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Aadhaar Card Update: Check online at UIDAI website

Aadhaar card update online can be done via a simple log in at the UIDAI website

Aadhaar Card Update: When everything is getting digitized and KYC becoming mandatory after a certain period of time, either it’s your bank account or the online payment platforms like Paytm, One’s Aadhaar number is one of the most important documents that is going to play an important role in monetary and banking transactions. However, one must know that the mere submission of the Adhaar card is not enough. It has to be completely updated.

During the Aadhaar card update, it has been found that even after visiting the nearest Aadhaar card centre, one has to visit Aadhaar centre on the multiple numbers of times to check the Aadhaar card update. Once an Aadhaar Cardholder submits his or her request for an Aadhaar card update, there are only two ways to check the update — tracking the update request online UIDAI website or call the UIDAI toll free number 1947. One can send one’s query by a simple email at as well.

During Aadhaar card update corrections and changes can be made to Aadhaar card data under these two categories — Demographics and Biometrics. Demographics include name, address, date of birth, gender, mobile number and email while Biometrics includes fingerprints, iris scan, and photograph. Changes to address can be made online or offline, but changes to any other data have to be done at a permanent enrolment centre or nearest Aadhaar card centre.

If you have applied for the Adhaar card update only, you can check online through the card number.

Here is the step by step guide to do the Aadhaar Card update check online:

1] Log in at the UIDAI weblink;

2] Put 12 digit Aadhaar card number;

3] Fill captcha and submit;

4] The next screen will show you whether the change has been made in the database or not.

However, there can be those people also who have applied for the Aadhaar card at Aadhaar card centre. They can also do the Aadhaar Card update check online in two ways — with EID, without EID.

If an individual has placed an Adhaar card update request at an Aadhaar card centre or Update Centre, then it will get an Enrolment ID (or EID) that helps in checking the Aadhaar Card update online. EID consists of 28 digits: the 14-digit enrolment number, and the 14-digit date & time stamp. It is located at the top of the update acknowledgement slip you get from the Enrolment or Update Centre after you have submitted your request for a change in Aadhaar details.

Here is the step by step guide to check Aadhaar card update online:

1] Log in at the UIDAI weblink;

2] Enter the EID and do a captcha/security verification;

3] If your Aadhaar is ready, you will get a status message on the next screen, saying “Your Aadhaar is generated”. Download or get Aadhaar on your mobile from this screen itself; and

4] If your Adhaar card update request is not added to the database then you will not get the above message.

One can check Aadhaar Card Update even when he or she doesn’t have the EID. One who doesn’t have the EID, can do the Aadhaar card update check online through the registered mobile number or email ID.

Here is the step by step guide to do Aadhaar card update check online:

1] Log in at the UIDAI weblink;

2] Fill your full name, mobile number or email id, and enter the Captcha code;

3] click on ‘Send OTP’;

4] Log in using OTP;

5] You will get your EID via SMS and email; and

6] Proceed to the UIDAI My Aadhaar portal to check the status using the retrieved EID.

More information on

An Indian citizen needs Aadhaar to take advantage of the welfare facilities provided by the government. Aadhaar is proof of one’s address and identity card. Aadhaar is a 12 digit number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). Anyone can go to Aadhaar center or bank / post office and enroll for Aadhaar by downloading the Aadhaar card using the enrollment ID, virtual ID or Aadhaar number given by UIDAI And can print. After the number is released, a person can download Aadhaar Card using several methods.

Download Aadhaar Card by Aadhaar Number
If you want to download and print Aadhaar card then you have to adopt the following method.

Step 1: Go to the official website of UIDAI

Step 2: Select ‘Download Aadhar’ option or go to this link

Step 3: Select ‘Aadhaar’ option from ‘I have’ section

Enter the base number of

Step 4: 12 digit. If you do not want to show the Aadhaar number then select ‘Masked Aadhaar’

Step 5: Enter captcha code and click on ‘Send OTP’ to get the OT on register mobile number

Step 6: Enter OTP

Step 7: Click on ‘Verify And Download’ to download the e-Aadhaar card


Q. I have stopped using old mobile number and email, it was not updated by Aadhaar Card Center. How do I download my Aadhaar Card?
Answer: In such a situation, you cannot download your Aadhaar card. You have to go to the Aadhaar Enrollment Center with the new number and update your mobile number. Alternatively, you can use your biometrics to download your Aadhaar number.

Q. Which app can I use to download my e-Aadhaar?
Answer. You can download your Aadhaar on your smartphone in the mAadhaar app. Up to 3 profiles can be added to the m-Aadhaar app.

Q. How many ways to download e-Aadhaar?
Answer. You can download your e-Aadhaar from UIDAI website or install the mAadhaar app on your smartphone. It should always be kept in mind that you do not fall into the trap of any wrong website in the matter of downloading your Aadhaar card.

Q. I do not remember Aadhaar number, how can I download my Aadhaar with the help of my mobile number?
Answer: You can find your Aadhaar online on the UIDAI website. Once you put all your information there, your Aadhaar number will be sent to your registered mobile number.

Q. If my mobile number is not registered with UIDAI, can I download my Aadhaar online?
Answer: If you have not registered your mobile number with your Aadhaar, then you cannot download your Aadhaar online.

Q. Can I download a masked Aadhaar in Digi Locker?
Answer: You cannot download a masked Aadhaar in any app. This facility is available only on UIDAI website.

Q. Can I download Aadhaar card using Virtual ID?
Answer: You can download Aadhaar card by virtual ID using online UIDAI portal.

Q. I have updated my information in my base. Do I need to download Aadhaar again?
Answer: When you download your Aadhaar, the information you update will appear in it. When you update your information in Aadhaar, you will have to download Aadhaar with updated information in your DG locker too.

Q. My original base is lost, can I download Aadhaar and use it at the airport?
Answer: You can download Aadhaar from UIDAI website and print it. That print copy can be used instead of the original base. Apart from this, you can create an account in DG Locker and download your Aadhaar in it. This Aadhaar can be used as an identity card for entry into the airport.

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Parvesh Maurya
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