Aadhaar Card

Launched in Jan 2009, Aadhaar Card is issued to all residents of India and contains the demographic as well as biometric details of the person it is issued to. It contains an unique 12 digit number for every person it is issued to and is the right of the common people. Aadhaar Card is a proof of identity and not of citizenship.

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Republic Day 2020: Things to know about 71st Republic Day

25 Jan 2020

Republic Day 2020: Things to know about 71st Republic Day

Every year, India celebrates Republic Day on January 26.

What's a FASTag, how to get one, and other details

15 Dec 2019

What's a FASTag, how to get one, and other details

Starting today, the government has enforced the system of electronic toll collection on national highways using FASTags.

Don't have PAN? You can use these two documents, instead

30 Oct 2019

Don't have PAN? You can use these two documents, instead

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, ten-digit alphanumeric identity issued by the Income Tax Department to all taxpayers in India.

Want to link your SBI account with Aadhaar? Here's how

17 Oct 2019

Want to link your SBI account with Aadhaar? Here's how

Although according to the Supreme Court, it is no longer mandatory to link your Aadhaar with bank account, it could still prove to be beneficial.

Here's how Aadhaar can come handy in emergency situations

15 Oct 2019

Here's how Aadhaar can come handy in emergency situations

With a plethora of government services linked with your Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.

Now, NRIs can apply for Aadhaar without 182-day wait period

24 Sep 2019

Now, NRIs can apply for Aadhaar without 182-day wait period

Non-resident Indians (NRIs), holding a valid Indian passport, can now apply for Aadhaar on arrival, according to a government notification.

Aadhaar: Some lesser-known features you may not know about

17 Sep 2019

Aadhaar: Some lesser-known features you may not know about

Aadhaar is a 12-digit identification number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to the residents of India.

Do NRIs need to link their PAN with Aadhaar?

12 Sep 2019

Do NRIs need to link their PAN with Aadhaar?

According to government's notification, it is mandatory to link PAN and Aadhaar latest by September 30, 2019, or your PAN might become invalid.

Need to update/change Aadhaar details? Here's how to book appointment

05 Sep 2019

Need to update/change Aadhaar details? Here's how to book appointment

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has set up several Aadhaar Seva Kendras (ASKs) in many cities across the country.

mAadhaar app: Key features, how to download/use, and more

28 Aug 2019

mAadhaar app: Key features, how to download/use, and more

With so many government welfare schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.

PAN card with QR code: All you need to know

23 Aug 2019

PAN card with QR code: All you need to know

According to Income Tax (I-T) Act rules, it is illegal to hold more than one PAN card.

Protect your Aadhaar data: Here's how to lock/unlock Aadhaar number

02 Aug 2019

Protect your Aadhaar data: Here's how to lock/unlock Aadhaar number

In a bid to strengthen the privacy and security of Aadhaar, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has introduced a feature that enables users to lock/unlock their Aadhaar number.

How to update address and other details in PAN card

25 Jul 2019

How to update address and other details in PAN card

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, 10-digit alphanumeric identity allotted to all taxpayers in India by the Income Tax department.

Don't have PAN? Now, use Aadhaar to file Income-Tax returns

08 Jul 2019

Don't have PAN? Now, use Aadhaar to file Income-Tax returns

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday, presented her and the new Central government's first budget.

Teenagers are watching 'Kabir Singh' and Aadhaar is to blame

03 Jul 2019

Teenagers are watching 'Kabir Singh' and Aadhaar is to blame

Adding to the controversy surrounding Sandeep Reddy Vanga's Kabir Singh, teenagers in Jaipur have made fake IDs to get into screenings of the A-rated film.

Here's how to link your Aadhaar card with Driving license

12 Jun 2019

Here's how to link your Aadhaar card with Driving license

With so many government services linked with your Aadhaar card, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.

How to update Date of Birth on your Aadhaar card

08 Jun 2019

How to update Date of Birth on your Aadhaar card

With so many government services linked with your Aadhaar card, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold. Thus, having correct and updated information in the UIDAI database becomes vital.

How to get an Aadhaar card franchise

06 Jun 2019

How to get an Aadhaar card franchise

Did you know you can open an Aadhaar Enrolment Center?

Here's how you can change your Aadhaar photograph

04 Jun 2019

Here's how you can change your Aadhaar photograph

With so many government services linked with your Aadhaar card, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.

