The UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) has begun the facility for online booking of appointment for enrolling for Aadhaar in some selected states. This facility has been started on a trial basis and will be expanded in the whole country if the implementation is successful after some time. Presently where this online appointment facility has been started include Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Chandigarh, Karnataka, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan and Maharashtra.
For online booking of appointment you need to fill a form where you will be asked the details like your e-mail, mobile number, state or union territory, area type (whether rural or urban), city, locality, enrollment centre which is nearer to you, date and time of enrollment you wish according to your availability. Remember! a maximum of four people can confirm their appointment at a time. However, you can book again for getting another appointment schedule. After filling up all the details in the form, you need to click on the ‘Fix Appointment’ button to confirm your appointment.
To schedule an online appointment you can visit the link here
After this online booking you will receive an appointment slip for Aadhaar enrollment which will contain a token number and the details of the schedule when you can enroll for Aadhaar number. The appointment slip must contain the Centre Location Details, Date and time of enrollment, number of persons for whom appointment has been fixed, contact person at the enrollment centre, registrar name and enrollment agency. After taking the printout of the slip you need to visit the mentioned Aadhaar enrollment centre along with valid Proof of identity ( PoI)- mandatory, Proof of address (PoA)- mandatory and Proof of Date of Birth ( DoB) optional document on the date and time specified on the appointment slip.
Along with the facility for booking online appointment for Aadhaar enrollment, the UIDAI has also provided with the facility to re-schedule or cancel the appointment one has made previously. If you are not satisfied with the date and timing of you appointment then you can also re-schedule or cancel your appointment for enrollment.
For this you need to fill the form with the details of your Token ID and Mobile Number which you provided at the time of fixing the appointment. To cancel or reschedule your appointment you can visit the link here
Offline Aadhaar enrollment can be done with the following process;
- You can go to any authorized Aadhaar enrollment center anywhere in India with your identity and address proof.
- At the enrollment center, please fill your personal details within the form. Your photo, finger-prints and iris scan will also be taken as a part of the enrollment. You can review the details you have provided and make corrections during enrollment itself. You will get an acknowledgment slip with an temporary enrollment number and other details captured during enrollment
- You need to enroll only once. Enrolling again and again is a waste of your time as you will get only one Aadhaar number.
- Based on your information provided, your details will be verified centrally. If your application is successful, an Aadhaar number will be generated and mailed to your address.