If you have lost or misplaced your Aadhaar Card, the UIDAI has made it possible for all residents to acquire a duplicate card through a simple procedure. In case you do not know or are unsure of your Aadhaar number, or if you have lost or misplaced your acknowledgement slip, you will still be able to retrieve the aadhaar card.
How To Acquire A Duplicate Aadhaar Card
By following the steps outlined below, you can get a duplicate Aadhaar card if you have misplaced your Aadhaar card or if you don’t know your Enrolment ID or Aadhaar number.
Go to the official UIDAI website https://resident.uidai.gov.in/find-uid-eid
You will be asked to choose the relevant option at the first instance:
‘You want to receive your lost - Aadhaar Number (UID) or Enrolment Number (EID)
Next fill in your relevant personal details:
Full Name - Enter your full name in the space provided
Email ID / Mobile Number - Enter your Email ID and Mobile Number (It is necessary to enter the Email ID or the Mobile Number that was given while applying for the aadhaar card in order to successfully retrieve the card)
Enter the 4 digit security code that is displayed on the screen
Click on the OTP button
After this you will receive an OTP (One Time Password) on the Email ID or the mobile number you provided
Enter the OTP in the space provided
Click on the ‘Verify OTP’ button