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How to Unlock Aadhaar Card PDF Password- Best Reliable Technique

Published By Mohit Jha
Tej Pratap Shukla
Approved By Tej Pratap Shukla
Published On June 28th, 2022
Reading Time 5 Minutes Reading

Aadhaar or e-Aadhaar Card provided by the UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) to a user, is in the password-protected PDF format. UIDAI gives you the facility to print the e-Aadhaar card online in a PDF file and save it on your PC. Whenever you open the e-Aadhaar PDF, the password window prompts. This article focuses on how to unlock Aadhar PDF permanently. Once password protected Aadhaar PDF file is unlocked, no more password is required to open it. this

Keeping Aadhaar card password protected is good for cardholder’s information protection and security, but it becomes awkward to enter the password again and again to open documents. Not only this, it’s difficult to remember lots of passwords of other documents as well; like secured financial PDFs, bank credit card statements, e-books, invoices, etc.

Instead of remembering multiple passwords of multiple documents, the user can unlock the Aadhaar PDF password and other document passwords as well. Once unlocked keep all your documents at a secure location on your computer.

Unlock Password Protected Aadhaar PDF file Permanently – Quick Guide

Note: If recently downloaded an e-Aadhaar card then the password will be “Starting 4 letters of your name + DOB Year”.

You can get numerous methods to unlock the Aadhaar PDF file password, here you will get two quick methods to unlock. First by using Chrome to unlock permanently and the second using PDF Unlocker tool.

How to Unlock Aadhaar Card PDF Password Using Chrome

To Unlock the e-Aadhaar password-protected PDF permanently via chrome follow the below steps:

  1. Print the Aadhaar card from UIDAI’s official website.
  2. Open the e-Aadhar card using chrome.
  3. Next new password window will prompt enter Pincode of your location or type 4 letters of your name+DOB Year’).
  4. Now click on the Print icon at the top left corner or press Control+P on Windows or CMD+P on mac.
  5. Next click on the change option to remove the Print option and add Save as PDF option.
  6. Once done click on the Save button and enter the new name to unlock PDF at the desired location.
Note: File formatting issues may occur while using the above manual method to unlock the Aadhaar card PDF password.

By following all the steps properly the user will be able to open the Aadhaar PDF. But to know how to unlock Aadhar PDF permanently, then read the next section of this post.

Unlock Aadhaar PDF Password Using Automated Solution

Software is one of the best solutions to resolve user query how to unlock the Aadhaar card PDF password in a single click. Follow the below steps to unlock:

Step1: Download & Install the utility on your computer to know how to unlock Aadhaar pdf.

Unlock Aadhaar Card PDF Password

Step2: Now, to load password-protected PDF files, select the Add Files/Add Folders option.

add files to load the PDF Step 3: Password window will prompt you to enter the password to remove it permanently from an e-Aadhaar card.

enter the password

Step 4: Next, Browse the destination to save the PDF file by hitting the Change option. Also, choose the PDF file to either save or print it.

set the path and select to save or print PDF

Step 5: Once done, click on the ‘Unlock’ button. Then the software will remove all kinds of password restrictions from the protected PDF file.

Unlock Aadhaar Card PDF Password

Visit the location where the new unlocked e-Aadhaar card PDF file was saved. Open it, and now the ‘enter password’ window will prompt.

Other than this task, users can also save protected PDF file as unprotected with the help of this tool. Moreover, for Mac users, this tool can remove password from encrypted PDF.


Aadhaar, as the name suggests, is expected to be a single identity document for every single Indian. To make the process easier, the government lets you access Aadhaar electronically through the UIDAI website(which can be accessed from anywhere). After downloading it you can easily unlock the e-Aadhaar card PDF password by using the above manual and tool-oriented method to unlock Aadhaar Card PDF password.

How to Unlock New Aadhaar Card PDF File Password – FAQs

Q: I don’t know the password of the e-Aadhaar Card PDF file, how to unblock it?
A: No need to worry, you can easily unlock the Aadhaar card PDF password by entering the combination of the first 4 letters of the name in the Aadhaar card (in the CAPITAL letter) and the Year of DOB (in YYYY). i.e. ‘MANI’ from the name MANISH + ‘1994’ from DOB (MANI1994).

Q: Why one might use 3rd party utility to unlock a password-protected Aadhaar pdf file?
A: The Tool is programmed to unlock and remove all kinds of restrictions from password-protected Aadhaar card PDF files without affecting the original format in less than a second. It also allows user to unlock print / edit / copy / extract text restrictions from other secured PDF.

Q: Is the method discussed in this article will unblock only the Aadhaar card PDF password?
A: No, above discussed methods can unlock any kind of password-protected PDF file including an e-Aadhaar card. Like credit card statements, bank transaction statements, password-protected invoices, etc.