How to Use mAadhaar As Identity Proof During Rail Travel?

mAadhaar is developed by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) that helps Aadhaar Number Holders to carry their demographic information like Name, DOB, Gender & Address along with a photograph in their Smartphone. Now you can use mAadhaar as Identity Proof when you travel through the train. Just follow below steps to use mAadhaar on railways.

A passenger needs to show his/her mAadhaar on their mobile after entering the password, and it will be accepted as a proof of identity for undertaking journey in any reserved class over Indian Railways.

How to Use mAadhaar As Identity Proof on Railways?

#1 Link You Mobile Number with Aadhaar

  • First of all, you need to link your aadhaar with mobile number (Skip this step if you have linked your mobile number)
  • To Link, Visit your nearest Aadhaar centre
  • Get the Aadhar Update/Correction Form
  • Fill out the form carefully and mention that you want to link your number with Aadhaar
  • Submit it to the concerned person at the centre with required documents
  • If you want to change your existing linked mobile number, you can do it online, just visit,

#2 Register on mAdhaar App

#3 Login Your Account

  • Open your mAadhaar App
  • Login your account
  • To view your profile, just go to profile on the homepage of the app
  • Enter password to Authenticate
  • Now in the profile screen, you will see your Aadhaar Card
  • You can flip your profile to view address.


So, passengers travelling on a train can now show Aadhaar by login into the mAadhaar application on the phone as an identity proof. Spread this news to your friends.

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