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Search Aadhar Card (Aadhaar ID/Enrollment ID) by Name Online

You need your Aadhar number or Aadhaar ID to download the PDF of your Aadhar card online. You might also want to know your Aadhar number in case your Aadhar card is not present near you.

On the other hand, you need an enrollment ID to check the status of a new Aadhaar card application or any Aadhaar details correction/update application. This enrollment ID is written in the acknowledgment receipt received after applying.


UIDAI has made it easier to search for your Aadhaar card number (UID) and Enrollment ID online. All you need is your name and the mobile number or email ID linked to Aadhaar or used during the application.

In this article, you will get to know the following details regarding searching for your Aadhar card number/Enrollment ID using your name,

  1. Details required
  2. Steps to search Aadhaar using name

Let’s see each of these points in detail.

Details required for Aadhar card or Enrollment ID search by name

The documents that you need to search for Aadhar number/Enrollment ID are,

  1. Mobile number linked to Aadhaar/used during application
  2. Full Name


Steps to search for Aadhar card or Enrollment ID by name

To search for your Aadhar number/Enrollment ID online,

Step 1: Go to the official website of UIDAI

search aadhar number option
The ‘Retrieve Lost or Forgotten EID/UID’ option
  1. First, go to the official website of UIDAI at
  2. Next, go to the My Aadhaar tab in the main menu.
  3. Next, click on the ‘Retrieve Lost or Forgotten EID/UID’ option from the dropdown menu.
  4. A new page will open up.

(Direct Link in case you are not getting the option)

Step 2: Enter name and mobile number

Search aadhaar number by name page
Search Aadhaar number by name page
  1. On the new page, you will have two options, ‘Aadhaar number’ and ‘Enrolment ID’.
  2. Select the one that you want to search for.
  3. Next, enter your full name.
  4. Next, enter your Mobile number or email ID linked to Aadhar or used during the application.
  5. Next, enter the captcha code.
  6. Next, click on the ‘Send OTP’ button.


Step 3: Get Aadhar card number or Enrollment ID

aadhar number sent to mobile
Retrieve Aadhaar number successful page
  1. Next, enter the OTP received in the specified field.
  2. Next, click on the ‘Login’ button.
  3. Your ‘Aadhaar number’ or ‘Enrolment ID’ will be sent to your registered mobile number.

By following these steps you can easily search for your Aadhar card number or Enrollment ID using your name in case it is lost, forgotten, or is not present with you at the moment.

You can then use the “Aadhaar number” or “Enrolment ID” to download your Aadhaar card or check the status of your new Aadhar card or details correction application.

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