How to Apply for Aadhar Card

Aadhaar is basically a unique identification number consisting of 12 digits issued by UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) and is to be given to every citizen of India. This will be a future identification way for every Indian and will be involved in all phases of life. This number will be stored in centralized database and will be the key to the opening of every citizen’s record from photograph to fingerprints.

Once the process of Aadhaar is complete it will be involved in every identification documents to avail certain services and otherwise. After Aadhaar will come into picture, there will be no repeated need to documents once identification before providing any services; it will do once and for all. This will be the magic of this 12 digit UID.

One must be interested to know what is process involved in applying for Aadhaar card. Here are certain protocols and steps to be followed. Anyone who is the resident of India satisfying the UIDAI process can avail Aadhaar card.


1)      Documents required are Aadhaar application form, photo identification proof and address proof.

2)      One may go to any official Aadhaar enrollment department in India to get your Aadhaar card done.

3)      There are 18 identification proof documents and 33 address proof documents that UIDAI accepts as valid proofs. Common among them are voters ID, ration card, driving license and passport.

4)      Photo identification proof can be done with likes of PAN card and residence proof can be done with electricity bill and water bill of past three months.

5)      At enrollment center you need to fill the Aadhaar application form and may take help of the volunteers there at the center.

6)      At enrollment center fingerprints, photograph and iris scan will be required as the part of the protocol to feed into database.

7)      A temporary slip with enrollment number will be provided as an acknowledgement.

8)      Based on your documents your details will be verified and in case if all comes right an Aadhaar number will be send to your address.

81 Responses to “How to Apply for Aadhar Card”

  1. Piyush Sharma Says:

    Please give me tht latest location of Aadhaar Card team/office from where I can get my card.

  2. jitendra shakya Says:

    i beg to say that ham apana aadhar card chaate hai sir plz information cell me or mail me
    my no 07500004667
    mail id
    my add- vill-deepakpur
    uttar pradsh

  3. admin Says:

    Hi Piyush @ Jitendra: Kindly get in touch with customer support here: they will assist you to get your aadhar card.

  4. vinod kumar sharabu Says:

    i beg to say taht ham apana aadhar card chaate hai sir plz information cell me my no 09900058666
    mail id
    my add #7a 3rd Cross,Subramanya layout,

  5. Ramanjaneyulu Says:

    please give the latest location of Asdhaar card issueing center near by uppal hyderabad rr dist. my mobile No.9032782654 and mail id

  6. Pratap Magalal Rathod Says:

    Dear Sir,
    I want to register my name for Aadhar card kindly mail me so that I can apply
    thanking you
    Pratap Rathod

  7. rakesh singh Says:

    I want get Adhar card please inform me whwre I acn apply I am in Aligarh (UP)

  8. Dhayanithi V Says:

    Kindly issue me Aadhar Card for me for which if you give the instructions, I could download the Application Form and send for perusal. Expecting your early response in this regard.

  9. ayush srivastava Says:

    plz tell the nearest adhar card centre in allahabad along with the address, and how much time does it take to issue it.

  10. Manak Dewasi Says:

    Sir, I want to apply for the Aadhar Card, so please give the proper guidance. After form fill up where we send the the application form. My Address :- Vill/Po-Atbara, Taluka- Sojat City Dist Pali 306104 (Rajasthan)

  11. Dr. Ashok Verma Says:

    Please let me have the locations of ADHAR card registration center in disstt. head quarter 0f SAGAR M.P

  12. bhalchandra lokhande Says:

    dear sir
    i would like to know where should i apply for aadhar card as i m staying in thane ghodbunder road

  13. sanjeev kumar Says:

    please let me have the location of ADHAR card registration center in distt. ferozepur punjab

  14. arun kumar Says:

    please let me have the location of ADHAR card registration center in city Rourkela distt sundergarh odisha

  15. pallav Says:

    i have no address proof ..i have voting card,pan card,school certificate of west bengal…but i am staying at surat.. what should i do for address proof

  16. admin Says:

    Hi Arun,

    There is an option on Right Hand Side of the website called “locate near center” and choose state list from there.

  17. Tanveer Ahmad Wani Says:

    living in j&k,need adhar card,how i wil get it

  18. Jothipriyan Says:

    Thank You

  19. Hitesh B Shah Says:

    Sir, Kindly intimate from where can i avail Adhar card at chennai

  20. admin Says:

    Dear Hitesh,

    Kindly locate your nearest center in Chennai from ‘Locate Center’ link located in Right Hand Side of the website.

  21. Hidayat Says:

    Dear team,
    I have enrolment letter but i dont no what is a next step,I request u to kindly guide me step by step to get a adhaar card,i stay in vashi navi mumbai sector 26A.
    Hidaya husain

  22. admin Says:

    Dear Hidayat,

    Kindly visit to your nearest aadhar card center in Navi mumbai – they will guide you.

  23. Priyanka Says:


    I don’t have a Permanent Residence Proof of Delhi as I am Living on rent.I have Driving Licence but that too is of my Home town DehraDun.

