Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has issued a circular to standardise the format for applying for Aadhaar card. As per the circular, all those individuals, who do not have required documents,
can five information from functionaries such as MP, MLA and so on.
The UIDAI, in a circular dated November 27, states, “In view of the problems being faced by the residents due to non-availability of the standard format for getting the certificates from various functionaries such as MP or MLA or Gazetted officer or Tehsildar or Head of Educational Institution or Councillor or Head of Orphanage or Head of Village Panchayat, it has been decided to introduce Standard certificate namely Certificate for Aadhaar Enrolment/Update in schedule II of Regulation 10(2) for Aadhaar enrolment and Update (Annexure I & II enclosed). The validity of this certificate is only three months from the date of issue. “
An individual can apply for Aadhaar card through (a) document-based, (b) head of family-based, or (c) introducer based.
idual can apply for Aadhaar card if or she has a valid proof of identity, proof of address and date of birth proof. In case he or she doesn’t have the required documents, then there are other two ways to apply for Aadhaar card- Head of Family method and Introducer based method.
However, in case of non-availability of documents, an individual is required to provide the proof of identity, proof of address and date of birth in a certificate issued by the specified functionaries. It may be noted that people have been facing problems regarding what details must be mentioned in the required certificate.