1. WHAT IS DIGITAL OR DIGI  LOCKER ?
  2. HOW DIGI LOCKER WORKS ?
  3. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF DIGITAL LOCKER ?
  4. HOW CAN I OPEN DIGITAL LOCKER ACCOUNT ?
  5. HOW TO GENERATE / UPLOAD THE OTHER GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS ?
  6. GENERATE YOUR PAN CARD ONLINE ?
  7. IN WHICH FORMAT I CAN STORE DOCUMENT ?
  8. WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM ALLOWED FILE SIZE THAT CAN BE UPLOADED ?
  9. WHAT HAPPEN IF I FORGOT MY MOBILE NUMBER OF EMAIL ID ?
  10. HELP LINE NUMBER ?
  1. WHAT IS DIGITAL OR DIGI  LOCKER ?

Digi-locker is a flagship initiative program of Govt. of India under the DIGITAL INDIA and it was launched in 2015.  Related site from where you can operate your digital locker account  is https://digilocker.gov.in/  With the help of Digi Locker, you can store your most important and daily use documents such as PAN card , Aadhaar card , Driving License , Mark sheet , degrees, Birth Certificate  etc .

2.HOW DIGI LOCKER WORKS ?

Kindly refer the below image :

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  1. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF DIGITAL LOCKER ?

Some key benefits of digital locker are :

  1. Any citizen of India can access their documents digitally any time anywhere and you can easily share it  and it will your save time.
  • No need to carry Original Driving License and RC paper physically.
  • Indian railway are also accepting  digital aadhaar and digital driving license from digital locker as valid ID proof.
  • All physical documents can be kept safely at home after storing your documents on digi locker. This will minimize the chance even losing them .
  • HOW CAN I OPEN DIGITAL LOCKER ACCOUNT ?

Any citizen of India can open the digi locker account . You need to visit https://digilocker.gov.in/ . To open digi locker account you must have aadhaar number and that too must be linked with your mobile number. In case your mobile number is not linked you cannot open digital locker account .  Please be assure that your aadhaar number is linked with your mobile number .

Please follow the below steps to open the digital locker account :

Step 1. Visit https://digilocker.gov.in/  and click on sign up button

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DIGITAL LOCKER SIGN UP PAGE

Step 2. Enter your mobile number. Kindly remember that you must need to enter that mobile number which is linked to your aadhaar card.

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ENTER YOUR MOBILE NUMBER

Step 3 . After click on continue button , you will get a OTP on your mobile number . Enter the OTP and click verify button.

Step 4. Create your User id and password . User can be your email id or mobile number . Your password must be within the range of 8 to 30 characters . Must contain atleast 1 capital alphabet , 1 number and 1 special character.  

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SET USER NAME AND PASSWORD

Step 5.  Hurray ! Your account has been successfully created . You will get a confirmation text message also on your mobile number .  Enter your aadhaar number and click submit button . After that you will get a OTP. Enter the same and click verify button.

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ENTER YOUR AADHAAR NUMBER

In just 5 easy steps ,  you can open your digital locker account and the good news is that your aaddhar card is already in there. Refer the below image to download it.

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YOUR E-AADHAAR IS HERE.

Now you need to verify your email id . On the top of the page you need to enter your email id and click on “SEND VERIFICATION LINK” . Now, check your email Id for verification link . Hit the button and your email is now verified.

  • HOW TO GENERATE / UPLOAD THE OTHER GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS

Friends , there is a good news, If you have certain information with you , you can generate many documents online through digital locker like PAN card, your mark sheet , Driving License etc. you can generate them easily. Just follow the below steps :

  • GENERATE YOUR PAN CARD ONLINE

Step 1. Click on get more button as shown in below image :

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Step 2. Search the Income Tax Department from the drop down list of Partner Name and  select PAN verification record from the drop down list of Document type . Enter all the required details i.e. PAN number and name as per PAN card as shown in image .

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Step 3. Your PAN card is available . You can use it electronically anywhere.  In the same way you can generate your driving license and many other important documents online.

  • IN WHICH FORMAT I CAN STORE DOCUMENT ?

Following file formats are allowed :

  1. PDF
  2. JPEG
  3. PNG
  • WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM ALLOWED FILE SIZE THAT CAN BE UPLOADED ?

The maximum size of file is 10MB.

  • WHAT HAPPEN IF I FORGOT MY MOBILE NUMBER OF EMAIL ID ?

Even in that case you can easily access your digital locker account through your aadhaar number.

  1. HELP LINE NUMBER ?

As of now, there is no mobile / land line number .  There are many FAQs are available at the site and that’s why may be they have not shared any contact number. Please click https://digilocker.gov.in/faq.php for all the FAQs . You can email them at [email protected] and their postal address is

DIGILOCKER PROJECT 
NATIONAL E-GOVERNANCE DIVISION,
MINISTRY OF ELECTRONICS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
4TH FLOOR, ELECTRONICS NIKETAN,
6, CGO COMPLEX,
NEW DELHI – 110003
INDIA

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