UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority) is the Aadhaar issuing authority allowing cardholders to reclaim their misplaced Aadhaar online and offline. Individuals can retrieve their Aadhaar by entering their Aadhaar number/enrolment ID/Aadhaar virtual ID or using their registered mobile number or email address. Individuals can order an Aadhaar PVC card online using the UIDAI website. The redesigned PVC Aadhar Card allows you to carry it in your wallet alongside your standard ATM or debit cards.
The Polyvinyl Chloride Aadhaar card is printed and laminated with high quality. It is long-lasting and easy to transport. It includes a new security mechanism. A QR code can be used to verify it offline rapidly.
PVC Aadhaar cards are a new endeavour to make this important document portable and long-lasting. The latest version of the Aadhaar card, manufactured of polyvinyl chloride (PVC), was introduced by UIDAI, which allows users to reprint their Aadhaar card on PVC. It is also the size of a debit card, making it convenient to carry in your purse or wallet.
The Aadhar PVC has the following features:
Individuals can follow the PVC Aadhar card application steps mentioned below:
Step 1: On the UIDAI website, go to the My Aadhaar area and click on Order Aadhaar PVC Card.
Step 2: Log in to myAadhaar using your Aadhaar Number and the OTP given to your registered phone number if your mobile phone is registered with UIDAI. If you don't have a registered mobile number with UIDAI, you can apply for a PVC Aadhar card using a non-registered/alternate mobile number.
Step 3: Review your demographic information, such as name, date of birth, gender, and address, and then click the submit button.
Step 4: Confirm your request and pay Rs. Fifty using any of the available payment methods.
Step 5: Once the money is accepted, an acknowledgement with your SRN (Service Request Number) is displayed. You can also save the acknowledgement slip for future reference.
The process to check the PVC Aadhaar card order status is as follows:
Step 1: You can check the status of your Aadhaar PVC card on UIDAI's official website, www.uidai.gov.in.
Step 2: Navigate to the 'My Aadhaar' tab. The 'Check PVC status' option is available. Select the tab.
Step 3: You must provide your 28-digit SRN and 12-digit Aadhaar number.
Step 4: After that, complete the captcha.
Step 5: To find out the status of your PVC card, click the 'Check Status' button.
The new PVC Aadhar Card can be obtained for Rs. 50 (including GST and Speed Post expenses). There are no additional charges for printing PVC.
The steps for downloading a PVC Aadhar Card online are as follows:
Step 1: Navigate to the official website of UIDAI.
Step 2: Then, navigate to 'My Aadhaar' and click 'Order Aadhaar PVC card'.
Step 3: Enter your Aadhaar or enrollment id, then the 'Captcha Code'.
Step 4: Now, choose 'My mobile number is not registered' and enter the unregistered phone number.
Step 5: Enter the one-time password (OTP) to be delivered to the chosen mobile number.
Step 6: To get your PVC card, click 'Submit', then check your Aadhaar preview status and finish the payment.
The new PVC card offers the following benefits: