To apply for aadhar card online, One needs to visit the authorized Aadhaar enrolment centre in their locality along with the required documents of address proof and identity proof. Simply calling the Toll Free Number wouldn’t help to get registered with Aadhaar scheme indeed.
Procedure to Apply Aadhar Card Online
There is an intended procedure that every citizen needs to follow for a successful enrollment with Aadhaar scheme. But, citizens of India are allowed to visit any authorized enrollment centers across the nation to get registered with the scheme.
Firstly, the applicant needs to take the printout of the enrolment form online. The Aadhaar enrolment form is also available at all enrolment centers for free of cost. Fill the enrolment form with original details and accompany it with all required documents.
The Documents of Proof to Apply Aadhar Card Online
- Identify Proof with name and photo
- Address Proof with name and address
- Birth Proof with name and date of birth
Submit the enrolment form along with these abovementioned documents at the enrolment centre. Once the documents are submitted the applicant needs to undergo a biometric test where the representatives will collect the fingerprints of the applicant, images of their iris and photo of their face as a proof.
After successful completion of this biometric test, the applicant will be provided with an acknowledgment copy which they need to keep safely for further references. However, receiving the acknowledgment copy doesn’t guarantee that you are registered for Aadhaar Card. Once you receive the Unique Aadhaar Number through SMS at your registered mobile number, then it is confirmed that you are enrolled to Aadhaar.
For residents without any documents Introducers:
If any resident is lacking with the required documents for enrollment, but he/she is eligible for Aadhaar, then they may use the facility of Introducer System, where the registrar for enrolment will allocate any individual who can guarantee for the validity of applicant’s information. Introducer can be any individual, including teachers, Government agencies, village postman, banks, NGOs and elected representatives.
Fixing Appointment for Aadhar Card Online
Applicants can easily save time and avoid waiting in long queues at enrolment Centers because now UIDAI has instigated an online service at few selected centers where applicants can fix their appointments Online and get direct entry for enrolment at centre. Applicants may also visit the enrolment centre directly without any appointment, but they need to wait till their number comes.
All the collected information and details of applicants are verified thoroughly, and then a unique Aadhaar Number is generated which will be dispatched at the given address of the applicant. If in case any fault is found in the application while verify, then corrective actions are taken by the authority if possible or a rejection letter is dispatched through post to the applicant asking for re-enrollment.
Usually, applicants receive the Aadhaar Card within 60-90 days, but the time for receiving the Aadhaar Card may vary depending upon the processing of the authority. With the use of acknowledgment copy, you can check the status of your Aadhar card online. Applicants may also download the E-Aadhaar letter online by visiting the official website of UIDAI.