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Aadhaar Card in Kolkata

Unique Identification Card (Aadhaar Card) is a card issued by the Government of India as a proof of residence and identity in India. Aadhaar Card consists of 16 digit unique number unique to every citizen of India. It contains biometric and demographic information of an individual thus making it unique to every citizen. Aadhaar card is issued by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) which is an attached office of the Planning Commission of India.

Aadhaar Card

Just like in other parts of the country there are regional passport offices in West Bengal and Kolkata. To enhance the standards of living Government of West Bengal has also decided to link various socio-economic welfare projects to Aadhaar Card. Here are some necessary details given that will help in getting Aadhaar Card in Kolkata.For the citizens of West Bengal the enrollment process for Unique Identification Card (Aadhaar Card) has been started in different centers of Kolkata. The address for UID in Kolkata is Central Bank of India near Kolkata Raj Bhavan at 4 & 4/1 Red Cross

Documents required for Aadhaar Card are as follows:

Proof of Identity document

Passport, PAN Card, Ration Card, Date of Birth (DOB) document,Voter ID, Driving license, Kissan Photo Passbook etc.

Proof of Address document

Bank Statement, Post Office Account Statement/Passbook, Electricity Bill (not older than 3 months), Water bill (not older than 3 months), Telephone Landline Bill (not older than 3 months), Credit Card Statement (not older than 3 months), Insurance Policy etc.

Steps and FAQs of Issue of Aadhaar Card:

  1. Aadhar enrollment is free of charges
  2. You can enroll for an Aadhar card from any Aadhar enrollment center anywhere in India
  3. UIDAI process accepts 33 PoA (Proof of Address) and 18 PoI (Proof of Identity) documents
  4. In case you do not have common proofs as mentioned above, PoI also accepts Certificate of Identify with your photo issued by Gazetted Officer/ MP or MLA/ Tehsildar/ Village Panchayat
  5. The head of the household can then introduce other members in the family while they are enrolling if someone in a family does not have individual valid documents. UIDAI accepts 8 document types as Proof of Relationship
  6. Your photo, iris scan and fingerprints will be taken as a part of the enrollment
  7. Following which you will receive an acknowledgment slip with a temporary enrollment number
  8. You need to enroll only once. Enrolling again is a waste of your time as you will get only one Aadhaar number
  9. Your details will be verified centrally and your an Aadhar number will be generated and mailed to your address
  10. The Enrollment Agency sends the data to UIDAI data center. The data undergoes various stages of screening and validations in CIDR to ensure that the source of data is authenticated. After passing the data quality checks the packet is checked for de-duplication and Aadhaar gets generated
  11. Delivery of Aadhar card to the residents will be done by India Post
  12. For Aadhar enrollments through NPR exercise, the verification is done by RGI approved LRUR (Local Register of Usual Residents)

Address for Aadhar Card Representative Office in Kolkata:

New Alipore College
Opp. To B P Poddar Hospital
Contact person: Palash Mahajan
Phone Number: 9874552530

Centers for Aadhar Card Enrollment in Kolkata:

West Bengal,Haldia
New Market Building,
2nd Floor Durgachak,
West Bengal 721602.

West Bengal,Howrah Maidan
493/C/A GT Road (S), Block G First Floor,
Howrah Maidan,
West Bengal 711102.

West Bengal, Kolkatta
Street No.49 Jatin Das Road,
Near Deshapriya Park,
Kolkata, West Bengal.

For further details on Aadhaar Card contact Aadhaar Card Helpline Number:18003001947 or you can send your query via email to or can log in to

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