Aadhaar card is compulsory for everyone in today’s time. It avails the facilities of all government and private institutions. Now recently, UIDAI has released a notification on Twitter, stating that Aadhaar card is now obtained for newborns as well. If your child is only 1 day old, then an Aadhaar card can be made for that too.
Aadhaar card is used for many different functions, including opening a bank account, taking admission in school, buying a house and many other places. It cannot be denied that the Aadhaar card is a very important document in today’s time.
What is Aadhaar Card ?
Aadhaar card is an identity card issued by the Government of India to the citizens of India. It has a unique 12-digit number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). This number will be the proof of identity and address of the person, anywhere in India.
Now Aadhaar card can also be made for a one day old child
If you have just become the parent of a child, then you can get the Aadhaar card of that child. Through UIDAI you can get Aadhaar card without any hassle. Currently UIDAI issues Aadhar card for children above 5 years of age, which is called Bal Aadhaar Card.
Recently, UIDAI has informed people by tweeting that now you can get Aadhaar card made for your one day old child as well. For this, the child’s birth certificate is required, which can be obtained from the hospital after its birth. Apart from this, the child’s mother or father’s Aadhaar card will also need to be shown.
How to get Aadhaar card for 1 day old child?
To get Aadhaar card of a newborn baby, first of all the birth certificate has to be obtained from the hospital. Let us tell you that many hospitals also process the Aadhaar card for the newborn. When the Aadhaar card of a newborn is created, then its biometric data cannot be taken, because the biometric of a child below 5 years of age can change.
Which documents will be required?
If you want to get your newborn’s Aadhaar card. The most important document for this is his birth certificate. For this, it is also mandatory to have an Aadhaar card from one of the parents.
How to get child’s Aadhaar Card?
- To get the child’s Aadhaar card, first of all you have to go to the official website of UIDAI.
- After this, you have to click on the Aadhaar registration link.
- The child’s name has to be entered in the application form.
- After this, now you also have to enter your number and email.
- After this you will have to take an appointment to visit the Aadhaar Center.
- Now one has to go to the Aadhar Card Center and submit the necessary documents there.
- When the documents are verified, then the Aadhaar card will be issued for the child.