    How can I apply for Aadhar Card on this Situation.


  24. admin Says:

    Hi Priyanka,

    Kindly view ‘Documents Required’ located on top navigation / menu of the website

  25. anthony Says:

    I am staying on rental basis for past 14 years in Mumbai, as I have no relatives here.
    I don’t have Ration Card or Voter Id as I can’t buy a house here. How can I apply for aadhar card? I have Pan Card and Rental Agreement. Also have domiscile and Nationality Certificate. Please help

  26. admin Says:

    Hi Anthony,

    As far as you have address and ID proof, you can apply for Aadhar card, go ahead.


    required document…

    I have – 1. PAN CARD



  28. jitendra desai Says:

    i am staying in mumbai on rental basis for 2 year.i have no address prof i have only pan card how can i apply for adhar card please help me.

  29. admin Says:

    Dear Desai,

    You must have agreement paper for rent home. Show it as a address proof.

  30. admin Says:

    Hi Bishnu,

    You have enough documents to apply for aadhar card. You just need ID proof (photo must be visible) and address proof (not older than 3 months). Please check our ‘Locate Center’ – we have listed Aasam center.

  31. MD RIZWAN Says:

    I gone through all the above but still I not got my answer, my problem is I don’t have any single ID PROOF of my, and how can I get my AADHAR CARD now.
    Please HELP

  32. Saleem Mohammad Says:

    We are residing in KSA since 4 years, and I have downloaded the Adhar card form and I wanted to know where to submit it. And how can I get the Adhar card…..
    Pl. Kidly give response
    Saleem Mohammad.

  33. admin Says:

    Hi Saleem,

    Kindly let us know your Disct and state name so that we can try to locate your nearest aadhar center.

  34. admin Says:

    Hi Rizwan,

    You should have at least one ID card and Address proof without it – it would be hard to apply for a uid card.

  35. Saleem Mohammad Says:

    Thank you so much for your kind responce.

    As per the information, I belong to Andhara Pradesh, chittoor district, (Madanapalli municipality)

    Saleem Mohammad.

  36. Nitika Sharma Says:

    i want to apply adhar card please . but i have no address proof where i lived now …………..

  37. admin Says:

    Dear Farhan,

    Request your landlord to provide his Electricity or Telephone bill copy along with a letter saying that you are tenant in his house. And take this documents to your WARD PARSAD – they will sign and approve. You are done, now you have address proof.

  38. Arunkumar Says:

    My native place is salem,tamilnadu.. but i am temporarily living in hyderabad ,andhra pradesh… for applying aadharsh card , do i need to go to tamilnadu for applying the online form..or can i submit the form nearby in hyderbad itself with the address proof of tamilnadu….



  40. admin Says:

    Please find the aadhar center list from left hand side ‘Locate Center’. You can also download registration from from top link.

  41. admin Says:

    Hi Arun,

    You can visit to nearest center and apply for the same.

  42. sriaruna Says:

    still how long they take to provide aadhar in chennia?kolathur?

  43. Lakshmi Says:

    I am currently in US, visiting. Is there any way to apply the Aadhar card online? Or, can I fax/post all the documents to your office? Please let me know if there are any other means of applying without being present in India. I have all the required documents with me.


  44. admin Says:

    Hi Lakshmi,

    You have to be physically here in India as during enrollment your fingerprint and eye retina snap will be taken.

  45. Harshil Roy Says:

    Why do u make it physical. The people who are tech savy,can fill the form online and submit the scanned copy online.

    It will also have a positive impact on your administration. Make it on line, you will enjoy more participation.

  46. Rajesh Says:


    I m living in Begusarai District of Bihar.
    where is my nearest Aadhar card office.

  47. bhanu gupta Says:

    sir please give us location for aadhar card in jammu

  48. Rajesh Says:


    I am currently in US want to apply aadhar card. Is there any way to get that? If I scan my passport, PAN, Current Bill etc. Can you process this?

  49. santosh nalawde Says:

    I m living in Nalasopara of mumbai.where is my nearest aadhar card office,

  50. admin Says:

    Dear Rajesh,

    You have to be here in India to enroll for aadhar.

  51. admin Says:

    Dear Gupta Ji,

    Jammu center are listed on our ‘Locate Center’ – on right hand side.

  52. admin Says:

    Dear Roy,

    70% of the Indian population are living in village + only 10% of the population have internet access. Govt. taken wise decision to open aadhar center. However your idea is good but can’t work with current infrastructure we have in India.

  53. guru Says:

    please send the near by location for magarpatta were i can apply for aadhar card with my tamil nadu address proof

  54. ahsanul haque Says:

    Dear Sir,
    I just want to know that is there any aadhaar card office in Noida, if there is than please inform me by mail.

    Thanks & Regards

  55. Ameertheen Says:

    I’m Residing At Madurai Rural, Tamilnadu, I have downloaded The Aadhrsh form. I want to know where to submit it. Pls Rply Me

  56. G.V.B.Bhushan Rao Says:

    Actual my native place is Garvidi, Vizianagaram[dist], as i am a job holder at Vizag we are staying in Visakhapatnam. Please advise how can i get the aadhaar card.

