The different forms of Aadhaar are Aadhaar Letter, Aadhaar PVC card, eAadhaar and mAadhaar. All forms of Aadhaar are equally valid and acceptable. Individuals who wish to have a pocket friendly aadhaar can opt for Aadhaar PVC card.
“Order Aadhaar PVC Card” is a new service provided by UIDAI that allows Aadhaar holders to have their Aadhaar details printed on a PVC card for a small fee. After the request is submitted, Aadhaar PVC will be provided via India Speed Post service to the registered address in 15 working days.
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According to the UIDAI social media post on X (previously known as Twitter), “You can order Aadhaar PVCcard, which is durable, secure, and convenient to carry in your wallet. “
— UIDAI (@UIDAI)
What are the charges to be paid for “Aadhaar PVC Card”?
Charges to be paid are Rs.50 (Inclusive of GST & speed post charges).
Security features of Aadhaar PVC Card
This card contains security features like:
1. Tamper proof QR Code
3. Micro text
4. Ghost image
5. Issue Date & Print Date
6. Guilloche Pattern
7. Embossed Aadhaar Logo
How to raise Aadhaar PVC card request using registered mobile number?
Step 1: Please Visit https://uidai.gov.in or https://myaadhaar.uidai.gov.in.
Step 2: Click on “Order Aadhaar PVC Card” Service. Enter your 12 digit Aadhaar Number (UID) or 28 digits Enrollment ID. Please note that, if your EID is still in process, you’ll be unable to place a request for card.
Step 3: Enter the security code Enter OTP received on registered mobile number. Click on the check box against “Terms and Conditions”.
Step 4: Click on “Submit” Button to complete OTP verification. On next screen, preview of the Aadhaar details will appear for verification by resident before placing the order for reprint.
Step 5: Click on “Make payment”. You will be re-directed to Payment Gateway page with payment options as Credit/Debit Card, Net banking and UPI.
Step 6: After successful payment, receipt will get generated having digital signature which can be downloaded by resident in PDF format.
Resident will also get the Service Request Number via SMS. Resident can track the status of SRN till dispatch of Aadhaar Card on Check Aadhaar Card Status. SMS containing AWB number will also be sent once dispatched from DoP. Resident can further track delivery status by visiting DoP website.
Presently, the payment can be made using Online Mode of Payment. Residents can use following payment methods while making payment:-
- Credit Card
- Debit Card
- Net Banking
What if residents want to get the Aadhaar PVC Card printed with the details that they want?
If residents want some changes in the details of printed Aadhaar letter or PVC Card, then they first have to update their Aadhaar by visiting Permanent Enrollment Center or SSUP portal (depending on update) and then raise the request because this facility can be used to get the hard copy of Aadhaar PVC Card/Letter.