UIDAI launched the Aadhaar card in the form of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) card in October this year. Like a debit, credit, or PAN card, you can carry the PVC Aadhaar card in your wallet. UIDAI puts it as: "Loaded with the latest security features, Aadhaar is now more durable, portable, and instantly verifiable offline." UIDAI allows residents of India to reprint Aadhaar's letter on a PVC card by paying nominal charges of ₹50. Residents without a registered mobile phone number can also order with an alternative or unregistered mobile phone number. In fact, a person can order Aadhaar PVC cards online for the whole family, using their mobile phone number.
UIDAI in a recent tweet wrote: "You can use any mobile number to receive OTP for authentication, regardless of the mobile phone number registered in your Aadhaar. Therefore, one person can order Aadhaar PVC cards online for the whole family. Follow the link https://residentpvc.uidai.gov.in/order-pvcreprint to order now."
How to order PVC Aadhaar card?
> Go to the link: https://residentpvc.uidai.gov.in/order-pvcreprint
> Enter the Aadhaar number, virtual identification number, or EID to apply for the Aadhaar card.
The Aadhaar card comes with security features such as a digitally signed secure QR code, hologram, ghost image, guilloche pattern, etc.
> Click on "Send OTP". You can order an Aadhaar card using your registered mobile phone number or your alternate mobile phone number to receive OTP.
> Aadhaar preview is only available when using a registered mobile phone. Aadhaar card details preview is not available for unregistered requests via mobile phone.
> Time-based password (TOTP) can also be used through the m-Aadhaar app.
> After providing the one-time password, you will need to make the required payment and a PVC Aadhaar reprint will be requested.
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