As we all know that how vast is the scope of online services, we have the facility to pay bills online and to shop from home just on a single click. So UIDAI – Unique Identification Authority of India has given us the facility to get the appointment at the dedicated enrolment centers for the registration.
The complete process to apply for AADHAR Card is not online due to security reasons and for authenticity of details, applicant should get their photograph clicked at the center, finger prints and retina scan have been taken by the volunteers of UID centers. Is not possible to give your finger prints and retina scan sitting at home.
How to Apply for AADHAAR Card Appointment Online
The Government of India has provided its citizens with a number of legal documents like Voter’s ID card, Ration Card, Pan Card etc. so, then why introduce Aadhaar card? This is because an Aadhaar card, has a very special feature. It is a 12-digit Unique Identification Code which has your biometrics i.e. the fingerprints and the eye scans on the card. This means no one can misuse or re use your card.
Aadhar card is an identification code which was introduced in January, 2009. It was introduced with the aim of providing equal opportunities to all residents of India.
In order to apply for an Aadhar Card, the following documents are required:-
- Identification Proof – Passport, Pan Card, Passport, PAN card, Driver’s License, Photo credit card, etcs
- Residential Proof: Passport, Pan Card, Passport, PAN card, Driver’s License, Photo credit card, electricity bills (not older than 3 months), water bills (not older than 3 months) etc
- Age Proof: Pan Card, Passport, Birth Certificate, etc.
Here is a complete list of documents that can be provided https://ssup.uidai.gov.in/document-list
A number of steps can be followed in order to apply for the Aadhar card online, but please remember an Aadhar card CANNOT be made ONLINE. This is because in order to make an Aadhar card, the applicant has to be physically present at the centre and provide his biometrics and photograph on the spot. This step makes sure that the document can never be doctored or manipulated by another person.
The following steps will give out exact details as to which steps can be taken online and which cannot.
- Look for an Aadhar Card Centre near your house. This process can be done online. Log on to the official site of UIA or click on the link below
- The next step is to visit the Aadhar card centre in order to collect your free Aadhar card form. You can also download the form from the site https://uidai.gov.in/forms.html.
The form can also be downloaded through an online process.
- The third step is to fill in the details of the form and submit at the Aadhar card centre along with the ID proof, Residential Proof and Age Proof. This will be verified along with the original documents. When the form is submitted a date is provided to the applicant. This appointment can also be booked online https://appointments.uidai.gov.in/. Please remember, this facility is only available in a few centres. In case you are unable to book an appointment at your centre online, you will have to physically visit the centre. On this date you have to visit the centre in order to give your biometrics and photograph. This step cannot be done online, which is why the process of making an Aadhar card needs the applicant to be physically present.
- Once all the steps are complete your Aadhar card will be sent to the registered address by post. You can easily check the status of your card.