Aadhar Card is one of the most important government identification card, which can be used for many official processes. This card consists of the unique 12-digit identification number and also while applying for this card, our biometric details are also updated in the government system. Government has made this Aadhaar card a mandatory document of individual identification. Once the individual registers for an Aadhar card, within 2 – 3 weeks, they can receive the card to the address specified by them. Government has also made it mandatory for linking the Aadhar card with your other government identification proofs like Driving License, PAN card, bank account, Ration card, etc.
With the increase in the usage of this Aadhaar card, there are many possibilities of losing your Aadhaar card. Government has also taken care of such situations and individuals who have lost their Aadhaar card can easily find the Aadhaar card details and can also apply for replacement, through online.
Step by Step Procedure for Retrieving the Aadhaar card details and Applying for a Duplicate Online:
Step 1: In order to retrieve your Aadhaar card details online. During registration, it is required that you share your mobile number and e-mail ID. If you remember these, then it is easy to retrieve your Aadhaar details online.
Step 2: Click on the below link and you will be redirected to the official UIDAI website https://uidai.gov.in/
Step 3: Once you are redirected to this page, you will find a set of hyperlinks under the title ‘Aadhar Online Services’.
Step 4: You will find an option ‘Retrieve Lost UID/EID’ under this topic. Click on that hyperlink. There will be two options EID/UID, under this link. Select from one of these. You will be redirected to another page, where the following details will be asked.
- Full Name
Step 5: Since all the above details are mandatory, you have to provide the correct data, which you have provided during the time of registration. After entering the details, you will have to enter the Security code given, in the provided box.
Step 6: The option ‘Send One Time Password’, will be activated once you fill in all the details. Click on that tab.
Step 7: When you click on the tab, you will receive the OTP in your registered mobile number and e-mail ID.
Step 8: Enter the OTP, in the redirected page. Once the verification process has been completed you can retrieve you Aadhaar Details. If you want, you can also download and print the e-Aadhaar card. Including this, you can also send your Enrolment ID or Aadhar Number to you registered mobile number and E-mail ID.