Baal Aadhaar is a UIDAI Card which is issued to children’s below the age of 5 Years. Unlike regular Aadhaar cards, Baal Aadhaar does not capture biometric information such as fingerprints and iris scans of the child. Instead, it is issued based on demographic details and a facial photograph of the child.
This specific variant of Aadhaar Card namely Baal Aadhaar carries a validity until the child attends 5 Years of age. And once the child attends 5 Years of age, it needs to be updated.
|Aadhaar Type||Baal Aadhaar|
|Eligible||0 – 5 Years|
|Baal Aadhaar Appearance||Blue Colour|
|Requirement||Parents or Guardians Aadhaar Authentication|
The Baal Aadhaar registration process works same as the regular Aadhaar process in which you need to visit the Aadhaar Seva Kendra to get enrolled. But for Baal Aadhaar you need to follow certain extra steps unlike regular Aadhaar. As Baal Aadhaar doesn’t require iris and fingerprint data of child it can be even applied online, which we will cover later in this post.
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Documents Required for Baal Aadhaar Card
The documents which are required to get enroll for Baal Aadhaar can be found by clicking here.
With the above document, the parents or guardian also needs to be present with their Aadhaar Number for Aadhaar authentication. The Aadhaar number of the child is linked with either of the parent’s Aadhaar. In case both parents are not available at the time of enrolment, guardian shall authenticate and must furnish details of Aadhaar numbers of parents wherever available. Aadhaar authentication by the guardian is required.
Baal Aadhaar Form
Once arranging the documents, the next thing you will need is the Baal Aadhaar Form which will be specific one namely Aadhaar Enrolment Correction Update Form For 0 – 5 Years, you can download the same by clicking here. This form can even be obtained for free from nearest Aadhaar Kendra.
Incase if you need a help in filling up the form the, we have already written a instructions on it which can be found by clicking here. While filling up the form fill up the form with complete details of your child, if you are father or mother make sure you enter your Aadhaar details in the form
Once you have the form duly filled, follow the next step to register for baal Aadhaar.
Steps to Register for Baal Aadhaar Card
To apply for Baal Aadhaar you will need to keep your documents readily available like ID Proof Documents, Address Proof Documents, and Parents Aadhaar Card. You don’t need to take photocopies of all these documents, instead, you will have to carry all the original documents at the time of the registration.
Take your child to the nearest Aadhaar Center in your location, if you are unaware of nearest Aadhaar Kendra in your location just click here.
Visit the Aadhaar Kendra Office or Aadhaar Service enabled bank with your Child
Submit the Application Form with the documents to the Aadhaar Operator
Your documents will be scanned and returned back to you
Aadhaar Operator will fill up all details of your Child in Aadhaar Software
A facial photograph will be captured of your child, and fathers or mother fingerprints will be taken for authentication or as per details of Aadhaar which you have mentioned in your application of Baal Aadhaar
Baal Aadhaar Acknowledgement Receipt will be generated, you will have to keep this receipt with you until your child receives Baal Aadhaar Card
Your Childs Baal Aadhaar Number issuance process would take up to 2 – 3 weeks, and it will be delivered to your postal address in another 1 – 2 weeks or depending on India Post Procedure
Once Baal Aadhaar gets generated you can download your Aadhaar Card Online by clicking here.
Baal Aadhaar which you will receive will be in blue color, you can use your child’s Aadhaar wherever it is been asked to produce.
Below is the Baal Aadhaar Card sample unleashing its look:
Baal Aadhaar Card Sample
This is how the Baal Aadhaar looks like:
Once your child attends the age of 5 Years, you will have to again visit Aadhaar Center with your child for the mandatory biometric update. If you skip to do, then Aadhaar will be deactivated and will not be valid.
Baal Aadhaar Card Online Registration
If you are the one who is looking out to apply baal aadhaar online at the comfort of your home, here is the process to do.
