Many NRI’s asked that “How to get Aadhar Card for NRI?”
To answer these let us see what are the pre-requisites to get an Aadhaar card for an NRI or OIC
- One must have resided for 182 days (practically 6 months) or more for that particular financial year when applying.
- One must be present in India to complete the process but
- If you are not in India or can’t come and you still fulfill the requirements then you can contact to Indian Embassy near you and they will help you out.
I hope you are quite familiar with Aadhaar Card already still I can define it briefly as it’s a 12-digit number that defines identity on an Indian citizen. This card is only for Indian citizen who fulfills the above-said requirements.
Aadhaar card is mandatory for all Indian citizens, but it is not for NRI’s as per Indian Central Government press release. Nowadays every transaction is being linked to Aadhaar.
NRI at Enrollment Center
Process for Aadhar Card for NRI & other Indian Citizens is the same
Step-1: First of all find the Enrollment Center near you by visiting UIDAI Official website ……..> UIDAI
Step-2: Then go to “Locate Enrollment Center” as shown in below snip.
Step-3: Now you can search by State or Pin Code of your Area as you can see in below snip
Step-4: Documents Required are but not limited to
- Your identity being Non-Residential Indian (NRI) or Overseas Citizen of India (OIC).
- DOB – Birth Certificate
- Photo Identity
- Educational Certificate
- PAN Card
- Fill Aadhaar Card Form
Scan and submit these documents to concerned and let them decide if you are eligible or not to aadhar card for NRI.
Step-5: Once you are good to go then visit the nearest enrollment center for Bio-metrics and here your all 10-fingertips will be scanned, Both Retina /Iris Scanning, Fresh Photograph will be taken at Aadhaar Card Enrollment center. You will be handed over an acknowledgment slip after completing all steps.
You are Done! Congratulations
Now, you need to wait for physical delivery of your aadhar card for NRI and it normally took 45-60 days to deliver at your doorstep. But don’t worry you can use this acknowledgment slip for your transactions. You can track your card buy this EID number at UIDAI Official Website.
Hope, I have covered all the aspects for Aadhar Card for NRI, if you like it please share with others & let me know in comments if I can help you more or if I have missed something…