List of acceptable supporting documents required for Aadhaar card registration (2023)

Aadhar number serves as proof of identity and address anywhere in India. Here is a complete list of acceptable supporting documents required for Aadhaar card registration.

India Today Web Desk

New Delhi,UPDATED: Jun 25, 2020 12:32 IST

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By India Today Web Desk: Aadhaar is a 12-digit identity number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to the residents of India. The process for Aadhaar enrollment of a resident of the country involves biometric (photograph, iris-scan, fingerprints) and demographic data of residents (residence address information).

In order to enroll for the Aadhaar card, a person is required to fill up a form that is available online on the official website of UIDAI.

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Apart from it, the applicant also needs to attach that form with self-attested copies of certain supporting documents which are required for the Aadhar card verification.

So, whether you are applying for the first time or you want to update the information already mention in your Aadhaar, you need to provide the acceptable supporting documents.

The list of acceptable supporting documents required for Aadhaar card verification is divided into four categories, have a look:

POI (Proof of Identity) documents containing name and photo

1. Passport
2. PAN Card
3. Ration/ PDS Photo Card
4. Voter ID
5. Driving License
6. Government Photo ID Cards/ Service photo identity card issued by PSU
7. NREGS Job Card
8. Photo ID issued by Recognized Educational Institution
9. Arms License
10. Photo Bank ATM Card
11. Photo Credit Card
12. Pensioner Photo Card
13. Freedom Fighter Photo Card
14. Kissan Photo Passbook
15. CGHS/ ECHS Photo Card
16. Address Card having Name and Photo issued by Department of Posts
17. Certificate of Identity having photo issued by Gazetted Officer or Tehsildar on UIDAI standard certificate format for enrolment/ update
18. Disability ID Card/ handicapped medical certificate issued by the respective State/ UT Governments/ Administrations
19. Bhamashah Card/Jan-Aadhaar card issued by Govt. of Rajasthan
20. Certificate from Superintendent/ Warden/ Matron/ Head of Institution of recognized shelter homes or orphanages etc. on UIDAI standard certificate format for enrolment/ update
21. Certificate of Identity having photo issued by MP or MLA or MLC or Municipal Councilor on UIDAI standard certificate format for enrolment/ update
22. Certificate of Identity having photo issued by Village Panchayat Head or Mukhiya or its equivalent authority (for rural areas) on UIDAI standard certificate format for enrolment/ update
23. Gazette notification for name change
24. Marriage certificate with photograph
25. RSBY Card
26. SSLC book having candidates photograph
27. ST/ SC/ OBC certificate with photograph
28. School Leaving Certificate (SLC)/ School Transfer Certificate (TC), containing name and photograph
29. Extract of School Records issued by Head of School containing name and photograph
30. Bank Pass Book having name and photograph
31. Certificate of Identity containing name and photo issued by Recognized Educational Institution signed by Head of Institute on UIDAI standard certificate format for enrolment/ update.
32. Certificate of identity containing Name, DOB and Photograph issued by Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on UIDAI standard certificate format for enrolment/ update.

POR (Proof of Relationship) documents containing the name of applicant and name of HoF (Head of Family)

1. PDS Card
2. MNREGA Job Card
3. CGHS/ State Government/ ECHS/ ESIC Medical card
4. Pension Card
5. Army Canteen Card
6. Passport
7. Birth Certificate issued by Registrar of Birth, Municipal Corporation and other notified local government bodies like Taluk, Tehsil etc.
8. Any other Central/ State government issued family entitlement document
9. Marriage Certificate issued by the government
10. Address card having name and photo issued by Department of Posts
11. Bhamashah Card/Jan-Aadhaar card issued by Govt. of Rajasthan
12. Discharge card/ slip issued by Government hospitals for birth of a child
13. Certificate of Identity having photo issued by MP or MLA or MLC or Municipal Councillor or Gazetted Officer on UIDAI standard certificate format for enrolment/ update
14. Certificate of Identity having photo and relationship with HoF issued by Village Panchayat Head or Mukhiya or its equivalent authority (for rural areas) on UIDAI standard certificate format for enrolment/ update.

