Download your E-Aadhar card with Aadhar Number, Enrollment Number, Virtual ID, or via Digilocker. Ever since the Aadhar card was introduced in India, it has become an integral part of the functioning and processes of many official documents. But there are chances that getting the same may take a while for you to get yours. With the ever-rising population of India and the necessity of the document, not having an Aadhar card can cause a lot of problems. For many people, if receiving the Aadhar Card takes time, it may put a halt to many of their important and crucial work.
This article will guide you on what the E Aadhar card service actually is, whether it is valid or not, and if so, how can you download it (in multiple ways)
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What is E-Aadhar Card
Considering all the aforementioned circumstances, the Government of India has introduced E Aadhar Card. The E-Aadhaar service allows residents to download a digitally signed PDF letter after their Aadhaar is generated, rather than waiting for the letter to arrive by post. Before accessing the E-Aadhaar site, the full 28-digit enrolment id (enrolment number with date timestamp all the way down to seconds), name, and pin code must be entered. (it is important for the person to not lose all these details). Security features such as a captcha, One-Time-Pin (OTP) on mobile, and so on are also implemented. Once the input has been verified, the resident can download a digitally signed PDF that can be shared with agencies and/or printed for use.
Is the E-Aadhar card actually valid?
YES, according to the Aadhar Act, the E Aadhar card holds an equal authenticity as the physical Aadhar Card. The same can be used for almost all official purposes until the physical copy is received. However, it is advised that you stay updated on the status of your physical copy and do not rely just on the digital one.
The step-by-step Guide to your Digital Aadhar Card
- The first step is to visit the Centre and enroll for your Aadhaar card.
- Download using any of your preferred way.
- Print and use it.
How can you download the E Aadhar Card?
The digital Aadhar card can be downloaded using multiple ways. They are
- Using your Aadhar Number
- Using Enrollment Number or the EID
- Using Virtual ID or the VID
- Via Digilocker
Download Aadhar Card Using Aadhar Number
You can follow the steps listed below to download and print the e-Aadhar card using the Aadhar number.
Step 1: Visit the official website of the Government of India’s uidai website uidai.gov.in
Step 2: Click on the “My Aadhar” option and then on the “Download Aadhar” option
Step 3: Go to the section named “I have” and under that select the “Aadhar” option
Step 4: You will be asked to enter the 12-digit Aadhar Card Number. Be sure that you enter it correctly
Step 5: Next, enter the captcha and click on “Send the OTP” for further verification.
Step 6: Enter the OTP you have received on the registered number
Step 7: Click on “Verify and download”. An electronic or digital copy of the Aadhar will be downloaded on your device.
Download Aadhar Using Virtual ID (VID)
You can follow the following steps to download the digital Aadhar card using the virtual ID
Step 1 Go to UIDAI’s web portal. https://uidai.gov.in
Step 2: Select ‘Download Aadhaar’.
Step 3: In the ‘I Have’ section, select the VID option.
Step 4: Type in your virtual ID, full name, pin code, and security code. Make sure that these details are entered carefully
Step 5: Finally, click on ‘Send OTP’ to generate an OTP.
Step 6: Once the verification has been done, your e-Aadhaar card will be downloaded. It is accessible by entering the Aadhar card password.
Can I Download E-Aadhar Using Enrolment ID (EID)?
Yes, indeed you can. Follow these steps to download the digital copy using the provided enrollment number:
Step 1: Go to the official website of the UIDAI – uidai.gov.in. www.uidai.gov.in
Step 2: Select the ‘Download Aadhaar’ option from the menu.
Step 3: A new page will be opened. Enter your enrollment ID number as well as the 14-digit time and date values.
Step 4: Fill in your full name, pin code, and image captcha code. The details must be entered carefully and correctly.
Step 5: To generate an OTP, click on the ‘Request OTP’ option
Step 7: Click the “Confirm” button.
Step 8: Enter your OTP and select the ‘Download Aadhaar’ option.
The electronic version of the Aadhar Card will be downloaded on your device.
How to Download Aadhar Card via DigiLocker
In order to download the Aadhar card it is important that you have a Digi locker account and have your Aadhar card linked with it. We have listed down the steps below about how you can set up your Digi locker account and link it with your Aadhar card, but just in case you have done it you can scroll below directly to how you can download the Aadhar card.
Step 1: Visit the website digilocker.gov.in
Step 2: click on Sign-up
Step 3: Enter your mobile number, Aadhaar number, and other information.
Step 4: Click on “Send OTP”. Your mobile/Aadhaar number will be verified by sending an OTP (one-time password) and setting your security PIN for 2-factor authentication.
This will create your DigiLocker account.
How can you Link your Aadhaar Card to your Digilocker account?
Step 1: Access your Digi locker account.
Step 2: On the dashboard, you will see a link to enter your Aadhaar number. Once you have entered your Aadhaar number, check the box provided. Make sure you have entered the registered number with your Aadhar card, or else you will not be able to download it.
Step 3: Select the ‘Link Now’ option provided.
Step 5: Enter the OTP you received on your mobile device.
Step 6: Click on the ‘Verify’ button.
Once you have linked your aadhar card with Digilocker. You can download it anytime by logging into Digilocker account.
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