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Couples Getting Married | Aadhaar – Based Registration System

Now getting registered for a marriage is a few clicks away for the couples. The couples who are willing to get married under the Special Act 1954, the Government has recently introduced the Aadhaar – Based online facility for the process and thus making it be mandatory. With this online process, the best part is that there is no need of a lawyer or middlemen in the tehsil office to get the marriage certificate issued.

Aadhaar Based Marriage Certification Online
Aadhaar Based Marriage Certification Online

Brajesh Pathak, the State Minister for Law and Justice said that

The Law Commission has already recommended that the marriage registration is mandatory and we are working on it.
The online registration process is quite simple and fast.

To get your marriage registered, the user has to login to igrsup.gov.in. The applicant couple (both husband and wife) must have an Aadhaar Card with their mobile numbers. After the filling of the form, a One-Time Password is sent for the access to the payment gateway.

Aadhaar Marriage Online verification
Aadhaar Based Marriage Certificate Online verification

Once the payment is done (Rs 10 within the first month of the marriage and Rs 20 if more than 30 days have passed) an acknowledgment receipt is provided and the copy of the marriage certificate can be downloaded. The process includes Biometric Authentication. Thousands of people have actually used this facility and have been successfully implemented.

The Law Commission of India has recommended that the marriage registration has been made compulsory within 30 days of the wedding, with no exemption to any religious community. The Panel has also decided severe punishments for those who do not follow the rules and for those who have provided the wrong information.

Different camps are organized to help the couples, who have married earlier but have no certificate. The Officials said that UP is well prepared to implement the order and since the system is linked with UIDAI, it will prevent the misuse.

Brajesh Pathak made a statement that

UP is the only state where the Online Aadhaar-Based Hindu Marriage Registration System is in place.
Maharashtra sees over 25, 000 marriages were registered under the Act.

The UP Director General of Unique Identification Authority of India Reema Singh claimed that 100% of the population have their Aadhaar Card. she said

The System came in place about a year ago with the joint effort of stamp and registration department and National Informatics Center

Check Your Aadhaar Application Status In 5 Easy Ways

The Aadhaar card is a 12 digit unique identification number issued by UIDAI to every Indian citizen. The Aadhaar card comprises of the demographic details, identity details and the biometric details of an individual.

Recently the Indian government has made Aadhaar mandatory to avail almost all day to day services. For instance, Aadhaar is a mandatory KYC document to open a new bank account, to avail government subsidies and schemes, to activate SIM cards etc. Thus keeping in view the importance of an Aadhaar card, it must be applied for without wasting any more time.

5 Ways Easy Ways To Check Aadhaar Application Status Online

After applying for an Aadhaar card, it usually takes 60 to 90 days via post to reach at your doorstep. However, sometimes the delivery takes time but sometimes the Aadhaar card does not get delivered when it gets rejected during the verification process.

Important Links

Aadhaar linking with Bank Account – Find Complete Process Here

Aadhaar linking with Mobile Number – Read Procedure Here

The government has provided various online avenues by which you check the status of your Aadhaar application. Details of the methods are given below:

Check Status using Acknowledgement Slip

Every applicant is provided with an acknowledgement slip which is generated at the time of enrollment. You check your Aadhaar application status by providing your 14 digit enrollment id in UIDAI website. It must be noted that the 14 digit enrollment id is the combination of date, month, year and time when the slip has been generated.

Using UIDAI Check your Aadhaar Status Online
Using UIDAI Check your Aadhaar Status Online

Check Status without Acknowledgement Slip

You can also check your enrollment id online by following the steps given below

  1. Visit the official website of UIDAI.
  2. Click on “find UID/EID” option in the Aadhaar kiosk page.
  3. Click on the option to retrieve your 28 digit enrollment number.
  4. Enter your details like full name, email id, mobile number and security code.
  5. An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number. Enter the OTP in the appropriate box and click on “Verify OTP“.
    UIDAI Official Website Aadhaar Retrieve Form
    UIDAI Official Website Aadhaar Find / Retrieve UID Form

Check Status via SMS

You can also check your Aadhaar application status by typing UID status – space – 14 digit enrollment number or UID status – space – 18 digit EID and then send this message to 51969 from your registered mobile number.

Check status by calling the Aadhaar Support Number

You can check your status by calling the dedicated Aadhaar support center. The Aadhaar center number, that is 1947 is tollfree. You are required to provide your 14 digit enrollment number to know your status.

