In India, UIDAI issues 12-digit unique identification number through aadhar card to the residents, which serve as an identification proof as well as address proof for them. Once the process of enrolment gets completed, the e-aadhar download and print can be done from the official website of UIDAI, in case the individual can't wait for it to come via post which is sent within 60-90 days after enrolment process or in case theaadhar card has been lost. The e-aadhar download can be done in three ways:
Through Aadhar number
The process of Downloading Aadhar Through Aadhar Number:
The process of Downloading Aadhar Through VID:
VID or Virtual ID is a 16-digit random number which can be used for authentication for temporary basis in the same way the aadhar can be used. VID can be created from UIDAI portal. So if you have VID but you want to download aadharcard then VID can also be used for the downloading process. Here are the steps for downloading aadhar using VID:
The process of Downloading Aadhar Through EID:
TOTP is one-time temporary password (8-digit numeric string) which once generated remain valid for only 30 seconds.
TOTP can be generated by using mAadhar app. For TOTP generation, the mobile number should be registered and the mobile device should be in sync with the IST time-zone.
Steps for configuring TOTP:
Install the mAadhar app from google play store.
Create your profile.
Click through TOTP page view and it will be visible for the next 30 seconds.
Adobe Reader should be installed in the system for opening pdf file of e-aadhar.
Put the password as a combination of first four letters of the name in capital letters and year of birth.
Open the pdf file of e-aadhar and click on the print option to get the printout. The printout can only be taken if the printer is connected to the computer or mobile phone.