Aadhaar Card Download using Enrollment ID (EID) from UIDAI

What is Aadhar?

Aadhaar is a 12-digit unique identification number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).

A citizen of India needs an Aadhaar to enjoy certain government welfare facilities provided by the Government of India. The document acts as a proof of address and identity for an individual.

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.

Below we explained, how to use Enrollment ID to to get e-Aadhar Card in PDF

e-Aadhar Card Download and Print from UIDAI website using EID

After enrolling for Aadhar, in case you have not got your Aaadhar card yet, 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:

Aadhar card Download Enrolment ID (EID) step by step

Step 1: Visit www.uidai.gov.in

Step 2: Click “Download Aadhaar” option

Step 3: You will be redirected to https://eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/

Step 4: Enter your 14-digit enrolment ID number and 14-digit time and date values

Step 5: Enter captcha code

Step 6: Click “Send OTP” to generate an OTP

Step 7: Ender 6 digit OTP, received on your number

Step 8: Take a Quick Survey & Click on “Verify and Download” button

Step 9: Your electronic copy of Aaadhar will be Downloaded

e-Aadhaar download using Enrollment ID
e-Aadhaar download using Enrollment ID

You do not have Aadhaar Card, read more about How to enroll for Aadhaar (आधार कार्ड)

FAQs on Downloading Aadhaar Card

Q. Can Aadhaar be downloaded even if my mobile number is not registered with UIDAI?

Ans. No, your Aadhaar cannot be downloaded if your mobile number is not registered with UIDAI.

Q. What is a Masked Aadhaar Card?

Ans. This is the latest option for the citizens to mask their Aadhaar cards in downloaded e-Aadhaar in which the first 8 digits are replaced with characters like ‘XXXX-XXXX’ and only shows the last four digits of the Aadhaar number.

Q. Can I download my e-Aadhaar using Enrolment ID and Virtual ID?

Ans. In case you have forgotten your Aadhaar number, you can download your e-Aadhaar using Enrolment ID and Virtual ID.

Q. What is the official website of UIDAI to download Aadhaar Card?

Ans. For Aadhaar pdf download, you can visit the official website of UIDAI i.e. https://uidai.gov.in/

Q. Is Umang App compatible with both IOS and Android devices for downloading Aadhaar Cards?

Ans. Yes, Umang APP is compatible with both IOS and Android devices for downloading Aadhaar Cards.

Q. Aadhaar Card and e-Aadhaar are considered the same thing?

Ans. Yes, Aadhaar Card and e-Aadhaar are equally valid. Aadhaar Card is sent to the applicants through the post from UIDAI whereas e-Aadhaar applicants have to download it through UIDAI’s website.

Q. What is the validity of my downloaded Aadhaar Card?

Ans. Once UID download (Aadhaar Card) is done, it is valid for the entire life.

Q. How can I open my E-Aadhar Card after downloading it?

Ans. You can open your Aadhaar Card (File format: PDF) after downloading it by entering the 8-digit password which is first four letter of your name in CAPITAL and your birth year (YYYY)

Q. Can I get my Aadhaar letter downloaded online after updating?
Ans. Yes, once your request for an update is approved, you can download your Aadhaar letter online by clicking ‘Download Aadhaar’ on the official website of UIDAI.

Q. Does the online downloaded Aadhaar letter have the same validity as that of original?

Ans. Yes, the online downloaded Aadhaar (e-Aadhaar) letter has the same validity as that of the original.

Q. What supporting software needed to open e-Aadhaar?

Ans. The supporting software needed to open e-Aadhar is ‘Adobe Reader’.

Q. Is e-Aadhaar equally valid like a physical copy of Aadhaar?

Ans. Yes, e-Aadhaar is equally valid like a physical copy of Aadhaar.

By Krunal

Krunal Bhosale is crazy about new gadgets and try them as soon as they are available in market. You can trust him because he uses those products and write reviews about products. He is a Water and Wastewater treatment expert from Pune, India. He received his Chemical Engineering from University of Pune. You can contact him by email krunal (at) waterengineer.co.in

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