.
  4. Aadhaar PVC Card: Aadhaar PVC Card is the latest form of Aadhaar introduced by UIDAI. Other than being easy to carry and durable, the PVC-based Aadhaar Card has a digitally signed secure QR code with photographs and demographic details with multiple security features.

Ways to Download e-Aadhar Card

The Aadhaar Card can be downloaded in the following two ways:

  • By Using Enrollment Number: Resident can download e-Aadhaar using 28 digit enrolment no. along with Full Name and Pin code.
  • By Using Aadhaar No: Resident can download e-Aadhaar by using 12 digits of Aadhaar No. along with Full Name and Pin code.

How to Download e-Aadhar Card

Follow these steps to Download the e-Aadhar:

How to Download Aadhar Card Online
  • Now enter any one of the Aadhar Number/ Enrolment ID (EID)/ Virtual ID (VID)
  • Tick on the Masked Aadhar option if you want to get a masked Aadhaar Card like this 👉 (xxxx xxxx 9919)
  • Enter the Captcha Verification Code
  • Now you have two options (i) Send OTP (ii) Enter TOTP
  • If you want to receive the One Time Password on your Registered Mobile number, then press ” Send OTP”
  • and If you want to get the One time password on the mAadhaar mobile app then press “Send a TOTP”. Note that to receive TOTP you will need to download the mAadhar Mobile App and register yourself on it using OTP on mobile.
  • In the next step, you have to enter the OTP received on your mobile or App and click on the “Verify and Download” button
  • Your e Aadhar Card will be automatically downloaded as a pdf file.
  • Password to Open the Downloaded Aadhar Card PDF: Combination of the first 4 letters of the name in CAPITAL and the year of birth (YYYY) as password. (For Example, Name: SURESH KUMAR Year of Birth: 1990 Password: SURE1990)

Aadhar Card Download by Name and Date of Birth

Steps you can follow to download Aadhar Card by name and date of birth. The below process is also for the “How to retrieve the lost/ forgotten Aadhar Number/ UID/ EID“.

  • Visit the website, https://resident.uidai.gov.in/lost-uideid
  • Select Aadhaar Number (UID)
  • Enter your full name
  • Either Enter the Mobile Number or Email ID registered with your Aadhar
  • Enter the captcha verification code.
  • Click on Send OTP (an OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number or Email ID)
  • Enter the OTP as received on your mobile/ email and click on Login.
  • A pop-up will appear on the screen informing the “Aadhaar number is sent to your registered mobile number
  •  After getting your Aadhaar enrolment number on your mobile, visit the website www.eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in.
  • Enter the Aadhaar enrolment number and Captcha Code
  • Click Send OTP (an OTP will be sent to your mobile number).
  • Enter this OTP and click on Verify and Download.
  • The Aadhar Card will be automatically Downloaded as pdf.
  • Password to Open the Downloaded Aadhar Card PDF: Combination of the first 4 letters of the name in CAPITAL and the year of birth (YYYY) as password. (For Example, Name: SURESH KUMAR Year of Birth: 1990 Password: SURE1990)

Can I Download Aadhar without OTP?

No, You must have OTP to download Aadhaar Card Online, either on mobile or via Email ID. In October 2020, UIDAI started the service of “Reprint Aadhar Card” which has the option of downloading the Aadhar Card without the OTP (by name and date of birth). But, the service of the Reprint Aadhar Card was discontinued/ stopped in May 2021. However, you can order the PVC Aadhar Card which can be received at your address (that too also requires OTP). If you don’t have any mobile number registered with the Aadhar Card, then you must visit the nearest Aadhar Seva Kendra to get your mobile number registered with your Aadhar Card.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is e-Aadhar?

✔️ e-Aadhaar is a password-protected electronic copy of the Aadhar Card that can be printed and used.

Is e-Aadhar valid like a physical copy of Aadhar Card?

✔️ Yes, the e-Aadhar is equally valid as a physical copy of the Aadhar Card.

What is Password of e-Aadhar?

✔️ Combination of the first 4 letters of the name in CAPITAL and the year of birth (YYYY) as password.
For Example:
Example 1
Name: MANDEEP KUMAR
Year of Birth: 1995
Password: MAND1995

How to download Aadhar Card Online?

✔️ Aadhar Card can be downloaded from the official website https://eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/ by entering the Aadhar Number/ EID/ VID Number, Captcha, and OTP.

What is masked Aadhar?

✔️ Masked Aadhaar option allows masking your Aadhaar number in your downloaded e-Aadhaar. Masked Aadhaar number implies replacing of first 8 digits of the Aadhaar number with some characters like “xxxx-xxxx” while only the last 4 digits of the Aadhaar Number are visible. For Example (xxxx xxxx 9194)

3 thoughts on “UIDAI Aadhar Card Download Online [e-Aadhaar]”

  1. Yet to receive my corrected Aadhar card, which is badly needed. Your site is not working properly and unable to download my e aadhar card, even after getting OTP on my moblile – malay ray – M : 9874317112 – Aadhar No. 4850 7267 1130

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