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Why do you need Aadhaar?

The 12-digit number provided by the Unique Identification Authority of India or UIDAI is your proof of identity and address. An essential document, Aadhaar is required for opening bank account, filing income tax return, for a gas or phone connection, buying property, investing and also foravailing government subsidies.

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Am I eligible for Aadhaar?

Yes, all Indian citizens are eligible for Aadhaar. Minors or those below the age of 18 can also apply for an Aadhaar after providingdetails of parents and address. Newborns can also apply for Aadhaar but they will need to get their biometrics done as soon as they turn 5and 15 years of age. For NRIs, a valid passport is needed for Aadhaar.

What are the documents needed for Aadhaar?

  • Passport
  • NREGA job card
  • Kisan passbook
  • Pensioners’ photo ID card
  • Ration card
  • ECHS/CGHS photo card
  • Voter ID Card
  • Photo ID cards issued by the Government
  • Address card with name and picture issued by the Department of Posts
  • PAN card
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What can I give as address proof for Aadhaar?

  • Bank statement
  • Government photo ID cards or PSU issued service photo identity card
  • Address card with a photo that issued by the Department of Posts
  • Signed letter with photo and issued by a recognized educational institution on a letterhead
  • Property tax receipt (not be older than a year)
  • Gas connection bill (not be older than 3 months)
  • Passbook
  • Vehicle registration certificate
  • Ration card
  • Passport
  • Credit score

What can I give as proof of age for Aadhaar?

  • You may submit your:
  • Passport
  • PAN card
  • Mark sheet by a recognised board
  • SSC certificate
  • State/central pension payment order
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What documents do I need as proof of relationship with an aadhar applicant?

  • You may submit your:
  • PDS card
  • Family entitlement document that is issued by central/state government
  • Job card of MNREGA
  • Birth certificate issued by Registrar of Birth or municipal corporation or local government Passport

What if I don’t have any documents for Aadhaar?

In such cases the head of family (with a valid Aadhaar) can submit documents proving his/her relationship to the applicant. An applicant may eventake help of an introducer verified by a registrar for the same. Introducers are available via the Aadhaar Enrolment Centre.

Okay my documents are ready, how do I enrol for Aadhaar now?

  • This can be done from any authorised Aadhaar Enrolment Centre/ Permanent Enrolment Centre. A list is available on the UIDAI website.
    All you need to do is
  • Step 1: Locate the nearest Aadhaar enrolment centre.
  • Step 2: Fill in the application form and submit documents.
  • Step 3: Complete biometrics and collect acknowledgement.
  • Step 4: You can then track the status of your Aadhaar application on the UIDAI website.
  • Just mention your enrolment ID, which is on your acknowledgement slip
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How long is the validity of Aadhaar card?

It is valid for life. Please do not fall for frauds that may suggest your Aadhaar validity is nearing expiration.

Is it mandatory to link my PAN with Aadhaar in order to file my tax returns?

The new Finance Act makes it must for all taxpayers to link their PAN with their Aadhaar.

How do I link my PAN with Aadhaar?

  • Step 1: Got to Income tax e-filing portal
  • Step 2: Click on “Link Aadhaar” from the left side navigation
  • Step 3: Enter your PAN & Aadhaar details
  • Step 4: On success, you will get a message about your Aadhaar-PAN linking request being sent to UIDAI.
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What if I lose my Aadhaar Card?

If you lose your Aadhaar card, download the e-Aadhaar from the UIDAI website or visit an enrollment center for a reprint.

How to Change Address in Aadhaar Card Without Any Address Proof?

If you don’t have address proof, you can still update your address using an Address Validation Letter.

How do I link my Aadhaar with a Bank Account

Linking Aadhaar with your bank account is essential for direct benefit transfers. Visit your bank branch or use internet banking to link them.

How to link an Aadhaar Number with your ration card?

Visit your nearest Public Distribution System (PDS) center to link your Aadhaar with your ration card.

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How to link an Aadhaar Number with an EPF Account?

Visit the EPFO portal and follow the simple steps to link your Aadhaar with your Employee Provident Fund (EPF) account.

How to Fill the Aadhaar Enrolment/Correction Form?

Ensure accurate information on your Aadhaar by filling out the enrolment or correction form carefully.

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Visit the UIDAI website and enter your enrollment details to track your application status.
Use the OTP sent to your registered mobile number to unlock the downloaded e-Aadhaar PDF.
No, multiple Aadhaar cards for one person are not allowed.
Its an Aadhaar version with digits replaced by xxxx to enhance privacy.
Visit an Aadhaar enrollment center with your Aadhaar card and proof of the new number.
This has been done by UIDAI to limit the KYC (Know Your Customer) access to vendors/merchants seeking Aadhaar information for various services.
No difference. You get your Aadhaar card by post while e-Aadhaar is the digital version that can be downloaded from the UIDAI website.
This one is for the mobile where your Aadhaar information in a digitized and simpler form, enabling accessibility on the go.
Download it from Google Play Store (Android) or Apple App Store (iOS).
No, Aadhaar application requires physical presence in India.
You can check your authentication history which lists agencies and the information they have accessed. You can log in to the UIDAI portal and click Aadhaar Authentication History for the same.

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