The Aadhaar card
has become the most important official document in India. It is required for various activities, such as opening a bank account, signing up for an insurance policy, and changing your address. Whenever you present yourAadhaar card, you are required to provide a thumbprint to ensure that only you have access to it. However, there have still been reports of the misuse of the cards despite this security feature. One way to be sure that you are the only one who has used your Aadhaar card is by keeping an eye on its usage history. Continue reading this article to discover how to track your Aadhaar card usage details online
Track Aadhaar Card Usage
To track your Aadhaar card usage online, go to the UIDAI official website
. Click the Aadhaar Authentication History
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.
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