Want to order Aadhaar card reprint? Know charges by UIDAI and how to track from Speed Post
Citizens can raise the request for Aadhaar card reprint by visiting UIDAI official website or resident portal using 12 digits Aadhaar Number (UID) or 16 digits Virtual Identification Number (VID). This service can be done using both registered mobile number and non-registered one as well. In both cases, you will receive a One-Time-Password. However, it is always safe to make sure your mobile is registered with Aadhaar. UIDAI helps citizens in ordering a reprint.
The service is done on a pilot basis, which can be availed by residents by paying a nominal charge. The service is generally done when you have lost or misplaced your Aadhaar card copy. But did you know there are few charges to order your Aadhaar reprint?
On its website, UIDAI reveals that, on every Aadhaar reprint order, you will have to pay Rs 50 inclusive of GST and speed post charges. One can make the payment using credit card, debit card, net banking and UPI method.
On Friday, through its official twitter account, UIDAI highlighted few facts of Aadhaar reprint.
It said, “#OrderAadhaarReprint The reprinted Aadhaar letter is handed over to Department of Posts for delivery to the resident’s address within 5 working days from the day of raising a request. You can use the AWB number (Sent via SMS) to track your package from: https://www.indiapost.gov.in/.”
AWB is termed as Airway Bill Number which is a tracking number generated by India Speed Post for the assignment or product that they deliver.
UIDAI also says, in case if you want to change your Aadhaar address, then you will have to first update your in Aadhaar. You will have to visit nearest Enrollment center or Online update through SSUP portal.