Aadhaar Download

The Aadhaar card act as both residential proof and identification proof. After the completion of the enrollment process, individuals can download the E-Aadhaar card from the official website of UIDAI and print it for further use. 

Your e-Aadhaar is a password-protected electronic copy of your Aadhaar and is digitally signed by an authority of the UIDAI.

This electronic copy is as valid as the physical copy of the Aadhaar as per the Aadhaar Act. To download this password protected document, you need to visit: 


Different ways to download E-Aadhaar 

Download your E-Aadhaar using your Aadhaar Number

If you have already been issued an Aadhaar Card and have your Aadhaar number, you can download your e-Aadhaar by following these steps:

  • Link: https://uidai.gov.in/  , click on ‘Download Aadhaar’ Under ‘My Aadhaar’
  • Enter your 12-digit UID (1234/1234/1234).
  • Click the checkbox if you want a masked Aadhaar*. If not, do not select the checkbox.
  • Enter the captcha provided.
  • Once that is done, either select ‘Send OTP’** or ‘Enter a TOTP’***.
  • Enter the OTP or TOTP details and proceed to download your e-Aadhaar.

The option of  masked Aadhaar also comes at the time of downloading , which allows you to mask or cover your Aadhaar number in the e-Aadhaar that you are looking to download .If you select this option, a one-time password will be sent to your registered mobile number.

A TOTP is a temporary one-time password which is valid only for 30 seconds. It is 8 digits long and is a unique string of digits for every user. This number is generated by the validation server and the token generation app, which is the mAadhaar mobile application in this case.

Download E-Aadhaar using an enrollment Id

Steps are as follows:

  • Enter your 14-digit ENO.
  • Right next to the ENO option, you will find a calendar. Select this calendar to enter the 14-digit date-time stamp that is printed on your enrolment slip.
  • If you wish to download a masked Aadhaar, then select the checkbox for the same. Do not select the checkbox otherwise.
  • Enter the captcha details provided.
  • Select ‘Send OTP’ or ‘Enter a TOTP’
  • Submit the OTP or TOTP details.
  • Download your e-Aadhaar.

Download your E-Aadhaar by using Virtual Id

Steps are as follows:

  • Enter your 16-digit VID number.
  • Select the checkbox if you want a masked Aadhaar.
  • Enter the captcha provided.
  • Select ‘Send OTP’ or ‘Enter a TOTP’
  • Submit the OTP or TOTP details.
  • Download your e-Aadhaar.

Download E-Aadhaar using name and date of birth

  • Visit "https://resident.uidai.gov.in/lost-uideid
  •  Retrieve Lost or Forgotten EID/UID page on UIDAI’s website.
  • Select the button for ‘Enrolment ID (EID)’.
  • Enter your full name as provided when you applied for your Aadhaar card.
  • Enter your mobile number (ensure that this number is the one you provided at the time of enrolment).
  • You can alternatively provide your registered email address.
  • Enter the captcha provided.
  • Select ‘Send OTP’ or ‘Send TOTP’
  • Enter the OTP or TOTP.
  • You will then receive your EID.

Take note of this number and visit : https://eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/#/ download Aadhaar webpage.

Follow the steps described earlier under the heading ‘Steps to Download Your e-Aadhaar Using Your Enrolment ID (EID)’.

Download Your Aadhaar Card via mAadhaar App

 It is the official mobile application for Aadhaar. You can download your e-Aadhaar on the mAadhaar app and access your Aadhaar whenever you need.

Steps to follow are:

Log into the app.

If you have already added your mobile number to your Aadhaar at the time of enrolment, you can download your Aadhaar card.