Aadhaar number of the resident is not revealed, instead only a reference ID is shared. No core biometrics (fingerprints or iris) required for such verification. Aadhaar number holder gets a choice of the data (among the demographics data and photo) to be shared. Currently, Photo, DOB, Email, Mobile, Gender and Address will be included in the downloaded xml.
Aadhaar KYC data downloadable by Aadhaar number holder is digitally signed by UIDAI to verify authenticity and detect any tampering. Any agency can also validate the data through their own OTP/Face Authentication. KYC data is encrypted with the phrase provided by Aadhaar number holder allowing residents control of their data. Any agency an use it with consent of the Aadhaar number holder allowing wide usage.
Process to obtain Aadhaar Paperless Offline e-KYC Data:
Aadhaar number holders can obtain Aadhaar Paperless Offline e-KYC data through the following process:
- Enter ‘Aadhaar Number’ or ‘VID’ and mentioned ‘Security Code’ in screen, then click on ‘Send OTP’ or ‘Enter TOTP’.
- The OTP will be sent to the registered Mobile Number for the given Aadhaar number or VID. Enter the OTP received. Enter a Share Code which be the password for the ZIP file and click on ‘Download’ button.
- The Zip file containing the digitally signed XML will be downloaded to device wherein the above-mentioned steps have been performed.
Note - Following fields along with UIDAI signature is available when offline e-KYC data is downloaded in the XML format:
- Resident Name
- Mobile Number (in hashed form)
- Email (in hashed form)
Aadhaar Paperless Offline e-KYC data is encrypted using a “Share Phrase” provided by the Aadhaar number holder at the time of downloading which is required to be shared with agencies to read KYC data.