Documents Required for Aadhaar Card – List of Documents

Find out what documents are needed for Aadhaar card – Useful information for those applying for a new Aadhaar card

If you have planned to apply for aadhaar card, you must know about the documents required to apply. The application form is obviously a must but you need a few other documents such as proof of identity as well as proof of address. In this post, I will explain all such documents that are accepted as valid proof while applying for an Aadhaar card.

What are POA, POI & POR Documents:

You might notice that the terms POA and POI will be used for documents required for Aadhaar card application. If you are confused about these terms don’t worry.

POA – Proof of Address, POI – Proof of Identity, POR -Proof of Relationship. An individual’s documents can be classified into three types. The documents that are considered as valid proof of address are considered POA(Proof of Address) Documents while the ones that are considered as valid proof of identity of any person are considered POI(Documents). The documents which are required to prove your relationship with any of your family members are called POR(Proof of Relationship)

Valid Documents which are Required While Applying for Aadhaar Card :

Documents Required for Aadhaar Card

Supported POI Documents Containing Name and Photo
2.PAN Card
3.Ration/ PDS Photo Card
4.Voter ID
5.Driving License
6.Government Photo ID Cards/ service photo Identity card issued by PSU
7.NREGS Job Card
8.Photo ID issued by Recognized Educational Institution
9.Arms License
10.Photo Bank ATM Card
11.Photo Credit Card
12.Pensioner Photo Card
13.Freedom Fighter Photo Card
14.Kissan Photo Passbook
15.CGHS / ECHS Photo Card
16.Address Card having Name and Photo issued by
Department of Posts
17.Certificate of Identify having photo issued by Gazetted Officer or Tehsildar on letterhead
18.Disability ID Card/handicapped medical certificate issued by the respective State/UT Governments/Administrations

Supported POA Documents Containing Name and Address

2.Bank Statement/ Passbook
3.Post Office Account Statement/Passbook
4.Ration Card
5.Voter ID
6.Driving License
7.Government Photo ID cards/ service photo identity card issued by PSU
8.Electricity Bill (not older than 3 months)
9.Water bill (not older than 3 months)
10.Telephone Landline Bill (not older than 3 months)
11.Property Tax Receipt (not older than 3 months)
12.Credit Card Statement (not older than 3 months)
13.Insurance Policy
14.Signed Letter having Photo from Bank on letterhead
15.Signed Letter having Photo issued by
registered Company on letterhead
16.Signed Letter having Photo issued by
Recognized Educational Instruction on letterhead
17.NREGS Job Card
18.Arms License
19.Pensioner Card
20.Freedom Fighter Card
21.Kissan Passbook
22.CGHS / ECHS Card
23.Certificate of Address having photo issued by
MP or MLA or Gazetted Officer or Tehsildar on letterhead
24.Certificate of Address issued by Village
Panchayat head or its equivalent authority (for rural areas)
25.Income Tax Assessment Order
26.Vehicle Registration Certificate
27.Registered Sale / Lease / Rent Agreement
28.Address Card having Photo issued by Department of Posts
29.Caste and Domicile Certificate having Photo issued by State Govt.
30.Disability ID Card/handicapped medical certificate issued by the respective State/UT Governments/Administrations
31.Gas Connection Bill (not older than 3
32.Passport of Spouse
33Passport of Parents(in case of Minor)

Supported POR Documents containing Relationship
details to Head of Family
1.PDS Card
2.MNREGA Job Card
3.CGHS/State Government/ECHS/ESIC Medical card
4.Pension Card
5.Army Canteen Card
7.Birth Certificate issued by Registrar of Birth,
Municipal Corporation and other notified local government bodies like Taluk, Tehsil, etc
8.Any other Central/State government-issued family entitlement document.

Supported Proof of DOB Documents
1.Birth Certificate
2.SSLC Book/Certificate
4.Certificate of Date of Birth issued by Group A Gazette Officer on letterhead

Important – Where there are no documents available, residents may also take the help of Introducers available at the enrolment center. The Introducers are notified by the Registrar. For further details please contact the office of the concerned Registrar.

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Credit – Official UIDAI Document

You need to fill in the Aadhaar card enrollment application form and attach the photocopy of Proof of Address, and Proof of Identity documents. If required you might also need to attach the Xerox copy of the Proof of Relationship document.

Take a look at the documents listed above and attach the document.

You are also advised to read this post >> Download Aadhaar Card Application Form

You can also fix appointments at the enrollment center to save time. To fix the appointment – Click Here

Note: It is to be noted that you should also carry original documents to the enrollment center for verification.

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