What is an Aadhaar Card: Aadhaar Card is a proof of identity and address in India. It is a 12 digit individual identification number issued by Unique Identification Authority of India on behalf of the Government of India. This number will be a proof of identity and address anywhere in the country and will remain valid for life. It will be linked to the resident's demographic and bio-metric information which they can use to identify themselves in the country to access a host of benefits and services. In fact, Aadhaar will be a foundation over which public and private agencies can build services and applications that will be of benefit to residents of India as the same is easily verifiable in an online process. The Aadhaar Number will be acceptable all over the country. Aadhar is Your Unique Identification Number (UID) in India.Why to get Aadhar Card: It is most useful photo as well as residential identity. You can use it for getting a mobile connection, passport, pan card, opening of a bank account, and as a photo identity as Airport/Railways.
How to get Aadhaar Card in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India - Where to go for Aadhaar Card in Lucknow
If you have not got Aadhaar, you can enroll for an Aaadhaar at ny of the Enrolment Centres in your state. These centres are run by UIDAI appointed Registrars. To Locate Enrolment Centre/book an Appointment, please visit Enrolment Centre
In Gomti Nagar you may contact L-2/482 Vineet Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow - 226010 (Phone 4027490). Other camps are at UT Computer, 2/458, Sector L, Bangla Bazar, Near Petrol Pump, Lucknow ; Sector H, LDA Colony, Ashiyana, FI Ganga Sagar Commercial Complex No.2, Narhi, Hazratganj and Darji Ki Bagia, 407/42, Bholanaath ka Kuan, Chow, Dr. BR Ambedkar University campus, Bijnaur Road. Please contact Aadhaar helpline for updated information about such camps in the city.
Note: Aadhar Registration is free.
Helpline 0522-2304978 and 79 or 1800 3001947
Care: If you have already enrolled for Aadhar or or NPR, double registration is not required.
(Appointment facility available at some Centre - Please check)
Please ask helpline for address of Centres in Lucknow. They are at near Governor House in Hazratganj, Vijay Khand in Gomti Nagar, near Alambagh Bus Station, Sector E, Aliganj, Faizabad Road near C block, Jankipuram and also in Chowk.
If you have Aadhaar Registration, you may get it anywhere: How see below:
If you have already been for the Aadhaar Card Registration camp and have an Acknowledgement slip, you can download and Print your Aadhaar card at the convenience of your home. You can even update your Aadhar status. You can also get Adhaar Number on your Mobile
Step by Step direction to download and print the Card:
Before download :
Keep ready with you following :
Care : First know the Status of your Aadhaar :
You can download e-Aadhaar only if your Aadhaar has been generated. Before you go for download, first you should know -whether your Aadhaar is generated or not. To ensure, please click here to know status of your Aadhaar
Now click here: https://eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/
Step by Step direction to get your Aadhar Card:
*You can also use this facility, if you have misplaced your Aadhar Card but you know Aadhaar number.
AFTER DOWNLOAD: Do you see message 'validity unknown'
See carefully Aadhaar Card downloaded by you and if you find Message icon 'validity unknown' on your e-Aadhaar, then follow instructions as under. For this purpose, your PC/laptop should be connected to internet while validating digital signature. Step by step information :
You can update following particulars Online or through post: Name, Gender, Birth Date, address, Mobile Number
Note : While doing so if you have difficulty in receiving OTP on your mobile number, you may either try again later or send your update request through Post.
Who can apply for Aadhaar: Any individual who is a resident in India can enrol for Aadhaar, irrespective of age and gender. It is issued free of cost.
Importance and Benefits of Aadhaar:
Aadhaar is useful for all keeping in view the centralised technology infrastructure of the UIDA which will enable 'anytime anywhere and anyhow authentication'. In addition, it will empower particularly poor and underprivileged residents to access services such as formal banking system and avail various other services provided by government and private sector. The Aadhaar Card will be most helpful in getting employment, opening a bank account, getting Ration, Health Services, Admission in Schools and getting Mobile Phone connection.
How to enrol for Aadhaar : In India many authorised Aadhaar Enrolment Centres have been set up where one can go with Identity and address proof to enroll for Aadhaar Card. In some state of India, Aadhaar can be applied online. Please check Aadhar website.
Photo ID cards like PAN Card and Government ID card are permissible for identity proof while address proof documents may be water, electricity, telephone bills from the last 3 months. Please see below for such a list.
Common proofs of identity and address are election photo ID card, Ration Card, Passport and Driving Licence.
Please note if you or someone in your family does not have valid documents, you can still enroll. If the head of the household has relevant documents, he/she can first enroll and then introduce others in the family.
While filling Aadhaar Form you must correctly fill in your Name, Date of Birth, Gender, and address. You can even see and verify these details during enrollment.
How to enrol for Aadhaar :
Online Booking of Appointment for Aadhaar Enrollments has been started on a trial basis at selected Enrollment Centers Please check for your city: More information
Please use the following link to check the current Enrollment Center details in Lucknow or other cities in India:
Locate Lucknow Office and contacts
Enrolment Centre Search
For enrolment you may be required to :
1. Visit Enrollment Centre along with a 'Photo ID' proof, an 'Address Proof' and photo copy of each document . ( for more such proofs-please see below) - Please do not forget to carry a pen):
2. Take an Enrollment Form and fill your personal details in the form.
3. Here your Photo will be taken, finger prints and eyes scan will be taken as a part of enrollment.
4. You can review on the computer screen the details provided and ask for correction, if any, during the enrollment.
5. Your signature will be taken.
6. You will then get an acknowledgement slip. Keep it safely with you so as to get the status of your Card.
On the basis of your information provided and verification of details given in the application, an Aadhaar number will be generated and mailed to your address.
Aadhaar Toll Free Helpline: New: 1800 300 1947
Write email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit for more information : Aadhaar Card
In Lucknow you can get information :
Phone : 0522-2304978, 79
UIDAI Regional Office
3rd Floor, Uttar Pradesh Samaj Kalyan Nirman Nigam Building, TC-46/ V,
Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow- 226 010.
How to Check Status of your Aadhaar Card Enrolment:
It takes normally 60-90 days of enrolment to reach at the address provided by you during enrolment. . The top of your acknowledgement slip contains 14 digit enrolment number and the 14 digit date and time of enrollment. These 28 digits together form your temporary enrolment ID (EID). Enter the 14 digit enrollment number and the enrollment date and time in the boxes provided link in below Check Your Aadhaar Status : Click Here..
Acceptable Photo ID documents:
2. PAN Card
3. Ration Card
4. Voter Card
5. Driving Licence
6. ID Card issued by Government (with Photo)
7. MG Employment Card (MANREGA)
8. Photo ID Card issued by a Recognised Educational Institute
9. Arm Licence
10. Bank ATM Card (with Photo)
11. Pension Card ( with photo)
12. Freedom Fighters Card
14. Certificate issued by Post and Telegraph department (with Photo and Name)
15. Identity Proof with Photo issued by a Gazetted Officer on Letter Pad
Acceptable Residential Proof
2. Bank Statement/Passbook
4. Post office Account Statement/Passbook
6. Voter ID Card
7.Photo ID Card issued by Government
8. Electricity Bill (not 3 months old)
9. Water Bill (Not 3 months old)
10. Telephone Landline Bill (Not 3 months old)
11. Credit Card Statement
12. Insurance Policy
13. Arm Licence
14. Registration Certificate of your Vehicle
15. Registered Sale/Lease/Rent Deed/Agreement
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