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How To Apply For Aadhar Card For Kids And Children

Published on: 17 July , 2018 | Ekta

As parents, we have to ensure that all the documents pertaining to our children’s education and upbringing are taken care of. Aadhar is a secured document which conceals all the important information related to an individual. Since the data provided in the card is hard to forge the UIDAI has made it mandatory for all individuals to get their Aadhar card made. If you have yet not done the same we bring to you the methodology of Child Aadhar enrolment registration & How To Apply For Aadhar Card For Kids And Children. You can also read on How To Open A Bank Account For Your Child. Aadhar in Rural areas was introduced with the specific mind set of providing transparency in delivery of benefits like ration, bank facilities etc. After the demonetisation drive Aadhar and using it with digital wallets like Paytm granted a sort of financial independence to people in rural areas and those with limited means. The National Pension scheme and PM Jan Dhan Yojna made it easy for such people to maintain their savings in a bank account. The linking of same with Aadhar provided these people with an online identity which they would have never hoped to get. Looking at its widespread reach and impact nowadays even schools have made it necessary for the parents to submit Aadhar card for school admission. If you have yet not done the same we bring to you the methodology of child Aadhar enrolment registration.

Regulations For Applying Aadhar Card

Applying For Aadhar Card For Kids Aged 0-5 years

  • Even newborn can have their Aadhar card made
  • Biometrics are not needed for aadhar card for new born baby
  • Child’s photograph and parent’s Aadhar is compulsory
  • If you(as a parent) do not have an Aadhar first get it made
  • For a child above 5 years, all the biometric data of 10 fingers would be taken.

Applying For Aadhar Card For Kids Aged 5-15 years

  • The process of enrolment similar to adults
  • However, the documents required for Aadhar card are slightly different.
  • Once a child turns 15 he would have to submit biometric data of all fingers and Iris scan
  • The birth certificate should be provided

Process for Enrolling for Aadhar Card For Kids

How To Apply For Aadhar Card For Child Aged 0-5 years

Documents needed For Aadhar Card For Kids

  • Original of the birth certificate
  • Parent’s Aadhar card
  • Original copies of documents signed and verified by the appropriate

Process of applying For Aadhar Card For Babies Below 5 Years

  • Find out your nearest Aadhar enrolment centre and pay a visit
  • Fill out the form and mention your Aadhar details as well.
  • It is required that at least one parent has his/her Aadhar made.
  • The photograph of your child would be taken
  • Address and other related information would be procured from the parent’s data.
  • Give your child’s birth certificate which is mandatory
  • Remember that iris scan and fingerprint would not be taken for a child below five years of age
  • Aadhar executive will then hand you over the acknowledgement slip which has the enrolment number.
  • On the UIDAI website, you can check the aadhar card status by name.
  • Though the soft copy of Aadhar may be received earlier the hard copy will take nearly 90 days to reach the registered address.
  • You can even download aadhar card with enrolment number from the website.

How To Apply For Aadhar Card For Children aged 5-15 years

Documents needed for Aadhar Card

  • Birth certificate and the below mentioned documents for verification
  • School I card
  • Parent’s Aadhar card
  • Identity certificate issued by Gazetted officer
  • Bonafide certificate on the school’s letterhead.

Process of Application for Aadhar Card For Minors

  • Find out your nearest Aadhar enrolment centre and pay a visit
  • Fill out the form and mention your Aadhar details as well.
  • If there is no valid address proof for a child then you would have to provide details of your Aadhar card.
  • Submit the relevant documents to the Aadhar executive.
  • Next, he will take the child’s iris scan and fingerprints of all 10 fingers.
  • After child aadhar enrolment registration Aadhar executive will then hand you over the acknowledgement slip which has the enrolment number.
  • On the UIDAI website, you can check the status of the child Aadhar enrolment using the enrolment number.
  • When your child reaches the age of 15 years he will have to get the biometric data updated in the database.

Documents needed as “Proof of Address”

  • Parents Aadhar card
  • Address certificate which has been issued by the MP/MLA or gazetted officer and has a photo of the child along with his address.
  • For rural areas the address certificate issued by the Village Panchayat head.

Fees if any

The entire cost of getting an Aadhar card created is borne by the government. However, if you are getting your child’s aadhar card updated then you might have to pay a small fee which you can confirm with the UIDAI website. Also in case you want a laminated version of the Aadhar card you would be asked to pay some fees. You can also get the lamination done at your end for a nominal cost.

Conclusion

Having an Aadhar card is as much important as having your financial documents. When talking about the minors this is their first step towards having a unique presence of their own. The Aadhar card can be used as a valid identity and address proof at multiple places without any fears. If the aadhar card application for school students has been made compulsory in his school it is wise that you get the same done as early as you can. The Government of India has provided authorised Aadhar enrolment centres at all places. The staff there is cooperative and helps you with any kind of queries that you may have. If you search online you would be able to find one in your vicinity. Take some time out and get this work done.  It would definitely make the life of your little one easy once he/she grows up. It May Also Interest You To Read: How To Plan Finances For Your Child How To Encourage The Habit Of Saving In Children
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Ekta

A doting mom to an angel, Social Media Specialist & Professional Blogger. She loves to share her thoughts with other parents in the same turbulent boat. She absolutely loves & adores her family & is learning to strike a good work-life balance. When she is not writing, cooking or busy taking care of her toddler, she probably is dancing to some good desi music!

Hermelinda Intihar 2018-12-25 15:14:46

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Brooks Cheatwood 2018-12-10 17:04:28

thanks for sharing this information.have shared this link with others keep posting such information..

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Trishla Jain 2018-10-18 23:21:52

Thank you, I was struggling to find information on how to apply for Aadhar Card for my toddler. Because all centres do not allow us to apply for Aadhar Card for minors.

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