Lost you Aadhaar card, find ‘here’ how to avail it

by pranjalipargaonkar

Pune: Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) website provided you different services. If you have your Aadhaar card, then you can order a reprint of your Aadhaar card after paying a nominal fee. They are eligible to use the e-version from the UIDAI website.

Earlier, if you lost your Aadhaar card, you could not get it reprinted. You had to download the e-version from the UIDAI website and present it as proof of identity which was acceptable. Now as per the UIDAI website, one can get his/her Aadhaar card reprinted by paying a nominal fee of Rs 50 (inclusive of GST and speed post charges).

The reprinted Aadhaar letter will be handed over to India Post within 5 working days to be delivered to your registered address via speed post. No mobile number required to register with your Aadhaar number in order to avail this service.

Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to get your Aadhaar card reprinted.

Step 1: Visit UIDAI’s website,

Step 2:  Select ‘Order Aadhaar Reprint’, under the Aadhaar services menu.

Step 3: A new page will open .You will be required to enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number or 16-digit VID number and security code. If mobile number is registered against your Aadhaar number, then click on ‘Send OTP’ or not choose other option and fill the detail.

Step 4: You will receive OTP on your registered mobile number. Remember this OTP is valid for 10 minutes only.

Step 5: Enter the OTP and select the box agreeing to ‘Terms and Conditions’. Click on Submit.

Step 6: Once the correct OTP is entered, you will be able to verify your Aadhaar details (Only if mobile number is registered in the Aadhaar database).

Check if the Aadhaar details reflecting on your computer screen are correct. If not visit nearest the Aadhaar Seva Kendra to get the details corrected.

Step 7: Once the Aadhaar details are verified, click on ‘Make Payment’ option. You will be redirected to the payment gateway.

Step 8: You can make the payment via credit card, debit card, Net banking or UPI, as per your convenience. Rs 50 will be charged for getting your Aadhaar card reprinted. Enter the payment details and click on ‘Pay Now’.

Step 9: Once the payment is successful, an acknowledgement will be shown on your screen. You can also download the acknowledgement slip. A message will be sent to your registered mobile number with the service request number (SRN).

To make process easy you can also simultaneously register your mobile number.

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