If your Aadhaar Number is generated and still you have not received your Aadhaar Card Letter through Post, than you can download electronic version of e-Aadhaar Card PDF File. Downloading e-Aadhaar PDF File becomes very essential for those who have not received their Aadhaar Letter or those who have lost their Aadhaar Letter or for any other reasons.
If you need your Aadhaar Card Copy than you can always visit Aadhaar Official Portal and get your Aadhaar Downloaded on your computer, laptop or your smartphone. There is no limits on downloading your e-Aadhaar Card from Aadhaar Portal, you can download your Aadhaar Card anytime from anywhere.
e-Aadhaar Card PDF File is equally valid as Aadhaar Letter which you receive through post, so there is no doubt.
So let’s discuss in brief, various ways on how to download Aadhaar Card Online. There are numerous methods available through which you could download your Aadhaar Card Online, so below we have explained each and every mode of downloading Aadhaar Online.
- Download e-Aadhaar Card with Aadhaar or Enrolment ID
- Aadhar Card Download by Name and Date of Birth
- Download Aadhaar Card with Virtual ID
Step by Step Tutorial on How to download Aadhaar Card Online with Aadhaar or Enrolment ID
The process of Downloading Aadhaar has been improved alot, as now UIDAI Portal doesn’t prompts you to enter your personal details like Full Name, Pin Code etc. while downloading Aadhaar, as it used to asked earlier.
When you didn’t know your details correctly like Pin Code and Full Name as appeared in Aadhaar, then it used to create problem as it was to show error “Please re-check your details, data does not match our records”. So now with improved Aadhaar Download Feature you won’t be facing such issues while downloading your Aadhaar.
With Aadhaar or Enrolment ID or VID and registered mobile number you can download your electronic version of Aadhaar Copy Instantly.
To download your Aadhaar Card PDF file from Aadhaar Card Official Portal you will need your Aadhaar Card Acknowledgement Slip or Resident Copy which you was provided once enrolling for Aadhaar Card at Aadhaar Kendra, or else if you know your Aadhaar Number than you can even download your Aadhaar Card PDF by using your Aadhaar Number.
Once you have the Aadhaar Card Acknowledgement Slip or Resident Copy ready in front of you, just visit e-Aadhaar Website by //eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/#/
From the e-Aadhaar Card Download page just select I have enrollment id or Aadhaar, enter your enrollment number with date, and time as printed on Aadhaar Card Acknowledgement Slip. If you know you Aadhaar Number than select I have Aadhaar and enter the Aadhaar Number in the field.
Once entering your Aadhaar or Enrolment ID, solve the captcha verification and click on send one time password or you can even select option enter totp if you have mAadhaar App Installed on your device.
As soon as you click on get one time password you will receive OTP (One Time Password) on your mobile number.
On next page you will need to enter the received OTP on your registered mobile number or TOTP if you have selected TOTP option.
Enter the 6 digit OTP or 8 digit TOTP, answer the short survey which is being asked in the form (this survey has been conducted by UIDAI to improve services) and just scroll down the page, at the bottom of the page you will be able to see option verify and download.
Just click on verify and download button to download your electronic copy of Aadhaar.
Your e-Aadhaar Card PDF File will get downloaded, just open the e-Aadhaar Card PDF File by double clicking on it. First make sure you have Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader Installed on your PC, to view the downloaded e-Aadhaar Card PDF File. If you already have Adobe PDF Installed on your PC just proceed opening the downloaded e-Aadhaar Card PDF File.
On opening the e-Aadhaar Card PDF File it will ask you to enter the password to view the document, just get to know the password by CLICKING HERE.
Steps on How to Download Aadhaar by Name and Date of Birth
To download your e-Aadhaar having enrolment id, aadhaar number or virtual id is a must. Without entering such details you cannot even proceed with downloading your Aadhaar. But incase if you don’t have any of these details then you can still download Aadhaar by using name and date of birth details.
To download your Aadhaar Card by name and date of birth you will need to first visit Find UID/ EID by accessing URL //resident.uidai.gov.in/find-uid-eid
Remember that to use this feature, your mobile number should be linked or registered with your Aadhaar.
On loading the page Retrieve EID/UID in your web browser, from you want to retrieve your lost Aadhaar Number (UID) or Enrolment Number (EID), select any one of them.
Enter your personal details like name, email or mobile, solve the security code and hit on send otp button.
You will receive otp on your registered mobile number.
Enter the received otp in enter otp field and click on submit button.
You will receive your Aadhaar Details on your mobile number.
Now to download your Aadhaar you just need to visit www.eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in
Select from i have Aadhaar or Enrolment ID, enter the details below, solve the captcha and hit on send one time password or if you have mAadhaar App Installed then you can also make use of enter TOTP by generating TOTP in app itself.
Once you enter the otp or TOTP, scroll down till you find verify and download button.
Click on that verify and download button to store your e-Aadhaar on your device.
Once your e-Aadhaar PDF File successfully gets downloaded on your device, you can open the file with any PDF Reader Software to view it.
Steps to Download Aadhaar Card with Virtual ID
If you have your Virtual ID of your Aadhaar and wants to download your eAadhaar then you can do it by following below instructions.
Before we start, let me tell you that to download Aadhaar with VID your mobile number should be registered with your Aadhaar or else you won’t be able to successfully download your eAadhaar card.
To download your Aadhaar with VID, just visit aadhaar download portal by visiting www.eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in
From i have option select Virtual ID (VID), and enter your 16 digit VID Number in below field.
Solve the captcha code, and click on send otp button or else you can also make use of TOTP option if you have mAadhaar App Installed on your phone.
Enter the one time password and scroll down the page.
In bottom you will find option verify and download button.
To start downloading your Aadhaar just click on verify and download button.
Once your e-Aadhaar gets downloaded on your device, you can open the file with PDF Reader Software.