Aadhaar PVC Card – Know How to Order UIDAI PVC Card Online ?


Aadhaar PVC Card – Know How to Order UIDAI PVC Card Online ?

Aadhaar PVC Card : UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) has now allowed the Aadhaar Card to be reprinted as Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) card which can be carried easily just like an ATM or a debit card. This Aadhaar PVC Card is comparatively durable, has good printing quality and lamination, is convenient to carry, and can be verified offline quite easily through QR Code. Read on to know everything about Aadhaar PVC Card in detail.

Features of Aadhaar PVC Card

PVC Aadhar Card is backed up by the latest security features such as mentioned below:

  1. Issue Date
  2. Embossed Aadhaar Logo
  3. Ghost Image
  4. Micro Text
  5. Hologram
  6. Print Date
  7. Secure QR Code
  8. Guilloche Pattern

Who Can Get Aadhar PVC Card?

Any Individual Having A 12-Digit Aadhaar Card Can Easily Apply For Aadhaar PVC Card Using The Registered Mobile Number. In Case, One Does Not Have The Registered Mobile Number He/She Can Also Use A Non-Registered Mobile Number To Order Aadhaar PVC Card.

Steps to Download Aadhar PVC Card

You can easily order Aadhaar PVC Card via the UIDAI website using your Aadhaar Number or Enrolment ID and the steps are:

Step 1: On the website of UIDAI, click on Order Aadhar PVC Card in the My Aadhaar section

Step 2: If your mobile number is registered with UIDAI, login to myAadhaar using your Aadhaar Number and OTP sent to your registered mobile number. In case your mobile number is not registered with UIDAI, you can request for PVC Aadhar card using non-registered/alternate mobile number.

Step 3: Verify your demographic details such as name, date of birth, gender and address displayed on the screen and click on the submit button

Step 4: Confirm your request and make the payment of Rs. 50 using any of the payment methods

Step 5: Once the payment is received, an acknowledgement is displayed containing your SRN (Service Request Number). You can download the acknowledgement slip as well for future reference.

PVC Aadhaar Card Fees

The fees to obtain the all-new PVC Aadhar Card is as low as Rs. 50 (inclusive of GST and Speed Post charges).

Things to Know about Aadhaar PVC Card

  • Aadhaar Card, Aadhaar Letter, Aadhar PVC card, e-Aadhaar, m-Aadhaar, and the masked e-Aadhaar are considered to be equally valid forms of Aadhaar
  •  You can choose any form of Aadhaar as per your own convenience and all the forms of Aadhaar Card must be accepted as proof of identity with due validation without giving any preference to one form of Aadhaar over the other
  • The option of Aadhaar Preview is only available if you have a registered mobile number and not for a non-registered mobile number
  • As per the official website of UIDAI, once the request is raised, the UIDAI will hand over the card to the post office within 5 working days (excluding the date of request) and the PVC card will be delivered using Speed Post services
  • The Aadhaar PVC card will be sent to the address mentioned in your Aadhaar card
  • SRN in the acknowledgement slip can be used to check the status of PVC Aadhaar card delivery.

Aadhaar PVC Card FAQS ?

Aadhaar letter is sent to resident free of cost by ordinary post in case of new enrolment or mandatory biometric update. If the Aadhaar letter is lost or destroyed, the resident can order a reprint online at a cost of Rs. 50/- from UIDAI’s official website.
After completing the application process on the Official Aadhaar Website, the UIDAI will give the physical Aadhaar PVC card to the Department of Post (DoP) within five working days of the receipt of the request. It excludes the date on which the request is made for obtaining the Aadhaar PVC card.
According to the UIDAI tweet, “You can use any mobile number to receive OTP for authentication, regardless of the registered mobile number with your Aadhaar. So, one person can order Aadhaar PVC card online for the whole family.
So, one person can order Aadhaar PVC card online for the whole family.
It can be ordered online through uidai.gov.in or resident.uidai.gov.in using Aadhaar number, Virtual ID or Enrolment ID and paying a nominal charge of Rs. 50/-. Aadhaar PVC Card is delivered to the resident’s address by speed post.


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