Did you just misplace your Aadhaar card and worried about how to get it back? The process to retrieve the Aadhaar card is pretty simple and easy. Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has launched a service for Aadhaar cardholders to retrieve the enrolment number using the 10-digit registered mobile number. You will simply need to head over to the UIDAI official website and follow the step-by-step process given below. Also Read - How to update old photo in Aadhaar Card: Follow these simple steps
How to retrieve Aadhaar online
Step 1: Head over to the official website of UIDAI. Or simply click here uidai.gov.in Also Read - What is Blue Aadhaar Card, how to apply for it free of cost
Step 2: Scroll down to the ‘Aadhaar services’ section and click on the ‘My Aadhaar’ option there Also Read - Tech tips: How to check phone numbers linked with your Aadhaar number
Step 3: Next, click on the ‘Retrieve Lost or Forgotten EID/UID’ option
Step 4: Enter details including name, email id, and registered mobile number.
Step 5: You will then need to verify the Captcha and click on the ‘Send OTP’ option
Step 6: You receive a six-digit OTP on your registered mobile number, enter it in the given space
Step 7: You will get the requested UID/EID number on your mobile
Step 8: Use the UID/WID number to download the e-Aadhaar copy.
How to reprint Aadhaar card
Step 1: Head over to the UIDAI’s official website
Step 2: Next, click on the ‘Order Aadhaar Reprint’ option shown on the screen
Step 3: Choose any one option from — Aadhaar Number (UID), Enrollment ID (EID), or Virtual ID (VID)
Step 4: Check the ‘Terms & Conditions’ box and click on submit option
Step 5: To get the Aadhaar card printed, select one option from – a registered mobile number and an unregistered mobile number.
Step 6: If your mobile number is registered, select the first option. Enter Aadhaar Number or Virtual ID (VID) Number with the captcha and tap on the Request OTP option
Step 7: Enter the OTP
Step 8: Next, click on the Make Payment option. You will then need to select the online payment mode and make the payment.
Step 9: Next, download the acknowledgment receipt.
Step 10: Your Aadhaar card will now be printed and sent to the registered address.