How to Download e-Aadhaar Card

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An e-Aadhaar Card can be easily downloaded using Aadhar number, enrolment ID, virtual ID, etc. You can also find the process to download Aadhaar using DigiLocker in this article below…

How to Download e-Aadhaar Card

An Indian resident needs an Aadhaar to avail certain government welfare benefits provided by the Government of India. The document acts as a proof of address and identity for an individual. Aadhaar is a 12-digit unique identification number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). Once an individual enrols for the Aadhaar card by visiting Aadhaar Centres or Banks/Post-offices, he/she can download and print UIDAI Aadhaar by using the enrolment ID, virtual ID or Aadhaar number provided by the UIDAI. Once a number is issued, he/she can follow these different steps for Aadhar card download.

Aaadhar Card Download by Aadhaar Number

If you want to download and print e-Aadhaar card online, you need to follow the below-mentioned steps:

Step 1: Visit the Aadhar official website
Step 2: Click on ‘Download Aadhaar’ option from My Aadhaar option or visit the link

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Step 3: Select the “Aadhaar” option under “I Have” section
Step 4:
 Now, enter the 12-digit Aadhaar Number. Click on ‘I want a masked Aadhaar’ option if you want to download Masked Aadhaar.

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Step 5: Enter Captcha Verification Code and Click “Send OTP” option to get the one time password on your registered mobile number
Step 6: Enter the OTP received on your mobile number

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Step 7: Complete the survey and click “Verify And Download” to download electronic copy of your Aadhaar.

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Steps to Download e-Aadhaar Card by Virtual ID (VID)

Downloading Aadhaar number through the Virtual ID is the latest addition to UIDAI’s portal for Aadhaar download. Follow the below-mentioned steps for Aadhaar card free download using the virtual ID online:

Step 1: Visit UIDAI’s online portal
Step 2: Click “Download Aadhaar

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Step 3: Select the VID option from the “I Have” section

eaadhaar card download through vid.Step 4: Enter your virtual ID, full name, pin code and security code
Step 5: Now click “Send OTP” to generate OTP
Step 6: Alternatively, you can use the TOTP feature to authenticate your request
Step 7: e-Aadhaar will be downloaded to your system
Step 8: You can access it by entering the Aadhar card password.
Step 9: Enter the 8 digit password to open the PDF file – first four letters of your name in CAPITALS and “Year of Birth”

e-Aadhar Card Download by Using Enrolment Number (EID)

In case you have not got your Aaadhar card yet or have forgotten your Aadhaar number, you can still download updated Aadhar card by entering the Aadhaar Enrolment Number (EID). Follow the given steps below for e-Aadhaar card download by enrolment number:

Step 1: Visit
Step 2: Click “Download Aadhaar” option
Step 3: You will be redirected to
Step 4: Enter your 14-digit enrolment ID number and 14-digit time and date values

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Step 5: Enter your full name, pin code, image captcha code
Step 6: Click “Request OTP” to generate an OTP
Step 7: Press “Confirm” Button.
Step 8: You will receive the OTP on your registered mobile number
Step 9: Enter the OTP & click on the “Download Aadhaar” option
Step 9: Now you can download electronic copy of your Aadhaar Card.

Steps for Aadhar Card Download by Name and Date of Birth

In case you do not remember your Aadhaar number or EID, you can still download e-Aadhaar by entering your name and date of birth. Follow these steps for Aadhar card download:

Step 1: Visit Aadhaar website
Step 2: Enter your full name and either your registered e-mail ID or mobile number and the security code
Step 3: Click the “Send OTP” button
Step 4: Enter the OTP received on your registered mobile number and click on the “Verify OTP” button
Step 5: A message will appear on the screen informing the Aadhaar number is sent to your registered mobile number
Step 6: On Getting your Aadhaar enrolment number on your mobile, visit the e-Aadhaar page on the official UIDAI website
Step 7: Click “I have Aadhaar” option
Step 8: Enter Aadhaar enrolment number, full name, pin code, image captcha
Step 9: Click “Request OTP”
Step 10: An OTP will be sent to your mobile number. Enter this OTP and click “Download Aadhaar” to download Aadhaar

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How to Download e-Aadhaar from DigiLocker Account

DigiLocker has collaborated with the UIDAI to make it available to the cardholders on linking the DigiLocker account with Aadhaar. DigiLocker is a cloud-based platform for the issuance, storage, sharing and verification of documents and certificates in digital form which enables the select registered organization to provide electronic or e-copies into ‘digital lockers’ allotted to citizens. Follow below-mentioned steps to download Aadhaar from DigiLocker Account:

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  • Step 2: Click on “Sign In” button and enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number
  • Step 3: Click on ‘Verify’ to get ‘OTP’
  • Step 4: Enter the OTP received on your mobile number
  • Step 5: Click ‘Verify OTP’
  • Step 6: ‘Issued Document’ page appears. Download ‘e-Aadhaar’ using ‘Save’ icon