The look of the eAadhaar has been changed and a lot of features and improvements have been implemented in the latest version of eAadhaar. Since the inception of eAadhaar, for the first time, UIDAI has made major improvements and changes to the look of eAadhaar. The all-new eAadhaar looks even more eye-catcher and comes with a lot of detail included in it.
So now let’s find out what are the additional features which we are getting to see in the latest version of the eAadhaar.
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Features of All-New eAadhaar
- Digitally signed secure QR Code with a resident photograph
- Improved Design
- Updated Information
- Issue Date and Download Date mentioned
The new eAadhaar contains a complete Flag of India, which means including the blue colored Ashoka Chakra. In the earlier version of eAadhaar, the Ashoka Chakra was missing and only orange, white and green stripes of the flag were present.
The New version of eAadhaar mentions download date and issue date, however, these details were also mentioned in an earlier version but the earlier version mentioned issue date as generation date. In the new version, the download date and issue date are mentioned on the upper part as well as the lower part of the eAadhaar.
Residents image has been aligned large for better visibility
VID or Virtual ID comes printed below the Aadhaar Number
The QR Code with resident photograph has been removed from the lower part of the eAadhaar where a photograph of the Aadhaar holder used to appear. However, QR Code with photograph is present on the upper portion and lower part back of the eAadhaar.
Any Aadhaar holder can download the latest version of eAadhaar from UIDAI Website, whether he has enrolled before the launch of all-new eAadhaar or enrolled later on. From now any Aadhaar holders who download their eAadhaar from UIDAI Portal will get the latest version of eAadhaar.
How to Download Latest Version of eAadhaar
The process of downloading the latest eAadhaar from the UIDAI Website remains the same, and if you are confused about how to download the latest version of your eAadhaar then you can follow up on the below steps.
To download the latest version of eAadhaar from UIDAI Website, make sure you have your mobile number linked with your Aadhaar and head on to the URL https://eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/eaadhaar/
You can download your eAadhaar using your Aadhaar Number, Enrollment Id or Virtual ID, so select any of the details which you have available with your and enter the details in the below field
Once entering the details, just solve the captcha security code and click on the send one-time-password button enter TOTP if you have mAadhaar App installed on your phone
Enter the received one-time-password, solve the short survey which is displayed below and click on the verify and download button
Your latest version of eAadhaar will start downloading
Once the file gets downloaded, just open it with Adobe PDF Reader or PDF Reader Software
On opening, it will prompt you to enter the password and the password will be your first name four letters in block letters + year of birth
How to Download Latest Version of eAadhaar without OTP
If you don’t have a mobile number registered with your Aadhaar then you can download your eAadhaar using facial recognition feature. Recently UIDAI has added a new feature for eAadhaar Download, where the Aadhaar holder can download their eAadhaar using face Authentication feature which will help you to bypass the Mobile OTP verification or authentication.
But before we start, let me tell you that to download your eAadhaar without OTP you should have a webcam device installed on your computer or laptop or if you are downloading it using smartphone then your phone should have a front camera.
To download the latest version of EAadhaar without OTP, just visit https://eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/faadhaar/
You can download your Aadhaar using Aadhaar Number, Enrollment Number or VID, so select the option from the list as per the details which you have currently along with you and enter the details in below field
Once entering the details solve the captcha security code and click on the face auth button
A popup will appear explaining face auth instructions which you would need to follow for the successful download of eAadhaar such as:
- Please ensure you are in the correct lighting
- Please stay still for smooth capture of your face
- Please allow the browser to use your device camera
Once reading these instructions and understanding it, just click on the OK button to proceed further
On the next page, your web-browser will request for permissions to allow eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in to use the front camera
Allow the permissions to use the front camera and the interface will open which will capture your face
You should follow the on-screen instructions for the successful capture of your face
Once your face gets captured and authenticates with the database the webpage will get navigated to the download page of eAadhaar
You will need to fill up the survey and click on verify and download button
Your e-Aadhaar will get downloaded and then you can open the file using Adobe PDF Reader Software or any PDF Reader software which you prefer
The password to open your e-Aadhaar PDF File will be your first four letters of the name in the capital, followed by the year of birth
Now you can experience the all-new eAadhaar if you want you can also take a printout of your eAadhaar Copy.