Here's how you can lock/unlock your Aadhaar number

03 Jun 2019

Here's how you can lock/unlock your Aadhaar number

In a bid to further strengthen the privacy and security of Aadhaar, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has introduced a new feature that enables users to lock/unlock their Aadhaar number.

Now, banks can use Aadhaar for KYC verification: Details here

01 Jun 2019

Now, banks can use Aadhaar for KYC verification: Details here

Banks are now allowed to use Aadhaar as proof for Know Your Customer (KYC) verification, upon getting consent from the customer, according to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

Here's how you can update Aadhaar address without valid address-proof

30 May 2019

Here's how you can update Aadhaar address without valid address-proof

With so many government welfare-schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.

Here's how to download Aadhaar using your Aadhaar-registered mobile number

28 May 2019

Here's how to download Aadhaar using your Aadhaar-registered mobile number

With so many government welfare schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold. Also, a vital proof of identity, it can come handy anywhere and anytime.

How to change your name, e-mail, phone in Aadhaar online

19 May 2019

How to change your name, e-mail, phone in Aadhaar online

With so many government services linked with your Aadhaar card, it is one of the most important documents you'll ever hold.

Tamil Nadu: Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards found dumped on riverbank

18 May 2019

Tamil Nadu: Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards found dumped on riverbank

Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards were found dumped on the banks of the Mulliyaru River near Thiruthuraipoondi in Tamil Nadu's Thiruvarur district.

Error in your Aadhaar card? Here's how to rectify it

18 May 2019

Error in your Aadhaar card? Here's how to rectify it

With so many government welfare schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.

Not using your Aadhaar card? It might get deactivated

12 May 2019

Not using your Aadhaar card? It might get deactivated

With so many government welfare schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.

Here's how you can check your Aadhaar authentication history

07 May 2019

Here's how you can check your Aadhaar authentication history

With so many government welfare schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold. Also, a vital proof of identity, it can come handy anywhere and anytime.

Now, Aadhaar not needed to get SIM card! Details here

28 Apr 2019

Now, Aadhaar not needed to get SIM card! Details here

Following the September 26, 2018 Supreme court verdict relating to Aadhaar authentication, the government has revamped the digital KYC norms.

Five ways to link your Aadhaar with bank account

26 Apr 2019

Five ways to link your Aadhaar with bank account

The process to link your Aadhaar card with bank account is simple and quite similar for most of the banks.

UMANG app: Services offered, and how to register

21 Apr 2019

UMANG app: Services offered, and how to register

UMANG (Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance) is a mobile app launched by the government to let users access a wide range of government services, right from their smartphones.

Here's what you will need to get/update Aadhaar card

17 Apr 2019

Here's what you will need to get/update Aadhaar card

With so many government welfare-schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.

Here's how you can reprint your Aadhaar card online

15 Apr 2019

Here's how you can reprint your Aadhaar card online

With so many government welfare-schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.

Here's how you can update address in PAN card

08 Apr 2019

Here's how you can update address in PAN card

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, 10-digit alphanumeric identity allotted to all taxpayers in India by the Income Tax department.

Here's how you can check your Aadhaar authentication history

07 Apr 2019

Here's how you can check your Aadhaar authentication history

With so many government welfare schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold. Also, a vital proof of identity, it can come handy anywhere and anytime.

Here's how to download Aadhaar using your Aadhaar-registered mobile number

06 Apr 2019

Here's how to download Aadhaar using your Aadhaar-registered mobile number

With so many government welfare schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold. Also, a vital proof of identity, it can come handy anywhere and anytime.

Deadline to link Aadhaar with PAN extended by six months

01 Apr 2019

Deadline to link Aadhaar with PAN extended by six months

The Central government has extended the deadline to link Aadhaar with PAN by six months, to September 30, 2019. The previous deadline to link the two IDs was March 31.

Today is last date to link Aadhaar with PAN

31 Mar 2019

Today is last date to link Aadhaar with PAN

Today is the last date to link your Aadhaar with PAN.

Haven't linked Aadhaar and PAN yet? Do it now!

29 Mar 2019

Haven't linked Aadhaar and PAN yet? Do it now!

The Income Tax Department has been urging all taxpayers to link their Aadhaar with PAN for a long time now.

Can fraudsters access your bank-account linked with lost Aadhaar card?

26 Mar 2019

Can fraudsters access your bank-account linked with lost Aadhaar card?

With so many government welfare-schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.