How To Get Aadhaar Card Number (UID) For Your Child

A pre-requisite is that one of the parents must have his Aadhaar card number for biometric authentication, according to Digital India's verified Twitter account.

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How To Get Aadhaar Card Number (UID) For Your Child

Aadhaar card generation notification is sent to your registered mobile number.


Highlights

  1. Parents must provide their Aadhaar card details for authentication
  2. A photograph of your child will be clicked
  3. Aadhaar generation notification is sent to your registered number
Aadhaar, the 12-digit unique identity number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), is also required for children. Aadhaar card is an essential identity card that is now required to be linked with multiple facilities like provident funds, bank accounts, permanent account numbers, mutual funds etc by March 31, 2018. However, since it serves as an unique identification number for all Indians, everyone below the age of 18 years should also get an Aadhaar card made. A pre-requisite is that one of the parents must have his Aadhaar card number for biometric authentication, according to Digital India's verified Twitter account.
  


Here are eight steps in which parents can get their children enrolled for Aadhaar:

 
1. Visit an enrolment centre.

2. Fill the application form.

3. Remember to give your mobile number.

4. A photograph of your child will be clicked.

5. Parents/guardians must provide their Aadhaar card details for authentication purposes.

6. Check data on the screen and confirm.

7. Collect acknowledgement slip.

8. Aadhaar generation notification is sent to your registered mobile number.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on February 1 presented his last full-year Union Budget in Parliament before the general elections due next year. Aadhaar has provided an identity to every Indian, the finance minister had said in his Budget 2018 speech, adding that it has also eased "delivery of so many public services to our people". (Read Budget 2018 speech)

(Also read: Need To Update Aadhaar Mobile Number? Here's How To Do It)

"Every enterprise, major or small, also needs a unique ID," Mr Jaitley had said. The government will evolve a scheme to assign every individual enterprise in India an unique ID, the finance minister had said.


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