Wednesday 19 March 2014

How to Enroll for Aadhaar Card Online and FAQ's of Aadhaar Card

Aadhaar Card

What is an Aadhaar?

Aadhaar is a  unique identification number which consists of 12 digit  and it will serve a proof of identity and address for an individual, anywhere in India for their lifetime. It is similar to USA National Security Number but Aadhaar belongs to India and is served by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI )on behalf of the Government of India.

Do we need to pay for Aadhaar card?

No. Each individual needs to enroll only once which is free of cost.

What is the use or advantage of having an Aadhaar Card?

Enrolling yourself for Aadhaar will provide a universal identity infrastructure which can be used by any identity-based application like ration card, passport,banking, mobile phone connections etc.

What documents or proof do you need to enroll for an Aadhaar card?

You must need
  • Proof of Identity - election photo ID card, Ration card, passport,driving license, PAN card,Photo ID issued by Recognized Educational Institution,Pensioner Photo Card,Address Card having Name and Photo issued by Department of Posts [ for More click here ]
  • Proof of Address documents - Passport, Bank Statement/ Passbook ,Post Office Account Statement/Passbook, Ration Card ,Voter ID, Driving License, Electricity Bill (not older than 3 months) ,Water bill (not older than 3 months), Telephone Landline Bill (not older than 3 months),Insurance Policy, Property Tax Receipt (not older than 3 months) [ for More click here ]

Where to Enroll for an Aadhaar card in Puducherry (Pondicherry) city ?

Puducherry Taluk (Puducherry)
Contact Person : Cyril Antony
Address: #93,Krishna nagar ,Main road krishna naga, Lawspet, Orugaret block, Puducherry Taluk, Puducherry, Pondicherry - 605008
Phone : 4132214166

Puducherry Taluk (Puducherry Urban)
Contact Person: Mr. Karun kumar
Address: Mudaliarpet Taluk office, near RTO office, 100 feet road, Puducherry Taluk, Puducherry, Pondicherry - 605004
Phone: 8807082845

Contact Person: Mr. Karun kumar
Address: Oulgaret Taluk Office, ECR, Puducherry Taluk, Puducherry, Pondicherry - 605008
Phone: 8807082845

Contact Person: Mr. Karun kumar
Address: Civil Supplies Office, Puducherry Taluk, Puducherry, Pondicherry - 605008
Phone: 8807082845

Contact Person: Mr.Murali
Address: #177 cuddalore main road, #177 cuddalore main road, Thavalakuppam, Near police station, Cuddalore, Cuddalore, Pondicherry - 605007
Phone: 9486143053

How to get an Online Appointment for Aadhaar Enrollment?

Online enrollment for Aadhaar Card has been started for trial basis and can be found at this website

How and where to check your Aadhaar Application Status?

You can check the status of your Aadhaar Application form by using your Enrollment ID  here :

How and where to get e-Aadhaar or Aadhaar through Mobile?

This facility is for those who applied for Aadhaar but still did not get the original Aadhaar card. 
Aadhaar Card

  • Get E-Aadhaar which is as valid as the original Aadhaar letter and can be downloaded on submitting your Aadhaar or the enrolment ID which is found on the Enrolment slip given to you at the time of enrolment -
  • Get your Aadhaar number on your Mobile which you used to register for your Aadhaar  at the time of enrolment by providing your Enrolment ID which is found on the Enrolment slip given to you at the time of enrolment. -

How to avail Aadhaar SMS Service?

  •  Aadhaar status generation: To check your Aadhaar status, type UID STATUS< 14 digit enrollment number > OR UID STATUS < 28 digit EID > on your mobile and send it to 51969.
  • Get e-Aadhaar on mobile: To get a soft copy of your e-Aadhaar letter on your email id, type UID EAADHAAR < Aadhaar number > < email Id > < PIN code > on your mobile and send it to 51969.

More links

For Enquiries & Grievances, you can use Email -
Website for Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI ) -

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