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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. 

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)

Centers for Aadhar Card Enrollment in Kolkata:

Bandhan Bank Limited
59A BALLYGUNGE CIRCULAR ROAD KOLKATA-700019, Kolkata, Kolkata, Ballygunge, West Bengal – 700019

IndusInd Bank
IndusInd, Astor Tolly 184 N S C Bose Road, Kolkata, Kolkata, Regent Park, West Bengal – 700040

YES Bank Limited 
YES BANK LTD GROUND FLOOR 375 BLOCK G NEW ALIPORE KOLKATA, Kolkata, Kolkata, New Alipore, West Bengal – 700053

Kotak Mahindra Bank
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd., Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. Gc 197, Sector-III, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700 106

Central Bank of India 
11 BHUPEN BOSE AVENUE, Kolkata, Kolkata, Shyambazar Mail, West Bengal – 700004

HDFC Bank Limited 
HDFC BANK LTD. A-869, LAKE TOWN, NEAR JAYA CINEMA, KOLKATA WEST BENGAL, North 24 Parganas, North 24 Paraganas, Lake Town, West Bengal – 700089

Bank of India 
Bank Of India P-138, Raja Subodh Chandra Mullick Road, Garia Kanungo Park, Kolkata-700084, South 24 Parganas, Sonarpur, Garia, West Bengal – 700084

India Post 
PRINCEP STREET PO, 45 BIPLABI ANUKUL CHANDRA STREET, Kolkata, Kolkata, Princep Street, West Bengal – 700072

India Post 
YOGAYOG BHAWAN PO, P-36 C R AVENUE, Kolkata, Kolkata, Bowbazar, West Bengal – 700012

India Post 
Treasury Building Post Office, 2 Govt. Place, Kolkata, Kolkata, Kolkatta G.P.O., West Bengal – 700001

India Post 
Asylum Lane Po, Asylum Lane Po, Kolkata, Kolkata, Entally, West Bengal – 700014

India Post 
PARK STREET, 65 PARK STREET, Kolkata, Kolkata, Park Street, West Bengal – 700016

India Post 
MANICKTALA PO, 246/C, VIVEKANANDA ROAD, Kolkata, Kolkata, Beadon Street, West Bengal – 700006

India Post 
KENDRA VIHAR PO, KENDRA VIHAR, Kolkata, Kolkata, Kolkata Airport, West Bengal – 700052

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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