How to Get My Lost Aadhaar Number (UID) or Enrollment Number (EID) Online in Just 5 Minutes

Find your lost aadhaar number without aadhar number – If you are also one of those who lost aadhaar car number or misplaced aadhaar card and don’t have any hard copy or soft copy and now want to retrieve it? Then you are on right place as here on this page we are going to tell you, how can you retrieve your lost aadhaar number or enrollment number / acknowledgement slip online in less than 5 minutes.

However it will take to time to read this article because we have described the information in detail so that, you can understand the process and can help the needy as well. It might be possible many of you guys are confused what is the aadhaar card (UID) number and what is the Enrollment (EID) number well I have also given the detail information about the same.

So, either you have applied for new aadhar card or have existing aadhar card user this article is going to beneficial in both the cases. So, without taking too much time let’s start.

What is Aadhaar Card?

Aadhaar Card is a 12 digit individual identification number which is issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India on behalf of the Government of India. This number will serve as a proof of identity and address, anywhere in India.

What is Enrollment Number (EID) or Acknowledgement Slilp in Aadhaar Card?

Acknowledgement Slip or Enrollment Number both are the same thing so don’t be confused. While you have applied for new aadhaar card the operator at aadhaar center has given you an slip which is called Acknowledgement slip on which mentioned the Enrollment number without it you can’t get it your aadhaar card. So it’s very important to keep save this slip however if you missed then below I have shared how you can get it.

Now you have understand the difference between Aadhaar Card No. and Enrollment ID No. now I will back to my point how to get it. You can read the whole article if you have very short time read only topic you need, so let’s start.

How to Get Lost Aadhaar Card Number Online?

lost aadhaar card

Before do start the process just would like to let you know that your mobile number or Email Id should be registered with your aadhaar card if it’s not you can link it online as well to know how “Update Mobile Number & Email ID in Aadhaar Card”. If your mobile already registered then you can start the process and keep your mobile with you while following these steps.

Step 1: First of all you have to access the official site of UIDAI which link is also given here for your help

Step 2: Here on home page you have to go on “My Aadhaar” section as shown in below image.

Get Lost Aadhaar My Aadhaar

Step 3: Under “My Aadhar” section you have to click on “Retrieve Lost or Forgotten UID/EID” link same can be view in below image.

Find Lost Aadhaar Card

Step 4: Once you click on the said link it will redirect you to a new page where you will find a form and there are 2 options Aadhaar Number (UID) and Enrollment Number (EID) you have to choose aadhaar number and then enter your Full name, mobile number and captcha code in the prescribe box accordingly.

Find Lost Aadhaar Number Form

Step 5: In the next step you have to click on “Send OTP” button you will receive the OTP on your registered mobile number and email id. Enter the 6 digit OTP in the prescribe box and click on “Login” button.

(Note: Please use your registered Mobile Number / Email ID which you have provided at the time of enrollment is mandatory to receive lost UID / EID.)

Congratulations if you have completed the said steps you will receive your aadhar card number or UID number of your mobile phone.

After getting your aadhaar number you can download the duplicate aadhaar card online which will work similar to original one. To download aadhaar card click on this link you just need choose “Aadhaar “ and fill details accordingly and download your aadhaar.

How to Get Lost Enrollment No. (EID) Or Acknowledgement Slip Online?

Lost Enrollment No. (EID) Or Acknowledgement Slip

If you have lost your enrollment ID or acknowledgement slip you don’t need to worry get it online in just 5 minutes by following below said steps. You just need registered mobile number or Email ID before follow this step if your mobile or email id is not registered then read this post “Update Mobile Number & Email ID in Aadhaar Card”. If you have registered your mobile or email ID now follow these steps.

  • Click on UID official website:
  • Go to “My Aadhaar” section.
  • Now click on “Retrieve Lost or Forgotten UID/EID” link
  • It will redirect you to a new  page.
  • As we need Enrollment Number choose “Enrolment No (EID)
  • Fill your full name as it was appear in acknowledgement slip
  • Fill your registered email ID or phone number

(Note: Your registered Mobile Number / Email which you provided at the time of enrollment is mandatory to receive lost UID / EID.)

  • Enter the Security code or cpatcha code as given in the image on the page
  • Click on “Send OTP” button
  • You will receive OTP (One Time Password) on your mobile within 60 seconds
  • Fill this on Enter OTP column in the screen
  • After filling the OTP click on Login button.
  • Congratulations, now you will get your Enrollment number details on your registered mobile number and EMAIL ID as well.

As you got the details now you can also download the aadhaar card online for this you just have to click on this website and choose “Enrollment ID” and fill the form accordingly. If you aaddhar is generated you will be able to download the aadhaar card online and this aadhaar card will be work to similar to original aadhaar card.

If you face any problem during the process or have any question you can ask it to me and I will try my best to reply you. So that, you can rid of from this problem and don’t forget to share your valuable comments in below box.

Kapil Kumar

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7 thoughts on “How to Get My Lost Aadhaar Number (UID) or Enrollment Number (EID) Online in Just 5 Minutes

  1. Sir I didnt receive aadhar card till now. I have enrollment number and aadhar card number. But I am not able to download the eaadhar. It is showing to recheck the personel details. Actually the fold was filled in kannada language now dont know what details to enter in english. Also the official idiots have entered the wrong pin codes. How to get the details of spellings of names and pincode?

    1. Govardhan as you mentinoed your name here fill your details accordingly and see what happened.

  2. Hi Sir,
    I am Vasu. I have trouble in getting Enrolment No (EID) after following this link….
    I had received the OTP by the registered mobile and entered to verify OTP. After entering the OTP, I did not received the Enrolment No (EID) at the registered mobile….i was really shocked… I dont know what to do…..pleas help me to get my Aadhaar card….


  3. Sir I am having only aadhaar number can you provide me EID and Date time of given aadhaar numbers Please

  4. Sir I Lost My Enrollment No But as given instruction by you i recovered my eid by message by i dont know the exact time of my request so how to get this pls help me

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