Want to know How to Lock Aadhar Number? Want to know how to Unlock Aadhaar Number? Have you faced the Aadhaar Misuse issue? Now, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has launched a new feature in Aadhaar Number. This Feature will help to prevent Aadhaar Number misuse.

Once you locked your Aadhaar Number then you cannot use any Aadhaar authentication services like demographics, biometric or OTP. You have to use your 16 digits virtual ID for KYC Purpose. if you don’t have Virtual ID of Aadhaar then you have to create a new Virtual ID for Aadhaar. without Aadhaar Virtual ID, you will not able to any KYC using Aadhaar Card.

Generate Aadhaar Virtual ID

You can generate Aadhaar Virtual ID from UIDAI’s official website or by Sending SMS from your Mobile number. Make sure that you have registered your mobile number in UIDAI Aadhaar. Want to know How to link Your mobile in Aadhaar? To Generate Aadhaar Virtual ID from UIDAI’s Website. Follow this link:

Generate or Retrieve Aadhaar Virtual ID (VID) from uidai.gov.in 

You can also generate Aadhaar Virtual ID by sending SMS to UIDAI.

Lock Aadhaar Number

To Lock Aadhaar Number, follow these steps:

  • First of all Visit official website of UIDAI: uidai.gov.in.
  • Click on “My Aadhaar.”Lock Aadhaar Number or Unlock Aadhaar Number
  • Now Click on “Aadhaar Lock/Unlock”.
  • it will take you to the next page.Lock Aadhaar Number Steps
  • Click on “Lock UID.”
  • Now, Enter UID, Full Name, Pincode registered in Aadhaar, and Captcha Code.
  • Now, Click on Send OTP.
  • You will get OTP on your Aadhaar registered mobile number.Unlock-Aadhaar-Number-steps
  • Now, Enter that OTP and click on Submit.
  • Finally, You have successfully Lock Aadhaar Number.

Unlock Aadhaar Number

To Unlock Aadhaar Number, follow these steps:

  • First of all Visit official website of UIDAI: uidai.gov.in.
  • Click on “My Aadhaar.”Lock Aadhaar Number or Unlock Aadhaar Number
  • Now Click on “Aadhaar Lock/Unlock”.
  • it will take you to the next page.Lock Aadhaar Number Steps
  • Click on “Unlock UID.”
  • Now, Enter UID, Full Name, Pincode registered in Aadhaar, and Captcha Code.
  • Now, Click on Send OTP.
  • You will get OTP on your Aadhaar registered mobile number.Unlock-Aadhaar-Number-steps
  • Now, Enter that OTP and click on Submit.
  • Finally, You have successfully unlocked Aadhaar Number.

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