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Verify Aadhaar before accepting it as proof of identity, says UIDAI

Card can be verified using the QR code available on all forms of the identity document

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An Aadhaar card can be verified using the QR code available on all forms of the identity document

Sourabh Lele New Delhi
Entities should accept Aadhaar cards--physical or electronic--as proof of identity only after verifying it using the mAadhaar App, or Aadhaar QR code Scanner, said the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) in a press release.

UIDAI requested the state governments to emphasise on the need for verification before usage. It urged states to provide directions that whenever Aadhaar is submitted as proof of identity, authentication/verification is performed by the entity concerned.

An Aadhaar card can be verified using the QR code available on all forms of the identity document (Aadhaar letter, e-Aadhaar, Aadhaar PVC card, and m-Aadhaar). UIDAI provides mAadhaar

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First Published: Nov 24 2022 | 7:37 PM IST

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