The Full List of Documents Required for Aadhaar Card Registration

By | December 7, 2017

Aadhaar card, which has become one of the most important documents required for the identity or any other government scheme.

To enroll for a new aadhar card or you want to update it, you need to submit some documents which help you in the registration.

Documentation is divided into four different categories: identity, address, date of birth and relationship.

Here is the list of documents required for the enrolment of aadhar card, also what other documents you can submit in case you don’t have the other one.

Proof of identity

Identity is something which shows who you are or who you claim to be. With all the identity cards you will need a photo and name on it. So you can submit any of these given documents as identity proof.

  • Passport.
  • Ration Card or PDS Photo Card.
  • PAN Card.
  • Driving License.
  • Voter ID.
  • NREGS Job Card.
  • Government Photo ID Cards or PSU Issued Service Photo Identity Card.
  • Arms License.
  • Photo ID Issued by recognized Educational Institution.
  • Photo Credit Card.
  • Photo Bank ATM Card.
  • Kissan Photo Passbook.
  • Pensioner Photo Card.
  • Freedom Fighter Photo Card.
  • ECHS/ CGHS Photo Card.
  • Certificate of Identity that has photo issued by Gazetted Officer or Tehsildar on a letterhead.
  • Address Card issued by the Department of Posts with your name and photo.
  • Disability ID card or handicapped medical certificate that is issued by the respective State or Union Territory Government or Administrators.

Proof of address

These documents show the address where you are residing. These documents need to be correct because your aadhaar card will be sent to given address only. If you add something incorrectly, receiving the aadhaar card would be difficult. The address proof must contain your name and address.  Below are the documents you can submit as proof.

  • Bank Statement or Passbook.
  • Ration Card.
  • Passport.
  • Post Office Statement or Passbook.
  • Voter ID.
  • Government Photo ID Cards or PSU Issued Service Photo Identity Card.
  • Driving License.
  • Water Bill (It should not be more than 3 months old).
  • Electricity Bill (It should not be more than 3 months old).
  • Property Tax Receipt (It should not be more than 1 year old).
  • Landline Telephone Bill (It should not be more than 3 months old).
  • Credit Card Statement (It should not be more than 3 months old).
  • Signed Letter that has Photo from the Bank on a letterhead.
  • Insurance Policy.
  • Signed Letter that has Photo and is issued by a Recognized Educational Institution on a letterhead.
  • Signed Letter that has Photo and is issued by a registered Company on a letterhead.
  • Arms License.
  • NREGS Job Card.
  • Pensioner Card.
  • Kissan Passbook.
  • Freedom Fighter Card.
  • Income Tax Assessment Order.
  • ECHS/ CGHS Card.
  • Certificate of Address that issued by the head of Village Panchayat or an equivalent authority (for rural areas).
  • Certificate of Address that has a photo and is issued by an MLA or MP or Tehsildar or Gazetted Officer on a letterhead.
  • Vehicle Registration Certificate.
  • Registered Lease/ Sale/ Rent Agreement.
  • Caste and Domicile Certificate that has a photo and is issued by the State Government.
  • Address Card issued by the Department of Posts should also have your photo.
  • Gas Connection Bill (It should not be more than 3 months old).
  • Disability ID card or handicapped medical certificate that is issued by the respective State or Union Territory Government or Administrators.
  • Passport of Parents (in case of minors).
  • Passport of Spouse.
  • Marriage Certificate issued by the Government and has your address.
  • Allotment Letter of accommodation that is issued by the State or Central government and is not older than 3 years.

Proof of date of birth

Make sure that your date of birth is correct, for proving it there are a number of documents you can use.

  • SSLC Certificate or Book.
  • Birth Certificate.
  • Passport.
  • PAN Card.
  • Certificate of Date of Birth that is issued by Group A Gazetted Officer on a letterhead.
  • Government Photo ID Cards or PSU Issued Photo Identity Card that contains the Date of birth.
  • Mark sheet that has been issued by any Government University or Board.
  • Central Government Health Service Scheme Photo Card or Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme Photo Card.
  • State or Central Pension Payment Order.

Proof of relationship

These documents show your relationship with the head of the family. Make sure you provide accurate documents. Given below is the list of documents you required.

  • Passport.
  • MNREGA Job Card.
  • PDS Card.
  • Pension Card.
  • CGHS/ECHS/State Government/ESIC Medical Card.
  • Army Canteen Card.
  • Marriage Certificate Issued by the Government.
  • Birth Certificate issued by the Registrar of Birth, Municipal Corporation and other notified local government bodies such as Tehsil, Taluk, etc.
  • Any other State or Central government issued family entitlement document.
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