Aadhaar for children Translate to English Hindi Tamil Telugu Gujarati Marathi Bengali Kannada Malayalam Sindhi Assamese Urdu Sanskrit Punjabi Odia Konkani Dongri Bodo Manipuri Nepali Santali Maithili Kashmiri When should children be enrolled for Aadhaar?
Children can be enrolled for Aadhaar right from their birth. For children below 5 years no biometrics will be captured.
VIDEO What are the documents needed for child enrollment?
Child is below 5 years of age:
One of the parents/ guardian has to authenticate on behalf of the child and also give consent for enrolment of the minor by signing the enrolment form.
If the child is an NRI - valid Indian passport of the child is mandatory as Proof of Identity (PoI)
If the child is an Indian resident (not NRI) - any
valid Proof of Relationship document such as Birth Certificate, along with Aadhaar of the parent/ guardian, can be used for enrolment.
Child is between 5 to 18 years of age:
One of the parents/ guardian has to give consent for enrolment of the minor by signing the enrolment form.
If the minor is an NRI – valid Indian passport of the child is mandatory as Proof of Identity (PoI)
If the minor is an Indian resident (not NRI) -
No document in the name of the minor: any valid Proof of Relationship document such as Birth certificate can be used for enrolment under Head of Family.
Minor has a document: use a valid Proof of Identity (PoI) and Proof of Address (PoA) document (like School ID card) in the child’s name for enrolment (refer: https://uidai.gov.in/images/commdoc/valid_documents_list.pdf). When should the Aadhaar of children updated
The UID of children will need to update their biometrics of ten fingers, iris and facial photograph, when they turn 5 and 15. Intimation to this effect will be mentioned in the original Aadhaar letter. Alerts will also be sent to the registered mobile number of the parent.
VIDEO Source : UIDAI
Last Modified : 8/16/2022
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