Welcome Friends, at eAadhar.net. If, you are from India or anyhow you are connected to India, you should be aware of Aadhar Card. So, in this article I am going to tell you all about Aadhar or eAadhar Card, e Aadhar Card Download and Aadhar Card Update Status.
Before going to eAadhar Download and Aadhar Card Update Status, just get a quick intro of Aadhar Card.
What is Aadhar Card or eAadhar?
Aadhar Card or eAadhar is an Identification Proof for Indian Citizens which Contains Aadhar Card Holder’s details just like Name, Date of Birth (DOB), Address, Mobile Number, Gender, Finger Print Data and his or her Unique Aadhar Number.
eAadhar is just Electronic Copy of Aadhar Card or you can say eAadhar is soft copy of Aadhar Card. Don’t forget that eAadhaar has the same value as equal as Original Aadhaar Card.
Now in India importance of Aadhar Card is increasing rapidly because, Aadhar Card becomes the Primary ID. You can imagine importance of Aadhar card in India by knowing that Indian Government is making Aadhar Card Necessary to avail so many Schemes like LPG Gas Subsidy, Benefits in Awas Yojana, Bank Account & Transaction Process etc. So, If you Don’t have your Aadhar Card and not applied for then I strongly recommend you to Enrol for Aadhar Enrolment Process at the earliest at your nearby your Aadhar Card Kendra Center.
In this Article, I am going to share Complete Information related to Aadhar Card Application, how to Download Eaadhar Card @ uidai.gov.in, how to Check Aadhar Status and Aadhar Update Status all at Single Place.
Aadhar Card Application
After reading above few paragraphs you got some basic Idea about Aadhar Card or eAadhar. Now, in following post you are going to know about Aadhar Card Application.
First of all you have to apply for Aadhar Card at your nearest Aadhar Card Center with relevant documents i.e. Passport Size Photo, Address Proof & ID Proof. Aadhar Enrolment Process take just few minutes and you will get a Enrolment receipt containing your Unique Enrolment ID. After that, it will take approximately 90 Days to receive Original Aadhar Card at home by Post.
After Aadhar application you have two option. First is to wait for Physical copy of Aadhar Card delivered by Post and second is to Download eAadhar.
UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) is providing a great feature of downloading Aadhar Card Soft Copy which is called E AADHAR. But, you can only Download E Aadhar after successfully verification of your Aadhar Application. So, you have to check Aadhar Status time to time. When your Aadhar Status Update completed you can download eAadhar by following below mentioned simple steps. Before that you have to be in possession of your Mobile Phone to receive One Time Password (OTP) for Verification Purpose.
Note: You will get Eaadhar OTP only on your Registered Mobile Number, Which one you have Provided at the Time of Aadhar Card Application Process.
E aadhar Download Process
Step 1 : Go to the official Eaadhar Portal
Step 2 : After going to the Official Eaadhar Website You can see the Page which look alike below given image. Now Before Moving Forward to eaadhar download process I strongly recommend you to refer points related to eAadhar given on the LEFT SIDE OF THE PAGE. If you want to read here are Frequently Asked Questions of Aadhar Card. You can read these by clicking on the Given Link.
Step 3 : As Shown in the Above Image You have to select Aadhar Enrolment ID (Which is Given in the Aadhar Enrolment Receipt)
Step 4 : Now from the Aadhar Acknowledgement/Enrolment Receipt enter your 14 Digit Enrolment Number (EX. 1234/12345/12345), Date and Time given in the Enrolment Slip (EX. 01/12/2018 06:25:12).
Step 5: After entering above mentioned details, now enter your Full Name as given in the Aadhar Receipt and in next box enter your area’s 6 Digit PINCODE.
Step 6 : Now Choose the Option “DO YOU HAVE TOTP” and Click on “Get One Time Password” button to receive OTP. Within Few Second You will receive Codes on your Registered Mobile Number. Now, you need to enter this Password/OTP/TOTP/Passcode and click on “Validate & download” button to DOWNLOAD EAADHAR.
Note : This OTP is valid for 30 Minuted.
