What Is My Aadhaar Card Status? What Are The Fees For Various Aadhaar Services?

How to check Aadhaar status What Are The Charges


  • In order to check your Aadhaar status, you will need your Enrolment ID (EID)
  • One can also check the Aadhaar update status by calling UIDAI’s toll-free number 1947
  • Fees for different Aadhaar services

Have you recently applied for a new Aadhaar Card and want to know the status of Aadhaar card? All you need is your Enrolment ID (EID) to check your Aadhaar status. EID can be found on top of the enrolment slip you must possess. The slip will consist of a 14 digit number and 14 digit date and time.

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The status of your Aadhaar can be checked in 3 ways.

  1. Visiting the UIDAI website
  2. Via toll-free number
  3. By sending an SMS

Let us see how each of them can be used to know the status of the Aadhaar

  1. Here are the steps to check your Aadhaar status online:
  1. Visit the Unique Identification Authority of India’s (UIDAI) website
  • Enter your Enrolment ID (EID) and time of enrolment on the enrolment slip
  • Enter the Captcha Verification (different everytime you refresh)
  • Click on the “Check Status” button
  • If your Aadhaar is ready, you will get a status message on the next screen, saying ‘Your Aadhaar is generated’
  • Download or get Aadhaar on your mobile from this screen itself
  • Check Aadhaar card status via toll-free number
  1. You can also check the Aadhaar update status by calling UIDAI’s toll-free number 1947
  2. Follow the instructions of the IVR (Interactive Voice Response)
  • Steps to check Aadhaar card status through mobile
  1. Type SMS “UID STATUS <14 digit enrolment number>” and send it to 51969
  2. If the Aadhaar would have been generated, the applicant receives an SMS containing the Aadhaar number
  3. If not, an SMS is sent to the applicant with the current status of the Aadhaar

Let us now take a look at the fees which is applicable on the various Aadhaar services to residents at all Permanent Enrolment and Updates Centres.

  • Aadhaar Enrolment – Free of cost
  • Mandatory Biometric Update (MBU)/MBU along with demographic update – Free of cost
  • Biometric Update with or without Demographic update – Rs. 100
  • Demographic Update – Rs. 50

e-Aadhaar download and colour print on A4 Sheet – Rs. 30


Ajay Kumar

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