According to the Indian government, the Aadhaar card is the most important identity document for Indians. It contains some important facts such as iris data, fingerprints, and personal details. However, Aadhaar is now required for many day-to-day tasks such as setting up bank accounts, filing income tax returns, applying for PAN, Passport and getting a new mobile phone number.
Aadhaar cards are available at registration centers, banks, and post offices. If you have already submitted your application and would like to check your progress, you can do so online at UIDAI’s official website www.uidai.gov.in.
Table of Contents
- Status Aadhar Card Online
- Status Aadhar Card Online – With Enrollment No.
- Status Aadhar Card Online – Without Enrollment No.
- Further Reading
Status Aadhar Card Online
You can check the status of your Aadhaar card on the official website of UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) after completing the Aadhaar registration process. Individuals can check their status by providing their registration ID and date.
UIDAI has made it very easy and hassle-free for Indian citizens by enabling online services. Also, checking the Aadhaar status is free.
There are many other ways to check the registration status of your Aadhaar card online. This article provides an overview of them. For more clarity, you can check the steps below.
Status Aadhar Card Online – With Enrollment No.
Checking Aadhar card status online is easy, applicants can visit the online portal of UIDAI official website to check their Aadhaar card status online. There is no charge or price to check Aadhar card status on UIDAI website.
To check the status of your Aadhaar card application online, follow these steps:
Step-1: Go to UIDAI’s Official Aadhaar Website
Step-2: You will need your EID (Enrollment ID) to check your Aadhaar status.
Step-3: The EID consists of the 14-digit registration or enrollment number and the registration date and time and is located at the top of the enrolment or acknowledgment paper (optional).
Step-4: Enter the Captcha Code to confirm your entry.
Step-5: Click “Check Status”.
Step-6: Select the Download Aadhaar option to get the e-Aadhaar.
Step-7: If you would like to receive Aadhaar on your mobile device, click on to the Acquire Aadhaar on Mobile option.
Step-8: Your status will be emailed to your registered mobile number.
Status Aadhar Card Online – Without Enrollment No.
If you have forgotten your enrollment number or lost your acknowledgment slip, you can find it and use your enrollment number to check the status of your Aadhaar card. How to check Aadhar card status without enrollment number:
Step-1: To get your enrollment number, go to https://myaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/retrieve-eid-uid.
Step-2: After entering your name, email address, mobile number, and security code, An OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number.
Step-3: Enter the OTP you received and select the “Verify OTP” option.
Step-4: After confirmation, your enrolment number/Aadhaar card will be sent to your registered mobile number and email address.
Step-5: Applicants can check their Aadhaar status using this enrollment number.
Status Aadhar Card – By SMS
Follow the steps below to check your Aadhar card status from your mobile number.
Step-1: Send the following SMS to 51969.
Step-2: “UID-STATUS 14-digit enrollment number >”.
Step-3: Once the Aadhaar is created, the applicant will receive an SMS with his/her Aadhaar number.
Step-4: Otherwise, an SMS will be provided to the applicant with the status of their Aadhaar.
Status Aadhar Card – By Toll-Free Number
Step-1: Dial 1800-300-1947 using a mobile phone number registered with Aadhaar.
Step-2: Provide your EID number to the customer care executive.
Step-3: Wait for a moment to crosscheck the details.
Step-4: After reconciling the information provided, you will receive updates on the status of your Aadhaar card.
Status Aadhar Card – By Phone Number Verification
Registered users can also check the status of their Aadhaar Card from their mobile number. The user must verify the mobile phone number before following the steps below.
Step-1: Visit uidai.gov.in or visit https://myaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/verify-email-mobile
Step-2: Confirm mobile number
Step-3: Enter your 12-digit UID number or email ID
Step-4: Please enter the security code
Step-5: Please enter your OTP
Status Aadhar Card – By India Post
Aadhaar card generation usually takes 60-90 days. You will get an SMS on your registered mobile number after the generation of your Aadhar. If your delivery is delayed for any reason, you can check the status with India Post by following the steps below.
Step-1: Go to India Post’s official website
Step-2: Get your shipment details from the UIDAI website
Step-3: Share shipment details
Step-4: Your status will appear on the screen.
Status Aadhar Card – By Name
Follow these easy steps to check your Aadhaar card status by name
Step-1: Go to UIDAI official website
Step-2: Click Retrieve Lost UID/EID.
Step-3: Enter your name, email address, and registered mobile number
Step-4: Enter and confirm your OTP
Step-5: Check Status
Status Aadhar Card Update – Through URN
URN stands for Updating Request Number and is a 14-digit number generated when you complete the online address update process. This number will appear on your screen when you submit an update. You will also receive an SMS with the URN of your linked mobile number.
The numeric format somewhat looks like this:
Use it to check Aadhaar’s change status:
Step 1: Go to https://ssup.uidai.gov.in/checkSSUPStatus/checkupdatestatus and enter your URN.
Step 2: Enter the correct captcha.
Status Aadhar Card – Through Phone
If you don’t have internet or Wi-Fi, you can check the progress of your update by calling the UIDAI number (toll-free) 1800-300-1947. Dial the number and you will be connected to the IVR. To track your change of address request, you must follow these steps:
Step-1: Please select your preferred language. You must choose one of the following options:
1 for Hindi, 2 for English, 3 for Kannada, 4 for Malayalam, 5 for Tamil, 6 for Telugu, and 7 for other languages.
Step-2: Check if you are registered with Aadhaar. We assume that you have previously registered with Aadhaar. Please press 1. Press 2 if you haven’t registered yet. Press 3 to see the current status of your complaint and press 4 to see the merits of Aadhaar. Select 1 to continue.
Step-3: Go to the status bar. Press 1 to check the registration status. For Aadhaar data update questions, please press 2. Dial 9 at this level if you want to talk to a UIDAI agent without going through an IVR. Select 2 to proceed.
Step-4: Learn more about Aadhaar upgrades. Press 1 to find out how to upgrade Aadhaar. Press 2 to see the progress of your update request.
Step-5: Press 1 if you know the URN. Otherwise, press 2.
Step-6: Check with your URN. Enter your 14-digit update request number to receive status updates. Check without URN. You will be transferred to a UIDAI representative to complete the conversation and obtain your updated status. If you have any further questions, please contact your UIDAI representative or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Can I check the status of my Aadhar card by entering my name and date of birth?
Previously, you could check your Aadhar card status by name and date of birth, but following the new guidelines, by entering your 14-digit registration ID, the date and time on your confirmation letter, you can check your Aadhar card status.
In how many days will I get my Aadhaar card?
UIDAI will send the printed copy of the Aadhaar to DoP within 5 working days. The Aadhaar PVC card will be delivered to the resident’s registered address.
What is URN number?
Update request number is given when a user wishes to amend and track Aadhaar data through any medium (online and offline).
Follow the steps below to check the status of your URN.
Step-1: Go to https://ssup.uidai.gov.in/check-status
Step-2: Enter your Aadhaar and URN number
Step-3: Please enter the correct CAPTCHA code
Step-4: Click Get Status.
How to track Aadhar card status after enrolment?
Dial a toll-free number or check for your Aadhaar status online using your EID