Documents Required for Aadhaar Card – List of Documents

Required Documents to Apply for Aadhaar Card

Find out what documents are needed for aadhaar card – Useful information for those applying for new aadhaar card

If you have planned to apply for aadhaar card, you must know about the documents required to apply. Application form is obviously must but you need few other documents as the proof of identity as well as the proof of address. In this post i will explaining about all such documents that are accepted as valid proof while applying for aadhaar card.

What are POA,POI & POR Documents:

You might notice that the terms POA and POI will be used for documents required for aadhaar card application. If you are confused about these terms don’t worry.

POA – Proof of Address, POI – Proof of Identity,POR -Proof of Relationship. An individual’s documents can be classified into three types. The documents that are considered as valid proof for address are considered as POA(Proof of Address) Documents while the ones that are considered as valid proof for identity of any person are considered as POI(Documents).The documents which are required to prove your relationship with any of your family members are called POR(Proof of Relationship)

Valid Documents which are Required While Applying for Aadhaar Card

Required Documents to Apply for Aadhaar Card

 Supported POI Documents Containing Name and Photo
2.PAN Card
3.Ration/ PDS Photo Card
4.Voter ID
5.Driving License
6.Government Photo ID Cards/ service photo Identity card issued by PSU
7.NREGS Job Card
8.Photo ID issued by Recognized Educational Institution
9.Arms License
10.Photo Bank ATM Card
11.Photo Credit Card
12.Pensioner Photo Card
13.Freedom Fighter Photo Card
14.Kissan Photo Passbook
15.CGHS / ECHS Photo Card
16.Address Card having Name and Photo issued by
Department of Posts
17.Certificate of Identify having photo issued by Gazetted Officer or Tehsildar on letterhead
18.Disability ID Card/handicapped medical certificate issued by the respective State/UT Governments/Administrations
 Supported POA Documents Containing Name and Address
2.Bank Statement/ Passbook
3.Post Office Account Statement/Passbook
4.Ration Card
5.Voter ID
6.Driving License
7.Government Photo ID cards/ service photo identity card issued by PSU
8.Electricity Bill (not older than 3 months)
9.Water bill (not older than 3 months)
10.Telephone Landline Bill (not older than 3 months)
11.Property Tax Receipt (not older than 3 months)
12.Credit Card Statement (not older than 3 months)
13.Insurance Policy
14.Signed Letter having Photo from Bank on letterhead
15.Signed Letter having Photo issued by
registered Company on letterhead
16.Signed Letter having Photo issued by
Recognized Educational Instruction on letterhead
17.NREGS Job Card
18.Arms License
19.Pensioner Card
20.Freedom Fighter Card
21.Kissan Passbook
22.CGHS / ECHS Card
23.Certificate of Address having photo issued by
MP or MLA or Gazetted Officer or Tehsildar on letterhead
24.Certificate of Address issued by Village
Panchayat head or its equivalent authority (for rural areas)
25.Income Tax Assessment Order
26.Vehicle Registration Certificate
27.Registered Sale / Lease / Rent Agreement
28.Address Card having Photo issued by Department of Posts
29.Caste and Domicile Certificate having Photo issued by State Govt.
30.Disability ID Card/handicapped medical certificate issued by the respective State/UT Governments/Administrations
31.Gas Connection Bill (not older than 3
32.Passport of Spouse
33Passport of Parents(in case of Minor)
 Supported POR Documents containing Relationship
details to Head of Family

1.PDS Card
2.MNREGA Job Card
3.CGHS/State Government/ECHS/ESIC Medical card
4.Pension Card
5.Army Canteen Card
7.Birth Certificate issued by Registrar of Birth,
Municipal Corporation and other notified local government bodies like Taluk, Tehsil etc
8.Any other Central/State government issued family entitlement document.
 Supported Proof of DOB Documents
1.Birth Certificate
2.SSLC Book/Certificate
4.Certificate of Date of Birth issued by Group A Gazetted Officer on letterhead

Important – Where there are no documents available, resident may also take the help of Introducers available at the enrolment centre. The Introducers are notified by the Registrar. For further details please contact office of the concerned Registrar.

