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Attention of all members of the Indian diaspora i.e., NRIs/PIO/OCI card holders, is invited to recent clarification by Government of India on Aadhaar Card enrolment which clearly clarifies that Aadhaar as an identity document may be sought only from those who are eligible for it as per the Aadhaar Act, 2016.


2. As per Aadhaar Act, 2016, NRIs/PIO/OCI card holders are eligible for enrolment of Aadhaar card only if they reside in India for over 182 days in the last twelve months immediately preceding the date of application for enrolment. It may be mentioned that most of NRIs/PIOs/OCIs may not be eligible for Aadhaar enrolment as per Aadhaar Act, 2016.


3. It is clarified that NRIs/PIOs/OCIs will not be required to produce/link Aadhaar Card to any authorized authority in India unless they are eligible/holder of Aadhar Card. 


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