We have provided you in this article with the process of downloading duplicate Aadhar card online in case you have lost your card. The process is very simple, just follow the steps described below and you can easily download your aadhar card online. You have to first generate a UID number that can be done by entering your phone number on the main site the link for which I has been shared below. Then, at next step, once your UID number is generated, you can enter that on the main site and download a duplicate copy. The process in detailed is explained below.
How to Download Duplicate Aadhar Card Copy Online?
Using online method, downloading a duplicate copy of the aadhar card is very easy.
Note: Once you download the aadhar copy on your computer, click on the pdf file to open it, here it will ask you password to open the file, the password is your address pin code which you have given while applying for Aadhar card.
With the new process and technology, getting your duplicate aadhar card is just a few minutes task. You can now download aadhaar card duplicate copy, through uidai.gov.in. On the off chance that your aadhaar is lost or you have not yet received it, but have already received the SMS confirming that your aadhaar card has been processed successfully, you can download the duplicate copy online. The downloaded copy of the card has same validity as the first one, which is sent to you by post. This downloaded e-AADHAAR Card will be acknowledged as a substantial ID and residential proof wherever aadhar card is accepted.
In order to download aadhar card duplicate copy, you are required to have the details from the enrollment acknowledgement slip that was given to you at the time of registration. If your enrollment acknowledgement slip is also lost,we have provided you with step by step procedure to receive your UID number with the help of which you can easily download the copy of your aadhar.
Earlier, there was no system in place to download aadhar card by name. Due to the advancement of technology finally now we have a system in place whereby we can check aadhar card status by name and download e-AADHAAR card by name online if it’s ready.
How to get your UID number?
You need to know your UID number to download a copy of the Aadhaar card or even your Enrolment ID will work. Those who have already received their Aadhar online, then it’s generally a good idea to note down the number and keep it at some place just the way you do for the ATM pin. Look for the enrolment form if you’ve misplaced the Aadhaar to check your Enrolment ID. If in a situation if you don’t have either, you then need to look this number up first. Perform the below given steps then.
-> Visit UIDAI website.
-> Here Aadhaar No (UID) should be selected from the option “You want to receive your lost: Aadhaar No (UID) or Enrolment No (EID)”.
-> As printed on the Aadhaar card provide your full name in the blank.
-> Give your phone number or email address that you used at the time of registration of your card.
-> Type the security code you see in the image above Enter the Security Code.
-> Click Get OTP.
-> OTP will be sent to your phone number or email address, whichever you entered in the form. Type in this password in the form next to Enter OTP.
-> Click Verify OTP.
-> Your Aadhaar number will be sent via email or SMS.
Step by Step procedure: Duplicate Aadhar Card Download
Once you have the UID number, you can use it to download a copy of your Aadhaar card. This part is also simple:
-> Visit e-Aadhaar page on the UIDAI website.
-> Next to I have option select Aadhar.
-> Type in Aadhaar number, your full name and PIN code of your residential address.
-> Enter the characters of the image given above in the field “Enter above Image Text”.
-> Click Get One Time Password.
-> This one-time password will be sent to your phone number if you click Confirm in the pop-up. Alternatively, you may click Cancel and have it sent to your email address.
-> Enter the password you received into the form next to Enter OTP.
-> Click Validate & Download.