Any Indian Resident who is working in USA can apply for Aadhaar Card, but NRIs (Non-Resident Indians) are not eligible to apply for Aadhaar. According to the Section 3.1 of the Aadhaar Act 2016 only a resident shall be entitled to obtain an Aadhaar Number.
As per the Aadhaar Act 2016, any individual who has resided in India for a period or periods amounting in all to one hundred and eighty-two days or more in twelve months immediately preceding the date of application, can enroll for Aadhaar.
Now you know who are eligible to enroll for Aadhaar Card, so now let’s find out on how to get Aadhar Card Quickly from USA.
If you are currently in USA and looking out to get Aadhaar Card Quickly from USA than let me tell you that there are no Aadhaar Enrollment Centers in USA, so to get Aadhar Card Quickly you will have to visit India. Nor there is any online service by UIDAI which allows you to enroll for Aadhaar Card Online without visiting India or enrolment Center.
So now let’s try to understand on how to get Aadhar Card Quickly from USA.
Procedure on How to Get Aadhar Card Quickly from USA
As I said earlier that to enroll for Aadhar Card you will have to physically visit India and be present at Aadhaar Enrolment Center as your biometric data will be captured.
- The applicant would be required to visit any Aadhaar Enrolment Center with One Proof of Identity and One Proof of Address as listed in the acceptable documents by UIDAI.
- Once you make supported documents ready just take photocopy of the documents and self-attest on it.
- To apply for Aadhaar Card you will need to fill up Aadhar Card Application Form, you can get Aadhar Enrolment Form from Aadhaar Enrolment Center or you can even download it online by clicking here.
- If you have downloaded Aadhar Enrolment Form just take printout of the form and fill in all details asked in the form in block letters.
- Once you have successfully filled up the form, just enclose the photocopies of the documents and visit nearest Aadhar Enrolment Center.
- You can search nearest Aadhar Enrolment Center by clicking here.
- Once you are aware about nearby center in your location visit the Aadhar Enrolment Center with application form and documents.
- Once you reach Aadhaar Enrolment Center, submit the application form along with photocopies of the documents to the Center Concerned Authority.
- The authority will verify your documents by asking originals and will give back your original documents.
- Next the Aadhar Enrolment Operator will ask you to have a seat and feed in your information in the Aadhaar Software, in meanwhile you should make sure that Aadhar Enrolment Operator is entering your data correctly in the software. If something is wrong you can ask the operator to correct it straight away.
- Next your facial photograph will be captured, all 10 fingerprints, and iris.
- You will be handed over with Aadhar Enrolment Acknowledgment Receipt.
- That’s it you have successfully enrolled yourself for Aadhaar Card. Your Aadhaar Card will get delivered to you in next 3 months on your postal address.
You can also keep checking status online of your Aadhaar Card by Aadhaar Enrolment Number which is printed on your Aadhaar Enrolment Receipt.
That’s it, this is how to get Aadhar Card quickly from USA.