Adhar Card Download

Adhar, the 12-digit identification number, will be issued by UIDAI to every Indian Citizen irrespective of age. You will have to apply for a card and wait for UIDAI to dispatch the card to your address. You can collect information about the Aadhar Card Download process from this article.

Aadhar Card Download

Aadhar — a 12-digit unique identification number is issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India. Aadhar Card is a vital document for every Citizen of India. Aadhar will be necessary to avail of several welfare measures announced by the Government. Aadhar also is an acceptable proof of address, proof of identity as well as proof of age for various transactions.  
After applying for a new Aadhar Card at the Aadhar Service Centre, Aadhar download is possible using the Enrolment number, Virtual ID or Aadhar Number.

Various methods of e Aadhar download are discussed further in this article.

How to download an Aadhar card?

There are various ways for Aadhar Card download. The steps to be followed for the various methods of Adhar Card download is given below.

  • Steps for Aadhar Card Download with Aadhar Number
  • Visit the UIDAI website E-Aadhar udiai.gov.in for E-Aadhar download by selecting the er option ‘download Aadhar’. You can download E-Aadhar by providing the Aadhar number, enrolment number or the Virtual ID.  
    Alternatively, you can visit the link https://myaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/ genricDownloadAadhar.
  • Select the option ‘Aadhar Number’
  • Enter the 12-digit Aadhar Number, Captcha Code
  • Click on the ‘Send OTP’ tab to get an OTP on your registered mobile number.
  • If you need a Masked Aadhar, then select the option ‘ Masked Aadhar.’
  • Enter the OTP you received to then click on the ‘Verify and Download’ tab
  • Once the verification is done, a PDF Version of the Aadhar Card will be sent to the download folder, which will be password protected.
  • The password to open the PDF file will be the first four letters of your Name in capitals as mentioned in the Aadhar Card, followed by the year of birth (YYYY)

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Steps for Aadhar Card Download Online with Enrolment Number

If you do not remember your Aadhar Card Number or have not received your Aadhar Card, you still have an option for Aadhar Card Download Online with the Enrolment Number. Follow the steps given below for the download.

  • Visit the UIDAI official website i..e, E-Aadhar uidai.gov.in.
  • Choose the ‘Download AAdhar’ option.
  • Enter the 28 digit Enrolment Number and the Captcha that appears on the screen
  • Click on the ‘Send OTP’ option.
  • You will receive the OTP on the mobile no. you registered with. 
  • Enter the OTP and click on the ‘Verify and Download’ option.
  • An e-Aadhar will be available for download.
  • You can download and save the E-Aadhar Card in your download folder.

Also, you can check for your Aadhar Card Status online.

Steps for Adhar Card Download with Virtual ID

The provision for Adhar Card Download with Virtual ID is the latest addition to the UIDAI online portal. You should follow the steps given below for Aadhar Card Download with Virtual ID.

  • Access the website E-Aadhar uidai.gov.in
  • Click on the ‘download Aadhar’ option.
  • From the dropdown menu, choose the VID (Virtual ID) option for download.
  • Enter the Virtual ID and the Captcha Code
  • Click on ‘Send OTP’ to receive OTP on your registered mobile.
  • Enter the OTP
  • e-Aadhar will be downloaded into your system.
  • The Aadhar is password-protected, and you can access it by entering the password.
  • The password will be the first four letters of your Name (as in the Aadhar database) in CAPs and the year of birth in YYYY format. 

Steps for e Aadhar download using the date of birth and Name

If you do not have the Aadhar Number, Enrolment Number or Virtual ID, you need not worry. The e-Aadhar can still be downloaded with the date of birth and Name. You can retrieve the enrolment number by following the steps given below and thereafter download the e-Aadhar through the UIDAI website.

  • Access the link https://myaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/retrieve-eid-uid
  • Enter your Full Name. 
  • Then enter Email ID or registered mobile number and the Captcha Code
  • Click on the ‘Send OTP’ option
  • You will receive an OTP on your registered mobile number.
  • Enter the OTP and click on the ‘Verify OTP’ tab
  • You will get a message that the Aadhar Enrolment Number is sent to your Email ID or Registered Mobile Number.
  • You can then access the website e-Aadhar uidai.gov.in for e Aadhar download online.

