Aadhaar is a 12 digit individual identification number issued by the UIDAI on behalf of the Government of India. This number will serve as a proof of identity and address, anywhere in India.
Any individual, irrespective of age and gender, who is a resident in India and satisfies the verification process laid down by the UIDAI, can enrol for Aadhaar. Each individual needs to enrol only once for Aadhaar, which is free of cost.
Each Aadhaar will be unique to an individual and will remain valid for life. Aadhaar will help you provide access to services like banking, mobile phone connections and other Government and Non-Government services in due course.
Aadhaar will be: