Download a Copy of Your Aadhaar Card


In case you’ve misplaced your Aadhaar card, don’t panic because you can easily download a fresh copy. It needs you to know your Aadhaar number, but you can easily look that up online. So whether you’ve misplaced your card and need a new one, or just wanted to get a digital copy of the card to submit with a form online, the official website has you covered. To download a copy of the Aadhaar card, you need to know your UID number or your Enrolment ID. If you’ve gotten your Aadhaar already, then it’s generally a good idea to note down the number somewhere.

Head to the e-Aadhaar page on the UIDAI website. Select Aadhaar next to I have. Enter your Aadhaar number, full name and the PIN code of your residential address. Key in the characters in the image 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. Aadhaar card downloaded in a password-protected PDF file. The password is simply the PIN code of your residential address.


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