Those who wish to apply for an Aadhar card need to gather the documents required for Aadhar Card application including documents relating to identification and residency. In this article, you will find the entire list of documents required.

Documents Required For Aadhar Card Application

  1. A person’s proof of identity
  2. A proof of address
  3. Proof of date of birth
  4. Supported proof of relationship

Aadhar Documents Required For Proof of Identity

The documents required for Aadhaar card for proof of identity must contain the name and photo of the applicant. Thus, the list of documents required for Aadhar card for proof of identity include:

  1. Passport
  2. PAN (Income Tax Card)
  3. Voter ID
  4. Ration Card
  5. State Government issued Driving License
  6. Government or PSU issued ID Card
  7. Bank ATM/Credit Card
  8. Kissan Passbook
  9. Disability ID Cards such as those issued by State/Central Governments, UT’s and administrations 
  10. Arms License
  11. Photo ID issued by an Educational Institution (recognized)
  12. NREGS Job Card
  13. Pensioner Card
  14. Freedom Fighter Identity Card
  15. Address Cards issued by postal department
  16. ECHS/CGHS Photo Card
  17. Identity Certificate issued by a Gazetted Officer

Aadhar Documents Required For Proof of Address

The actual Aadhar card will be delivered to the address given as proof of address submitted for the Aadhar card. In conclusion, the document presented for proof of address must contain the name and the address of the applicant. Thus, the list of documents required for Aadhaar card proof of address include:

  1. Passport
  2. Voter ID
  3. Bank Passbook or for example, a bank statement
  4. Post Office Passbook or for example, a PO statement
  5. Ration Card
  6. State Government issued identity cards such as a Driving License (DL) or RC Book/Certificate
  7. Government or PSU issued ID Card
  8. An official bill, for example, electricity bill, water bill, gas bill or telephone bill (any one) from within the last three months
  9. A tax receipt on property such as a Property Tax Receipt
  10. Credit card statement, such as a statement from the last three months
  11. Insurance policy
  12. Signed letter from an official body such as a bank, registered company or educational institution on a letterhead
  13. Kissan Passbook
  14. Disability ID Cards such as those issued by State/Central Governments, UT’s and administrations
  15. Arms License
  16. NREGS Job Card
  17. Pensioner Card
  18. Freedom Fighter Identity Card
  19. ECHS/CGHS Photo Card
  20. Income tax assessment order
  21. Passport of spouse
  22. Passport of parents for cases for example, minor applicants
  23. State/Central Government letter such as an allotment letter of accommodation
  24. A Central Government Issued document such as a Marriage Certificate

Aadhar Documents Required For Proof of Date of Birth

The list of documents required for Aadhar card for proof of date of birth (DOB) include:

  1. Birth Certificates such as those issued by government hospitals or a Gazetted officer
  2. Passport
  3. SSLC Book or certificate
  4. PAN Card or Permanent Account Number
  5. Marks sheet, for example, issued by a Government University or Board
  6. Government or PSU issued ID Card
  7. A Pension Payment Order (PPO) such as those issued by the Central or State Government
  8. Health Service Scheme Photo Card

Aadhaar Documents Required For Proof of Relationship

These documents contain a person’s relationship with the head of the family, such as father, mother, daughter, son, etc. Thus, the list of supporting documents required for Aadhar card proof of relationship are listed as follows:

  1. Passport
  2. Birth Certificates such as those issued by government hospitals or a Gazetted officer
  3. Army Canteen Card
  4. A Central Government Issued document such as a marriage certificate
  5. Government-issued documents such as a Family Entitlement Document or Medical Card
  6. Pension Card
  7. MNREGA Card
  8. PDS Card

Source: https://uidai.gov.in/images/commdoc/valid_documents_list.pdf

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