What are the documents required for getting Aadhar card ?






Megu Megu
Answered on December 09,2017

Identity proof documents : This could be Passport, Ration Card, PAN Card, Driving License, Voter ID.

Address proof documents: This could be Passport, Ration Card, PAN Card, Driving License, Voter ID, Electricity Bill , Water bill, Telephone Landline Bill 

Date of Birth proof documents : This could be Birth Certificate , SSLC Book / Certificate, Passport, Certificate of Date of Birth issued by Group A Gazetted Officer on letterhead


Manoj Manoj
Answered on January 31,2019

Supported Proof of Identity (PoI) Documents Containing Name and Photo 

  • Passport.
  • PAN card.
  • Either Ration or PDS Photo card.
  • Voter Identification card.
  • Driving licence of the applicant.
  • Photo identification cards issued by the Government of India.
  • Service photo ID cards that is issued by the PSU.
  • Job card of NREGS.
  • Photo identification that is issued by some Recognised Educational Institution.
  • Licence of Arms.
  • Photo Bank ATM card.
  • Photo Credit card.
  • Photo card of the Pensioner.
  • Photo card of the Freedom Fighter.
  • Photo Passbook of Kisan.
  • Photo card of CGHS.
  • Certificate of Marriage.
  • Document containing proof of marriage of the applicant issued originally by the marriage Registrar.
  • Legally approved name change certificate
  • ECHS Photo card.
  • Residing Address card of the applicant that contains both the name and photo that was originally issued by the Department of Posts.
  • Identity Certificate containing the photo of the applicant on a proper letterhead and is issued by either the Gazetted Officer or the Tehsildar.
  • Handicapped medical certificate or a disability Identification card.

Supported proof of address (POA) Documents

  • Passport.
  • Statement of bank in which the applicant holds an account.
  • Passbook of bank where the applicant is an account-holder.
  • Account statement or passbook of the Post Office.
  • Ration Card.
  • Voter Identification card.
  • Driving licence of the applicant.
  • Photo identification cards issued by the Government.
  • PSU issued Service photo ID card.
  • Previous 3 months’ electricity bill.
  • Water bill as long as it is not more than 3 months’ old.
  • Previous three months’ landline bill related to telephone.
  • Receipt showing the Property Tax of the last 3 months.
  • Last three months’ Credit Card statement.
  • Insurance policy.
  • Photo and a letter signed by bank on letterhead.
  • Signed letter and photo on the letterhead of the company issued by the registered office.
  • Photo and signed letter issued by a well-known educational enterprise on their letterhead.
  • Job card of NREGS.
  • Arms licence.
  • Pensioner card.
  • Freedom fighter card.
  • Kisan passbook.
  • CGHS card.
  • ECHS card.
  • Address certificate along with a photo on their letterhead that is issued either by an MP, MLA, Gazetted Officer or Tehsildar.
  • Address Certificate issued by the Village Panchayat head or any authority equivalent to them for rural areas.
  • Assessment order of the Income Tax.
  • Registration certificate of vehicle.
  • Registered agreement for sale, lease or rent of the applicant’s residential address.
  • Photo and address card by the Department of Posts.
  • Caste and Domicile certificate along with a photo that the State Government has issued.
  • Previous 3 month’s bill of gas connection. Either a handicapped medical certificate or a disability Identification card that is issued by either a State Government, UT Government or any Administrations
  • Spouse’s or partner’s passport.
  • For minors, parents’ passport is required.

Supported Proof of Date of Birth (DOB) documents

  • Certificate of birth.
  • Certificate or SSLC Book.
  • Passport of the applicant.
  • Date of birth Certificate on their letterhead issued by either the Tehsildar or the Gazetted Officer.


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