What if an Aadhaar number holder forgets VID? Can he/she obtain again?

Yes, UIDAI will provide multiple ways to generate new and/or retrieve current VID. These options will be made available via UIDAI’s resident portal, eAadhaar, Aadhaar Enrolment centre, mAadhaar mobile application etc. Presently, VID generation facility is available on UIDAI's resident portal. Whenever required, VID number will be sent to residents via SMS on registered mobile number.

VID can also be retrieved by sending an SMS to the Aadhaar helpline number 1947. Resident will have to type “RVIDLast 4 digits of Aadhaar Number” and send it to 1947 through the registered Mobile Number.