Steps to download e Aadhar through Digilocker Account

The issuing, storage, verification as well as sharing of certificates and documents in digital form is enabled through a cloud platform, i.e., Digi locker. Designated registered organisations provide the e-copies of the documents or certificates to the Digi lockers that are allotted to the cardholders. UIDAI, in collaboration with Digilocker, has made access to Digilocker possible to cardholders by linking Aadhar to the Digilocker Account. You can download the Aadhar from Digilocker by following the steps given below

  • You can access your Digilocker Account through https://digilocker.gov.in/ 
  • Click on the ‘Sign in’ tab and enter your 12-digit Aadhar Number
  • To get OTP, you should click on the ‘Verify’ tab
  • Enter the OTP you recieved on your registered mobile number and click on ‘Verify OTP.’
  • The message ‘Issued Document’ will appear on the screen.
  • Click on the ‘Save’ Icon to download E-Aadhar.

Umang App-the e Aadhar download App 

You can download e Aadhar using the e Aadhar download App, i.e., Umang App, by following the steps given below 
Download the Umang App.

  • Open the App and go to the Services option
  • Select ‘Aadhar Card’ under Services
  • Log in with your Aadhar Number or Digilocker Account
  • You will receive the OTP on the mobile number you registered with
  • Enter the OTP you recieved and click on the ‘Verify OTP’ tab
  • Click on the ‘Download’ tab to download E-Aadhar.

How to print an Aadhar card online?

By accessing the UIDAI official website, you can download the e Aadhar by using the Enrolment Number, Aadhar Number or the Virtual ID. You can also download the e Adhar through the Umang App on your mobile and through your Digilocker Account.

The E-Aadhar will be downloaded in PDF format and will be password protected. You can open the document by entering the password, which will be the first four letters of your Name in Caps (name as in the Aadhar database) followed by the year of birth in YYYY format.

Once the downloaded E-Aadhar is opened, you can take the Aadhar card print.

Aadhar Card Download FAQs

How can I download my Aadhar Card?

You can download your Aadhar card by accessing the official website of UI DAI and entering either the Enrolment Number, Aadhar Number or the Virtual ID. You can download your Aadhar Card using the Umang App or through your Digilocker Account.

If the enrolment number is unavailable with you, Aadhar number or the Virtual ID, you can retrieve the Enrolment Number with your date of birth and then download the Aadhar Card using the Enrolment Number.

How can I download an Aadhar card on my mobile?

You can download an Aadhar Card on your mobile through the E-Aadhar download App, i.e., Umang App. All you have to do is
Download the Umang App
Open the App and navigate to ‘Services.’
Under Services, choose the ‘Aadhar Card’ option
You can log in through your Digilocker Account or your Aadhar Number
The OTP is sent to the mobile number you registered with
Enter the OTP you recieved and click on the ‘Verify OTP’ tab
To download the Aadhar Card, click on the ‘Download’ icon.

How can I download Aadhar without OTP?

You cannot download Aadhar without a registered mobile number, i.e., you cannot download Aadhar without OTP. But you can take the printout of the Aadhar with the procedure given below.

  • Visit the nearest Aadhar Service Centre
  • Give biometric details like iris scan or thumb verification.
  • You should also provide Proof of Address and Proof of Identity.
  • The concerned official will give you the printout of the Aadhar.
  • A normal Aadhar Card print will cost you Rs. 50/- with Aadhar PVC Card will cost you Rs. 100/-

What is e Aadhar card?

An electronic copy of the Aadhar is E-Aadhar, which will be password protected. E-Aadhar will have the digital signature of the competent Authority of UIDAI. The E-Aadhar can be downloaded by accessing the official website of UIDAI or can be downloaded on your mobile through Umang App.- the mobile application of UIDAI