Aadhaar card: How to check authentication history?

Aadhaar card: How to check authentication history?

If you want to book an online taxi, or to do a bank transaction you might be asked to link your Aadhar card number with your respective accounts. In India, Aadhaar card has become a mandatory document for each and every service including Paytm, online taxi service, online banking, buying new sim card etc.

Most of the Indian citizen holds the 12-digit unique identity number which is on their Aadhaar card. As Aadhaar card has become an essential document, it is necessary for every account holder to check whether it has been misused by others or not. It is to be noted, it is your responsibility to keep an eye on the Aadhaar authentication history to avoid double-dealing.

Aadhaar authentication history can be easily obtained from the official website of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). Let’s quickly check out how to check Aadhaar authentication history.

Steps to check Aadhaar authentication history online

Aadhaar authentication history will provide you with important details like the method of authentication and transaction ID, which will help you to identify if someone has tried to use your Aadhar card number or not.

You can obtain a maximum of 6 months of Aadhaar authentication history from UIDAI’s website.

You can follow the step guide given below to check your Aadhaar authentication history.

Step 1

Visit the official website of UIDAI- uidai.gov.in

Step 2

On the homepage, click on the link which says Aadhaar Services

Step 3

From the list opened, select Aadhaar Authentication History

Step 4

A new window will open where you need to enter your Aadhaar number

Step 5

An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number and enter the same on the window

Step 6

Your Aadhaar authentication history will be displayed on the screen. A maximum of 50 records will be shown. If required, you can download or take a print out of the same.

Source:- indiatimes