Aadhaar is a 12-digit individual identification number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India on behalf of the Government of India.This number will serve as a proof of identity, 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.
Aadhaar status on SMS
1. Send SMS as "UID STATUS <14 digit Enrolment number>" to 51969 ex. "UID STATUS 12345678901234" to know the status of your Aadhaar enrolment. If you send this SMS from your registered mobile number then you will get back your Aadhaar number, if generated.
2. Send SMS as "UID GETUID <14 digit Enrolment number>" to 51969 to know your Aadhaar number from your registered mobile number.
Please note that if you are prompted to enter 28 digit EID then send SMS as "UID STATUS or GETUID <28 digit EID as 14 digit Enr No +ddmmyyyyhhmmss>"