Aadhaar gets Virtual ID, You Need to Known how it works !

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Unique Identification Authority of India - UIDAI has officially released beta version of Virtual ID of Aadhaar cards and soon to be come into live.

Users can get their Virtual ID
and use it to update the address in Aadhaar online for the time being. With Virual ID, UIDAI is set to protect privacy concerns of the users across the country. With this feature Aadhaar holders to quote their Virtual ID (VID) number without actually disclosing the 12-digit Aadhaar number for authentication or verification purposes.

UIDAI has tweeted " ..Soon, service providers will start accepting VID in place of Aadhaar number. For now, you can use this for online address update in your Aadhaar",. This tweet is asking users to generate their VIDs and gives a link to Aadhaar website for the same.

VID, which is a random 16-digit number mapped to a person's Aadhaar number, together with biometrics of the user would give any authorized agency like a mobile company, limited details such as name, address and photograph, which are enough for any verification. 

UIDAI has announced that that it will be compulsory for all agencies that undertake authentication to accept the Virtual ID from their users from June 1, 2018.

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