The digital avatar of Aadhaar is called e-Aadhaar and can be downloaded from the official website of UIDAI https://uidai.gov.in/ by generating an OTP (One-Time Password).
Aadhar card has become a major identity card in India for every citizen of the country. From opening a bank account, buying a bike/car to getting a phone connection, this is an important document that all citizens have to submit before doing any major transaction. With the help of Aadhar card, the benefits of social welfare schemes of the government are available. Aadhaar is a unique identification number consisting of 12 digits issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to all citizens.
Aadhar card has become the most important ID for any citizen in India. To get this done, you have to go to an authorized Aadhaar Enrollment Center and give your name, age, address and biometric details. Only after giving all these information, you get the Aadhaar number. It is also available for children which is called as Bal Aadhar Card. The color of the child Aadhar card is different from the normal people.
Keep Aadhaar with you at all times
Aadhaar has become important considering the many benefits and hence, one should carry it with them at all times. However, instead of carrying a document or card, Aadhaar can also be carried in digital format. With the rapid development of technology in the world, especially after the COVID-19 pandemic, almost all goods and services are available online within minutes to everyone and that too from the comfort of their homes. This also applies to the digital copy of the Aadhar card.
How to Download E-Aadhaar
Digital copy of Aadhaar is very useful in the hi-tech era, especially when it can be carried everywhere in the phone. The digital avatar of Aadhaar is called e-Aadhaar and can be downloaded from the official website of UIDAI https://uidai.gov.in/ by generating an OTP (One-Time Password). Since this digital copy is very useful, everyone should download it. Till now this work was very cumbersome and people were avoiding digital copy. But UIDAI has made it easy and you can download your e-Aadhaar in just 10 minutes.
- The steps to download e-Aadhaar card are as follows:
- Log on to the official UIDAI website, https://uidai.gov.in/
- Under My Aadhaar homepage, select ‘Download Aadhaar’
- On the page, choose between ‘Enrollment ID’ or ‘Virtual ID’
Before submitting, it is suggested that those who want to download e-Aadhaar should check the captcha code carefully
You will receive an OTP to validate and verify the transaction. Enter OTP to complete the e-transaction
If you have entered all the details correctly, your e-Aadhaar will be downloaded on your device. According to UIDAI, it has a password that you can see. The e-Aadhaar card password consists of the first four characters of your name and year of birth.