DOB (Date of Birth) documents containing Name and DOB

1. Birth Certificate
2. SSLC Book/ Certificate
3. Passport
4. Certificate of Date of Birth issued by Group A Gazetted Officer on UIDAI standard certificate format for enrolment/ update
5. A certificate (on UIDAI standard certificate format for enrolment/ update) or ID Card having photo and Date of Birth (DOB) duly signed and issued by a Government authority
6. Photo ID card having Date of Birth, issued by Recognized Educational Institution
7. PAN Card
8. Marksheet issued by any Government Board or University
9. Government Photo ID Card/ Photo Identity Card issued by PSU containing DOB
10. Central/ State Pension Payment Order
11. Central Government Health Service Scheme Photo Card or Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme Photo card
12. School Leaving Certificate (SLC)/ School Transfer Certificate (TC), containing Name and Date of Birth
13. Extract of School Records issued by Head of School containing Name, Date of Birth and Photograph
14. Certificate of Identity containing Name, DOB and Photo issued by Recognized Educational Institution signed by Head of Institute on UIDAI standard certificate format for enrolment/ update
15. Certificate of identity containing Name, DOB and Photograph issued by Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on UIDAI standard certificate format for enrolment/ update.

POA (Proof of Address) documents containing name and address

1. Passport
2. Bank Statement/ Passbook
3. Post Office Account Statement/ Passbook
4. Ration Card
5. Voter ID
6. Driving License
7. Government Photo ID cards/ service photo identity card issued by PSU
8. Electricity Bill (not older than 3 months)
9. Water Bill (not older than 3 months)
10. Telephone Landline Bill (not older than 3 months)
11. Property Tax Receipt (not older than 1 year)
12. Credit Card Statement (not older than 3 months)
13. Insurance Policy
14. Signed Letter having Photo from Bank on letterhead
15. Signed Letter having Photo issued by registered Company on letterhead
16. Signed Letter having Photo issued by Recognized Educational Institution on letterhead or Photo ID having address issued by Recognized Educational Institution
17. NREGS Job Card
18. Arms License
19. Pensioner Card
20. Freedom Fighter Card
21. Kissan Passbook
22. CGHS/ ECHS Card
23. Certificate of Address having photo issued by MP or MLA or MLC or Gazetted Officer or Tehsildar on UIDAI standard certificate format for enrolment/ update.
24. Certificate of Address issued by Village Panchayat head or its equivalent authority (for rural areas) on UIDAI standard certificate format for enrolment/ update.
25. Income Tax Assessment Order
26. Vehicle Registration Certificate
27. Registered Sale/ Lease/ Rent Agreement
28. Address Card having Photo issued by Department of Posts
29. Caste and Domicile Certificate having Photo issued by State Govt
30. Disability ID Card/ handicapped medical certificate issued by the respective State/ UT Governments/ Administrations
31. Gas Connection Bill (not older than 3 months)
32. Passport of Spouse
33. Passport of Parents (in case of Minor)
34. Allotment letter of accommodation issued by Central/ State Govt. (not more than 3 years old)
35. Marriage Certificate issued by the Government, containing address
36. Bhamashah Card/Jan-Aadhaar card issued by Govt. of Rajasthan
37. Certificate from Superintendent/ Warden/ Matron/ Head of Institution of recognized shelter homes or orphanages etc. on UIDAI standard certificate format for enrolment/ update
38. Certificate of Address having photo issued by Municipal Councillor on UIDAI standard certificate format for enrolment/ update
39. Identity Card issued by recognized educational institutions
40. SSLC book having photograph
41. School Identity card
42. School Leaving Certificate (SLC)/ School Transfer Certificate (TC), containing Name and Address
43. Extract of School Records containing Name, Address and Photograph issued by Head of School
44. Certificate of Identity containing Name, Address and Photo issued by Recognized Educational Institution signed by Head of Institute on UIDAI standard certificate format for enrolment/ update
45. Certificate of identity containing Name, DOB and Photograph issued by Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on UIDAI standard certificate format for enrolment/ update

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(Information source: uidai.gov.in)

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Edited By:

Megha Chaturvedi

Published On:

Jun 25, 2020

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