Aadhaar Card is a universal documents accepted as proof of identity as well as proof of address. It is a unique identity proof. All Indian residents can apply for Aadhaar Card. This document is issued by UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India). UIDAI issues this document as well as maintains details of every Aadhaar Card holder in the country. This document has your biometric and demographic details. But, even if you possess this document, it is important to verify if your Aadhaar number is still active or not.
This is because several Aadhaar number have been deactivated given malpractices wherein one individual possesses more than one Aadhaar Card. A person is allowed to only own one Aadhaar Card. So, you can verify if your Aadhaar is still active or not. For Aadhaar Card verification you will need your Aadhaar number. The process is available online by submitting the 12-digit Aadhaar number on the portal of UIDAI.
To know if the Aadhaar issued to you is still valid or not, you need to verify the existence status of your Aadhaar number. You do not have to visit a physical Aadhaar Seva Kendra for the verification process. It can be done online itself.
Below-given are steps to verify Aadhaar online:
Below-given are FAQs about Aadhaar number verification:
After verification, if your Aadhaar number shows as ‘exists’, then you have nothing to worry about. You can use the document for verification and authentication purpose at agencies. You can use the Card for the purposes it is meant for, and do not have to reactivate the document.
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