Once you get the Aadhaar Acknowledgement Slip, you can check your Aadhaar card status online as well as offline. You just have to provide your Aadhaar enrolment number to track your UIDAI Aadhar status. Below mentioned are the ways how you can check Aadhaar card enrolment status online with or without number.
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How to Check UIDAI Aadhaar Card Status Online
You can check the status of your Aadhaar Card online through various ways such as using his enrollment number, registered mobile number and also through India Post online portal. To check the Aadhar card delivery status and application status, you need to visit the official website of UIDAI.
How to Check the UIDAI Aadhaar Card Status Online by enrolment number
The applicant can check the status of his Aadhaar card online by visiting the online portal of UIDAI official website. There is no fee/charges to check Aadhar card status on UIDAI’s official website. Follow the given steps below to check the application status of your Aadhaar card online:
Step 1: Go to Aadhaar card official website of UIDAI (https://resident.uidai.gov.in/check-aadhaar).
Step 2: Now, you will need your EID (Enrolment ID) to check the status of your Aadhaar.
Step 3: Enter your EID is available on the top of your enrolment/update acknowledgement slip which is a 14-digit enrolment number and 14-digit date and time of your enrolment (which is optional).
Step 4: Enter the ‘Captcha Code’ for verification.
Step 5: Click on ‘Check Status’.
Step 6: You can download e-Aadhaar by clicking on the Download Aadhaar option.
Step 7: In case you want to get your Aadhaar on mobile, you can select the Get Aadhaar on Mobile option.
Step 8: The status will be sent on your registered mobile number
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Steps to Check Aadhaar Card status without Enrolment Number
In case you have forgotten your enrolment number or have misplaced your acknowledgement slip, you can find your enrolment number and then check Aadhaar card status with enrolment number. Here’s how to check Aadhar card status without enrolment number:
Step 1: Visit https://resident.uidai.gov.in/lost-uideid to retrieve your enrolment number
Step 2: Now, enter the important details such as your name, email address, mobile number and security code to send an OTP to your registered mobile number.
Step 3: You need to enter the OTP received and click on ‘Verify OTP’ option.
Step 4: Upon verification, your Enrolment number/Aadhaar will be sent to your registered mobile number and email address.
Step 5: Using this enrolment number, the applicant can check the status of Aadhaar.
Alternatively, you can enter TOPT ( time-based one time password) generated by an algorithm which is valid only for 30 seconds and is available on m-Aadhaar mobile app.
Steps to Check Aadhaar Card Address Update Status through URN (Update Request Number)
When an applicant successfully completes the process of online address update, he/she receives a 14-digit number which is also called Update Request Number (URN). This number is sent to the applicant through SMS to his/her registered mobile number which can be used to track the status of his/her address update request.
To know the status of Aadhaar Card update status, follow the below steps:
Step 1: Visit the UIDAI’s website https://ssup.uidai.gov.in/checkSSUPStatus/checkupdatestatus
Step 2: Enter your Aadhaar number and URN (Update Request Number)
Step 3: Enter the ‘Captcha Code’ for verification.
Step 4: Now click on ‘Check Status’.
Step 5: You will now receive the status of your Aadhaar update.
How to check Aadhar card status by name
When you apply for Aadhaar, you get an acknowledgement slip that contains the Enrolment ID. This enrolment ID can be used to track the status of the Aadhaar card generation. When you apply for updating details in your Aadhaar card, you get an update request number on successful submission of the application. The URN can be used to track the update status of the Aadhaar card.
Steps to Check Aadhar Card Status through Mobile Number
To check the status of your Aadhar Card through Mobile Number, follow the below mentioned steps:
- Type the following SMS “UID STATUS <14 digit enrolment number>” and send it to 51969.
- If the Aadhaar has been generated, the applicant receives an SMS containing the Aadhaar number.
- If not, an SMS is sent to the applicant with the current status of the Aadhaar.
Steps to Check Aadhaar Update Status through India Post
Once your Aadhaar has been generated and dispatched by UIDAI, it will be sent to the residential address of the applicant through post within 60 to 90 days. You can check Aadhar card delivery status through India Post by following the given steps:
- Go to India Post’s official website.
- Enter your consignment details that you can get from the Aadhaar website.
- Details of your Aadhaar consignment will be displayed on the screen.
In order to check the delivery status of the Aadhaar, the applicant can track his Aadhaar number at any India Post branch as well.
