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PVC Aadhaar Card: Here’s How To Order It Online For Whole Family Using Single Phone Number

The PVC Aadhaar Card has a digitally signed secure QR code with photograph and demographic details with multiple security features.

Published: February 4, 2022 12:55 AM IST

By Business Desk | Edited by Manmath Nayak

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PVC Aadhaar Card: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has made a recent announcement that one person can order a PVC Aadhaar card for all family members using a single mobile phone number. The UIDAI has made this possible as any mobile phone number can be now used to generate OTP for online authentication. However, the UIDAI has clarified that the users will have to pay Rs 50 for each PVC Aadhaar card order.

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“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 cards online for the whole family,” the UIDAI said in the order.

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In the tweet, the UIDAI also shared direct link for online authentication without using a registered mobile number —

What is Aadhaar PVC Card? The users must note that the Aadhaar PVC Card is not only easy to carry and durable, but has a digitally signed secure QR code with photograph and demographic details with multiple security features. The Aadhaar PVC Card can be ordered online through or using Aadhaar number, Virtual ID or Enrolment ID. Users can do so by paying a nominal charge of Rs 50. Moreover, the Aadhaar PVC Card is delivered to the resident’s address by speed post.

‘Order Aadhaar PVC Card’ service: The UIDAI has also launched a new service called ‘Order Aadhaar PVC Card’ which facilitates the Aadhaar holder to get Aadhaar details printed on PVC card by paying nominal charges. The users who do not have registered mobile number can also order using Non-Registered /Alternate Mobile Number.

Aadhaar PVC Card: Security features

  • Secure QR Code
  • Hologram
  • Micro text
  • Ghost image
  • Issue Date and Print Date
  • Guilloche Pattern
  • Embossed Aadhaar Logo

How to order PVC Aadhaar card online

  • Login at direct UIDAI link —;
  • Enter Aadhaar number;
  • Enter CAPTCHA;
  • Click at ‘Send OTP’ option;
  • Enter OTP and click on the check box against “Terms and Conditions”;
  • Click on “Submit” button to complete OTP verification;
  • Now preview of the Aadhaar details will be available on your computer monitor;
  • Click on “Make payment”;
  • You will be re-directed to Payment Gateway page with payment options as Credit/Debit Card, Net banking and UPI;
  • After successful payment, receipt will get generated having digital signature which can be downloaded by resident in PDF format.
  • Residents will also get the Service Request Number via SMS that one can use to check one’s PVC Aadhaar card delivery status.

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Published Date: February 4, 2022 12:55 AM IST