How to Apply For Aadhar Card

Aadhar Card Application

The government of India has now made it mandatory to link your Aadhar card with your PAN card if you're filing returns for the financial year 2016-2017. Also, Adhar Card serves as an identity proof for individuals living in India.

If you do not have Aadhar Card, you should apply for it as soon as possible. Here's the process to apply for Aadhar Card:

Procedure to apply for Aadhar Card

- Start by finding an enrolment centre around your location. Visit to find your centre.

- Once you've located the centre, you can book an appointment online before visiting the centre. You can visit the centre without any appointment but generally the footfall is high in these centres so booking an appointment online is recommended. You can book an appointment online here:

- Arrange the required documents which are 1 identity proof, 1 address proof and 1 date of birth proof.

- When you visit the Aadhar Centre, you will have to fill an enrolment form. This enrolment form is available online also at

- Take a print out of this form and submit it along with the supporting documents. You will also need the bio metric proof for this.

- Once the whole process is completed, you will get an acknowledgement slip covering the details of your enrolment. Your enrolment slip will contain a 14 digit enrolment number with which you can check the status of your application. You can file your ITR too using this acknowledgement ID.

- This data will be verified and validated at the central government and if all the details are right, your Aadhar Card will be sent to your registered address.

How to check the status of your Aadhar Card online

To check the application status of your Aadhar Card, go to the UIDAI website and enter the details mentioned on your enrolment slip to check the status.

In your enrolment slip, check for these two important details:

14 digit enrolment number
Date and time of the enrolment

Documents which you can use as a proof of identity:

PAN card
Driver License
Ration card
Voter ID card
NREGS Job card
Photo ID issue by registered education institution
Photo bank ATM card
Arms license
Pensioner photo card
Freedom fighter photo card
Kisan photo passbook
Address card having name and photo issued by department of posts
Certificate of identity having photo issued by Gazetted officer
CGHS/ECHS photo card
Government photo ID cards

Documents that serve as a proof of address

Bank passbook/statement
Ration card
Voter ID card
Driving license
Government photo ID cards
Electricity bill (not older than 3 months)
Water bill (not older than 3 months)
Telephone landline bill (not older than 3 months)
Property tax receipt (not older than 3 months)
Credit card statement
Insurance policy
Voter ID card
NREGS Job card
Arms License
Pensioner Card
Freedom Fighter Card
Vehicle Registration Certificate
Registered Sale/Lease/Rent Agreement
Address Card having Photo issued by Department of Posts
Caste and Domicile Certificate having Photo issued by State Govt.
Disability ID Card/handicapped medical certificate issued by the respective State/UT Governments/Administrations Gas Connection Bill (not older than 3 months)
Passport of Spouse
Passport of Parents (in case of Minor)

Documents that serve as the proof of birth

SSLC Book cerificate
Certificate of Date of Birth issued by Group A Gazetted Officer on letterhead

How to Apply For Aadhar Card How to Apply For Aadhar Card Reviewed by Akshay Chugh on 3:55 PM Rating: 5

No comments:

Powered by Blogger.