Order Aadhaar PVC Card is a new service launched by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). This online service facilitates the aadhar cardholder to get their aadhaar details printed on a PVC card by paying nominal charges. People can now apply online for an Aadhar PVC Card at the official website resident.uidai.gov.in. This new Aadhaar PVC Card will come in a convenient size to carry in your wallet like ATM.
All those residents who do not have registered mobile numbers can also Order Aadhaar PVC Card using a Non-Registered or Alternate Mobile Number. The all new Aadhar PVC Card is durable, looks attractive, and has the latest security features. The security features comprise a hologram, Guilloche Pattern, ghost image & Microtext.
In this article, we will tell you about the complete online application process for Ordering your Aadhaar PVC Card at the UIDAI website. Central govt. has already made aadhaar card compulsory to avail benefits of govt. services, schemes and is an important document nowadays.
How to Order Aadhaar PVC Card Online [Apply]
Below is the complete process of how to Order Aadhaar PVC Card online:-
Step 1: To Apply Online for Aadhar PVC Card, firstly visit the official website of UIDAI at https://resident.uidai.gov.in/
Step 2: In the “My Aadhaar” section present in the main menu on the homepage, click at the “Order Aadhaar PVC Card” link or directly click this link.
Step 3: Upon clicking this link, the Order Aadhaar PVC Card online page will open as shown below:-
Step 4: Here applicants can enter the 12 digit Aadhaar number or a 16 digit Virtual ID or the 28 digit EID. Then enter the security code or captcha as you see in the picture and then click on the “Send OTP” button.
Step 5: You will get an OTP on the registered mobile number. Applicants can enter the OTP and submit it online mode.
Step 6: After submitting, you will have a preview of the PVC card in front of you.
Step 7: Then applicants can click on the “Make Payment” option below. After doing this, you will be redirected to the payment page and you have to pay the fee.
Step 8: Applicants can pay their Aadhar PVC Card fees through Credit Card / Debit Card / Netbanking / UPI. Your Aadhaar PVC card will be ordered as soon as payment is made.
Salient Features of All-New Aadhar PVC Card
PVC cards are called polyvinyl chloride cards. A PVC card is a plastic card on which the Aadhaar information is printed. A fee of Rs. 50 is charged for making this card. Here are some of the most important points to be kept in mind while applying online for all new Aadhar PVC Card:-
- Order Aadhaar card by paying Rs 50/-(inclusive of GST & Speed post charges)
- Use your Aadhaar Number/Virtual Identification Number/EID to order an Aadhaar card.
- The Aadhaar card comes with security features i.e. Digitally signed Secure QR code, Hologram, Ghost image, Guilloche pattern, etc.
Validation through OTP
- Aadhaar card can be ordered using a Registered/Alternate mobile number to receive OTP.
- Aadhaar preview is available on the use of registered mobile only.
- Time-Based-One-Time-Password (TOTP) can also be used via the m-Aadhaar Application.
- Preview of Aadhaar card details is not available for Non-registered mobile-based Orders.
UIDAI Announcement of Aadhaar PVC Card
The UIDAI has made an announcement for the launch of its new Order Aadhaar PVC Card service on their own twitter handler. The tweets regarding the launch of the Aadhar PVC Card are shown here:-
Aadhaar card is one of the most important documents required for various purposes like government schemes, admission of the child. Aadhar card is also used as identity proof. Previously, the Aadhaar card received at our postal address was very bulky and it was difficult to carry it. But now, UIDAI has allowed Aadhaar reprint on polyvinyl chloride (PVC) card so that the Aadhaar card fits into the wallet like an ATM or debit card.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about the all-new Aadhaar PVC Card:-
What are the security features of Aadhaar PVC Card?
This card contains security features like Secure QR Code, Hologram, Micro text, Ghost image, Issue Date & Print Date, Guilloche Pattern and Embossed Aadhaar Logo
What are the charges to be paid for Aadhaar Card?
Charges to be paid are Rs. 50/- (Inclusive of GST & speed post charges)
How one can raise the request for Aadhaar PVC Card
Aadhaar Card request can be raised by visiting the UIDAI Official Website or Resident Portal (http://www.uidai.gov.in or https://resident.uidai.gov.in) using 12 digits Aadhaar Number (UID) or 16 digits Virtual Identification Number (VID) or 28 digits Enrollment ID.
Which modes are available to make the payment
Presently, the payment can be made using the Online Mode of Payment. Residents can use the following payment methods like Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking, and UPI.
What is SRN
SRN is 28 digits Service Request Number that is generated after raising a request for Aadhaar Card on our website. It will be generated every time whenever the request will be raised regardless of whether payment is successful or not.
What is the AWB number
Airway Bill Number is the tracking number that is generated by DoP i.e. India Speed Post for the assignment/product that they deliver.
What if residents want to get the Aadhaar Card printed with the details that they want
If residents want some changes in the details of printed Aadhaar letter or Card, then they first have to update their Aadhaar by visiting Permanent Enrollment Center or SSUP portal (depending on update) and then raise the request because this facility can be used to get the hard copy of Aadhaar Card/Letter.
How many days will it take to receive Aadhaar Card after creating a successful request?
After receiving orders for Aadhaar Card the resident UIDAI will handover the printed Aadhaar Card over to DoP within 5 working days (excluding the date of request). Aadhaar Card will be delivered using SPEED POST.
How Aadhaar Card is different from Aadhaar Letter
Aadhaar letter is a laminated paper-based document issued to the residents after enrolment and update. Aadhaar Card is a durable and easy to carry PVC card with security features. All forms of Aadhaar (eAadhhar, mAadhaar, Aadhaar letter, Aadhaar card) are equally valid.
For more details, visit the official website of UIDAI at the link resident.uidai.gov.in