Aadhaar is a 12 digit unique identity number that is issued to all the residents of India, on the basis of their biometric and demographic data. After the allotment of Aadhaar Number, Aadhaar Card is issued to the persons. Aadhaar Card has now become very important document in India, as it is now necessary to link it to various items so that advantages of various government schemes, other subsidies and direct benefit transfer facilities can easily be availed. If you did not yet apply for Aadhaar Card, please visit nearest Aadhaar card enrolment centers at location and get it done your Aadhar Number as early as possible.
UIDAI has opened large number of Aadhaar Card Enrolment Centres in India and has appointed registrars in these centres who run these centres. In case, you don't have an Aadhaar Card and want to apply for the same, then you will have to personally go to any of these centres along with required documents and fill up the application form, attach the required documents and get your biometric verification done. After that an Aadhaar Card will be issued to you.
Similarly, if you want to change or update the details on your Aadhaar card then also you need to visit the Aadhaar enrolment office personally.
There are two categories of Aadhaar card enrolment centres:
Presently, there are over 25,000 Aadhaar Enrolment Centres in India which are categorised into two types of Aadhaar card enrolment centres as mentioned below:
(1) Permanent Enrolment Centre: It is set up for full time to provide Aadhaar related services to the residents of India. Authorised agents are appointed to operate such centres.
(2) Temporary Enrolment Centre: It is set up on a temporary basis to provide Aadhaar related service to the residents. Non empanelled agents run such centres. It can stop its operations anytime.
Now the government has decided to shift Aadhaar card enrolment centres to either government or bank premises. UIDAI has asked private and public sector banks to open Aadhaar enrolment centre in at least 1 out of 10 branches.
Aadhaar enrolment is totally free of cost therefore you need not pay anything at the enrolment centre.
You can search for Aadhaar Card enrolment centre near you in the following way:
An Aadhaar is a unique 12 digit number issued to every Indian Resident based on his/ her demographic and biometric details. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has opened a large number of Aadhaar Enrolment Centres for providing Aadhaar related services and issuing Aadhaar Card. UIDAI also collects all the essential data and stores it in their secured database.
An Aadhaar Card has many important details of a person like the fingerprints, Iris details, and other important information.
Following are the features of Aadhaar:
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