Credit – Official UIDAI Document

You need to fill in the aadhaar card enrollment application form and attach the photo copy of Proof of Address, Proof of Identity documents. If required you might also need to attach the xerox copy of Proof of Relationship document.

Take a look at the documents listed above and attach the document.

You are also advised to read this post >> Download Aadhaar Card Application Form

You can also fix appointment at the enrollment center to save time. To fix the appointment – Click Here

Note : It is to be noted that you should also carry original documents to the enrollment center for verification.

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  1. Dayaram tanwar /prabhulal
    voter Id No. KNP1054865
    gram 117 gogadi (ambakapura) post dangipura tahasil manohar thana district jhalawar Raj rajasthan 326037
    Mobile number 9928556450,8003656185

  2. Dayaram tanwar /prabhulal
    voter Id No. KNP1054865
    gram 117 gogadi (ambakapura) post dangipura tahasil manohar thana district jhalawar Raj rajasthan 326037
    Mobile number 9928556450,8003656185
    Mera aadhaar card Mujhe prapt nahi huaa he
    Me teen baar entered kara chuka hu
    Mujhe aadhaar card ki sakt jarurat he

  3. If I have PASSPORT, will it suffice for all 4 documents requirements.? Or I need to provide separate documents for each of them??

  4. Dear sir,
    I, vivek shaw, am a worker. I have the permission letter of 10th class on which my date of birth is mentioned and the school leaving certificate in which my present address is mentioned. My father was a worker in jagatdal that is in kolkata. Now he is no more. he was not in a condition to own a home. After his death I earn my livelihood wandering here an there. So no other documents is there to me. Is it possible to make an aadhar with permission and school leaving certificate.

  5. Hello ,
    Aadhar Support Team

    it’s a big mistake My /aadhar card No – 419429677514

    Father’s Name :- Parimal Mandal NOT Ramesh Kumar
    Address:- Ho N, 81 kajaharaiya TEH –
    <PILIBHIT U.P 262001
    District :- PILIBHIT
    State :- U.P
    Date of Birth :- 1st August 1992 Not 29 Fab 1992
    MOBILE NO – +91- 9910146577

    Today ( 16/07/2015 ) I am go to-Aadhaar Self Service
    AND update i am Name, Gender, Date of Birth, Address or your Mobile Number registered in Aadhaar by the following three modes of Update. Aadhaar data correction request online

    i have received URN No – 0000/00215/30630

    Till date I have not received my AADHAR Card.I have E- Aadhar card
    I have contacted the helpline number given on the website but
    unfortunately none of them are actually interested to solve my concern
    due to which I am facing huge difficulties.


    Reply in my mail as soon as possible.
    Thank you.

    +91 9988646577
    Email id –

  6. Hi Team,

    I am from NEPAL and I have been working here in INDIA for more than 2years. I have also completed my graduation here in India itself. Am I eligible to make any of the POA( Proof of Address) document in India like Aadhar card,Voter ID,etc as I do have PAN card as a POI. Due to unavailability of POA doc. i have to face a lot many challenges and unable to avail many of the services in India.

    If non-Indian citizens(people from Nepal) are eligible then what are the documents required to produce?

    please help me with it.

  7. dear sirs. my daughter Abna Anushia studying in a engineering college at coimbatore karunya nager.
    she is need of the adhar card.kindly inform the procedure.
    my cell no 9443010584

  8. Aadhaar card banvaila goverment paise ghevun banavte ka aani gov. Aadhar card banavnya sathi konte prof magate plz reply me

  9. My daughter is 2.5 year old can i make her adhar card. Even i have adhar card bt its made from prior marriage name and now i want to make of her what to do to submiy docs i have only her birth certificate and i get the original ration because i m going on with separation issues i have a copy of it . Bt her name is not added only my name is added in ration card

  10. I have bank statement showing my address and my pan card
    And bank account is under my name
    So am I eligible to apply for udhar card??

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