The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has set up an exclusive 'Aadhaar Seva Kendra' or 'ASK' as a single stop destination for all Aadhaar related services for the Indian residents. In its first phase, the UIDAI has planned to set up a total of 114 Aadhaar Seva Kendra across 53 cities all over India, out of which 28 ASK’s has been opened until now. These include metro cities, state capitals and Union Territories. Aadhaar Seva Kendra will run along with 35,000 Aadhaar Kendra’s which is already being run by banks, post offices, BSNL and state governments.
Which Services Are Available at Aadhaar Seva Kendra?
Built on the lines of Passport Seva Kendra, you can plan a visit to Aadhaar Seva Kendra by booking an online appointment. These centers have special provisions for elderly or specially abled citizens. The centre remains open for all 7 days a week from 9.30 A.M. to 5.30 P.M. Residents can visit any convenient Aadhaar Seva Kendra for the following services:
Apply or Enroll for a New Aadhaar Card
Update of any Demographic Information in their Aadhaar - Name, Address, Gender, Date of Birth, Mobile number or Email Id.
Update of Biometric data in their Aadhaar– Photo, Fingerprints and Iris Scans
Download & Print Aadhaar
Aadhaar services are available for any resident of India including NRIs at any ASK across the country.
How to Book An Online appointment for Aadhaar Services?
Along with the setup of Aadhaar Seva Kendra’s, UIDAI has also launched an online appointment booking facility for residents. All UIDAI-run Aadhaar Seva Kendra follow the online appointment system where any resident can book an appointment for Aadhaar enrolment or update at any convenient ASK.
Any resident can book an appointment for themselves or a family member from https://appointments.uidai.gov.in/bookappointment.aspx
This is free of cost service where a resident does not require Aadhaar registered mobile number. However, one resident can book a maximum of 4 appointments in a month.
What are the Charges for Aadhaar Services at ASK?
The UIDAI has set certain charges for the residents who want to avail Aadhaar related services at ASK. These charges are :
These charges are inclusive of any applicable taxes. The residents can make the payment at ‘Cash Counter’ available at the ASK or make an online payment at the time of booking an online appointment from UIDAI website.
Service Process at Aadhaar Seva Kendra
As per defined model per city, the Aadhaar Seva Kendra have 4/8/16 operator stations with the capacity to handle up to 250/500/1000 service requests per day. The ASK follows an online Appointment Management System (AMS) for residents who choose to book their appointment prior to visiting the ASK and an automated Token Management System (TMS) for the walk-in residents at the ASK. The last token for the day is given at 5:30 pm every day.
Here is a 6-step process of how a resident can update their details in their Aadhaar:
Step 1: Walk-in or Book Appointment Online form the official
website of UIDAI
Step 2: Contact Help Desk or Show Appointment Slip
Step 3: Go to Token Desk
Step 4: Move to Verifier
Step 5: Make payment at Cash Counter
Step 6: Update/Enrollment at Operator Desk
Each Aadhaar Seva Kendra has an Operations Manager and a Centre Manager. In case, any resident has any grievance, they can contact either of these. Further, residents can also reach the UIDAI Help Centre at 1947 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Find Your Nearest Aadhaar Centre and Book Appointment Online?
To locate your nearest UIDAI-run Aadhaar Seva Kendra or book an online appointment, you need to visit 'Book an Appointment' page on UIDAI's portal. A drop-down menu has all the names of the places where the Aadhaar centers are functional at present. From there, you can select the center of your choice and proceed to book an appointment by giving your mobile number.
If you are enrolling for a new Aadhaar card, you will have to give details like name, gender, date of birth, address etc. In case you want to update or change the existing Aadhaar data you require your Aadhaar number while booking an appointment.
What to do if there are no Aadhaar Seva Kendra Near You?
The UIDAI is gradually expanding the list of Aadhaar Seva Kendra across India. If there are no ASK's near you, then you can also go to Aadhaar Kendra’s being run in banks, post offices, BSNL customer , and other designated state government offices.
To find such centers near you, you need to visit 'Locate an enrollment center' page on the UIDAI's portal where you can search by giving the name of your state, PIN code or by entering the name of your locality, city or district.
