Documents Required for Aadhaar Registration

Documents Required for Aadhaar Registration

Before applying for Aadhaar Card, the applicants must have all the required documents so as to make the application successful and to achieve the unique identity card easily. Apart from Aadhaar enrollment form, the applicants must have three essential documents while applying for Aadhaar Card.

  • Identity proof having name and photo
  • Address proof having name and address
  • Birth certificate having name and date of birth

Aadhaar Enrolment Form

Aadhaar Enrollment Form is easily available both offline from the enrolment centre and online from the official website of UIDAI. The enrolment form should be filled completely with all details before registration.

Identity Proof

There are several documents that can be used as proof of identity. But, it is better to carry more than one document as backup, either original or attested copies. The document having both your name and photo is considered as identity proof. Below is the list of document that can be used as identity proof including:

  • Passport
  • PAN Card
  • Driving License
  • Voter ID
  • Government Photo ID Cards
  • Certificate of Identity issued by Tehsildar on letterhead or Government Gazetted Officer
  • Kissan Photo Passbook
  • Freedom Fighter Photo Card
  • ECHS/CGHS Photo Card
  • Photo Credit Card
  • Photo ID card issued by recognized educational facilities
  • Arms License
  • Bank Passbook with photo
  • Pensioner Photo Card
  • Disability ID Card

Address Proof

The document that you will use as address proof should include both your name and address. You may either carry attested photocopy of the documents or the original copy along with you while visiting the enrolment centre. The documents that are accepted as address proof includes:

  • Bank Passbook
  • Passport
  • Ration Card
  • Post Office Account Passbook
  • Driving License
  • Voter ID
  • Electricity Bill
  • Water Bill
  • Telephone Landline Bill
  • Government ID Cards issued by Public Sector Units
  • Property tax receipt
  • Credit Card Statement
  • Insurance Policy
  • Signed Letter by Bank having photo on letterhead
  • National Rural Employment Generation Scheme job card
  • Arms License
  • Pensioner Card
  • Freedom Fighter Card
  • Kissan Passbook
  • Certificate of address issued by MP, MLA or Gazetted Officer or Village Panchayat or Tehsildar on letter head
  • Vehicle Registration Certificate
  • Income Tax Assessment Order
  • Rent/lease/registered sales agreement
  • Caste & Domicile Certificate issued by State Government
  • Gas Connection Bill
  • Passport of Parents if minor

Birth Certificate

  • Birth Proof Certificate issued by State Municipal Corporation
  • 10th Standard leaving Certificate
  • Passport
  • Certificate of Birth issued by Gazetted Officer on Letterhead

Applicants without any documents

Applicants who don’t have any of these aforementioned documents may also apply for Aadhaar as there is a provision in the form of Introducer System. Through this system the registrar of enrolment may assign individuals who vouch for the validity of applicant’s details. The Introducers can be anyone, including a bank, teacher, government agencies, village postman, elected representatives and NGOs.

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