How To Get Back Lost Adhaar Card

How To Get Back Lost Adhaar Card

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How To Get Back Lost Adhaar Card:- Step by Step

Lost your Aadhaar? Don't panic
Lost your Aadhaar? Don’t panic

With increasing usage of Aadhaar, losing or misplacing the crucial card can be a problem. What does one do in such cases? Here’s the hassle-free way to get a replacement.

Remember your registered mobile number/email
Remember your registered mobile number/email

To retrieve lost Aadhaar/ Enrolment ID online, your Aadhaar details must have correct mobile number and/or email id registered. This is necessary because you will receive ‘OTP’ (One-time password) which will be used in helping you retrieve your Aadhaar even if you don’t remember your enrolment number.

Here's where you can go
Here’s where you can go

Log on to to download the duplicate copy of Aadhaar. The UIDAI website provides this option under the ‘Aadhaar Online Services’ Header.

Fill in the right credentials
Fill in the right credentials

One can click on the option ‘Retrieve Lost UID/EID’. The website will direct you to another page. The page will ask you to fill in various fields such as Name, Email or Mobile number. You are also required to choose whether you want to retrieve Aadhaar Number (UID) or Enrolment Number (EID).

Get OTP on mobile
Get OTP on mobile

Click on ‘Send One Time Password’. You will receive the OTP on your mobile or email ID, whichever is filled by you. Enter the OTP to verify it.

Get confirmation
Get confirmation

Once the OTP received by you has been entered in the field meant for it on the UIDAI website and verified as correct by the software, you will receive Aadhaar number either on your email or mobile whichever is mentioned by you earlier. You can use the Aadhaar number/enrolment Id received by you on the email/mobile to download the e-copy.

Download the copy
Download the copy

Click on the ‘Download Aadhaar’ option. You will be redirected to new page. Here you are required to enter few details such as Aadhaar number/ Enrolment ID, name, pin code of your home address. Click on ‘Get One Time Password’ option. Enter the OTP received to download the e-Aadhaar copy on your computer. The PDF file will be password protected. The password to open the pdf file containing your Aadhaar is the pincode of your home address.

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  • August 26, 2017 at 8:22 pm

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