Parents of a newborn baby can apply for an Aadhaar card
Aadhaar is a 12-digit unique identification number issued free of charge by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to residents of the country.
This unique identification number is a crucial document as it allows verification of identity, address, etc. of an individual. Parents of a newborn baby also apply for an Aadhaar card. It should be noted that the Aadhaar card for the minor or the newborn does not require biometrics to apply for the card.
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This is because a newborn baby’s UID is processed based on demographic details and the face photo is linked to their parents’ UID. However, once the newborn is five years old, it is important to do the 10-finger biometrics while the newborn’s facial photograph will be taken when the baby turns 15.
So, even after you apply for an Aadhaar card for your newborn baby, don’t forget to get the baby’s 10 biometric fingers after turning 5 and the facial photograph after turning 15.
You can apply both online and offline to generate Newborn Aadhaar Card. For the offline process, one should visit the nearest Aadhaar registration center, fill out the form by submitting all important documents.
Here’s how to apply online for a newborn’s Aadhaar card
1]First, log on to the official UIDAI website – uidai.gov.in
2]Then click on the “Aadhaar card registration” link on the home page;
3]In the next step, enter the child’s details, parents phone number, email address, etc. ;
4]Once the personal information is filled, including the newborn baby, you must provide information such as address, locality, district, state and other demographic data related to the newborn baby.
5]Then click on the âFix appointmentâ tab;
6]After that, you can schedule the recording date of the newborn Aadhaar card; and
7]You can select the nearest Aadhaar Enrollment Center to continue.
You are not charged any fees for registering a newborn baby in Aadhaar. Also, before submitting the online form and scheduling the meeting for the newborn Aadhaar card, parents are suggested to check the birth date in the child’s Aadhaar details as it cannot be updated. day or corrected only once.