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How to apply for AADHAAR card online?

Updated: May 28, 2023

AADHAAR card is one of the most important documents in India nowadays. Now do you know how to apply for AADHAAR card online?

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How to apply for AADHAAR card online?

To apply for new AADHAAR card, you have to visit an nearest AADHAAR enrolment centre. At the enrolment centre, you need to fill a long physical form, submit the form, and documents along with you biometric details.

I know this will take very long time and also there will be lots of other peoples are also waiting for the same reason. Hmm! then?

How to apply for AADHAAR card online?

Since, making process of AADHAAR card is not completely online, just because you have to submit the physical documents for verification along with you biometric details. But you can reduce the time of waiting to book slot of your nearest AADHAAR enrolment centre.

You can refer this link to book your time slot online:

How to enroll in AADHAAR?

The Aadhaar enrolment process includes visiting Enrolment Centre, filling the enrolment form, getting demographic and biometric data captured, submitting proof of Identity and address documents, before collecting acknowledgement slip containing Enrolment ID.

The highlights of Aadhaar enrolment are:

  1. Aadhaar enrolment is free of cost.

  2. You can go to any authorised Aadhaar enrolment centre anywhere in India with your proof of identity and proof of address documents

  3. UIDAI process accepts wide range of PoI (Proof of Identity) and PoA (Proof of Address) documents. View the list of supporting documents. Common proofs of identity and address are election photo ID card, Ration card, passport and driving license.

  4. Photo ID cards like PAN card and Govt ID cards are permissible for identity proof. Address proof documents also include water - electricity - Landline telephone bills for the last three months.

  5. In case you do not have above common proofs, Certificate of Identity having photo issued by Gazette Officer/Tehsildar on letterhead is also accepted as PoI. Certificate of Address having photo issued by MP or MLA /Gazetted Officer/Tehsildar on letterhead or by Village Panchayat head or its equivalent authority (for rural areas) is accepted as valid PoA.

  6. Even if someone in a family does not have individual valid documents, the resident can still enrol if his/her name exists in family entitlement document. In this case the Head of Family in entitlement document needs to be enrolled first with valid PoI & PoA document. The head of the Family can then introduce other members in the family while they are enrolling. UIDAI accepts many document types as Proof of Relationship. Please View the list of supporting documents.

  7. Where there are no documents available, resident may also take the help of Introducers available at the enrolment centre. The Introducers are notified by the Registrar. For further details please contact office of the concerned Registrar.

There are three approaches for enrolment:

Document Based

Submission of one valid Proof of Identity (PoI) document and one valid Proof of Address(PoA) document

Head Of Family - based

Head of family may introduce family members by means of documents, which establish the Proof of Relationship (PoR).


In the absence of valid Proof of Identity (PoI) document and valid Proof of Address (PoA) document, an introducer’s service can be leveraged. An introducer is a person appointed by the Registrar and should have a valid Aadhaar number .

At the enrolment Centre, please fill your personal details within the Enrolment Form. Your photo, finger-prints and iris scan will also be taken as a part of the enrolment. You can review the details you have provided and make corrections during enrolment itself. You will get an acknowledgement slip with an enrolment number and other details captured during enrolment. Any correction in the enrolment data can be done within 96 hours of enrolment by visiting the enrolment centre with the acknowledgement slip.

Can I apply for AADHAAR card from outside the INDIA?

Yes, but only Indian (Residence or non-residence) can apply for AADHAAR card, provided they have a valid Indian passport.

I hope everything is clear in this blog. If anything is missing please write back to us. Good time!!


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