Step 7 : After Validation of OTP, you will get your Eaadhar in PDF File. Keep in mind that your eAadhar PDF is Password Protected and you have to unlock it to open it.
Keep reading the post to know about how to unlock eAadhar PDF.
What Is Aadhar Card Password?
Once you have downloaded Eaadhar in PDF file You need PASSWORD to open this PDF File. This PDF File is Password protected due to so many Security reasons. The New e-Aadhaar Card PDF Password will be of 8 Characters long and Combination of first 4 letters of your name and Year of Birth.
i.e. Your name is Deepak and Year of Birth is 1994, than your eAadhar PDF password will be – “DEEP1994” (Type in Capital Letters)
Aadhar Card Correction At SSUP
In preceding paragraphs you have learned about Aadhar Card Application, Eaadhar Download and Aadhar Update Status. Now in succeeding paragraphs you are going to know about Aadhar Card Correction at SSUP.
For an instance we suppose that after downloading your E aadhar from above mentioned method and you get to know that some of your information is wrongly filled up during Aadhar Card Application. Now in this scenario, you need to Update your Aadhar Card at SSUP (Self-service update Portal). You may need to attach some more documents for Verification. Now, I will explain the full process of Aadhar Correction.
SSUP or Aadhar Self Service Update Portal
For updating your Aadhar Card at SSUP you can choose between below mentioned 2 options.
- Online Aadhar Correction at SSUP
- Offline Aadhar Correction at SSUP
Aadhar Correction Online at SSUP
The Process of Online Aadhar Correction is very Simple and Fast. Just follow the below given steps:
STEP 1 : LOGIN WITH AADHAR NUMBER
- Firs of all open SSUP Aadhar Self Service Update Portal : CLICK HERE
- Now, as shown in the above image, enter your Aadhar Number in First Box and Text Verification Code in Second Box after that click on Send OTP button. You will receive OTP on your registered mobile number, after receiving your OTP just click on ENTER TOTP button. (OTP is valid for 30 minutes)
STEP 2 : SELECT UPDATE DETAILS
- Now, In this Step choose which Aadhar Details you want to Correct or Update out of Six Details (i.e. Name, Gender, DOB, Address, Mobile number and Email ID) and click on Submit. (See Picture Below)
STEP 3 : DATA UPDATE REQUEST
- In third step you need to enter your CORRECT DETAILS, which you want on your NEW AADHAR CARD. (See picture below)
STEP-4 -> DOCUMENT UPLOAD
- In fourth step, upload some Documents as Proof of Address, Identity and DOB. (See Picture Below)
STEP 5 : BPO SERVICE PROVIDER SELECTION
- In Fifth and last step choose nearby BPO Service Provider from which you can receive your New & Corrected Aadhar Card.
STEP 6 : NOTE DOWN URN NUMBER
Once you have completed Step 5 successfully, you will be given one 14 Digit URN Number which will help you to trace and Check Aadhar Update Status. You will also receive SMS on your Registered Mobile Number containing URN (Update Request Number).
Aadhar Card Update Status
As you’ve updated your Aadhar Card by following above mentioned steps now you can track New Aadhar Card with the Help of URN Number. The tracking process is very simple and will take less than 5 minutes.
STEP 1 : Open SSUP Update Status Link : CLICK HERE
- As shown in the below image enter your Aadhar number and URN Number in respective Boxes.
- After that enter Text Verification code given is picture and Click on “GET STATUS” button.
Now here you may get two Possibilities
1. Your Aadhar Card has been Updated (You can download straight away by follwong instructions given in below image).
2. Your Aadhar Update is Awaiting Approval (You have to wait for few more days & check again).
If, Your Aadhar Update Application is verified You will receive your New Aadhar Card within couple of weeks meanwhile You can also Download New Eaadhar using Above method.
I hope you are able to Download Eaadhar and Update Aadhar Card using Above described methods. But If you are still facing any Problem, Please Comment Down below and I will try to Solve your Problems.
Note : Never Share Your Aadhar Details With Anyone.