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How to Get Duplicate Aadhaar Card Online & Offline?

How to Get Duplicate Aadhaar Card

It is possible to obtain your Aadhaar at an Aadhaar Enrollment Center. For those who have lost their Aadhaar cards or who do not know their Aadhaar number or Enrollment ID, a duplicate card can be obtained.

It is very easy to get duplicate Aadhaar card, all you will have to do is to follow a few steps. Do keep in mind that you can obtain a duplicate Aadhaar card only if you have a valid Aadhaar number.

In the absence of the acknowledgement slip, you can obtain the enrollment number and the Aadhaar number on the UIDAI website.

How to Get Duplicate Aadhaar Card

Step 1: You need to visit the official website of UIDAI.

Step 2: Select the ‘Aadhaar Number (UID)’ or Enrollment Number (EID)’ option

Step 3: Enter the basic information like your name, email address and the mobile number registered with your enrollment number

Step 4: Enter the security code that appears on this screen.

Step 5: Select ‘Reprint Aadhaar Card’ button and you will be redirected to a new screen where you can view the details of your new Aadhaar card.

Step 6: Take a print out of the duplicate card. Do note that Aadhaar cards can be reproduced only after 10 days of its issuance and after the person has enrolled with UIDAI, so it is best to avoid this duplication.

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Steps to Get Duplicate e-Aadhaar Card Online

To obtain a duplicate e-Aadhaar card online, you need to follow the steps below:

Step 1: You need to visit the official website of UIDAI.

Step 2: Select the ‘Aadhaar Number (UID)’ or Enrollment Number (EID)’ option

Step 3: You can input basic information like the name, email address and the mobile number registered with your enrollment number.

Step 4: Enter the security code that appears on this screen.

Step 5: Enter your TOTP by clicking on the ‘Enter TOTP’ button or clicking ‘Send OTP’.

Step 6: A one-time password will be sent to your registered email address or phone number. Click ‘Login’ after entering the OTP

Step 7: Once you have entered the OTP successfully, your Aadhaar Number will be sent to the registered email address or mobile number you have provided.

Step 8: The confirmation regarding the same will appear on your computer screen as a result of 7 steps noted above. 

After you have obtained your Aadhaar number or enrollment ID, you can create a duplicate Aadhaar by visiting the UIDAI portal.

How to Create an Aadhaar Card Reprint?

If you would like to reprint your card, please follow these steps.

Step 1: Go to UIDAI’s official website and choose the option “Order Aadhaar Reprint”

Step 2: You will be asked to choose your Aadhaar Number or Enrollment ID.

Step 3: You will be prompted to enter the Aadhaar number or Enrollment ID, your full name, pin code and security text as shown in the tab and your mobile number.

Step 4: You will receive an OTP to your mobile device

Step 5: Click the button labelled ‘Validate and Generate OTP’, and enter your OTP

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Step 6: You will receive a PDF file of your Aadhaar that you can download and print.

How to Check Aadhaar Reprint Status?

The steps below will explain how to check the status of your Aadhaar Reprint:

Step 1: Go to https://resident.uidai.gov.in/check-reprint-status

Step 2: You need to enter your 28-digit SRN (Service Request number) and UID, then click on ‘Submit’

Step 3: You will be able to see the status of your request on the screen.

More Information: The Service Request Number is a 28-digit number generated when an application is submitted on UIDAI’s website when you order Aadhaar Reprint.

You should be aware that it will be generated whenever a payment request is raised, i.e. on successful payment. You can use your debit cards to make the payment.

Steps to Get Duplicate Aadhaar Card via Call

An alternative method of getting a duplicate copy of the Aadhaar card is to either visit the Aadhaar Seva Kendra or call the toll-free number.

A duplicate Aadhaar can be requested by calling UIDAI’s toll-free number 1947. To do so, you must follow these steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Call the UIDAI toll-free number at 1800-180-1947 or 1947.

Step 2: Navigate through the IVR options and choose the option to speak with an Aadhaar executive.

Step 3: Request a duplicate copy of your Aadhaar card from the executive.

Step 4: The executive will confirm your identity by asking you some questions that will include your personal details.

Step 5: Once your request has been confirmed, the executive will approve it and begin the process.

Step 6: A duplicate Aadhaar card will be mailed to the specified home address via speed post.

How to get a duplicate Aadhaar Card by going to the Aadhaar Enrolment Centre

You can get your duplicate Aadhaar Card by going to the nearest Aadhaar Enrollment Centre. Below are the steps you need to take.

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Step 1: The first step is to fill out the Aadhar Correction form at your nearest Aadhaar Enrolment Center.

Step 2: Aadhaar duplicates can be ordered using the Aadhaar number or enrollment number. If you lack the Aadhaar number, biometrics will be used to verify your identity before an Aadhaar duplicate can be issued.

Step 3: Once your request has been successfully processed, your Aadhaar will be sent to your residential address via speed post.

Validity of Duplicate Aadhar Card

Accordant to the Aadhaar Act, the duplicate card containing the same number and other information is valid and can be used as an original identification document for all purposes.

Duplicate Aadhaar Card FAQs

How do I retrieve my lost Aadhaar/Enrolment ID?

Aadhaar details must be registered with the correct mobile number or email address in order to retrieve the lost Aadhaar/Enrolment ID online.

How to get Aadhaar duplicate card?

There are online and offline ways to request a duplicate Aadhar card.

What is Aadhaar?

This 12-digit number is issued by UIDAI and serves as the primary identification document.

How to get a duplicate copy of Aadhaar card?

However, in case you have lost or misplaced your original Aadhaar Card you can get a duplicate copy of your Aadhaar card through the ‘Reprint Aadhaar Card’ facility provided by UIDAI.

How to get duplicate Aadhaar Card?

Using the offline method, you can get a duplicate Aadhaar Card by calling the UIDAI’s toll-free number 1947 or 1800-180-1947 or you can visit your nearest Aadhaar Enrolment Centre.

Uses and Benefits of Aadhaar Card

Uses and Benefits of Aadhaar Card