Locking and Unlocking BIO METRIC data of AADHAR

Who and when to lock Biometrics

Biometrics: 
Fingerprint and iris data used for authentication.

Enable/Disable Biometric Lock: 
Aadhaar Biometric Locking System enables residents to lock & temporarily unlock their biometrics.

What happens when Biometrics is locked:
Locked Biometrics ensures the Aadhaar holder will not be able to use their Biometrics (fingerprints/iris) for authentications thus preventing potential misuse.

How to Unlock (locked)Biometrics:
Once resident enables Biometric Locking system their biometric remains locked till the Aadhaar Holder chose to:

  • Unlock it (which is temporary )or
  • Disable the Locking system

Note:
Registered Mobile Number is essential to avail this service. In case your mobile number is not registered with Aadhaar visit the nearest Enrolment Centre/Mobile Update End Point.

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