Aadhaar Card Services
After the introduction of the Aadhaar Card UIDAI also provides many services related to the Aadhaar Card. You can manage many activities related to an Aadhaar Card from the official website of UIDAI. Many Aadhaar Card Services are available on the UIDAI website, whether it is 12 digits Aadhaar Number Verification or Biometric locking or unlocking. These services are available round the clock and 365 days. You can avail of these services online and free of cost. All the Indian Residents who have an Aadhaar Card can manage various activities and keep Aadhaar updated. Let’s move on to the various services of Aadhaar Card you can get on the official website of UIDAI.
Services Offered in Aadhaar Card
There are multiple tasks you can do through the official website of UIDAI to keep your Aadhaar Card updated. The services available on the website are as follows:-
Verify Aadhaar Number
You check the authenticity of your Aadhaar Card through the services provided by UIDAI. Under the Aadhaar verification option, you will have to enter the 12 digits Aadhaar Number and the security code and click on the verify button to check the authenticity of the Aadhaar Card.
The result will show you the current status of the Aadhaar and this facility can be used by landlords or hotels to verify the Aadhaar Number of the Tenant or Guests.
Verify Mobile Number and Email
In the Aadhaar Services Menu, you can verify your mobile number and email. If you have registered your mobile number and email with UIDAI then it can be verified through the Aadhaar Card Services. You will have to enter the mobile number and the email to go through the verification process and the results will show whether your mobile or email is registered or not.
Link Aadhaar to Bank Account
The government of India has made it mandatory to link Aadhaar to your Bank account. So, if you haven’t done this task then you can use the Aadhaar Services to link your Aadhaar Card. This service is available on UIDAI's official website and you can link Aadhaar to any bank using this service.
Once you have requested Aadhaar Linking to the bank, you can use the website to track the status online of the linking process. This service comes under Aadhar Services.
Generate Virtual ID
Virtual ID is a temporary ID created in the place of an Aadhaar number and it acts as a valid ID and Address Proof. The VID is a 16 digits temporary number that is generated to authenticate the Aadhaar number. Therefore, if you want to generate a Virtual ID then you can use the Aadhaar Services to do the same.
Check Aadhaar Update History
All the updates you make to your Aadhaar Card are recorded in the database of the UIDAI website. So, tracking all the updates and checking Aadhaar Update History can be done through the Services available on the Aadhaar Card official website.
Locate Nearest Aadhaar Seva Kendra
You might be aware of the fact that you cannot get an Aadhaar card without biometric verification and it can be done offline. So, for offline biometric verification, you will have to visit the nearest Aadhaar Seva Kendra.
The Aadhaar Card Services gives you the privilege to locate the nearest Aadhaar Seva Kendra online and visit it for your biometric verification.
Lock or Unlock Biometric
You can lock your biometrics and prevent them from being misused. If you need your biometrics for any type of verification then you can unlock it and it will be unlocked for 10 minutes after which it will get locked automatically. So, you can use your biometrics for any type of verification by unlocking it and it will get locked again, once the verification has been done.
You have seen various Aadhaar Card Services that can be used to manage your Aadhaar Card. These services are available online and you can use them free of cost. On the other hand, these services are available 24x7 and 365 days. So, whenever you want to make any update to the Aadhaar Card, you can do the same anytime through UIDAI’s Aadhaar Services.