What is An E-Aadhaar Card Password – SSUP

What is the password to open PDF E aadhar card. Here we cover the step by step process how to download and password for E aadhar card.

It can also be used as a Proof Document even though it is downloaded from the UIDAI website. Once you download the E-Aadhar, you will notice that it is a PDF file which is protected by Password – Aadhaar card correction step by step process.

This E aadhar PDF file you have downloaded from the UIDAI Official portal will be password protected. The password to this E-Aadhaar PDF file is of 8 characters which is summarized below.

Open E Aadhar Card Password PDF File

This E aadhar card Password is an 8-character password with a combination of First four letters of your name written in CAPITAL Letters (Name as mentioned in the UIDAI) and your Date of Birth (in YYYY format).


If you don’t understand the process go through the examples which are been shown below. By the end of the last example, you will get the idea of the Password for PDF secured document.

The different variations to open E-Aadhaar(PDF) card password are detailed below:

Example 1:

  • Your name is ARAVIND KUMAR
  • Your Year of Birth is 1993
  • Then your PDF password is ARAV1993

Example 2:

  • Your name is RAM PRASANTH
  • Your Year of Birth is 1991
  • Then your e-Aadhaar password is RAMP1991

Example 3:

  • Your name is R.M. KUMAR
  • Your Year of Birth is 1989
  • Then your e-Aadhaar password is R.M.1989

Example 4:

  • Your name is SURESH
  • Your Year of Birth is 1989
  • Then your e-Aadhaar password is SURE1989

Example 5:

  • Your name is RAJ
  • Year of Birth is 1976
  • Then your e-Aadhar password is RAJ1976

Earlier, the password of the PDF version of Aadhaar card was residence pin code of the cardholder. Recently, UIDAI has changed the security keyword to an 8-character alphanumeric code.

The first 4 character of the PDF password is the first 4 letters of the cardholder’s name in CAPITAL letters and the next 4 is the year of his/her birth which is been explained above.

How to Open e-Aadhaar PDF Document

As explained earlier, the digital form of Aadhar or e-Aadhar card is always password protected. The UIDAI has provided the possible combination of the Aadhar password to open the downloaded PDF document online.

The examples are also been given above with all the possible variants of Aadhar password to give you a basic idea of how to open their e-Aadhaar.

  • Download e-Aadhaar from the UIDAI portal
  • Save the file to your desktop or mobile.
  • Click on the file to open it.
  • You will be shown a pop-up as in the image below.
  • Then you have to enter the password as in the explained format.
  • After entering the password click “Enter”.

After then your password will be verified and the document will be opened if the pdf password is correct. If not, then it will show error as a pop up on your screen.

An e-Aadhar is a password protected to ensure that no one misuses the data contained in the document.

How to Download e-Aadhaar

You may want to download your Aadhaar for any reason like, whether you have lost the original one or you have misplaced the original physical copy or mistakenly destroyed it.

But if you want to download a new Aadhaar then you can be able to download it here: https://eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/.

For downloading your E-Aadhaar, you need to visit the aforementioned link and then follow these below steps carefully.

Step – 1

Go to the Official site of Aaadhaar i.e. UIDAI Portal. In the Homepage, go to “Your Personal Details” section, select the relevant option amongst these two,

  • I have Enrolment ID or
  • I have an Aadhaar

Select the option of the detail you have. You can find your Enrollment ID along with Date Stamp in the Acknowledgment slip you received when you registered for Aadhaar.

The other option is that of Aadhaar. Here you will have to fill the Aadhaar Number you have received:

If you select ‘Enrolment Id’, you will have to fill in your 14 digit Enrolment no. with the date stamp in the first row. However, if you select ‘Aadhaar’, you will have to fill in your 12 digit Aadhaar number.

  • Fill in your Full Name as per registered in your Aadhar.
  • Then enter the PIN Code of the postal address which has been mentioned when registering for Aadhaar.
  • Enter the verification code which is a text displayed above to that column.
  • Enter your mobile number.
  • Then click on “Get OTP”.

OTP is nothing but the One Time Password which will be sent to your mobile number which was linked with your Aadhaar.

Step – 2

Enter the Received OTP and Download your e-Aadhaar’ section, enter the One Time Password you just received (in Step 1f) on your registered mobile no. Once you do that you have to click on “Validate and Download” tab.

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