How to Check Aadhaar Card Issue Date and Expiration

For any document, issue date and expiry date play an important role. Whenever you try to verify your identity using the document, you may be asked for the document’s issuance date and expiration date. Most documents like passport, driving license etc have an issue date, so similarly Aadhaar card also has an issue date.

Aadhaar Card Issue Date

Before knowing more about Aadhaar issue and expiry date. Let us find out the exact meaning of these two terms.

Aadhaar Issue Date Aadhaar Expiry Date
Issue date is the date when the applicant was generated the Aadhaar number. Aadhaar Expiration Date is the date when Aadhaar will no longer be considered active due to expiry of validity period.

Generally, when we say Aadhaar issue date it means on which date your Aadhaar number was issued. When you apply for an Aadhaar card you will be given an Aadhaar Enrollment Receipt before a permanent 12 digit Aadhaar number is issued. You will also get the issue date of Aadhaar card enrollment in that enrollment slip, but that date cannot be treated as the issue date of Aadhaar card. So to find Aadhaar card issue date, read the detailed process below.

Steps to Check Aadhaar Card Issue Date

Generally, the Aadhaar card issue date will be printed somewhere on the Aadhaar copy, this applies to the hard-copy Aadhaar letter received through post as well as the Aadhaar copy downloaded online.

Aadhaar Card Issue Date
Where to get Aadhaar card issue date?

To know the date of issue of Aadhaar card just look at the left side area of ​​Aadhaar card where the address is mentioned the date of issue will be printed vertically.

PVC Aadhaar card will have the issue date printed on the side of the card where your photograph will appear, in a vertical orientation. On the other hand, the print date of the card will be printed on the reverse side. It is important to remember that these dates are different and should not be confused with each other.

PVC Aadhaar Issue Date

So this will be your Aadhaar card issue date.

If you don’t have your Aadhaar hard-copy, you can find your Aadhaar issue date online by downloading your Aadhaar PDF from the UIDAI website or mAadhaar app.

If you want to know the issue date of your Aadhaar card enrollment then follow the below process.

Steps to Check Enrollment Issue Date

Just check your Aadhaar Acknowledgment Receipt to know Aadhaar Card Enrollment Issue Date.

Aadhaar Card Enrollment Date

Above where Enrollment ID is mentioned, you will see your Aadhaar Enrollment Date and Time, this will be your Aadhaar Enrollment Issue Date.

This way you can know Aadhaar Card Issue Date or Aadhaar Card Enrollment Issue Date. However, whenever you are asked the Aadhaar issue date you should give your Aadhaar issue date, not the Enrollment Receipt issue date.

And if you are interested to know the expiry date of Aadhaar, let me inform you that Aadhaar does not carry an expiry date. It is a life long document.

What to write on Aadhaar card expiry date?

If somewhere you are asked to enter the expiry date of Aadhaar card, you can leave it blank, as Aadhaar is a lifetime document without an expiry date.

Is there any tool to check aadhaar card issue date online?

No, you need to refer your Aadhaar copy, eAadhaar or PVC Aadhaar to check Aadhaar card issue date.

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