Aadhar Toll Free Number 1947: Here’s The Information You Can Get

New Delhi: The toll-free number 1947 is the customer care number for the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). You can call this number to get help with your Aadhaar card, such as registering, updating, or reporting a lost or damaged card. You can also call this number to file a complaint about the UIDAI or to give feedback.

UIDAI is a statutory authority established by the Government of India under the provisions of the Aadhaar Act. UIDAI is responsible for the implementation and management of the Aadhaar program, which is the world’s largest biometric identification system.

Recently, UIDAI announced adding new services on Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS). Aadhaar card holders can call the UIDAI toll-free number 1947, 24×7 to find out their Aadhaar enrollment or update their status, PVC card status or receive information via SMS.

The 1947 toll-free number is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can call the number from anywhere in India.

To avail IVRS services, call 1947 and know your:

  • Enrolment/Aadhaar update status
  • Aadhaar PVC card status
  • Complaint status
  • Locate enrolment centre
  • Get information on your mobile through SMS

Aadhaar Services on SMS

“Aadhaar Services on SMS” enables Aadhaar number holders, who do not have access to the internet/resident portal/m-Aadhaar etc. to use various Aadhaar services like Virtual ID generation/retrieval, Aadhaar lock/unlock, Biometric lock/unlock, etc. through SMS.

The service can be availed by sending an SMS from registered mobile to 1947 in the format mentioned below:

To Generate – Virtual ID

GVID < SPACE > Aadhaar-Number-last-4-digits

(For example, if the Aadhaar number is 1234-5678-9123 then SMS – GVID 9123 and send it to 1947)

To Get OTP

If using Aadhaar Number: GETOTP < SPACE > Aadhaar-NUMBER-last-4-digits

If using Virtual ID: GETOTP < SPACE > Virtual ID-NUMBER-last-6-digits

To Lock Aadhaar

2 SMS are required to be sent for this facility.

SMS 1 : GETOTP < SPACE > Aadhaar NUMBER-last-4-digits


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