We all know that Aadhar card is a very important document in India. It is very useful in various govt. Schemes and also proof of identity. You can also be used as address proof.
If you want to check your Aadhar card status you can do so online or offline. To check your Aadhar card status online, you must have an EID number and date and time.
EID number is a 14 digit number, written on the top of the acknowledgment slip given to you at the time Aadhar enrolment by Aadhar card center
Here is the sample of enrolment slip
I have circled the EID number and date and time.
To check your Aadhar card status offline you have sent an SMS from your registered mobile number.
In this article. I will guide you step by step to check your Aadhar card status online with or without enrolment number or through SMS.
If you have wanted to download your E-Aadhar, I am going to guide you to do so.
How to check your Aadhar card with Enrolment number:-
Enrollment number is a 14 digit unique number that you get at the time of Aadhar registration. It is written on the top of the acknowledgment slip. I have provided you the sample of acknowledging slip above. If you don’t have an acknowledgment slip, Then you can’t track your Aadhar card status.
Follow the steps to check your Aadhar card status online with the help of Enrollment Number.
Step 1. Visit the official website of UIDAI link here: https://www.uidai.gov.in/index.php
Step 2. Mouse over My Aadhar
Step 3. Click on “Check Aadhar status”
Step 4. Enter your Enrollment ID in this format (1235/246270/1254) and date and time (dd/mm/yy hh:mm:ss) and security code and click on chack status
Note put space between date and time
Step 5. If your Aadhar is generated you will get two options
(i) Download Aadhar. (ii) Get Aadhar on mobile.Choose anyone as you wish
I hope you understood the steps to check your Aadhar card status online with enrolment number.
How to check Aadhar card status through a mobile number
It is very easy to check Aadhar card status by SMS.
Just follow the steps mentioned below to check Aadhar status by SMS.
Step 1. Type this msg in your registered mobile no. “UID STATUS<14 DIGIT ENROLLMENT NUMBER>” and send it to 51969
If your Aadhar number is generated you will get SMS containing your Aadhar number.
If your Aadhar number is not generated you will get an SMS with current status of the Aadhar.
How to check Aadhar card status without enrolment number/How to check Aadhar status if you have lost your enrolment slip.
Once you complete the verification process for Aadhar card at Aadhar center you get an acknowledgment slip. But sometimes due to any reason the applicant forgets the Enrollment no. Or loose the acknowledge slip. If you have lost your Enrollment slip still you can chack the Aadhar card status just follow the below mentioned steps.
Step 1. Go to the official website of UIDI link here: https://www.uidai.gov.in/index.php and mouse over “My Aadhar”
Step 2. Click on Retrieve lost or forgotten EID/UID
Step3. You will get two options whether you want to retrieve your lost. Aadhar number (UID) Enrollment number choose one accordingly.
Step4. Enter your personal details like full name, email, mobile, thereafter enter the security code and click on send OTP.
Step 5. Enter the OTP, sent on your phone and email ID and click on verify.
Step 6. Once verified successfully, you will get your Enrollment number or Aadhar number (chosen earlier in step 1.) in your email or on the registered mobile number.