Prevent misuse of Aadhaar by locking it. Here’s how

Prevent misuse of Aadhaar by locking it. Here’s how

Aadhaar is one of the most important identity proof documents and quoting of Aadhaar card is mandatory for a host of services like filing income tax return. In order to avail Aadhaar Online services, it is also important to have a registered Mobile Number linked to the 12-digit unique identification number.

In order to further strengthen your privacy and security, UIDAI introduced a feature to lock and unlock your Aadhaar Number. After locking your Aadhaar card number, authentication cannot be performed using Aadhaar number. Once your UID is locked, you may use your Virtual ID to perform authentication. This will prevent the misuse of your Aadhaar Number by anyone else.

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Unlocking your Aadhaar Number will resume the use of Aadhaar Number for Authentication. In order to prevent the misuse of Aadhaar card you can lock and unlock it as per your need within seconds. For Locking UID, you should have 16 digit VID number and it’s a pre-requisite for locking. If you don’t have VID, you can generate via SMS Service or Resident Portal. SMS Service. GVID space last 4 or 8 digit of UID. SMS to 1947. Ex- GVID 1234.

Here is how to Lock your Aadhaar UID:

Go to UIDAI website and open Resident portal Under Aadhaar Service

Click on Lock & Unlock

Select UID Lock Radio Button

Enter UID Number, Full Name, and Pin Code as in latest details and enter Security code

Click on Send OTP or select TOTP and click on submit

Your UID will be locked successfully

For Unlocking UID again you should have latest VID number and if you forgot 16 digit VID you can retrieve latest VID from SMS services. RVID Space last 4 or 8 digit of UID. SMS to 1947. Ex- RVID 1234

Here’s how to Unlock UID:

Go to UIDAI website and open Resident portal Under Aadhaar Service

Click on Lock & Unlock

Select Unlock radio button…..Read more>>

Source:-techiyogiz

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