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How to apply for Aadhar card/ UID card (Unique Identity Card)


Posted Date: 23-Dec-2012  Last Updated:   Category: General    
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How to apply for Aadhar card or Unique Identity Card (UID card)? Who can apply for an Aadhar card? Features of Aadhar card or UID Card. Advantages of Aadhar card or UID Card. Aadhar card enrollment centres in Bihar an Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh.



Who can apply for an Aadhar card?
Any resident of India, NRIs or any foreign citizen living in India can apply for Aadhaar. However persons applying for Aadhar must be physically present at Aadhaar enrolment centre to Apply for UID card. Even new born babies can have an Unique Identity Card number. However for children below 3 years, biometric data would not be collected and their aadhar card will be associated with their guardians or parents. When they become at least 5 years old, they have to register for biometrics details when they get five years age.

How to apply for Aadhar card or Unique Identity Card (UID card)


Persons who have not applied for Aadhar Card can either direct go to any nearby Unique Identity card enrolment centre or they can make an online appointment for their UID card before going to Aadhar card enrolment centres. They can provide their mobile numbers while enrolling themselves for Aadhar card. This number can be used to receive updates or change Aadhaar card details.

Features of Aadhar card or UID Card


  • It is 12 digit number, which is unique for every person.
  • Everybody can have a UID number, even the new born babies.
  • If you have UID number that doesn't mean that you an Indian citizen. Anybody living in India can have it.
  • Each person can have only one Aadhar card or UID number, just like PAN card number.
  • It can be used to avail many government services like passport, ration card, other government schemes etc.

  • Advantages of Aadhar card or UID Card


    As you might be knowing that now Aadhar card is linked to many government welfare schemes like direct cash transfer, LPG, scholarships etc. So it is very important to provide the correct details while applying for an Aadhar card. It is also announced that from 1st January 2013, UID card will be compulsory to access to all government services like direct cash transfer, LPG, scholarships etc.
    For example, Delhi Government's Annshree Yojana will be linked with Aadhaar UID card i.e it will be compulsory to have Unique Identity cad to avail the benefit of Delhi Government's Annshree Yojana. Aadhaar card can also be used for opening of a bank account, new mobile connection, LPG connection, old age pension, BPL card and scholarship for students etc.
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    Responses to "How to apply for Aadhar card/ UID card (Unique Identity Card)"
    Guest Author: Mohd.U.Shamsh Bhatna     04 Feb 2013
    I am residing in Firozabad ; 283 203 Uttar Pradesh and looking for the center to get my UID Card, but unfortunately I am not getting the actual information, so you please write me the detailed information.

    Thanks & regards,
    Mohd.U.Shamsh Bhatnagar



    Guest Author: Girish Chandra Yadav     21 Mar 2013
    I am residing in Firozabad ; 283 203 Uttar Pradesh and looking for the center to get my UID Card, but unfortunately I am not getting the actual information, so you please write me the detailed information.


    Guest Author: PRABHAT KUMAR     15 May 2013
    I am request you to please submit the aadhar card form online


    Guest Author: rahul kumar     23 May 2013
    when m applying the adhar card form but there is no state for bihar city gopalganj (bihar) then how we apply kindly send me the information abt it to my email id


    Guest Author: md ismail     18 Sep 2013
    how to make uid card where i made this


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