Waiting for your Aadhar card to be delivered to your address and want to check its delivery status? Let’s have a look at this article to track your Aadhar’s status.
When you are done with the application process of Aadhar card at the enrollment centre, you will receive your card within 60-90 days. In the meanwhile, if you want to check the status of your card, you can know that by different ways. We have described these ways in detail in this article but first, know about the need for tracking status.
Why need to check the delivery status of Aadhar card?
Tracking Aadhar card’s status can have a number of reasons or even some people just want to know about the status for no specific reason. Some of those reasons are given below.
- You may want to confirm if your Aadhar card is in the process of generation or dispatched by checking the status.
- You can know about the time left for the delivery of your Aadhar card.
- You will be able to make your further commitments that require Aadhar card accordingly once you know the status.
Free of Cost Tracking
Aadhar card delivery status can be checked through India Post website or UIDAI website without any cost. You will only be required to submit your details like enrollment number, date and time of enrollment and your delivery status will come up on the screen.
So you don’t have to spend any money for this purpose. It’s important to keep the above-mentioned things safe with you i.e. enrollment number and time & date of application.
Methods to check Aadhar Delivery Status
Broadly, there are three ways for checking and tracking Aadhar card status. These are given in detail here.
Method I – Online Method
If you want to track your Aadhar status online, then follow the steps given here.
- First of all, go to the official website of UIDAI.
- Click on the tab of “Check Aadhar Card Status”.
- You will see a new window where you are required to enter certain details. These include;
– enrollment number
– date and time of application provided on the slip which was given to you after applying.
- After filling these fields, enter the captcha in the box which is for verification.
- Click “Submit” at the end and you will see the status of your Aadhar card on the next page.
From this method, you will be able to see if your Aadhar card is dispatched or still in the generation phase. This will be the track for your Aadhar card status.
Method II –Through SMS
You can also track your Aadhar card’s status by sending SMS to 51969. Type the following text;
UID STATUS <14-digit enrollment number>
When you are done sending this text, you will receive the status of your Aadhar card in reply within a few seconds.
Method III –By Calling Helpline
The simplest method you can adopt for tracking the status of Aadhar card is by calling the UIDAI helpline and asking them about the status.
The representative will ask the enrollment number and the time and date of your application. Then he will check the records and inform you about the status of your Aadhar card.Ask the representative to give you the tracking number of the courier.
The toll-free UIDAI helpline number is 1800-300-1947
Method IV – Through Indian Post
Another simple method is by visiting the Indian post website. The URL for this website is;
Here, enter the tracking ID received against your enrollment by UIDAI. This website will show you the exact status of your Aadhar card.
So, for all these methods, you need to have a 14-digit enrollment number which is given after biometric tests.
What to do after knowing the Aadhar card status?
Once you know the status of your aadhar card, you can then download Eaadhaar card online if it is available. If not available, wait until the process is completed.
You can also print the card if it is available before it reaches at your postal address.
Helping Website for E-Aadhar
If you need any help regarding aadhar, then you can visit the website www.eaadhaar.govt.in. This website provides information in case of any queries. But it is recommended to navigate all the articles related to aadhar card before putting forth your queries. If you still fail to find the required answer, then you can ask for help through this website.