Check Aadhaar Status via Post Office

You can also visit your nearest local post office to check whether your Aadhaar card has arrived. The post office authorities might ask for your 14 digit enrollment id so it is advisable to keep you acknowledgement slip handy.

How to Check your Aadhaar Status on UIDAI Gov Website

The 12 digit Unique Identification Number provided to the residents of India has been deactivated by the UIDAI. “Till date, approximately 81 lakhs Aadhaar numbers have been deactivated,” the minister informed the Parliament on Friday.

The reason behind this step has been explained by the Ministry of State for E&IT, PP Chaudhary is

The Aadhaar numbers were deactivated for a number of reasons stated in Section 27 and 28 of Aadhaar (Enrolment and Update) Regulations, 2016, Prior to enactment of the Aadhaar Act, 2016, the deactivation (suspension) of Aadhaar numbers was done as per the Aadhaar Life Cycle Management (ALCM) guideline

Check if Your Aadhaar Number still exists

  • Visit the UIDAI official website uidai.gov.in
  • Tap on to the ‘Verify Aadhaar Number’ option on the right side of the home page.
  • Enter the 12 digit verification number on the given box along with a security code and verify if your Aadhaar number still exists.
  • In case the number exists a message will be displayed confirming the existence of the number. In case of deactivation of the number, a message will be sent saying the number does not exist.

Also the Government mandated linking Aadhaar with PAN for filing Income Tax Return or in obtaining new PAN card. Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) extended the last date of the process to 31st August.

This step of mandating the linkage of PAN and Aadhaar has been done in order to prevent the duplicity of the document. To know more about:  Linking Aadhaar and PAN is a must: Hasmukh Aadhia

If you want to update your Aadhaar, you can do that easily through UIDAI Official website i.e. uidai.gov.in or offline. To know the whole process please see How to Update Aadhar Card Online and Offline


Download eAadhaar Card By Enrolment ID | uidai.gov.in

On 28 April, 2017, the government of India, Ministry of electronics and IT along with UIDAI passed a circular to clarify the validity of downloaded Aadhaar or e Aadhaar. This is done in lieu of the request received by UIDAI from various organizations and individuals seeking clarification on downloaded Aadhaar also known as E Aadhaar.

As per section 4(3) of Aadhaar Act 2016

An Aadhaar number in physical or electronic form subject to authentication and other conditions, as may be specified by regulation, maybe accepted as proof of identity of Aadhaar number holder for any purpose.

It has also been stated that the E-Aadhaar will act as valid proof of name, address, date of birth, gender and identity of an Aadhaar holder.

An E- Aadhaar can be generated anytime and anywhere in this country. A person may require an E-Aadhaar if he or she has lost her Aadhaar card and is searching for a duplicate Aadhaar card or after updating an Aadhaar card a person might opt for an e- Aadhaar or otherwise when he or she is far from an Aadhaar centre etc.

Information Available in eAadhaar Card

The eAadhaar card will comprise of the following information

  1. Name of the person
  2. Identity proof in form of a photograph of the person
  3. Date of birth of the person
  4. Address of the person
  5. Gender
Various Facilities Provide By The UIDAI Official Website
Aadhaar Card Information Click Here
Check Aadhaar Card Status By Name Click Here
Update Aadhaar Card On SSUP Click Here
Aadhaar Card Correction Online Click Here
Change Aadhaar Card Address Without Mobile Number Click Here
Check UIDAI Official Website Services  Click Here 
Download Aadhaar Card By Aadhaar Number Click Here
Download Aadhaar Card By Name & Date Of Birth Click Here
Link Aadhaar Card With PAN Card Click Here
Link Aadhaar Card With Bank Account Click Here
Link Aadhaar Card To Mobile Number via OTP Click Here

Steps to Download eAadhaar By Enrolment ID

  • While downloading an E Aadhaar card an individual should make sure that he or she has the Enrollment Number and Date and Time of Acknowledgement as printed on the acknowledgement slip with them. The Enrollment Number will be of 14 digits and Date and Time should be inserted as DD/MM/YYYY HH:MM:SS.

If you already have an Aadhaar, you just have to provide your 12 Digit Aadhaar number.

