Showing posts with label #Registering Aadhar Card. Show all posts
Showing posts with label #Registering Aadhar Card. Show all posts

Sunday, June 2, 2019

What is an Aadhaar? Aadhaar is a series of number that consists of 12 digits in order to served as an identification for a person. Each India citizen must register one as it has a been made a mandatory law by the government. Non-India foreigner can also apply for an Aadhaar if they have stayed in India long enough, for more information please check this article. If you want to register for your children that are under 15 years old, read this instead.

If you already had an Aadhaar, you can check these article on how to update them or download them as an eAadhaar card.

What do you need to prepare before registering?

One thing you must remember, this procedure cannot be done online. You need to go to the nearest Aadhaar Enrolment Centre to do it, you can find one by checking this website, it will point to the place you need to go.

Next, you need to arrange the necessary documents that can serve as:

- Proof for your identity: passport, PAN card, marriage form, your personal photo, etc.
- Verification of where you live: passport, driver license, water/electric bills in the last 3 months, etc.
- Information about your date of birth: Certificate of birth, passport, PAN card, etc.
- Confirmation of your relationship with the family head: PDS card, Medical card issued by the State, Registrar of Birth, etc.

Any one document from each category must be provided in order to have a successful Aadhaar registration.

If you have done preparing everything, you are ready to go.

What do you need to do next?

First, you need to fill an enrolment form, you either download from this website or just get one directly from the Enrolment Centre.

Next, you have to supply the forms altogether with your prepared documents to the official. After waiting for your verification, you will be asked to provide your biometric data, like fingerprint and eye's iris, and your current portrait photo.

When all that done, you will receive an acknowledgment slip. There is a 14-digit number (EID) written on the slip, you can use it to check your Aadhaar status. That means the slip is very important so you must not lose it.

Normally the time you need to wait is about 60 to 90 days for your new Aadhaar card to be sent to your home address. That is all.

A simplified guide for registering Aadhaar

Step 1: Prepare any necessary documents

Step 2: Fill in the enrolment form

Step 3: Apply them to the official in the nearest Enrolment Centre

Step 4: Provide your biometric data along with your photo

Step 5: Take the acknowledgment slip and leave

Now, wait for your Aadhaar card delivered to your house.

FAQs: Registering your Aadhaar for the first time
Q: Can I use Aadhaar card overseas?
A: No, you can only use your Aadhaar card in India, either you are a native citizen or a foreigner.

Q: Can I register an Aadhaar card if I am not an Indian citizen?
A: Yes, you can if you have already lived in India for 182 days in 1 year. You can check more information on How to avail an Aadhaar card if you are an NRI article.

Sunday, May 5, 2019

If you are a foreigner who decides to settle down India, you might worry about not having an Aadhar card and not be able to enjoy many benefits from the card. Have no fear, as in 2016, based on Aadhar Act, the privilege of having an Aadhar card is granted to those have stayed in India for 182 days or more.

The Aadhar card is a mandatory tool for citizen identification. If you wish to know more please visit this article on how to update your Aadhar detail.

Although many Non-resident Indians (NRI) might be afraid of having to go under complicated steps, the process itself is pretty similar to the normal procedure of getting Aadhar as an Indian.

Step-by-step guide on how to get an Aadhar Card as an NRI

First, you need to look for the nearest Aadhar Enrolment Centre from the UIDAI official page. After you found your target, you can start to travel to the place in order to register an Aadhar card. Before going, make sure you prepare your original documents, they are included your identification paper, photos, voter card, school metric certificate, etc.

When you have finished submitting your documents, you have to wait until the official check if you are eligible to get Aadhar or not.

If you have successfully verified, you will be called for biometric scanning where all of your fingers will be scanned to create a unique identity. Your iris will also be scanned after your fingers for the purpose of making your identity more unique and precise.

After you have finished all of the procedure, the official will take a photograph of you. This photo will be served as your picture identification on your future Aadhar card or documents.

Congratulation, you have done registering for your Aadhar, now you have to wait for your card to be dispatched, it should take around 60 to 90 days. Technically, you now have the same benefits as normal India citizens, you can check your Aadhar Card status, update it or download it as eAadhar card, etc.

A simplified guide on how to get an Aadhar Card as an NRI

Step 1: Search for the nearest Aadhar Enrolment Centre online

Step 2: Prepare any necessary documents about your identity

Step 3: Wait for verification, you will be informed if you are eligible to get Aadhar or not.

Step 4: If success, have your fingers and iris scanned.

Step 5: Have your picture taken

Step 6: You have finished registering for an Aadhar card, now all you have to do is wait for the card to be dispatched.

FAQs: Getting an Aadhar Card as an NRI

Q: What happened if I failed to verified for registering Aadhar Card?
A: There is nothing you can do except for waiting for a few more days and then try again.

Q: Does it cost anything?
A: The procedure should be similar to a normal process for India citizens, so it should be free.

Q: What happens if I leave India after I have successfully received my Aadhar Card?
A: Nothing, your Aadhar data is already registered in the database so it makes no difference if you decide to leave India temporary or permanently. 

Check Aadhaar Card Status Online/Offline

If you have made any corrections, updates in your Aadhaar card online portals or offline at Aadhar service centers, then you should check your Aadhar card status online or offline.

Download Secure Masked eAadhaar Card Online

To use your Aadhar card number virtually, you should go with more safe steps while using the Aadhar number online. Now, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) make Aadhar card more safer using Masked Aadhar Card or eAadhaar. Know more about Masked eAadhaar and how to download Masked eAadhar card online.