Aadhaar number is mandatory for filing income tax returns from 1st July 2017. Those who do not have aadhaar number must apply for it and can quote aadhaar enrolment id. You can apply for aadhaar card here.

What is Aadhaar Enrolment id/number?

When you apply for Aadhaar you have to visit an enrolment Centre and fill the enrolment form. After giving demographic and biometric data and submission of proof of Identity and address documents you get an acknowledgement slip which has your Aadhaar Enrolment ID or Aadhaar Enrolment number.

Aadhaar format

Usually aadhaar enrolment id is in the below format.

/ Enrolment No. 1234/10480/02615

 

New income tax return forms released for FY 2016-17 (AY 2017-18) have a 28 digit column for quoting aadhaar enrolment number.

To enter your 28 digit enrolment id you will also need the date:

/ Date : 06/05/2013 17:50:10

 

You can find these details in your enrolment aadhaar acknowledgement below:

28 digit Aadhaar enrolment id for the above example will be

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