E Aadhaar Card FAQs

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(Last Updated On: July 2, 2018)

E Aadhaar Card FAQs

What is e-Aadhaar?
e-Aadhaar is a password protected electronic copy of Aadhaar, which is digitally signed by the competent Authority of UIDAI.
Is e-Aadhaar equally valid like physical copy of Aadhaar?

As per Aadhaar Act, e-Aadhaar is equally valid like Physical Copy of Aadhaar for all purposes. For UIDAI circular on validity of e Aadhaar, please visit Validity of downloaded Aadhaar (e-Aadhaar) as Proof of Identity : Govt Notification Dated 27.04.2017

From where Resident can download e-Aadhaar?

Resident can download e-Aadhaar by visiting UIDAI websites – https://uidai.gov.in/ or by visiting https://eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in

How can Resident download e-Aadhaar?

Resident can download e-Aadhaar by following two ways.

  • By Using Enrollment Number:Resident can download e-Aadhaar using 28 digit enrolment no. along with Full Name and Pin code. In this download process OTP is received on registered mobile no. Resident can also use TOTP to download e-Aadhaar instead of OTP. TOTP can generated using mAadhaar mobile Application.
  • By Using Aadhaar No:Resident can download e-Aadhaar by using 12 digits Aadhaar No. along with Full Name and Pin code. In this download process OTP is received on registered mobile no. Resident can also use TOTP to download e-Aadhaar instead of OTP. TOTP can generated using mAadhaar mobile Application.
What supporting software needed to open e-Aadhaar?

Resident needs ‘Adobe Reader’ to view e-Aadhaar. You have ‘Adobe Reader’ installed in your System. To install Adobe Reader in the System visit https://get.adobe.com/reader/

What Is the Password of e-Aadhaar?

Combination of the first 4 letters of name in CAPITAL and the year of birth (YYYY) as password.

For Example:

Example 1
Name: SURESH KUMAR
Year of Birth: 1990
Password: SURE1990

Example 2
Name: SAI KUMAR
Year of Birth: 1990
Password: SAIK1990

Example 3
Name: P. KUMAR
Year of Birth: 1990
Password: P.KU1990

Example 4
Name: RIA
Year of Birth: 1990
Password: RIA1990

How to validate digital signatures in e-Aadhaar?

Computer must be connected to internet while validating digital signature.

  • Right click on the ‘validity unknown’ icon and click on ‘Validate Signature’
  • You will get the signature validation status window, click on ‘Signature Properties’.
  • Click on ‘Show Certificate.’
  • Verify that there is a certification path named ‘NIC sub-CA for NIC 2011, National Informatics centre’. This identifies ‘NIC sub-CA for NIC 2011, National Informatics centre’ as the owner of the digital certificate that has been used when signing the document.
  • Mark the certification path named ‘NIC sub-CA for NIC 2011, National Informatics centre’, click the ‘Trust’ tab and then ‘Add to Trusted Identities’.
  • Answer ‘OK’ to any security question that follows.
  • Check (✔) the field for ‘Use this certificate as a trusted root’ and click ‘OK’ twice to close this and the next window.
  • Click ‘Validate Signature’ to execute the validation.

Note: – Once ‘NIC sub-CA for NIC 2011, National Informatics centre’ has been as a Trusted Identity, any subsequent documents with digital signatures from CCA will be validated automatically when opened.

 

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