Your Aadhaar card will be sent to your registered residential address via India Post within 3 months (90 days) of submitting the application, provided that your documents are successfully verified and your biometric records are registered. However once the aadhaar card status has been generated online then in case of an urgent need, do E-Aadhaar card download by following this simple process in the official website of UIDAI
Aadhaar card download using Aadhaar number
Go to the UIDAI website.
Select the “download e-aadhaar option”
It will take you to new page as, https://eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/
In case you already know the aadhaar number, select the aadhaar option and fill you details such as Aadhaar number, full name, pincode of address and captcha image.
Select “Get one-time password” option to get the OTP on mobile number linked with Aadhaar.
If using m-aadhaar, select the option of TOTP.
Fill the OTP details which has been sent to mobile number.
Press “click and validate” button for e-aadhar download on computer or phone.
Adobe reader is required to open the pdf file as e-aadhaar would get download in the same format.
After the aadhaar card will be downloaded, open the file using password and either get it printed or save it on you mobile for future.
E-aadhaar copy as a valid ID proof is acceptable.
Aadhaar card download using enrolment number
Aadhaar card can also be downloaded by putting enrolment number in the required field after following same steps as mentioned using Aadhaar number.
Aadhaar card download using Name and date of birth
A good news for those people who didn’t have aadhaar number and forgot their enrolment number, you can still download e-aadhaar card by putting your name and date of birth.By putting these details, you will be able to retrieve aadhaar details from UIDAI’s website. Here are the steps of doing it:
Go to the website link https://resident.uidai.gov.in/find-uid-eid and fill details to retrieve your lost EID or aadhaar number.
Then enter your full name either with registered mobile number or e-mail id along with security code.
Select “send onetime password button” and enter the OTP details which has been sent on registered mobile number. Complete the process by clicking on “Verify OTP” button.
After getting aadhaar enrolment number on your mobile number, visit the official page of UIDAI website and click on “I have enrolment id option”.
Put the aadhaar enrolment number, full name, pincode and image captcha.
Click on “One time password” button. Enter the OTP details that has been send to your mobile and click on “Validate and download” option to complete the process.
E-aadhaar card password:
To open the pdf file of e-aadhar, password need to be entered. This password will contain 8 characters. The first four letters will be of your name and the last four will be the birth year.
E-aadhar is just equivalent to original aadhar card and should be acceptable by all agencies. Incase if any one refuses, aadhar holder may lodge complaints to higher authorities of those departments.
E-aadhar can be downloaded from mAadhaar app.
No it can’t be downloaded online.
Yes, even if your income is below taxable limit,it need to be linked with aadhaar as per the norms.