Individuals with or with out aadhaar card can opt for Digital Locker where they can keep their documents in electronic form. Anyone can open and hold documents in DigiLocker for free. Once you upload documents, your documents will be available anytime and anywhere.
To create an account, provide mobile number which will be authenticated by sending an OTP. Select a username & password to create your DigiLocker account.
Here are 7 things to know about DigitalLocker:
What is the maximum size and format?
To upload documents in Digi locker, the maximum allowed file size is 10MB. DigiLocker currently allows pdf, jpeg and png files to be uploaded to your account.
You can sign any document uploaded in your 'Uploaded Documents' section using eSign. All eSigned files are available in the pdf format after signing.
DigiLocker has partnered with CBSE for issuing digital mark sheets to 2016 Class XII students. Students who have registered their mobile number with CBSE would receive their DigiLocker account credentials through SMS.
What are issued documents?
Issued documents are e-documents issued by various government agencies which are in electronic format based on the Aadhaar number.
What are uploaded documents?
In Digilocker, uploaded documents are those electronic documents uploaded directly by the user. It can be anything such as your pan card copy, mark sheet, etc.
Can NRI open Digital locker?
NRI cannot open a Digilocker account. It is only possible when registered using Indian mobile number. Where as any Indian resident can open Digilocker for free.
Aadhaar can be added
Once your DigiLocker account is successfully created, interested individual can provide Aadhaar number which is issued by UIDAI to avail additional services.