The process to apply for a regular Aadhaar card differs from the process to apply for a Baal Aadhaar card in terms of documents submission and biometric data. In this blog, we will provide information about the documents required for the Baal Aadhaar card.
Documents Required for Baal Aadhaar Card
Baal Aadhaar cards are meant for children for children under the age of five, including newborns. A child’s Baal Aadhaar card is valid until the age of five, after which an Aadhaar card must be updated with biometric information and documents. The following documents are required for the Baal Aadhaar card:
|Documents for Baal Aadhaar card(for children below 5 years of age)|
|Child’s birth certificate|
|One of the parent’s Aadhaar card information|
|Original copies of both the documents for verification purpose|
*Biometric information for children under the age of 5 is not required
Your Aadhaar along with the child's birth certificate or the discharge slip you received from the hospital is enough to enroll your child for Aadhaar. List of other documents that may be used for the child's enrolment: https://t.co/BeqUA0pkqL #KidsAadhaar pic.twitter.com/MiIKpHEahZ
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Fee to be Paid to Apply for a Baal Aadhaar Card
There is no cost to apply for an Aadhaar or Baal Aadhaar card. In addition, there is no fee for converting the Baal Aadhaar card to a regular Aadhaar card. However, an applicant must pay a small fee to have their Aadhaar demographic or biometric information updated.
Is it compulsory to submit my Aadhaar card for my child’s Baal Aadhaar card?
Yes, it is compulsory to submit one of the parent’s Aadhaar card details during the Baal Aadhaar card enrolment process.
How much do I need to pay to obtain a Baal Aadhaar card for my child?
Aadhaar enrolment is free of cost and there is no fee to be paid for obtaining a Baal Aadhaar card.
Can I skip providing my child’s biometric details when he is 3 years old?
Biometrics details of a child below the age of 5 years are not required to obtain a Baal Aadhaar card.
How long does it take to receive a Baal Aadhaar card?
It takes approximately 90 days to receive a Baal Aadhaar card.
Is it true that a Baal Aadhaar card is blue in colour?
Yes, a Baal Aadhaar card is blue in colour and it is a valid document as long as the child attains 5 years of age. After that, the child’s Aadhaar card update is required.