Wed. Jul 17th, 2024

UIDAI Update: How to get Aadhaar PVC cards for full family using one mobile number

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has launched a new service called “Aadhaar PVC Card,” which allows Aadhaar holders to have their Aadhaar details printed on a PVC card for a nominal fee.

Recently, it announced that a single person can order PVC Aadhaar cards for all members of his/her family using a single mobile phone number.

Aadhaar is a 12-digit identification number issued by the UIDAI to all Indian residents. As per UIDAI website, “Aadhaar PVC Card is the latest form of Aadhaar introduced by UIDAI. Other than being easy to carry and durable, the PVC-based Aadhaar Card has a digitally signed secure QR code with photograph and demographic details with multiple security features.”

According to the UIDAI tweet, “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.”

As per the tweet, individuals can now receive OTP for authentication from any mobile number, regardless of the registered mobile number with their Aadhaar. Note that charges to be paid are Rs 50 , which is inclusive of GST & speed post charges, per Aadhaar PVC card.

This card contains security features like:

Secure QR Code


Micro text

Ghost image

Issue Date & Print Date

Guilloche Pattern

Embossed Aadhaar Logo

How to order Aadhaar PVC card using non-registered or alternate mobile number

Step 1: Visit or

Step 2: Click on “Order Aadhaar Card” Service, under ‘My Aadhaar tab’

Step 3: Enter your 12 digit Aadhaar Number (UID) or 16 digit Virtual Identification Number (VID) or 28 digits Enrollment ID

Step 4: Enter the Captch code

Step 5: If you do not have a registered mobile number, please check in the box,” My mobile number is not registered”

Step 6: Enter non-registered or alternate mobile number.

Step 7: Click on “Send OTP”

Step 8: Click on the check box against “Terms and Conditions”

Step 9: Click on “Submit” tab

Step 10: Click on “Make payment”.

You will be redirected to a Payment Gateway page. Following successful payment, a receipt with digital signature will be generated, which can be downloaded in PDF format by residents. The Service Request Number will be sent to residents by SMS .

As per the FAQ on UIDAI website, UIDAI hands over printed Aadhaar Cards to the Department of Post within 5 working days after receiving an order for Aadhaar PVC Card from a resident excluding the date of request. Residents’ Aadhaar PVC Cards are delivered to them at their registered address in the Aadhaar database via India Post’s Speed Post service, in accordance with Department of Posts delivery rules.

As per the UIDAI website, the payment can be made online using any one of the following methods:

· Credit Card

· Debit Card

· Net Banking


· PayTM