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Aadhar Card Status

One can check their aadhar card status after receiving their acknowledgement slip.The aadhar card status can either be checked via online or offline mode.

One has to provide the aadhar enrollment number to track the UIDAI aadhar status.

Individuals can check aadhar card status either by using enrollment number or without using enrollment number, by using update request number or without using acknowledgement/enrollment details or by using the name, or mobile number or via India Post or by using Phone/Mobile Number Verification via online.

Aadhar Card Check Status Online using Enrollment Number

Applicants can check out for the status of Aadhar card online by visiting the online portal of UIDAI’s official website. One need not have to pay any fees or charges for the same. Below mentioned are the steps through which one can check the aadhar card status online:

Step 1: Visit the official website of UIDAI.
Step 2: Check for Aadhaar Enrollment Section under the Aadhaar Online Services, click on ‘Check Aadhaar Status’ option. One can even visit the page directly by clicking on the link https://resident.uidai.gov.in/check-aadhaar-status.

Step 3: Enter the enrollment ID, date and the time of enrollment, security cloud and follow this by clicking on check status account.
Step 4: If your aadhar is generated, then you will be receiving a message about the same and options to download the e-aadhar online or the message will be received on your registered mobile number.
Step 5: If you want to download e-aadhaar, click on the Download Aadhaar option.
Step 6: If in case, you want to get the Aadhaar on mobile, select the option Get Aadhaar on Mobile.

Aadhar Card Check Status without Enrollment Number

If you have forgotten your enrollment number or have misplaced your acknowledgement slip, one can find your respective enrollment number and then check the aadhar card status with enrollment number. The procedure for aadhar card status checking without enrollment number is given below:

Step 1: Visit the site https://goo.gl/hSo8WC to retrieve the enrollment number
Step 2: Select either UID (Aadhar) or EID option and retrieve your aadhar details
Step 3: Enter your name, mobile number, e-mail, security code to send an OTP to your registered mobile number
Step 4: Enter the OTP details in the given space provided and click on the verify OTP option
Step 5: After verification, your enrollment number or aadhaar number will be sent to the e-mail ID and mobile number of the applicant.
Step 6: Use the enrollment number, check the status of Aadhaar.

Aadhar Card Check Status Using Update Request Number (URN)

One can check for aadhar card status either via online or offline mode. The applicants can even check the status by dialling up inquiry phone number 1947 to check out if their aadhar is generated or not. Once the enrollment procedure is completed, the applicants can follow the steps as mentioned below to check the aadhar card status using URN.

Step 1: Visit the UIDAI’s official website page https://ssup.uidai.gov.in/web/guest/check-status
Step 2: Enter the Update Request Number and aadhaar number
Step 3: Enter the security code and click on the ‘Get Status’ button
Step 4: You will get the aadhar card status
Step 5: If your aadhar is updated, then you can download e-aadhar and take a print of the same

Aadhar Card Check Status without Acknowledgment/Enrollment Details

Once the verification process is completed successfully, the applicant will receive an acknowledgement slip. If you have either lost the slip or misplaced it or damaged, one can still track the aadhar card status by following the below mentioned procedure:

Step 1: Visit the official web page of UIDAI
Step 2: Click on the ‘Aadhaar Services’ link https://resident.uidai.gov.in/web/resident/find-uid-eid and visit the page directly
Step 3: Select the option ‘Find UID/EID’
Step 4: You can see the option to find his lost aadhaar number or lost enrollment number.
Step 5: Enter all the required details including full name, registered mobile number and email ID.
Step 6: Enter the security code which appears onscreen to proceed further.
Step 7: Click on the ‘Get OTP’ button.
Step 8: The OTP can either be received on the registered mobile number or on the e-mail id. Now enter the received OTP in the specified field.
Step 9: Click on ‘Verify OTP’ option.
Step 10: After the successful verification, the aadhaar enrollment number will be sent either to the registered mobile number or to the email id of the applicant.

Aadhar Card Check Status By Name

When an individual applies for Aadhar card, one gets an acknowledgement slip that contains an enrollment id. This enrollment id can be used to track the status of the aadhar card generation. If you are applying for updating details in aadhar card, you will receive an update request number after successfully submitting the application. The update request number can also be used to track the aadhar card status update.

Aadhar Card Check Status using Mobile Number

Individuals who are checking for aadhar card status using mobile number will have to follow the below-mentioned steps using his or her mobile number.

Step 1: Type the following in message section SMS “UID STATUS” , send it to 51969.
Step 2: If Aadhar has been generating, then the applicant will receive an SMS which will show his or her aadhar number
Step 3: If the message is not received, then an SMS will be sent to the individual which will state the current aadhar card status.