List of Aadhaar Seva Kendra
As on date, the following UIDAI-run Aadhaar Seva Kendra are functional across India:
|City Name||State/UT||Ask Address|
|Agra||Uttar Pradesh||203-204, 2nd Floor, Corporate Park, Sanjay Place, Agra, Uttar Pradesh|
|Ahmedabad||Gujarat||Block-D, 50-52, Sumel — 11, Nr Namaste Circle, Near Swaminarayan Temple, Police Commissioner Office Road, Shahibaug, Ahmedabad, Gujarat|
|Bengaluru||Karnataka||H.No. 36, Pralamma Temple Street, Next to Pai Vista Convention Center, Near South End Circle, Bengaluru, Karnataka|
|Bhopal||Madhya Pradesh||Plot No. 224, Smriti Tower, Zone - 1, Maharana Pratap Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh|
|Bhopal||Madhya Pradesh||First Floor, Aashima Mall, Hoshangabad Road, Danish Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh|
|Chandigarh||Chandigarh||Ground Floor, SCO - 57, 58, 59 Sector - 17A, Chandigarh|
|Chennai ||Tamil Nadu||Ten Square Mall, First Floor, Shop No. 228, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Koyembedu, Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Daman||Daman & Diu||Dabhel Check Post, Chala to Daman Road, Village Dabhel, Daman District, Daman & Diu|
|Dehradun||Uttarakhand||Ground Floor, AD Tower, Niranjanpur, GMS Road (Near Nexa Showroom), Dehradun, Uttarakhand|
|Dehradun||Uttarakhand||Kailash Tower, 1st Floor Municipal no 22 New Road (Near Dwarka Crossing), Race Course, Dehradun, Uttarakhand|
|Delhi||Delhi||Lower Ground Floor, Akshardham Metro Station Building, Pandav Nagar, New Delhi|
|Delhi||Delhi||First Floor, Inderlok Metro Mall, Inderlok, New Delhi|
|Delhi||Delhi||B-1 & G-2, Mohan Cooperative Industrial Estate, Near Mohan Estate Metro Station, New Delhi|
|Dhanbad||Jharkhand||Univista Tower, 1st Floor, Sector - I, Saraidhela, Near Big Bazar, Dhanbad, Jharkhand|
|Guwahati||Assam||3rd Floor, Surekha Square, Lachit Nagar, Ulubari, Guwahati, Assam|
|Hisar||Haryana||1st Floor, Metropolis Mall (opp. Vidyut Sadan), Delhi Road, Hisar, Haryana|
|Hubli||Karnataka||No. 127/IB, Classic Enclave, Chitguppi Park, Behind Kotak Mahindra Bank, Club Road, Hubli, Karnataka|
|Hyderabad||Telangana||Reliance Cyber Ville, Vittal Rao Nagar, Madhapur, Hyderabad, Telangana|
|Jaipur||Rajasthan||1st Floor, Orbit Mall, Ajmer Road, Civil Lines Metro Station, Jaipur, Rajasthan|
|Kolkata||West Bengal||Asyst Park, 37/1, GN Block, Sector-V, Bidhanagar, Kolkata, West Bengal|
|Kota||Rajasthan||2nd Floor, Aakash Mall, Aerodrome Circle, Kota Airport Area, Kota, Rajasthan|
|Lucknow||Uttar Pradesh||Ground Floor, Ratan Square, Vidhan Sabha Marg, Lalbagh, Lucknow, UP|
|Malda||West Bengal||Ground Floor, DRDC Building (DM Office), Malda, West Bengal 732101|
|Mysuru||Karnataka||532, Ground Floor, CCK Complex, Kalidasa Rd (Opp. Muda Complex), Vijayanagar 1st Stage, Mysuru, Karnataka|
|Nagpur||Maharashtra||Ground Floor, Bilquis Plaza, Passport Office Building, Sadiqabad, Mankapur, Nagpur, Maharshtra|
|Patna||Bihar||1st Floor, Sai Tower, New Dak Bunglow Road, Near Hotel Utsav, Patna, Bihar|
|Raipur||Chhattisgarh||T-9/10, Shyam Plaza, Pandri Bus Stand, Main Road, Pandri, Raipur, Chhattisgarh|
|Ranchi||Jharkhand||2nd Floor, Estate Plaza, Behind Mangal Tower, Near Kantatoli Chowk, Kokar Road, Ranchi, Jharkhand|
|Ranchi||Jharkhand||Galaxia Mall, 1st Floor, Near Piska Mor, Opp. Kali Mandir, Ratu Road, Ranchi, Jharkhand|
|Shimla||Himachal Pradesh||C.K. Mall, ISBT Tutikandi, Tutikandi, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh|
|Silvassa||Dadra & Nagar Haveli||Ground Floor, Shradha Complex, Near HDFC Bank, Silvasa|
|Surat ||Gujarat||G7-8, Galaxy Enclave, Galaxy Circle, Green City Road, Pal Gam, Surat, Gujarat 395009|
|Vijayawada||Andhra Pradesh||39-10-7, Opp Municipal Water Tank, Labbipet, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh|
|Visakhapatnam||Andhra Pradesh||3rd Floor, Grand Palace, Lane 1, Dwaraka Nagar, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh|
|Warrangal||Telangana||Kandakatla Gateway, KU Cross, Naimnagar, Hanamkonda, Warangal, Telangana|