The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has issued a gazette notification on Thursday. According to the notification, Private Organizations using Aadhar Services will have to pay 20 rupees for each customer verification. At the same time, for the validation of unique ID, 50 paise will be required.
To Use Aadhaar Authentication Services, Private Organisations need to pay charges
However, Gazette Notification, Aadhar (Pricing of Aadhar Authentication Services) Regulations exempts 2019 Government Units and Department of Posts from the Authentication Transaction Charges.
Payment must be done within 15 days of issue of invoice
According to the notification of UIDAI, “For every e-KYC transaction, 20 rupees (including tax) and each yes and no certification will be charged from 0.50 rupees (including tax) units for the transaction.” It has been said in the notification that within 15 days of issuance of invoice on behalf of the Authority, the Organizations have to pay for the services on the basis of usage. Otherwise they need to pay interest if payments is late and with that, Authentication and e-KYC services can also be closed.
Key Things For Private Entities To Understand
- Charges For Each Customer Verification : 20 Rupees
- Charges For Each Unique ID Verification : 50 Paisa
- Late Fees Will be collected With interest if payment is delayed.
- They need to pay charges within 15 days of invoice issuing.
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Must complete the privacy and security standard
To amend the Aadhaar Act, the Central Government issued an ordinance on 28th February. It has also been made mandatory in the ordinance that private entities will be able to do authentication only after fulfilling the preferential and security standards set by UIDAI. This notification is signed by Ajay Bhushan Pandey, Chief Executive Officer of UIDAI. It has been said in the notification that if the requesting entity does not want to pay the authentication transaction charges, then it will have to stop using the Aadhar authentication services and immediately inform UIDAI about their decision. Simultaneously, access to the facility of authentication has to be surrendered.