Aadhaar Card Update: Top 5 latest changes by UIDAI that can be helpful for you

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Aug 27, 2020, 04:58 PM IST

Aadhaar Card Update: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has been making various announcements that allow personal Aadhaar Card updates to be made possible in case of error or simply to reflect new address or mobile number. Aadhaar number lock and unlock service, VID generation to authenticating digital signature with Aadhaar card number — we make a list of top 5 Aadhaar Card changes being made by UIDAI.

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Aadhaar Lock and Unlock Service

Aadhaar Lock and Unlock Service

Making people aware about this service the UIDAI tweet said, "Watch the video https://youtu.be/KtoWJ4p-yFQ to know how you can put a complete lock on your Aadhaar data if you do not wish to use Aadhaar based authentication services. Use the service from: https://resident.uidai.gov.in/aadhaar-lockunlock or your #mAadhaar App." In this service one can completely unlock one's Aadhaar-based data and can unlock it as and when he or she needs to use its Aadhaar-based data. Photo: UIDAI Twitter

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Aadhaar Card update

Aadhaar Card update

No documents required for Aadhaar Card update of Photograph, Biometrics, Gender, Mobile Number and Email ID. The UIDAI in its latest tweet has made it clear that no document is required for update of Photograph, Biometrics, Gender, Mobile Number and Email ID in your Aadhaar. Just take your Aadhaar and visit any nearby Aadhaar Kendra. Photo: UIDAI Twitter

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Generate your Virtual ID or VID

Generate your Virtual ID or VID

VID is a temporary, revocable 16-digit random number mapped with the Aadhaar number. VID can be used in lieu of Aadhaar number whenever authentication or e-KYC services are performed. Now the UIDAI has made it simple for the Aadhaar card holder to generate one's VID https://resident.uidai.gov.in/vid-generation or #mAadhaar App. For further help one can go to this video link — youtu.be/fujG3Y3uxuQ. Photo: UIDAI Twitter

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Validate one's digital signature with Aadhaar number in few clicks

Validate one's digital signature with Aadhaar number in few clicks

In one of its recent tweets the UIDAI said that one can validate one's digital signature with Aadhaar card number. The UIDAI explained the whole process in its tweet and said, "You may see a ? mark sign on the digital signature of your downloaded eAadhaar. Download & open the eAadhaar on any PC/ laptop and then follow the steps mentioned in the video: https://youtu.be/qKltutvyUnU to validate the digital signature on your downloaded Aadhaar." Photo: UIDAI Twitter

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Now you can retrieve Aadhaar Card Enrolment ID or EID

Now you can retrieve Aadhaar Card Enrolment ID or EID

Aadhaar Card Enrolment ID or EID is an important information for Aadhaar Card download. In case, you lost it or forgot it, then UIDAI has made it possible for you to retrieve the lost Aadhaar Card EID. The UIDAI informed about it in a tweet and said, "If you lose this, call our helpline 1947 or use Retrieve EID service from: https://resident.uidai.gov.in/lost-uideid or #mAadhaar App." Photo: UIDAI Twitter