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Aadhaar Masking Solution

UIDAI mandates you to mask the first 8 digits of every Aadhaar card that you store.


Ensure that you stay compliant with UIDAI norms by using IDfy’s Aadhaar Masking API.


Mask both, the first 8 digits of the Aadhaar number, as well as the QR on the Aadhaar to ensure that UIDAI doesn’t come knocking at your door!

Stay compliant to UIDAI

UIDAI levies heavy penalties to those not complying with their norms.

Ensure complete security

You’d never have to worry about any operations teams being able to view Aadhaar numbers.

How it works

Provide an image of the Aadhaar card to be masked and we’ll do the rest for you.

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The masked Aadhaar image

Unlocking value for global leaders

A one-time, trouble-free integration

Our industry-leading API easily gets integrated with your existing workflows and processes.

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IDfy’s document detection models are highly accurate and work on all Aadhaar formats


TAT of the API is very low, enabling real time digitization

Quick integration

IDfy's API structure is straightforward, enabling super quick integrations

Frequently Asked Questions

As per UIDAI, a masked Aadhaar hides the first 8 digits of an Aadhaar number and displays only the last 4. This helps organizations store Aadhaar details while protecting the privacy of the Aadhaar holders.

A masked Aadhaar is valid at places where there is no compulsion of sharing Aadhaar number. For eg, you cannot use it for bank account opening. While, in case of unauthorised or suspicious portals/agencies UIDAI suggests usage of masked Aadhaar.

Yes, aadhaar masking regulations applies to all businesses in India, regardless of their size or age. If you are collecting aadhaar copies as proofs from your customers/employees/vendors, etc. then you must mask aadhaar before storing them in your database.

Yes. If businesses are using video KYC and accepting Aadhaar images during the process, they need to mask the aadhaar number before storing it in their database.

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