What is Aadhaar Number ?

What is Aadhaar Number?

Aadhaar is a unique 12-digit Identification number issued by UIDAI to individuals for the purpose of establishing unique identification of every single person. This card is unique for every individual who enroll or apply to get his/her Aadhaar number. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is the regulatory body on the behalf of government.

Aadhaar convokes analytical and biometric information (photograph, ten fingerprints and iris) of each individual to establish uniqueness of individual. Aadhaar number or a unique ID number is given to each and every member of family. Aadhaar card is not a smart card. This number is available online and offline verification. This Aadhaar card is mainly used to eliminate the fake identities and documents from the government records.

The main feature of this card is that it is biometric card with the number which is acceptable anywhere in the country and across the country. The people who are below the poverty line get more benefit with this card. Their biometric information and the number give their complete identification.

You can use the aadhaar number for opening an bank account, for passport, for booking of e-tickets and many other places where you can use this aadhaar number to give your identity. This number is the simplest way to describe someone’s identity.

Aadhaar is not compulsory. It depends on the person or an individual who are interested to get
this unique Aadhaar number and get their identity. This card is valid for the whole life. A person
who wants to get his\her aadhaar number can get this aadhaar number for free of cost.


  1. I have filled the application on the 16th Nov.2011.Still I have not got my card.
    Every day i am searching at on line,but no reply.how long to wait?

    1. I,V.GANAPATHY, is 100% handicapped; I cannot walk and bedridden. I have enrolled and my No. 2007/14358/01968—NPR Receipt No.193322007744400020005053001 my identity as photographed on 8-1-2014 by swathy smartcards hi-tech pvt by Aishwarya G. I am residing at ward no.95, door no. 11,Ilango Street, Vinayaganagar, PASUMALAI, MADURAI-625004. I have not received my Adhaar Card so far. Importance is given to possess Adhaar card. Will you please arrange to send me the card expeditiously piting my handicap. y.o. V.Ganapathy.

  2. Dear Sir Please , my Aadhar Card is not Recieved for Origenal Copy

    Name :…………. Subodh Kumar

    Mobile :………… 09818896051

    Date ………….. 08/08/ 2013

    Aadhar Number …… 6009 5343 7605

  3. Dear Sir,
    This is to inform you that I have applied for aadhaar card but I didn’t receive my aadhaar card till now.
    Ditails are given below. Please give me the details as soon as possible.
    thanking you.

    Name- S Kundu
    Mob- 8759311948
    Aadhaar no.- 6781/2678/4654
    Date- Unknown

  4. Dear Sir/madam
    I have not received my Aadhar card copy after I have done my correction of address.
    Name : Rakesh Dattaram Pokale
    Mob : 9768468462
    Aadhar No: 535207202289
    Date : 06/07/2015

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