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Last Updated : May 15, 2019 02:46 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

How do you check your Aadhaar card status?

Check the status of your e Aadhar card online by Name, Mobile number, Enrollment number, etc. Read more to know the stepwise process by visiting our website now!

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The 12-digit unique identification number, Aadhaar, is issued by the Government of India, and is mandatory for filing income tax returns. It is also needed various other things. If you have made an application for a new Aadhaar and have not received it yet, you can check the status of your application with ease. You need not visit the enrolment centre to do that. It’s possible to check the status from your home.

After you make an online or offline application for an Aadhaar card, you will be provided with an acknowledgement slip. Using this slip, you will be able to check the status of your Aadhaar card online and offline. All you need to do is provide the enrolment number to check the status. It is a simple and straightforward procedure and will only take a few minutes. If you do not have the enrolment number, there are alternative ways to check the status of your Aadhaar.

Performing an Aadhaar status check will keep you abreast about the status of your application and will let you know if any action is required from your side. You will be able to see the stage to where your Aadhaar card has progressed and how long it will take for you to receive the card. The entire process from enrolment for an Aadhaar to receiving your final Aadhaar card will take about 90 days; hence, keeping a check on the same is a smart option. It will save you a lot of inconvenience of going to the enrolment centre again and again to learn more about the status.

Take a look at the different ways you can check the status of your Aadhaar online and offline.

 

How to check Aadhaar Card Status Online by Name


It is possible to check Aadhaar card status by name. When you make an application for Aadhaar, you are given an acknowledgement slip which has details about your enrolment ID. For Aadhaar card status enquiry by name, you need to use this ID to track the status of your Aadhaar application. If you have applied for updating of details in the card, you will be provided with an update request number on the submission of this application and you can use this URN to track the status of your card.

 

How to check Aadhaar Card Status by Mobile Number


For those who want to check their Aadhaar status using their mobile, follow the below-mentioned steps.

  • Type an SMS “UID STATUS.

  • Send this SMS on 51969.

  • In case your Aadhaar has been generated, you will receive an SMS containing your Aadhaar number, and if not, you will receive an SMS with the present status of Aadhaar.


 

How to check Aadhaar Card Status Online by Enrolment Number


To check the Aadhaar card status online using your enrolment number, you need to follow the steps mentioned below.

  • You can check the status online by visiting UIDAI’s official website. Remember, there are no charges for checking your Aadhaar status online.

  • Go to the official website of UIDAI.

  • Head to the Aadhaar enrolment section and then click on Check Aadhaar card status option.

  • Provide your enrolment ID, security code and date and time of enrolment. Now click on the Check Status tab.

  • If Aadhaar is generated, you will receive a message about it and there will be options given to you to download it online or get it on your mobile number.

  • You can download it by clicking on the download Aadhaar option or you could get it on your mobile by clicking on ‘Get Aadhaar on Mobile’ option.


 

How to check Aadhaar Card Status online by URN


There are different ways you can check Aadhaar card update status. If you do not want to check through an enrolment number, you can check it through the Update Request Number. When you ask for your details on your Aadhaar, you will be provided with an Update Request Number and you can use this number to track the status of Aadhaar.

The steps mentioned below will help you check Aadhaar card status.

  • To check your Aadhaar status without using the enrolment number, you need to visit the official UIDAI website.

  • On the website, you will be asked to enter your Aadhaar number and URN.

  • Enter the security code now.

  • After providing both the details, click on the Get Status tab to see the status.

  • You will now see Aadhaar card status online.

  • If it has been updated, you can download it and print it.


 

How to check Aadhaar Status through India Post


After your Aadhaar number is generated, the card will be sent to your address through post within a period of two to three months. It’s possible for you to track the status of your Aadhaar card online through India Post using the steps mentioned below.

  • Visit the official website of India Post.

  • Provide details about the consignment. You will be able to get the details from the official Aadhaar website.

  • The details of your consignment will be shown on the screen.

  • You can also opt for a status check at any India post branch instead of Aadhaar card status check online.


 

FAQs


Here are some of the most common queries on how to check Aadhaar card status answered for you.

 

How do I go about my Aadhaar card update status check?


You can use the Aadhaar card status enquiry phone number which is 1947 or you can check the status online using the enrolment number provided to you on the acknowledgement slip.

I have lost my enrolment slip? What do I do now?


If you have lost or misplaced the enrolment slip, you do not need to enrol again for Aadhaar. It is possible to retrieve the number through the official website of UIDAI.

 

Where do I need to send the letter to check Aadhaar status?


If you wish to make an Aadhaar card status inquiry, you can write a letter and send it at the official address of UIDAI which is as follows:

UIDAI,
Post Box.99,
Banjara Hills,
Hyderabad - 500034,

India.

 

How long will it take for me to get my Aadhaar card?


The card will be prepared and sent to your registered residential address within a period of 90 days from the date of your enrolment. To keep track of it, you need to keep checking the status.

 

How can I check the status without a mobile number?


It is possible to track Aadhaar card status without using your registered mobile number. You can do this by visiting the enrolment centre or by using the enrolment ID provided to you on the acknowledgement slip.

 

What is a URN number in an Aadhaar card application status?


If you need to update details in your Aadhaar, you will receive an update request number at the enrolment centre and this number can be used to track your Aadhaar status. Keep this number handy until you receive the Aadhaar card.

 

How do I check the lock or unlock status of my biometrics for Aadhaar?


If you need to check the lock/ unlock status of the biometrics provided for your Aadhaar, you need not visit the enrolment centre. You can check it online through the official website of UIDAI and login to your account using the OTP and Aadhaar. This will allow you to check the Aadhaar biometrics status. You can also check the status of biometrics provided for Aadhaar by logging into your account using the mAadhaar app.

 

Can Aadhaar be used as a document proof for a personal loan application or a credit card?


First and foremost, you will have to update the details in your Aadhaar and then check the status. Verify if the details have been updated, you can then download your new eAadhaar and use it as a proof for a personal loan or credit card application.

 

My URN is incorrect. How do I check the Aadhaar status?

Visit the enrolment centre and check Aadhaar status there. You can also talk to an Aadhaar representative to inquire about Aadhaar card status or call on 1947.

With different options for checking the status of your Aadhaar online and offline, you can easily keep track of your new Aadhaar card.
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First Published on May 15, 2019 02:44 pm
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