Aadhar Card Check Status via India Post

After generation of aadhaar number and dispatching of the same by the UIDAI, the aadhaar card will be sent to the residential address of the applicant via India post, it will take within 60 – 90 days approximately to reach the applicant. One can track the Aadhar card online via India Post by following the below-mentioned steps:

Step 1: Visit India Post’s official website.
Step 2: Enter the consignment details which you can see from the Aadhaar website using the acknowledgement slip.
Step 3: All the details related to Aadhaar consignment will get displayed on the screen.

Note: The applicant can also check the delivery status of the Aadhar by tracking his aadhaar number at any of the nearby post office branches.

Tracking Aadhar Address Validation Letter Status via Service Request Number (SRN)

If an aadhar applicant has requested for an Address Validation Letter, then you would have received a Service Request Number (SRN). The following are the steps involved to track the address validation letter status on the Aadhaar Self Service Portal:

Step 1: Visit the official web portal of UIDAI
Step 2: Now move your cursor on ‘My Aadhaar’ option on the web site.
Step 3: Select the option ‘Check Address Update Status’
Step 4: This will open a new window, now enter your 12 digit Aadhar card number followed by the Service Request Number.
Step 5: Proceed further by entering the Captcha Verification code and enter the button “Check Status”.
Step 6: All the details related to Aadhar Address Validation will be displayed on the screen.

Steps for Phone/Mobile Number Verification via Online Method

The aadhar card status can be checked via using the mobile number of the applicant. The mobile number should be verified first before checking the status.

Step 1: Visit the official web site of UIDAI.
Step 2: Select the option ‘Aadhaar Services’ which displays a link to the ‘Enrollment/Download e-Aadhaar Update’
Step 3: Proceeding further the applicant will be automatically redirected to the Aadhar Kiosk
Step 4: You will find various options including Aadhaar enrollment, updating of Aadhaar and status check.
Step 5: Click on the option which reads ‘Verify E-mail/Mobile’ option which appears on the right side of the page.
Step 6: The applicant will now get automatically redirected to a particular page wherein he or she will be asked to verify the mobile number.
Step 7: Proceeding further type in the 12 digit aadhar number and either your mobile number or e-mail ID.
Step 8: A security code will flash on the screen. Enter the code and click on the option ‘Generate Verification Code’.
Step 9: A verification code will be sent to your registered mobile number. Enter the verification code on the site and proceed further.
Step 10: Now click on the verify option which appears on the bottom of the screen to complete the verification process.

Frequently asked questions on Aadhaar Card

Q 1. How can an individual get back their Aadhar card status after the enrollment process?

A. One can track their Aadhaar card status either by online mode or by making a call to toll-free no. 1947.


Q 2. What are the other steps to be followed when the URN given to an individual is not correct according to the website?

A. When the person finds the URN to be incorrect then he/she can call the UIDAI' s toll-free no. 1947 and get information.

Q 3. Is that possible, if one can use Aadhar card as a document proof for availing personal loan and credit card?

A. It is possible after following certain details like, Firstly check the status of your Aadhar card and make sure that details are updated. Now, you can download new e-Aadhar and now it can be used as a document proof for a personal loan or credit card.

Q 4. Can I check the lock/unlocked status of Aadhar biometrics?

A. Yes, you can check by visiting UIDAI' s website and check your account using your Aadhar and OTP or you can also check through mAadhar App.

Q 5. What do we mean by URN no. in Aadhar card status?

A. URN no. stands for update request number which is used for updating details in your Aadhar.

Q 6. Is it possible for checking Aadhar card status without using a mobile number?

A. Yes one can check without using mobile number by directly visiting in an Aadhar enrollment centre.

Q 7. Maximum/ Minimum days required to get individual Aadhar card?

A. One can avail Aadhar card within 20 days and it will be sent to the respective address.

Q 8. Is that possible to get Aadhar card enrollment slip if it is lost?

A. Yes it is possible to get through UIDAI' s Website. 

Q: Can an NRI get an Aadhar card?

ANS: Yes. All people residing in India together with foreigners and NRIs have the right to apply for Aadhaar. Applicant must be a resident of India.

Q: Will an Aadhar card ever be deactivated for any reason?

ANS: Aadhaar could be disabled in many situations. Aadhaar with mixed or incorrect biometrics or with numerous names can be disabled. The card can also be deactivated due to lack of use for three consecutive years.

Q: Is an Aadhaar card required for LIC?

ANS: Yes. Linking Aadhaar with your insurance policy is mandatory under the Prevention of Money Laundering. Second Amendment, 2017.

Q: How will I know if my Aadhaar is linked to my bank account?

ANS: Visit the official website of UIDAI- uidai.gov.in/Choose the option of "Check Aadhaar and bank account linking status" on the home page as shown below.You will see a new page with a message like "Aadhaar binding status is fetched from NPCI server as shown below.Fill in your Aadhaar Number in the corresponding space and enter the captcha code.Click on Submit OTP, after which you will receive an OTP on your registered mobile number which you must enter, and then select Login.You will get to know the status of your Aadhar and your bank account link.

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