India is one of the fast developing nation and the country is trying to adopt many developed nation's procedure to make India also a developed country in all aspects. One of such implementations is giving an identification card to all the residents of India. Although most have the voter's identification card, it is applicable only from the age of 18 years old. Hence the Aadhaar card is introduced and it is issued by the age of one.
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is a board of Government based in Delhi is specifically assigned for all the things relating to the Aadhaar card. An Aadhaar card is a 12 digit unique number given to every applicant. Aadhaar card is unique in India is because it also has the records of our eyes scanned and finger prints which are unique to every single person. This authority office is in-charge of taking all the responsibilities, of issuing Aadhaar card, its centers and all other process.
Applying Aadhaar card complete process cannot be done online as the applicant has to visit the officials to take his biometric records. But, some of the process can be done and could save a lot of time. Earlier it was needed to go to the Aadhaar office to get the form and one may have to stand in a lengthy queue. Getting the form online is the best way to save time or any other hassle.
Applying for the Aadhaar card online
Aadhar Card application form is available in all languages for the comfort of native language speakers and for easy understanding of all the details to be filled up. Although, it is available in different languages, most people are comfortable to apply and check in English format. Below is a step by step process of how to apply for Aadhaar card in English language. Applying for Aadhaar card is absolutely free of cost and there are no charges in any stage of applying.
Ø Visit the official website of the UIADAI and download the application form in the PDF format for the enrollment of a new name.
Ø The PDF format can be downloaded here with this link https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BxyVr_mqiyb-VTJqNW5WZ0h2aE0/edit
Ø After downloading the application for fill in all the details. And keep all the documents required.
Ø Check for your nearby Aadhaar card registration center. You can also check for a nearby center in the website.
Ø Submit the application form. After submitting, take an appointment for checking all details and register your name along with the biometrics.
Ø Once a date and time are allotted, the applicants are advised to be there in time in order to miss any cancellation later.
Ø After verification of the application form, the applicants will be called for registering.
Ø On the registration day carry all the required documents along with originals as the officers verify them before accepting the xerox copies.
Ø A photo will be taken on the spot and biometrics will be scanned, although children less than five years old may have their card linked to a parent or a guardian's Aadhaar card.