Masked Aadhaar Card from UIDAI helps you prevent Online Fraud (Download Step Here)

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New Delhi :

The Aadhaar card is one of the mandatory KYC documents required for receiving government subsidies and benefits.

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It is also required in order to open a bank account. However, Aadhaar cardholders are also falling prey to online fraud while completing KYC, etc.

Therefore, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) introduced ‘Masked Aadhaar’ as a safety measure for Aadhaar cardholders.

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What is a masked Aadhaar Card?

Using this masked Aadhaar card ID issued by UIDAI, only the last 4 digits of an individual’s Aadhaar card are visible.

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In the masked Aadhaar card ID, the first 8 base numbers of the Aadhaar card are written as ‘XXXX-XXXX’.

Therefore, a person’s Aadhaar card number becomes invisible to strangers, which prevents Aadhaar cards from being misused.

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A step-by-step guide on how to download a masked Aadhaar card: 

Aadhaar cardholders can download their masked Aadhaar card online in six simple steps to ensure their data is safe from misuse. Follow these steps:

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Step 1: Login to the official UIDAI website and click on the ‘Download Aadhaar’ option;

Step 2: Select Aadhaar / VID / Enrollment ID option and tick at masked Aadhaar option;

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Step 3: Enter the details sought there and click on the ‘Request OTP’ option;

Step 4: An OTP will be sent on your Aadhaar-registered mobile number;

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Step 5: Enter the OTP and click on ‘Download Aadhaar’; and

Step 6: Now, your masked Aadhaar card will become available for download.

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How to access your masked Aadhaar Card?

Password protection will be available for the masked Aadhaar, and it will be available in PDF format.

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After downloading, you will receive a masked Aadhaar card password on your email.

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