How to check your Aadhaar Authentication History

Aadhaar-based eKYC is widely prominent nowadays for almost all of financial/non-financial services like eKYC to open a bank account, invest in mutual funds or get mobile connections. If you want to keep a tab on the authentications that are happening on your Aadhaarr, there is facility in UIDAI portal to check Aadhaar authentication history.

If you have submitted Aadhaar number to some agencies for some kind of authentication or KYC, you can use the history-checking facility to ensure that your information is not being misused.

Please note – Like all Aadhaar online services, checking Authentication History requires you to have access to the Aadhaar-registered mobile number to get an OTP. If you don’t have registered your mobile number,please visit any of the enrollment center.

#1.Visit UIDAI website

Under Aadhar services you’ll be able to find ‘Aadhaar Authentication History’ link

Aadhaar Website
Image – Aadhaar Website

#2.Enter UID,Security code

On launch of the Authentication history page,you would be prompted for UID & Security code.Click on ‘Generate OTP’ button,OTP would be sent to registered mobile number.If you don’t have registered your mobile number,please visit any of the enrollment center.

Enter UID,Security Code and click on 'Generate OTP' button
Image – Enter UID,Security Code and click on ‘Generate OTP’ button

#3.Choose Authentication type,Date range & Number of records to view

Once the validation is successful,you would be able to choose authentication type (it can be Demographic,Biometric, OTP or combination of both).

Choose authentication type
Image – Choose authentication type

Date range could be maximum of 6 months & maximum of 50 Number of records is allowed at this point.

Image - Choose authentication type,date range, Number of records & OTP click on 'Submit' button
Image – Choose authentication type,date range, Number of records & OTP click on ‘Submit’ button

Once above information is entered, the UIDAI portal lists the authentication history along with authentication type, date, time, response code, transaction ID and response type (yes or no).

Authentication History
Image – Authentication History

If you do not recognize a transaction, you can contact UIDAI by calling 1947 or by sending email with a suspicious transaction to [email protected].

To improve safety, you can also lock your bio metrics in the Aadhaar database, which disables biometric-based authentications.

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How to check your Aadhaar Authentication History
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If you have submitted Aadhaar number to some agencies for some kind of authentication or KYC, you can use the history-checking facility to ensure that your information is not being misused.
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