Aadhaar card lost? Follow these simple steps to get a new one
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has made provisions for Aadhaar card holders. It will provide you with a copy of your lost Aadhaar card.
If you have lost or misplaced your Aadhaar card, don't worry. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has made provisions for Aadhaar card holders. It will provide you with a copy of your lost Aadhaar card. Aadhaar card is a 12-digit unique identity number that can be obtained by the India residents, based on their biometric and demographic data. It serves as a unique identity proof for various reasons.
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If, in case, you have lost your Aadhaar card, you need to get a duplicate Aadhaar. To get new Aadhaar card, here are the simple steps people need to follow:
You need to Visit the UIDAI website. Once you are on the website, you will see various options, out of which, you need to tap on the ‘My Aadhaar’ option. Now, you need to select the ‘Retrieve lost or forgotten EID/UID option. You will be taken to a new page where you need to enter some of your details.
According to the BGR India, the details include the Aadhaar Card number (UID), the Enrollment number (EID) that was allotted to you when you got enrolled, your full name, and mobile number. If you wish to get your lost Aadhaar card without a mobile number, you can enter your email ID as well.
Now, you will be required to enter the CAPTCHA provided below the aforementioned sections. Once entered, select either the ‘Send OTP’ or the ‘Enter TOTP’ option. the former will require you to enter the OTP received on your registered phone number while the latter will require you to use the mAADHAAR app to get the Time-Based-One-Time-Password.
After following the above procedure, you will be directed to a payment gateway where you will be required to pay a nominal amount of Rs 50 after entering your payment details. Once the payment is done, you have successfully applied for a hard copy of your Aadhaar card. This you will receive via Speed Post within 15 days.
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