EXPLAINED: New Aadhaar PVC Card from UIDAI – Security features, fee, status tracking, other details
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has announced that the new Aadhaar card will be reprinted as polyvinyl chloride (PVC) card, giving it a completely new look. This will allow cardholders to carry the Aadhaar in their pockets just like ATM cards.
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has announced that the new Aadhaar card will be reprinted as polyvinyl chloride (PVC) card, giving it a completely new look. This will allow cardholders to carry the Aadhaar in their pockets just like ATM cards. The new Aadhaar PVC card also comes with new security features. “Loaded with the latest security features, your Aadhaar is now more durable, convenient to carry, instantly verifiable offline," UIDAI said in a tweet.
Aadhaar PVC Card: Security Features
Good printing quality and lamination
More durable and convenient to carry
Features such as hologram, Guilloche Pattern, ghost image & Microtext.
Instant offline verification by QR code
Security features like Issue Date & Print Date
Residents who do not have registered mobile number can also order the all-new Aadhaar PVC card. The 'Order Aadhaar Card' is a new service launched by UIDAI which helps Aadhaar card holders to get their details printed on the PVC card by paying a basic fee.
"You can now order the all-new Aadhaar PVC card, which is durable, looks attractive, and has the latest security features. Its security features include a hologram, Guilloche Pattern, ghost image & Microtext," UIDAI tweeted.
Aadhaar PVC card: How much do you need to pay?
While ordering the PVC Aadhaar card, an individual will have to ₹50 (inclusive of GST and speed post charges).
Aadhaar PVC card: Status tracking
If you have ordered a Aadhaar PVC card, you can also track its status. This can be done through uidai.gov.in under the 'My Aadhaar' tab. Under the 'My Aadhaar' tab, click on 'Check Aadhaar PVC card status'. On the new screen, you will be required to enter 28-digit SRN, 12-digit Aadhaar number and captcha code. The status will be reflected after clicking on 'Check Status'.
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