Did you know that you can now share your Aadhaar number in a more secure and convenient way?
Read on to know more.
It is a new initiative by the UIDAI to secure your data while making it more shareable. This will help an organization to verify your identity without having to collect or store your Aadhaar number.
The file that will be generated will be password-protected, and will have the following information-
Date of Birth
Hash of registered mobile number
Hash of registered Email ID
Reference ID, which will be the last four digits of the Aadhaar number
Please note that to avail of this service, you will need to link your mobile number to your Aadhaar card. Without this, you will not be able to choose this method of verification.
There are many advantages to using the Aadhaar Paperless Offline e-KYC. Some of them are listed here-
You can share your information directly, without the knowledge of the UIDAI
Your Aadhaar number is not revealed, which means it is secure
No core biometrics are required for verification
You can decide with whom you want to share your data
The UIDAI digitally signs it, thus it can detect tampering
It’s password protected, which prevents any unauthorized access
Apart from all of these points, it is also extremely easy to generate and share.
You need to follow these steps to generate your Aadhaar Paperless Offline e-KYC-
Go to the official myAadhaar website and login using your Aadhaar number.
Enter the Captcha and click on ‘Send OTP’. Enter the OTP that you will receive in your registered mobile number to login.
The list of services will open up, choose ‘Offline KYC’.
You will be asked to create a 4-digit share code. Input the code of your choice and remember it. You will need to enter this 4-digit share code with anyone whom you want to share the Zip file.
Finally click on ‘Download’. A Zip file will be downloaded.
Now that you have downloaded the file, you can follow these steps to extract it and share it further.
Go to the ‘Downloads’ section of your system.
Right click on the Zip file that got downloaded, and select the ‘Extract’ option. If it asks for a password, enter the 4-digit share code that you had created.
Your Paperless Offline e-KYC is ready.
You can easily share the downloaded zip file with whomever you want. Note that no one will be able to access the file without entering the 4-digit share code.
Verify your KYC instantly using your Aadhaar details & complete your loan application.
1. Visit https://myaadhaar.uidai.gov.in
2. Click ‘Login’ on the Aadhaar website3. Enter your 12-digit Aadhaar Number, Captcha & click on ‘Send OTP’
Yes, you can even use your Aadhaar Paperless Offline e-KYC on various instant loans apps like moneyview. Here is how you can do it-
STEP-1: Choose the paperless e-KYC option while verifying your KYC.
STEP-2: On the next screen, enter your Aadhaar number and the captcha.
STEP-3: On the moneyview app, your Zip file is generated by itself. You just have to create your 4-digit share code. Click on continue.
Note that this share code can be any random 4-digit number. This share code will be used by moneyview to safely access your KYC document.
STEP-4: If you have used another number to apply for the loan, you will have to enter your Aadhaar verified number on the next screen.
STEP-5: Your KYC will be verified and you will see your information on the screen.
We, at moneyview, use the data that you share strictly for defined purposes only. Your data is never shared with any third party without your knowledge.
The offline e-KYC is a hassle-free, easy to use, and secure way to verify your identity. Even the vendors can quickly check the customer’s identity without having to check and store their Aadhaar number.
It is a very fast process, and can be completed within minutes.
All Aadhaar card holders whose mobile number is linked to their Aadhaar and who want to establish their identity in a paperless and secure manner can make use of this service.
Yes, the Aadhaar Paperless Offline e-KYC is a private and secure procedure.
UIDAI shares a Zip file which has an XML file containing your data. You can share it with the organization to complete your KYC along with your 4-digit share code.
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