Here are four easy ways to find out where the Aadhaar card has been used:


Presently Aadhar card is used for every work in India, be it big or small. But as a result of widespread usage, many people do not remember how many places Aadhaar card has been used. But it can lead to major fraud. Therefore, users should check from time to time where the Aadhaar card has been used. This will prevent fraud from Aadhaar. Many of you might not know that UIDAI or Aadhar authority provides the option to check Aadhar card history. It also comes with aadhar lock or complaint registration facility. Let’s find out now.

How to check Aadhaar History?

1. For this, first you have to go to the website

2. Click on ‘My Aadhaar’ option in the top right corner.

3. Then you have to select the option ‘Aadhaar Authentication History’ where you have to fill the captcha code along with the Aadhar card number. When all this is done, you will have to click on the OTP verification option.

After this a tab will open on the screen where you have to select the specific day based history. Also record the number and mobile number for OTP. Then the OTP has to be verified. Aadhar history will come in front of you which can be downloaded as desired.

How to lock Aadhaar online?

Users need to have a 16-digit VID number to lock the UIDAI’s Aadhaar. If someone has a VID, they can generate it through SMS service or website. After that Aadhaar can be locked only by following certain rules.

Also, if you believe that the Aadhar card has been misused, you can report the same on UIDAI’s toll free number 1947. Complaints can also be lodged through [email protected] e-mail id.