A step-by-step guide to check Aadhar Card status
After receiving the Aadhaar Acknowledgement Slip, you have the option to check your Aadhaar card status either online or offline. You can check Aadhaar card enrolment status in a number of ways. The status of an Aadhaar can be figured out easily online through the UIDAI’s online portal or using just one’s mobile phone via a text message.
Where can you find your Enrolment ID Number?
On the topmost corner of your acknowledgment slip you, there is a 14 digit enrolment number and the time of your enrolment. These two combined will make up your temporary Enrolment ID (EID).
How to check your Aadhaar Card status:
Step 1: Log on to the UIDAI official website.
Select this link and you will reach the Aadhar Kiosk; this page will show options regarding Aadhar checking status.
Step 2: Enter the following details in the blank spaces to check your status.
Enrolment ID – in the format EID: (1234/12345/12345)
Date and Time – in the format: (dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm:ss)
Step 3: Security Code -Input the security code displayed on the screen
Step 4: Select the ‘Check Status’ button at the bottom of the screen
Steps to Check Aadhaar Card Status over the Phone
You can alternatively check your Aadhaar Status through your mobile phone. For this you have to send the following SMS to 51969 to receive information regarding the status of your Aadhar:
“UID STATUS (followed by) <14 digit enrolment number>”. For example UID STATUS12345678912345.
If your Aadhaar Card has been issued before, you will receive a text message with your Aadhaar Card number. If it has not yet been generated till now, you will receive a text with the status of your card.
How to check Aadhar status through India Post?
The status of delivery of your Aadhar Card can also be tracked online on the official website of India Post. Using the facilities offered by UIDAI, you receive your Aadhar card at your doorstep at no additional cost. Once you are done with your Aadhaar enrolment at the center, it will be dispersed and delivered to you at your residential address within 60 to 90 days.