Is your Aadhaar genuine or fake? Check online - Verify with this step by step process | UIDAI Guide
The UIDAI encourages organisations to accept Aadhaar as identification proof and asks them to beware of fraudsters and verify the Aadhaar card submitted by the employees.
Aadhaar, a 12-digit unique identity number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), is now mandatory for everyone. The Aadhaar number is issued free of cost by the UIDAI. From a newborn to a senior citizen, everyone needs to be enrolled for Aadhaar. This is because Aadhaar has been made mandatory for almost every official purpose. Be it opening a bank account or getting a new mobile SIM, Aadhaar is a must to avail of all these services. It is therefore important to have a genuine Aadhaar number. You can be in trouble in case your Aadhaar is fake. Therefore, it is very important to verify the genuineness of the Aadhaar before presenting it as proof of identity. Here in this article, we are going to tell you easy steps that you can follow to verify your Aadhaar.
How to verify Aadhaar online:
Step 1: Visit the official website of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) i.e. uidai.gov.in.
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Step 2: Visit Aadhaar services under My Aadhaar section on the homepage.
Step 3: Now click on the 'Aadhaar Verification' tab. This will direct you to a new page.
Step 4: Now enter the 12-digit Aadhaar number followed by the captcha.
Step 5: Click on 'proceed and verify Aadhaar'.
Step 6: The information regarding the Aadhaar number entered by you will be displayed on your screen.
It is pertinent to mention that the UIDAI encourages organisations to accept Aadhaar as identification proof and also asks them to beware of fraudsters and verify the Aadhaar card submitted by the employees.
Aadhaar generally contains crucial information like the name of the person, his or her date of birth, address and mobile number. This is why it is more prone to be misused by scamsters.