  57. manish Says:

    please give me latest locatation in varanasi for aadhar card make


    uttar pardesh me kanha par aadhar card ban rahe hain

  59. Deepak Tekriwal Says:

    Dear sir I am Form Siliguri Dist Darjeeling Which is in west bengal I want to make a aadhar card but i can not Found any aadhar Center in Siliguri
    and not any option found online so pls suggest how to make aadhar card
    Thanks & Regd
    Deepak Tekriwal

  60. Rizwana Khatun Says:

    I want to know whether we have to give address proof for temporary address or permanent address?

  61. admin Says:

    Hi Deepak,

    Please go through ‘Locate Center’ or search on Search box, your city is listed here :)

  62. Lakshminarayanan Says:

    I belong to Salem. Presently my family & my self are at Chennai. All my POA at Salem onley. No center at Salem.
    Can I Use Salem POA to register at Chennai Center to get
    AAdhar Card.

  63. sharad sarjerao maske Says:

    Dear sir
    I am stay in Dubai. I can’t come to India because company leave problem. I permanent address in khopoli raigad dist.

  64. SHWETARK Says:

    sir I live in Allahabad but I don’t know address were to apply I have my collage id and electricity bill for proof it would be enough or any thing else would be required

  65. SAHANOWAS SK. Says:

    i want to know that is there any Aadhar card office near Sealdah rail station or collage street.please inform me…

  66. R BHATNAGAR Says:

    Excessive rush at the aadhar centers, hold us back, for attempting to apply for the UID card. I am senior citizen, not able to stand in long queue for hours. is there any other way of enrolling.
    Please PL ADVISE
    R bhatnagar
    Kota, Rajasthan

  67. Tapan Kumar Mitra Says:

    I am residing at 17L/1B, Birpara lane
    Kolkata 700030, ward no 3 of KMC. I want aadhar card immediately for me and my family member. Please advise where to and whom to contact

  68. menka gupta Says:

    respected sir,i am a resident of kolkata after getting married 5 and half years.sir i want to state that i don’t have any residence proof of kolkata.i do have a voter id card but i is of bihar.i have to apply for my son and myself.please do let me know how can i get the aadhar card.

  69. shobha Says:

    some one has came to make the aadhar card in our area, but the date of making were same when he came and given the form, we were at office, after 2-3 days we had visit at center but they denied, please give the solution.

  70. nitin Says:

    respected sir i am citizen of kurduwadi dist solapur state maharashtra. i want to apply for aadhar card but no any authorised center of place is lacated in my city. When it starts again can i apply at pune for this type of card.

    my parents also want to apply for aadhar to link or connect with bank a/c for different purposes so give me the information regarding my problem

  71. Parma De Says:

    Dear Sir

    I am from North Kolkata Hatibagan area. Can you inform me regarding the nearest Aadhar card center? We would like to apply for it asap.


  72. Deepak jain Says:

    sir rajasthan k dungarpur dist.m mein aadhar card kha ban raha hai

  73. John Says:


    I just wanted to know the procedure to get the card and am residing at chrompet. Is there any nearby registration centres available?

  74. harish chandar Says:

    I live in sector 28 Faridabad. Tell me nearest place to make my adhaar card.

  75. sandeep Says:

    Hi i am facing problem in getting the ADHAR CARD i have applied two times but could not get it.
    1st time i went to the nearest Adhar center and completed all the formalities i was given the receipt as well but never received it.2nd time there was a survey in our colony where all the formalities were done as per the norms i and my family completed the formalities and was given the receipt also but when after some time i searched the status it is showing the application is been rejected .i wrote the mail also but got no response please help me out .

  76. sajal kundu chowdhury Says:

    I am living at P.o. Andul-Mouri Dist Howrah. W.B. Pin 711302. Please inform me how I make my Aadhar Crad and which centre is locketed for me.

  77. R L Sharma Says:

    I live in Dehradun and eager to make adhar card and family. Is adhar card beind issued in Dehradun? if so where?

  78. admin Says:

    Dear Sharma ji,

    Your city is listed on to the website, use Search Box to find out your city.

  79. yash chowdhary Says:

    how can make the aadhaar card through internet pls send me the link

  80. Ravindra Chaturvedi Says:

    I have been enrolled vide no.1050/08393/06044 on 08.04.2013 at 15:33:27 hrs.,but I have not received Aadhar card till today.

  81. Yahya Says:

    Hello Sir,
    My brother is a US Citizen and hold OCI(Overseas Citizen of India)too, I would like to know can he apply from US or he need to come to India to initiate the process, if so what documents does he need to bring in pertaining to US plus any documents also required of Indian origin.

    I really appreciate if you could shed some light in regard to processes of getting Aadhar Card.

    Thanking you for your time and efforts and looking forward to get a reply at the earliest from you.

    Kind Regards

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