New Delhi | Jagran Business Desk: Aadhaar Card is one of the most trusted documents in India today which also plays an important role in availing subsidies provided by the Central Government and unemployment benefit schemes. The Aadhaar card is administered by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). 

The UIDAI also enables Aadhaar holders to recover their UID or EID numbers. You can recover these numbers online with a few clicks if you have your mobile number registered with your Aadhaar. If you also want to recover your UID or EID numbers, then here is a step-wise guide to help you.  

Here is a step-by-step guide to recovering your UID or EID numbers:

Step1: Visit This is the official website of Unique Identification Authority of India 

Step 2: Drag the cursor to 'My Aadhaar' on the homepage and select Retrieve Lost or Forgotten EID/UID under the Aadhaar Services column 

Step 3: You will be asked whether you need to retrieve your EID or UID. Select any one 

Step 4: Type in your full name, mobile number, email ID

Step 5: Type in the Captcha shown on the screen and click on 'Send OTP' option.

Step 6: You will receive an OTP on the mobile number you have registered with your Aadhaar card

Step 7: Type in the OTP, click Login, and you will receive your EID or UID number on your registered mobile number. 

You can retrieve the EID or UID numbers this way only if you have your mobile number linked with your Aadhaar. If you wish to verify the mobile number registered with your Aadhaar card, follow these easy steps: 

Step 1) Visit 

Step 2) Go to the link that reads, "Aadhaar Services". 

Step 3) Click on "Verify an Aadhaar No".

Step 4) Enter the captcha code along with your Aadhaar number to proceed.

Step 5) The page will display the last three digits of your mobile number.

Posted By: Lakshay Raja