What is Blue Aadhar Card? How to Apply for Blue Aadhar Card

Blue Aadhaar Card is announced for the people of India. The Aadhaar card is very important for every citizen of the country, it serves as an identity for every individual Aadhaar Card contains information about an individual including full name, date of birth, address, and a unique Aadhaar number. Aadhaar is very important to benefit from any Government scheme.

Aadhaar cards are white as we know. White Aadhaar which we all are using, is for Adults. The government has come up with a blue Aadhaar card for children, especially for those below 5 years of age. This blue Aadhaar card is distinguished from an adult Aadhaar card.

Blue Aadhaar Card Announcement
Blue Aadhaar Card Announcement

What is a Blue Aadhaar Card

  • Blue Aadhaar card can also be called a Baal Aadhaar Card which is issued specially for children below 5 years.
  • White Aadhaar which is issued to the adults requires biometric scans which include fingerprints and iris scans of the candidates.
    But for the Blue Aadhaar Card, it is biometric scans are not required
  • Biometric data from younger children is not reliable and challenging to maintain. Based on demographic information, a Unique UID( unique identification number) will be generated for each child, and the child’s photograph will be linked to one of their parent’s UIDs.
  • Blue Aadhaar card is only until the child is 5 years old
  • Once the child is above 5 years of age, all the information must be updated at the Aadhaar enrolment center which includes fingerprint scans, iris scans, and facial photographs.

How to apply for a Blue Aadhaar Card

  • Visit your nearest Aadhaar Enrolment Center, if you find it difficult to search for one, you can find the list of available Aadhaar Enrolment Centers at the UADAI website
  • Carry the required documents such as your child’s birth proof, immunization records, your (parent)Aadhaar card, and address proof or any other proof of identity. Passport-size photo of you and your child is also required.
  • Fill out the Aadhaar Enrolment card at the center which will be given to you for applying Blue Aadhaar card
  • The Aadhaar enrolment officer will take your child’s photographs
  • Submit all the necessary documents as asked and attach the same to your filled application
  • After successful submission of the application, you will be given acknowledgment which contains the Enrollment ID (EID) for your child’s Blue Aadhaar card enrollment. Keep it for checking Blue Aadhaar card status online in the future.

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