  • Visit the official eAadhaar Website of UIDAI. (https://eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in)
  • Fill in all the necessary details viz. Full Name, Pincode of Address and your Registered Mobile number.
  • Click on “Get One Time Password
  • The OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number
  • Enter the OTP in the box provided for it and click “Submit”
  • After successful submission, the Aadhaar can be downloaded in PDF format. The PDF can be opened either in Adobe reader or in Acrobat reader.
  • The PDF can be opened only after providing the password. The password is a combination of first four initial letters of your name (as mentioned in Aadhaar) and the Year of Birth in (YYYY) Format. The password should be in capital letters.e-Aadhaar New Password uidai.gov.ine-Aadhaar New Password uidai.gov.in

Benefits of eAadhaar Card

  • The E Aadhaar has the same validity as the Aadhaar card that a person gets via post
  • The best thing about eAadhaar is that people can easily download the PDF of the Aadhaar anytime and anywhere as it is available online. Now people do not have live in fear of losing their card.
  • This is universal identity card and can be used anywhere in India as identity proof or address proof.
  • Moreover, to avail many government schemes, Aadhaar number is required. This means that the government has made it mandatory for every individual to produce their Aadhaar to ensure that they benefit from these schemes. The government has taken this step to ensure that such schemes benefits those who are in dire need of it.
  • The Aadhaar is also used as a KYC document by many service providing companies. For example, telecom companies, by banks when a customer wants to open a new bank account.
  • Besides this the Aadhaar can also be used in availing other government services easily, like Applying for passport, LPG subsidies etc.
  • Moreover, Aadhaar is also mandatory to avail central scholarship schemes except for the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Moreover, government has made Aadhaar compulsory to sit for many government exams like JEE(Mains), NEET, JEE(advance).


The government of India in July 18, 2017 introduced the m-Aadhaar application. Through this mobile App, a person will not only have access to his or her Aadhaar card 24×7 in their mobile but also it has biometric settings by which you can lock and unlock biometric profile. There is also an option by which you can see both the front Aadhaar as well as back side of the Aadhaar card. It also comprises a person’s E-KYC which he can send to different people either by mail or by other channels. Moreover, the e- KYC will be in encrypted form so only the UIDAI users can see it.

To know more about mAadhaar click here.

UIDAI Start Aadhaar App With Dynamic OTP Based Verification

Few months back UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) launched the Aadhaar mobile application i.e m – Aadhaar. It is a mobile application on your smart phone which helps you carrying your Aadhaar information such as name, address, DOB, photograph which are linked with your unique Aadhaar Card on your phone and negates the need to carry it on your wallet.

Just after months of its launch, the application hits 1 million downloads. To make the application even more convenient to people, UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) has introduced Time Based One Time Password (TOTP) as a new feature to fast track authentication.

Various Facilities Provide By The UIDAI Official Website
Check UIDAI Official Website Services Click Here
Check Aadhaar Card Status By Name Click Here
Update Aadhaar Card On SSUP Click Here
Aadhaar Card Correction Online Click Here
Change Aadhaar Card Address Without Mobile Number Click Here
Download Aadhaar Card By Enrolment ID  Click Here 
Download Aadhaar Card By Aadhaar Number Click Here
Download Aadhaar Card By Name & Date Of Birth Click Here
Link Aadhaar Card With PAN Card Click Here
Link Aadhaar Card With Bank Account Click Here
Link Aadhaar Card To Mobile Number via OTP Click Here

Earlier in the application, the users didn’t have the option to enter the OTP manually. However with the introduction to TOTP, the users would not have to wait for OTP to arrive on their mobile since a dynamic OTP will be always available on m – Aadhaar App on their mobile phones.

This would make the process easier in a place which has network issues in their area.

After the introduction of the new feature Ajay Bhushan Pandey, CEO, UIDAI stated that

to improve both security and convenience, TOTP has been configured in the Self Service Update Portal (SSUP) and e – Aadhaar download and in future, all OTP based Aadhaar authentication applications will be migrated to TOTP based Aadhaar authentication

Pandya further said that

It is an 8 digit long numeric string generated as one-time temporary password (OTP) by an algorithm and valid only for 30 seconds

This app has other useful features like biometric locking and unlocking system, which is a very helpful feature as it secure biometric authentication by locking biometrics data.

In this application

Once resident enables Biometric Locking system their biometric remains locked till the Aadhaar Holder chose to either Unlock it (which is temporary) or Disable the Locking system

To download the application go to Google Play Store on your Android smart phones and type ‘m – Aadhaar‘ in the search option. Download and install the app.

Also note that this application is available only for the android users. Iphone users have to wait for this facility.

m – Aadhaar has become an important application as it is considered to be a valid proof of identity for travellers in Indian Railways.

To know more about it, you can also read https://rupeenomics.com/m-aadhaar-valid-id-proof-travellers-indian-railways/

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