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How To Retrieve Or Find Aadhar Virtual ID (VID) Online 2024

Aadhaar virtual ID (VID) is often generated to avoid sharing your original Aadhaar number with various service providers. If you have forgotten or lost your VID, you can retrieve it online.

UIDAI has made it easier to retrieve your VID through the myAadhar portal.


In this article, you will get to know the following points about how to retrieve Aadhaar virtual ID,

Let’s see each of these points in detail.

Details required to retrieve Aadhaar VID online

You need your Aadhaar number and an Aadhaar registered mobile number to retrieve your VID online through the portal.

In case you have forgotten it, click to know the steps to search Aadhar number online.

Steps to retrieve or find Aadhaar VID online

To find or retrieve your Aadhaar VID online,

Step 1: Go to the official website

Virtual ID Generator option on Aadhaar portal
The ‘Virtual ID (VID) Generator’ option on the UIDAI portal
  1. First, go to the official website of Aadhar at
  2. Next, click on the ‘Virtual ID (VID) Generator’ option.
  3. The myAadhaar dashboard will open.
  4. Next, click on the ‘VID Generator’ option.

(Direct link to the page)

Step 2: Enter your Aadhaar number

Retrieve Aadhaar VID page
The ‘Retrieve VID’ page on myAadhaar portal
  1. Now, select the ‘Retrieve VID’ option.
  2. Next, enter the ‘Aadhar Number’ in the specified field, whose VID you want to retrieve.
  3. Next, enter the ‘Captcha’ in the specified field.


Step 3: Retrieve Aadhaar VID

  1. Now, click on the ‘Send OTP’ button.
  2. Next, enter the OTP received in the specified field.
  3. Next, click on the ‘Verify and Proceed’ button.
  4. Your Virtual ID will be retrieved and displayed on the screen. It will also be sent to your Aadhar-registered mobile number.

By following these steps, you can easily retrieve an Aadhar Virtual ID (VID) online. You can then use this VID at any Aadhaar authentication service.

In case you have not generated your VID yet, you can easily generate it online.

Click to know the steps to generate VID online.

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Disclaimer: The Information provided above is for educational purposes only. The images used are for representative purposes only.