How to check Aadhaar card status by name

It takes a lot of times for Aadhaar card to reach your place after you have got yourself enrolled. But in case you need to submit your Aadhaar card somewhere and you need the electronic copy then it could pose to be a problem. In case you have lost the Enrollment ID of your Aadhaar Card and you have forgotten the Aadhaar number, you can easily get your aadhaar card. You can also easily check the status of your Aadhaar with the help of your name and date of birth. Follow the below mentioned steps for the same:

  • Visit the official website of UID at-
  • Choose either of the two options, from under the head “You want to receive your lost:” from “Aadhaar No (UID)” OR “Enrolment No (EID)”
  • Punch in your personal details such as your complete name, email id and authorized contact number.
  • You would be now required to enter your security code as mentioned there and hit on button to generate the OTP.
  • You would be able to receive your OTP or One Time Password on your registered mobile or email ID
  • You have to punch in your OTP which you just got and then hit “Verify OTP”
  • After this you will now receive a text message on your phone which would have your Aadhaar Number or the Enrollment number. This is dependent on the option that you chose in the step 2.
  • Now if you wish to download the e-copy of your Aadhaar card visit the site –
  • Under “I Have” make the appropriate choice from the options “Enrollment Id” OR “Aadhaar”.
  • Now you would need to punch in your Aadhaar number or the Enrollment number along with your complete name, PIN Code of your area, the security message and the registered contact number.
  • Now hit “Get OTP” which you shall receive on your registered mobile number. Enter the number in the box and click on “Validate and Download”
  • With this step you would be able to get your e-aadhaar card and you can take a print out of the same as it is also considered legal.