The Aadhaar card has become the most important official document in India. It is required for opening a bank account, signing up for an insurance policy, changing your address, etc. Whenever you present this card, you are required to provide a thumbprint for security reasons. However, there have still been reports of the misuse of the cards. Here we explain how to track your Aadhaar card usage details online in order to be sure that you are the only one who has used it.
Track Aadhaar card usage
To track your Aadhaar card usage online, go to the UIDAI official website. Click the Aadhaar Authentication History option:
Next, enter your 12-digit Aadhaar card number in Enter UID, respond to the captcha, then click Generate OTP:
Next, choose All from the Authentication Type drop-down menu, select the date range, and enter 50 in the Number of Records.
You will, then, need to enter the one-time password that you should have received on the phone number connected to your account. Then, click Submit.
The screen will display the usage details for your Aadhaar card. The information provided in this window will be encrypted, so it may be a little difficult to understand. However, you can verify whether the card has been misused or not by checking the dates of usage on the website:
If the records do not match your memory of your card's usage, then there is a possibility that there has been misuse of it. You should contact the concerned authority to remedy this.