What are the Responsibility of an Introducer?

  • Once the Registrar identifies introducers region-wise (District/State in which the Introducer is authorized to work), he will notify the Introducers.
  • The Introducers must attend the Aadhaar awareness workshop organized by the Registrar and UIDAI to acquaint them with the Aadhaar program and understand Introducer responsibilities and liabilities.
  • If the identified Introducer is ready to work as an Introducer, he/she will have to give a written consent to being an Introducer for the purpose of enabling Aadhaar enrolments and to follow the guidelines and procedures laid down for the Introducers by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and the Registrar.
  • Introducers need to be Enroled and must have received their Aadhaar numbers and signed the consent forms before they start introducing residents in the field.
  • They must ensure that the Registrar has registered and activated them as an Introducer at UIDAI.
  • Introducers must keep themselves informed on the Enrolment Schedules, Enrolment Centre locations and operational hours of the Enrolment Centers in their assigned territory.
  • They must ensure that their contact information is correctly displayed at the Enrolment Centre. In case of no display/incorrect information, ask the Enrolment Centre supervisor to display/correct the details.
  • Introducer must be easily accessible to the residents.
  • The Introducers must check the Resident’s Name and Address on the Enrolment form for correctness and completeness. Introducer should also check his/her own details in the form and then provide his/her signature/thumbprint on the Enrolment Form space provided.
  • Introducers should make themselves available during the working hours of the EC for endorsing residents. In case, they are not available during the operational hours, they can visit the Enrolment Centre at the End of the Day and check the list of residents pending for their endorsement.
  • Introducer must carefully check the Name and Address details of the Resident and provide their Approval/Rejection.
  • Introducer has to provide their biometric on Aadhaar client to endorse a resident’s enrolment.
  • The Introducer also signs/provide thumbprint on the consent for enrolment where consent print requires the same.
  • Introducer confirms the identity and address of the resident they are introducing
  • Introducer must only introduce residents who do not have documentary proof of identity or address
  • Introducer is not obliged to introduce every person who approaches them
  • Introducer cannot charge fees for introducing residents. However, Registrars can prescribe an honorarium to them for this work.