During this process, biometric information is taken of applicants such as fingerprints, iris scans and facial photograph. Once these details are taken an enrolment ID is given, which also holds similar value as the real Aadhaar card.
It would be 12-digit biometric card, which comes after enrolment, that holds final proof of your identity. That is what UIDAI has asked citizens to take precautions over.
UIDAI via its Twitter account said, “Not every 12-digit number is Aadhaar.”
To check whether your Aadhaar card number is valid. You can visit at UIDAI website and go in the section of My Aadhaar. Under sub-section Aadhaar services there would be a column mentioned ‘Verify Your Aadhaar Number’.
You will be directed to a page with headline Verify Aadhaar. Enter the 12 digit Aadhaar number in the relevant box to verify if your Aadhaar number is valid or not deactivated………Read More>>