ABHA Card - Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM)

The ABHA Card, part of India's Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM), revolutionizes healthcare access through a unique 14-digit digital health ID. Managed by the National Health Authority (NHA), it centralizes medical records, treatments, and services, enhancing efficiency and convenience for citizens.

On this page, you'll find information on how to register for an ABHA Health Card, download it, and explore its benefits, among other details.

ABHA Card Registration

To create an ABHA Number, you can use either your Aadhaar card or driving license. Follow the steps provided below.

  • Step 1: Visit the Official Website
    Visit the official ABHA portal at https://abha.abdm.gov.in/ to access the ABHA ABDM (Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission) homepage.
  • Step 2: Create Your ABHA Number
    On the homepage, click on "Create ABHA Number" to begin the registration process.
Create ABHA Number
  • Step 3: Choose Your Identification Document
    Choose either your Aadhaar card or driving license as the identification document for the application.
Choose Aadhaar or DL to Create ABHA
  • Step 4: Aadhaar Authentication
    If you want to create ABHA number using Aadhaar, enter your Aadhaar number on the following page. Click "Next" and authenticate via OTP sent to your Aadhaar-registered mobile number.
Create ABHA Using Aadhaar
  • Step 5: Verify Your Email ID
    After Aadhaar verification, you have to enter and verify your email ID.
  • Step 6: Create Your Unique ABHA Address
    You now need to create your unique ABHA Address, which should follow the format xyzxy@abdm.
Additionally, you have the option to select from a list of suggested ABHA addresses that appear below.
Create ABHA Address
  • Step 7: Finalize Your Registration
    After submission of all information, click on the "Create ABHA" option. This completes the registration process, and your ABHA Number will be generated.
  • Step 8: Download or Print Your ABHA Card
    Finally, you can choose to download or print your ABHA Card by clicking on the respective options available on the portal.
Additionally, you can download the ABHA App to create, download, or manage your ABHA Card.

ABHA Card Download

To download your ABHA ID card, follow these detailed steps:

Login ABDM
  • Step 2: Enter the OTP received on your mobile.
  • Step 3: Select your ABHA ID, click "View Profile," then download your ABHA card by clicking "Download ABHA."
ABHA Card Download
If you forget your ABHA number, you can find it by using your Aadhaar number or your account's mobile number. For this, you need to give some basic information and use the mobile number that is registered to your account.

What is ABHA Card?

The Ayushman Bharat Health Account is the full form of the ABHA card. The ABHA number, a unique 14-digit identifier, integrates you into India's digital healthcare ecosystem, creating a reliable identity recognized by healthcare providers nationwide.

It makes it easier to register for Personal Health Records (PHR) applications like the ABDM ABHA, which makes it easier to share health data.

Know More About - ABDM ABHA Card.


The benefits of the ABHA Card are outlined in the table below:

Unique & Trustable IdentityProvides a unique 14-digit number establishing a strong identity accepted by healthcare providers nationwide.
Unified BenefitsLinks all healthcare benefits, from public health programs to insurance schemes, to your ABHA number, centralizing your healthcare data and access.
Hassle-free AccessEnables easier access to healthcare facilities by avoiding long registration lines, making healthcare interactions smoother and more efficient.
Easy PHR Sign UpOffers seamless sign-up for Personal Health Records (PHR) applications like the ABDM ABHA application, facilitating easy and secure health data sharing between users.
The Ayushman Bharat Health Account (ABHA Card) scheme was launched on September 27, 2021, by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. As of January 24, 2024, a total of 52,50,15,110 ABHA IDs have been generated, according to data released in a PIB press release.

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