Understand Aadhaar Card

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Hiral Vakil

Aadhaar KYC
Last updated on April 7th, 2021

Aadhaar (Aadhaar Card) a 12 digit unique identification number issued by the UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) on behalf of the Government of India. This unique number serves as a proof of Identity and address, anywhere in India.

Both Aadhaar letter received via India Post and e-Aadhaar downloaded from the UIDAI website are equally valid.

Any Resident individual can obtain Aadhaar card irrespective of their age, gender, caste, or religion. Each individual can enroll only once which is free of cost. The Aadhaar number allotted to the individual will be unique and will remain valid for life.

Aadhaar Card Enrollment Process

Advantages of Aadhaar


How can I open my e-Aadhar card?

You can open the pdf file of your e Aadhaar card by inputting a combination of the first four letters of your name written in CAPITALS (Name as mentioned in the Aadhaar card) and your Year of Birth (in YYYY format) as your e-Aadhaar card password or e Aadhaar card PDF password.

Do I need to carry documents when updating my details at an Enrolment Centre?

Yes, you are required to carry originals of all documents whose details you are updating at an Enrolment Centre.

My first Aadhaar application was rejected, can I re-apply?

Usually an Aadhaar application is rejected due to technical/quality reasons. You are permitted to reapply for your Aadhaar.

Got Questions? Ask Away!

  1. Hey @Sofiyah_Valiante,

    You can download your Aadhaar paperless offline KYC from UDAI website.
    UDAI is government’s official website for all aadhaar related assistance. It is definitely reliable and you can quickly download your xml file from there.

    Hope this helped!