Do you have a fake Aadhaar number? Verify it online NOW- Here is how

Verify if your Aadhaar number is fake or genuine online. Here are the steps you need to follow.

| Updated on: Sep 12 2022, 15:42 IST
Aadhaar number
Know how to verify your Aadhaar number online. (UIDAI)
Aadhaar number
Know how to verify your Aadhaar number online. (UIDAI)

Do you know whether your Aadhaar number is genuine or fake? You can find it out online by following a few simple steps. Your Aadhaar Card is a unique 12 digit number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and that too free of cost. The number is required to be provided for every official work, hence making it very important. In case you have a fake Aadhaar number, then you are in trouble. So, in case you are wondering how to check if your Aadhaar number is genuine or not, just keep reading. Thereafter, all you need to do is visit the official UIDAI website at, using the web browser of your choice.

Informing about the same, UIDAI tweeted, "All 12-digit numbers are not #Aadhaar. It is recommended that the Aadhaar should be verified before accepting it as identity proof. Click here to verify:" It must be noted that it is important to verify an Aadhaar number in order to know if it is valid and is not deactivated. Also, an Aadhaar number that has been issued to an individual cannot be reassigned to any other person.

Every Aadhaar is linked to the person's biometric and personal details thus making it easy to identify fake identities. If you want to check the validity or authenticity of your or any other person's Aadhaar number, then you can do so by following the below mentioned steps.

Know how to verify your Aadhaar number online

Step 1:

Open the web browser you use on your phone, laptop or desktop and visit the official website of UIDAI. You can also directly click on the link-

Step 2:

On the homepage, under My Aadhaar section, go to Aadhaar services.

Step 3:

Then click on the ‘Aadhaar Verification’ tab.

Step 4:

It will take you to a new page where you will have to enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number and Captcha.

Step 5:

After providing the details you need to click on the 'Proceed and Verify Aadhaar' option.

Step 6:

Now, the information regarding the Aadhaar card whose number you have entered will be displayed on your screen.

Step 7:

You can also directly click on the link to verify the Aadhaar number.

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First Published Date: 12 Sep, 15:42 IST