New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) issues Aadhaar card to Indians which carries a 12-digit unique identification number. It is very essential to hold an Aadhaar card to avail the various welfare schemes of the government. However, users need not visit a centre to obtain a reprint of their Aadhaar card.

Follow the steps below to reprint your Aadhaar card online:

Step 1: Visit the official UIDAI website – uidai.gov.in.

Step 2: Under ‘My Aadhaar’ menu, select the ‘Aadhaar services’ section. Now click on the link that says ‘Order Aadhaar reprint (Pilot Basis)’.

Step 3: You will be directed to a new page. Now enter all the essential details such as Aadhaar number or the virtual ID.

Step 4: Fill the system-generated security code after which you should click the ‘Send OTP’ button.

Step 5: Enter the OTP that you receive on your Aadhaar-registered mobile number.

Step 6: Now you have to pay a reprint fee of Rs 50 through the payment gateway. The payment can be made through credit or debit cards, Net banking, or UPI.

Step 7: After the successful payment of the charge, you will be directed to an acknowledgement page. Download the acknowledgement receipt in PDF form for future reference.

Note: Your reprinted Aadhaar card will be sent to your residential address.

According to an official tweet from UIDAI, your reprinted Aadhaar is handed over to the Department of Post for delivery to your residential address within 5 working days of placing the reprint request.