Aadhar Card Status

As all of us know, Aadhar is a unique 12-digit number provided by UIDAI. Every citizen of the country, irrespective of age, will be provided with an Aadhar Card. But you will have to apply for one. This article is all about the ways to track the Aadhar Card Status after you have applied for one.


Aadhar Update Status

Every Indian citizen is eligible for Aadhar. Aadhar is the unique 12-digit identification number issued by UIDAI. Aadhar is required to apply for subsidies and various benefits announced by the Government. Aadhar also serves as a Proof of Address, Proof of Identity and Proof of Age. You will also need Aadhar to open a bank account.

When you submit an application for a new Aadhar Card at the Aadhar Enrolment Centre, you will be issued an acknowledgement slip on acceptance of the application. The acknowledgement slip will contain a 28 digit enrolment number of EID which will be required to check the Aadhar Card Status.

You will get to understand the various methods through which you can check Aadhar Status. The UIDAI Aadhar Status can be checked online as well as offline.

Aadhar Card Status Check Online

Checking Aadhar Card Enrolment Status Online

1) Checking Aadhar Card Status with Enrolment Number 
Aadhar Card Status can be checked online by visiting the official website of UIDAI. You can use the UIDAI Aadhar Status on the UIDAI website for free. All you need to do is follow the simple steps given below:

  • Access https://myaadhar.uidai.gov.in/CheckAadharStatus 
  • Enter the 28-digit EID or Enrolment number, date and time available on the acknowledgement slip and the Captcha Code to check Aadhar status.
  • The Aadhar Generation Status will be displayed on the screen. It will either show all the stages, i.e., draft stage, payment stage, verification stage, validation stage as completed or show at which stage the Aadhar generation status is at.
  • If the Aadhar Generation Status is shown as completed, you can wait for the card to be delivered to your address.
  • If you urgently need an Aadhar Card, you can even download the e-Aadhar and then take a printout.

2) Checking Aadhar Card Status without Enrolment Number

In case you have misplaced or lost the acknowledgement slip, you can retrieve the Enrolment Number by visiting the UIDAI website and then check Aadhar Status. The steps to retrieve the Enrolment Number is given below:

  • Go to https://myaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/retrieve-eid-uid
  • Choose to retrieve Aadhar Number or Enrolment Number
  • Enter your name, email address or mobile number and the Captcha Code
  • An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number.
  • For verification, enter the OTP received.
  • Your Aadhar Number or Enrolment Number will be sent to your mobile number or email ID.
  • You can now check Aadhar Status using the Enrolment Number.

Checking Aadhar Update Status Online

Sometimes you might want to make minor changes to the name on the Aadhar Card or update the gender and age, which might have been noted wrongly during the Aadhar Enrolment. You can raise an Aadhar Update Request online by mentioning the details that have to be updated. It will generally take about a week to make the changes. In case there is a delay, you can Check Aadhar Card Update Status online with the URN number provided on accepting the Aadhar Update Request.

The steps to be followed to check Aadhar Update Status is as given below:

  • Access the link https://myaadhar.uidai.gov.in/CheckAadharStatus 
  • Enter the URN Number and the Captcha Code and click on the submit tab.
  • The Aadhar Update Status will be displayed immediately on the screen.

Checking Aadhar PVC Card Status Online

Now UIDAI is providing Aadhar PVC Card, i.e., Polyvinyl Card, which is durable and easy to carry. It also has additional security features. The applicants can order the Aadhar PVC Card online. The time taken to deliver the PVC Card to your address in the Aadhar database will be about 15 days. In case you do not receive the card within the stipulated time, you can check PVC Aadhar Card Status online with the following steps.

  • Visit https://myaadhar.uidai.gov.in/CheckAadharStatus 
  • Enter the Service Request Number (SRN) and the Captcha Code.
  • The PVC Aadhar Card Status will be displayed on the screen within no time.

Checking PAN Aadhar Link Status Online

All PAN holders have to mandatorily link PAN to Aadhar within 31st March 2022. The PAN will be deactivated if not linked with Aadhar within the stipulated deadline. Also, the Income Tax Return filing will not be processed if the PAN is not linked to Aadhar.

The PAN Aadhar Link can be done through the e-filing website of the Income Tax Department. If you wish to check the PAN Aadhar Link Status later, you can do so online by following the simple steps given below.

  • Access the e-filing website of the Income Tax Department, i.e., https://www1.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/e
  • FilingGS/Services/AadhaarPreloginStatus.html
  • Enter the PAN Number.
  • Enter the Aadhar Number.
  • Now click on the ‘View Link Aadhar Status; option.
  • The PAN Aadhar Link Status will be seen on the screen.

Aadhar Card Status FAQs

What is the URN number in Aadhar card status?


When you raise a request either by visiting the UIDAI website or by visiting the nearest Enrolment Centre, you will be given an Update Request Number. This Update Request Number is the URN number that can be used to check the Aadhar Update Status in future.

Where can I check the status of the Aadhaar Card?


You can check the Aadhaar Card Status online by visiting the official website of UIDAI, i.e., https://myaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/CheckAadhaarStatus. You will need the Enrolment Number or EID that is mentioned in the acknowledgement provided at the time of applying for New Aadhar Enrolment. You can also check the status offline by visiting the nearest Aadhar Enrolment Centre and submitting a status request form.

Where can I check my Aadhar update status?


You can check the Aadhar Update Status by visiting the official website of UIDAI at https://myaadhar.uidai.gov.in/CheckAadharStatus. You will have to provide the Update Request Number obtained at the time of placing a request for Aadhar Correction.

How do I check the status of my validation letter?


When you submit a request for Address Validation Letter, you will receive a Service Request Number. You can check the status of your validation letter by visiting the link https://ssup.uidai.gov.in/verifyAadhaar and entering the SRN Number and the Captcha Code.

How long does it take for an Aadhar verification letter?


It may take up to 90 days to receive the Aadhar Verification Letter. The verification letter will be sent to the address in the Aadhar database.