This baal aadhaar card online registration process could not be classified as a complete online process, as this necessitates a visit by an authorized Aadhaar Operator to your residence. However, it addresses the concerns and requirements of the users, as it can be challenging to wait in queues with children for Aadhaar enrollment. To a certain extent, this approach minimizes the inconvenience associated with the traditional enrollment process.
To register online for Baal Aadhaar visit the Baal Aadhaar Card Online Registration Link https://www.ippbonline.com/web/ippb/doorstep-banking2
The above link will open Service Request Form
From the form tick mark on Child Aadhaar Enrollment
Fill up all the details like name, address, email, mobile number, and then tick mark on I agree to terms and conditions
Solve the Captcha Security Code and hit on submit button
You will soon receive a call from Post Office regarding when they will send a authorized Aadhaar Operator to your residence
Till then, you can keep the form and document ready for the child enrolment.
When the operator visits to enroll the child for Aadhaar, below are the process which you will need to go through:
The operator will visit your premises with a android based tablet in which the Child Enrolment Lite Client (CELC) will be installed
Once the Child is ready for the enrolment, the operator will launch the app Child Enrolment Lite Client (CELC) and sign into his or her account on the tablet
After logging into the Child Enrolment Lite Client (CELC) app, the operator will tap on the Enrolment which will begin the enrollment process
The app will open the Enrolment Page, in which the operator will enter the name of the child, gender, date of birth and the acknowledgement mobile number
Next a photograph will be captured of the child
Parents Aadhaar which is both Mothers and Fathers Aadhaar Number will need to be furnished. However if the child is survived by only one parent or only one of the parent’s Aadhaar is generated on the date of enrolment then in such case only one parent’s Aadhaar Number will be entered.
After parents Aadhaar numbers is filled, the operator will tick mark on any one Aadhaar Number against the Aadhaar Number of parent who can perform biometric. Wherever feasible, it is advisable to accord priority to the authentication of the mother’s Aadhaar. It is pertinent to observe that the enrollment of a child via the Child Enrolment Lite Client is exclusively permissible through parental authentication. Notably, guardian-based enrollment cannot be facilitated using the Child Enrolment Lite Client.
The Operator will then process with the Parent Authentication by taping on the Authentication, Biometric authentication can be conducted for either parent. Successful authentication is a prerequisite for proceeding with subsequent enrollment steps.
Any one of the parent will need to go through biometric authentication by providing their iris or fingerprint impressions, once the authentication turns successful the operator will tap on the Review button
The review screen will presents a comprehensive overview of all data furnished during the enrollment process. In the event that the operator or parent identifies any inaccuracies in the entered data, rectification is necessary prior to advancing to the subsequent step, accomplished by activating the reset function.
To finalize the enrollment, the operator will furnish their Aadhaar details and undergo biometric authentication to validate their endorsement.
Upon the completion of a successful enrollment, the operator is required to transcribe the Enrollment Identification (EID) onto Proof of Relationship Document. The Enrollment Agency (EA) is responsible for submitting the Proof of Relationship documents, accompanied by a hard copy of the Enrolment report, to the Document Management System (DMS)
Following the successful authentication of the operator, the operator will proceed to select the ‘Complete Enrolment’ button in order to finalize the enrolment process. Upon successful completion, the enrolment data is automatically transmitted to the UIDAI database, facilitated by the online environment in which the enrolment is conducted. A confirmation message confirming the successful enrolment and data transfer will be displayed.
Printed acknowledgement slips for child Aadhaar will not be issued. Instead, the enrolment acknowledgement details and status updates up to the point of Aadhaar generation will be forwarded to both the designated acknowledgement mobile number provided during enrolment, as well as the registered mobile number of the parent.
Children’s below 5 years of age can apply for Baal Aadhaar.
Baal aadhaar card is blue in colour.
To differentiate Baal Aadhaar from normal Aadhaar, the Baal Aadhaar is printed in blue colour.
Yes like normal Aadhaar, you can also download Baal aadhar card online from UIDAI Website or mAadhaar app.