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Documents Required for Aadhaar Card

When you are applying for a new Aadhaar card or wish to update your Aadhaar information, you must submit supporting documents. Aadhaar card documents, some of which need to be self-attested, are divided into categories and need to be submitted at an Aadhaar Enrollment Centre ( https://appointments.uidai.gov.in/centersearch.aspx ) near you, along with the filled up application form which is available on the UIDAI website ( https://uidai.gov.in/resources/enrolment-docs/downloads.html ).

Identity Proof Documents Required for Aadhaar Card

As an identity proof, you can furnish the below mentioned Aadhaar card documents applicable/available to you:

1.   Driving License

2.   Passport

3.   PAN Card

4.   Voters ID

5.  Ration Card

6.   Government Photo ID

7.  NREGS job card

8.   License of Arms

9.  Photo Bank ATM Card

10. Photo Credit Card

11. Photo Card of Pensioner

12. Photo Card of Freedom Fighter

14. Photo card of CGHS

15. Certificate of Marriage

16. Disability ID Card/ Handicapped Medical Certificate issued by State or Union Territory Government or Administrator

17. Residing Address Card containing name and photo, issued by Department of Posts

18. Identity Card with photo of the applicant on a letterhead issued by a Gazetted Officer or Tehsildar

Address Proof Documents Required for Aadhaar Card

The Address Proof is one of the most important documents as the Aadhaar Card will be sent to this address. Hence, failure to provide correct address/mistake in the address will be a problem. The following documents are accepted as Aadhaar card address proof by the UIDAI:

1.   Bank Statement/Passbook

2.   Passport

3.   Ration Card

4.   Account Statement/Passbook of Post Office

5.   Voter ID

6.   Driving License

7.   Government Photo ID Card

8.   Water Bill of last three months

9.   Electricity Bill of last three months

10. Property Tax Receipt of the last year

11. Landline Telephone Bill of the last three months

12. Insurance Policy

13. Photo and Letter with address, signed by bank on letterhead

14. Photo and Letter issued by a recognized educational institution on letterhead

15. Photo and Letter issued by registered company on letterhead

16. Arms license

17. NREGS job card

18. Pensioner Card

19. Kisan Passbook

20. Freedom Fighter Card

21. Income Tax Assessment Order

22. ECHS/CGHS Card

23. Certificate of Address issued by head of Village Panchayat (for rural areas)

24. Certificate of Photo and Address issued by MLA, MP, Tehsildar or Gazetted Officer on letterhead

25. Vehicle Registration Certificate

26. Registered Lease//sale/rent agreement

27. Caste and Domicile Certificate and photo issued by State Government

28. Gas Connection Bill of last three months

29. Passport of Spouse

30. Marriage Certificate with address, issued by the Government

31. Allotment Letter of accommodation issued by State or Central Government not older than three years

Date of Birth Proof Documents Required for Aadhaar Card

To give a proof of your date of birth, you can furnish the below mentioned Aadhaar card documents:

1.   Certificate of Birth

2.   SSLC Certificate or Book

3.   Passport

4.   PAN Card

5.   Government Photo ID Card or PSU which contains Date of Birth

6.   Marks Sheet issued by State or Central Board

7.   Pension Payment Order issued by State or Central Board

8.   Central Government Health Service Scheme Photo Card or Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme Photo ID Card


To give a proof of relationship, you can furnish the below mentioned Aadhaar card documents:

1.   Passport

2.   PDS Card

3.   Pension Card

4.   MNREGA Job Card

5.   Army Canteen Card

6.   CGHS/ECHS/State Government/ ESIC Medical Card

7.   Marriage Certificate

8.   Birth Certificate

9.   Any other family entitlement document issued by Central or State Government

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