Digital Locker – Frequently Asked Questions

Digilocker ( Digital Locker ) is a Govt. Of India initiative under Digital India Programme. Govt. of india designed a centralized system to store Documents and Certificates online and use it digitally to reduce the paper work in all departments and help us to speed up our work. It is very safe and secure way to save and share our documents online.

It is a new process for all of us and therefore we are taking some common Frequently asked questions for better understanding about Digital locker.

Q. Official Website of Digilocker
The official Website of National Digital Locker system is
It is run by Department of Electronics & Information Technology (DeitY) under Ministry of Communications & IT, Government of India .

Q. Main Features of Digital Locker
Digital Locker Account is accessible via Aadhaar No.You will Get 10 Mb Free space to save Your documents and certificates in pdf format and share to email accounts for further uses .
You will get All new Documents issued by any department directly into your Digilocker .
Also if any department wants your Documents then share it from Digilocker .

e.g If Income Tax Department ask for your PAN CARD ,Then you can share PAN Card with Income Tax Department.
Also If Income Tax Department issues Your New PAN Card Then It is directly send to Your Digital locker

Q How to Sign Up in Digital Locker

Q. How to share the e-document in digital Locker

For sharing your e-document you need to click on ‘Share’ link provided against the document you would like to share. A dialog box will pop up.

Enter the email address of the recipient in the dialog box and click ‘Share’ button. The document will be shared with the recipient via email.

The recipient will receive an email from ‘’. The subject line of the email will mention the document name and document type. The email body will have the URI link of the document and the sender name and Aadhaar number.

Q Which file types are allowed to be uploaded on digital locker
You can only upload pdf, jpg, jpeg, png, bmp and gif file types..

Q. Maximum size of the document that can be uploaded on digital locker
You can upload Maximum of 1 MB Per Document .

Q.What is an e-document

An e-document is an electronic document in XML format issued to one or more individuals (Aadhaar holders) in appropriate formats (both as XML and printable) compliant to digital locker technical specifications. You may also upload govt. issued scanned documents and also digitally sign the same, if required.

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