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Documents Required for Aadhar Card

Aadhaar Card Documents

Last Updated 31st Oct 2020

Applicants need to submit the following documents for getting a new Aadhaar Card or updating any information in Aadhaar.

Proof of Identity
  • Passport
  • PAN Card
  • Ration/ PDS Photo Card
  • Voter ID
  • Driving License
Proof of Address
  • Passport
  • Bank Statement/ Passbook
  • Driving License
  • Ration Card
  • Voter ID

List of Documents Needed for Aadhaar

Aadhaar Card is a verifiable 12-digit identification number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to all the residents of India. It acts as an identity and residence proof of a person. To enroll for a new Aadhaar Card, an applicant needs to submit a form for enrollment of Aadhaar along with the supporting documents to the nearest enrollment centre. Aadhaar Card documents are also required to get a new Aadhaar Card, update any demographic or biometric information or make any correction in Aadhaar etc.

List of documents required for an Aadhaar is mentioned below:

  • List of Identity Proofs
  • List of Address Proofs
  • List of Date of Birth Proofs
  • Proofs of Relationship

Identity Proofs Required for Aadhaar

The following documents containing name and photo of the individuals can be accepted as proof of identity for an Aadhaar.

  • PAN Card
  • Birth Certificate
  • Passport
  • Voter ID
  • Driving License
  • Government Photo ID Card
  • Photo Credit Card
  • Arms Licence
  • Freedom Fighter Photo Card
  • Marriage Certificate with photograph
  • ST/SC/OBC Certificate with a photograph
  • Bank Passbook having name and photograph

Address Proofs Required for New Aadhaar Card

The following documents containing the name and address of the individuals can be accepted as proof of identity for an Aadhaar.

  • Passport
  • Bank Statement/ Passbook
  • Ration Card
  • Voter ID
  • Driving License
  • Electricity Bill ( not older than 3 months)
  • Water Bill ( not older than 3 months)
  • Property Tax Receipt ( not more than 1 year)
  • Arms Licence
  • Freedom Fighter Photo Card
  • Marriage Certificate with address

Date of Birth Proofs Required for Aadhaar Card

The following documents containing the name and DOB can be accepted as a proof of date of birth.

  • Birth Certificate
  • Passport
  • 10th class marksheet
  • PAN Card
  • SSLC Book/ Certificate
  • Photo ID Card having date of birth
  • Government ID Card/Photo Card having date of birth
  • Central/State pension order

Proof of Relationship Documents for Aadhaar

The document containing the name of the applicant and name of the head of the family can be accepted as a proof of relationship.

  • PDS Card
  • MNREGA Job Card
  • Pension Card
  • Passport
  • Marriage Certificate issued by the government
  • Army Canteen Card
  • Birth Certificate issued by Registrar of Birth

Documents required for Aadhaar Card of a Child

The list of documents required to submit for getting an Aadhaar Card issued for a child is similar to any other Indian resident. However, in case of a minor/child, parents also have to submit their Aadhaar Card. Also, a child below 5 years of age does not have to submit their biometric data.

These are the documents required for Aadhaar Card of a Child:

  • Proof of Identity
  • Proof of Residence
  • Proof of DOB
  • Aadhaar Card of Parents

FAQs

Do we need original documents for an Aadhaar card?

No, you need to submit supporting documents for proof of identity, residence proof, proof of date of birth etc. to get a new Aadhaar Card. In case of a minor, parents or guardians also need to submit an Aadhaar Card of themselves.

What are the documents required for name and address change in Aadhar card after marriage?

To change name and address in Aadhaar Card after marriage, you need to submit documents for identity proof and residence proof. A passport, PAN Card, Ration Card, Voter ID and Driving License etc., can be submitted as proof of identity and you need to submit a passport, bank statement, ration card, etc. for residence proof.

Can I get an Aadhaar card without any documents?

If the applicant does not have supporting documents for proof of identity and proof of residence, he can apply for an Aadhaar Card through the Aadhaar Card of the head of family or introducer.

What are the documents required for an Aadhaar Card for NRI?

NRIs (Non-Resident Indians) can apply for an Aadhaar Card if he has a valid updated passport at any enrollment centre. Along with that, he also needs to submit other documents such as proof of identity, proof of residence, proof of relationship and date of birth proof.


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