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Steps for Online Mobile/Phone Number Verification
One more method to check the status of the Aadhar card is through the mobile number of the applicant. But again it has to be kept in mind that the mobile number provided by the applicant should be verified first. Let us have a look at the various steps through which the mobile number of the applicant can easily be verified:
Step 1 : Go to UIDAI’S official website https://resident.uidai.gov.in/verify-email-mobile
Step 2 : After that, one needs to type in certain details such as the 12 digit Aadhar number and either email ID or mobile number.
Step 3 : A security code will flash on the screen. Enter that code and click on the option ‘Send OTP’.
Step 4 : A verification code is then immediately sent on the given mobile number. Enter the verification code received on the screen.
Step 5 : Lastly, click on ‘Verify’ option that appears at the bottom of the screen to complete the verification process.
In case you do not want to avail this service online, you can simply visit an Aadhar Centre and find out your Aadhaar/Enrolment number by providing your biometric details.
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FAQs of Aadhar Card Status
Q. How can I track my Aadhar card status after I have enrolled?
A. You can either call 1947 or check for Aadhaar status online using your enrolment number.
Q. Lost my Aadhaar card Enrolment Slip? Should I enrol again?
A. You need not enrol again for Aadhar. You can retrieve your Aadhaar number/Enrolment number through the UIDAI’s website.
Q. How can I check Aadhar card status through India post?
A. You can send your details such as your enrolment number and the date and time of your enrolment to UIDAI by post. You will get a response by post on your address.
Q. How do I check/Search Aadhar Card by Name and Father Name?
A. At present, it is not possible to check or Aadhaar card search by name and father’s name. However, an applicant can use his name and registered mobile number or email ID to know the Aadhaar number.
Q. How can I check my Aadhar card status on mobile?
A. You can check your Aadhar Card application status on mobile via sending an SMS ‘UID Status <14-digit enrolment number> to 51969 from your registered mobile number.
Q. How will I get to know about the delivery status of Address Validation Letter?
A. You will receive an AWB number via India Post through SMS (*being implemented) and can use the same to track your Aadhaar Validation Letter. You can also track the delivery status of the letter by visiting India Post official website.
Q. Where should I send this letter to check the status of Aadhaar?
A. The letter has to be sent to the following address:
Post Box No. 99, Banjara Hills,
Q. In how many days will I get my Aadhaar card?
A. Your Aadhaar card will be generated and sent to your address within 20 days of the enrolment. You can keep on checking the status of Aadhaar to keep a track of it.
Q. How can I check my Aadhaar card reprint status?
A. You can check Aadhar Card Reprint Status by visiting the official website of UIDAI at https://resident.uidai.gov.in/check-reprint-status
Q. How to check the Aadhar card status without a mobile number?
A. You can check the application status of your Aadhaar card without using your mobile number by visiting an Aadhaar Enrolment Centre.
Q. How can I track the Aadhar card status after enrolment?
A. You can track the status of your Aadhaar card online by visiting the UIDAI’s website or by calling the Aadhaar’s toll-free number 1947.
Q. What is the URN number in Aadhar card status?
A. When you go for updating details in your Aadhaar, you get an update request number (URN) at the enrolment centre. You can use this URN to track the status of your Aadhaar card.
Q. Can I Check aadhar card status by entering name and date of birth?
A. Earlier it was possible to check Aadhar Card status by name and date of birth, but as per the new guidelines now Aadhar number search can be done by entering your 14-digit Enrolment ID, date and time given on acknowledgement slip at the time of enrolment.
Q. How do I check my Aadhaar details by name and pin code?
A. There’s no such procedure to check for Aadhar card search by name and PIN code.
You can check your Aadhaar details by entering your 12-digit Aadhaar Number or 14-digit Enrolment ID, date and time given on acknowledgement slip at the time of enrolment.
Q. How can I check the lock/unlock status of my Aadhar biometrics?
A. You can visit UIDAI’s website and login to your account using your Aadhaar and OTP to check the status of your Aadhaar biometrics. Alternatively, you can check the status of Aadhaar biometrics by logging in to your account through the mAadhaar app.
Q. Can I use my Aadhaar card as a document proof for a home loan, credit card or personal loan application if I have updated my details in Aadhaar card?
A. You have to first check the status of your Aadhaar card and if the details have been updated in it, you can download the new e-Aadhaar and use it as the document proof for the home loan, credit card or personal loan application.
Q. The URN given to me for Aadhar updation is incorrect as per the website. Is there any other way to check it?
A. You can visit an Aadhaar Enrolment Centre and check the status there or call the UIDAI’s toll-free number 1947 and talk to the Aadhaar representative.