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uidai.gov.in – How to Update Your Aadhaar Card Details

Now, it is simple and easy to update your details in Aadhaar card. UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) from uidai.gov.in Government of India website, it easier and simpler for all people to get updated or corrected their Aadhaar card both online and offline. Below are steps to be followed to update or to correct the Aadhaar card address, date of birth, name, email id and mobile number on the Aadhaar card:

Update Your Aadhaar Card Details Online

Generally, any individual can change address, date of birth, name,  gender, email id and mobile number on the Aadhaar card. An applicant can update the address in Aadhaar whenever he relocates his residence place. The address in the Aadhaar card can be updated as many times as the individual changes the address of his living place. Here’s how to change the address in Aadhaar online:

Follow these steps to update/change/correct the details of your Aadhaar card online

Step 1: First, visit the Aadhaar Self Service Update Portal https://uidai.gov.in/

Step 2: To change or update your address click on “Update Address” and then click on “Request for Address Validation Letter”

Step 3: A new window, https://ssup.uidai.gov.in/web/guest/update will open, in which you have to enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number

Step 4: After entering the 12-digit Aadhaar number, enter the text or characters verification code in the box and then click on “Send OTP” or “Enter TOTP”

Step 5: A One Time Password or OTP will be sent to the mobile number registered in UIDAI’s database.

Step 6: Type that OTP to enter or login to your Aadhaar account

Step 7: OR, you can use the TOTP feature to certify

Step 8: After entering the Aadhaar account, tick the Address option and click on the “Submit button”

Step 9: Enter your residential address which you want to update in your Aadhaar card in the Proof of Address (PoA) and then click on the “Submit Update Request button”

Step 10: In case, if you want to correct or modify your residential address, then you have to click the “Modify” option

Step 11: Once entering the address details tick the declaration and then press the “Proceed button”

Step 12: Now, choose the document type in which you want to submit as your PoA for substantiation and upload the scanned copy of your address proof and click on the “Submit button”

Step 13: Then press the “Yes button” and select the BPO service provider to verify your address details and click on “Submit button”

Step 14: The BPO service provider will inspect if the address details which is mentioned in the form matches with the POA and pass the request to UIDAI. Now, your update request of address in Aadhaar card is then accepted and an Acknowledgement Slip is plied to you

The Acknowledgement Slip holds the Update Request Number (URN), which can be used for any queries. Once your Aadhaar card is updated, you can download and print out your updated version of the Aadhaar card.

What Aadhaar Details can be Changed Online?

Not all the details can be updated or corrected online, as per the latest internet developments, only address in the Aadhaar can be updated online. In case, if a person wants to update or correct or modify the following details, then he/she has to visit the nearby Aadhaar Enrolment Centre:

  • Name of the applicant
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Email ID
  • Mobile number

How to Update/Change Name in Aadhaar

Any individual can modify their incorrect name in Aadhaar to use it as their proof. This service of modifying the incorrect name is helpful for those whose name is different in their Aadhaar and PAN and due this; they cannot link both the documents. To change or to modify your incorrect name in Aadhaar, you have to visit any nearby Aadhaar Enrolment/Update Centre.  Below are the steps to be followed to change or modify the name:

Step 1: First visit the Aadhaar Enrolment/Update Centre and fill all the details in the Aadhaar Enrolment/Correction Form

Step 2: Enter your correct name with correct spelling in the form

Step 3: Submit the Aadhaar Enrolment/Correction form with the applicable Proof of Identity (PoI)

Step 4: The authorized executive will register your update/change Name in Aadhaar update request

Step 5: After completing the process, you will get an acknowledgement slip which can be used for further enquiries. 

Step 6: To avail this facility, you have to pay ₹ 25/- as a fee. 

How to Update or Change Your Mobile Number in Aadhaar

There are situations in which people no longer use their old mobile number or they might have changed their mobile number and want to update their new mobile number in Aadhaar. An individual can update or change his mobile number in Aadhaar by following the below-mentioned steps:

Step 1: Visit the Aadhaar Enrolment/Update Centre

Step 2: Fill all the details in mobile number Aadhaar Update Form

Step 3: Mention your current mobile number correctly in the form, there is no need to mention your old mobile number.

Step 4: and there is no need to provide any proof to update your mobile number in Aadhaar

Step 5: The authorized executive will register your update or change his mobile number request

Step 6: Then as a last step of the process, you will receive an acknowledgement slip which holds the URN

Step 7: A fee of ₹ 25/- is collected to avail this service

How to Change the DoB in Aadhaar Card

You can change or update your date of birth mentioned in your Aadhaar, by following the below-mentioned steps:

Step 1: First visit to a nearby Aadhaar Enrolment Centre

Step 2: Fill the date of birth Aadhaar update form properly. Mention your Date of Birth correctly.

Step 3: No need to mention the date of birth which was mentioned in the card

Step 4: Submit the relevant proof for your date of birth along with the Aadhaar update form

Step 5: The authorized executive takes your biometrics as evidence for your identity

Step 6: Then, you will receive an acknowledgement slip with URN

Step 7: The URN can be used for further enquiries like to know the Aadhaar update status 

Step 8: A fee of ₹25/- has to be paid to the executive for using this service

Step 9:  it will take around 90 days to update your Date of Birth in your Aadhaar card.

Updating Aadhaar Card Details through Post

You can also update your Aadhaar card details by sending the request through the post to Unique Identification Authority of India or UIDAI. Here are the steps involved in this process:

  • Visit the UIDAI portal and Download the “Aadhaar Data Update/Correction Form” Fill all the required information which you want to change in your Aadhaar card.
  • Compile all the needed photocopies of the documents which formalize the changes requested to be made in the Aadhaar Data Update/Correction Form.
  • After the compilation of the form and needed documents or proofs, send that to the Aadhaar Enrolment Centre postal address which comes nearby to your address.
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