Aadhaar card is an important document of identity and it is used for various purpose. And if you are looking for a way to update your aadhaar card then you have landed on the right place.
So let me tell you, what you will get in this detailed guide first.
Firstly, How to update the aadhaar card demographic information which includes address, name, date of birth, age, gender, mobile number, email address, relationship status, and information sharing consent.
Second, How to change biometric Information of your aadhaar card which includes iris, fingerprints and facial photograph.
Information that you can apply for the change in aadhaar card has been stated below in the table.
How Can I Update My Aadhaar Card Details?
There are three ways through which you can update your aadhaar card details.
- Online Mode: An individual can update his/her aadhaar card details through online by visiting the official website of the UIDAI.
- Offline Mode: To update the aadhaar card details by the offline mode, an individual has to visit the nearest aadhaar enrollment center.
- Post: This is the last option and a lengthy one. To update the aadhaar through this mode, an individual has to send the required documents to the UIDAI head office.
Have you moved to a new state or a city? Or Have changed your residence.
If it is so, then you might be looking to update your aadhaar address. Then, follow the following steps to update your aadhaar address.
How to Update Aadhaar Card Address Online:
Step 1: Visit the UIDAI Website
Once you clicked on the above link, you’ll be redirected to the official website of UIDAI. Now, click on the “Self Service Update Portal or SSUP” to update the aadhar card.
Step 2: Select “Update Address” Option
After visiting the official website of UIDAI using the above link. You have to select the option “Update Address” on the official website. For using this option to update the address, an individual should have valid address proof.
Step 3: A New Window Will Open
After selecting the “Update Address” , you will be redirected to the new window tab. There you will have to provide necessary details for further process.
Step 4: Enter Aadhaar Number
After the opening of the new window tab, you will see an empty box there. There you have to enter the valid 12 digit aadhaar card number. If you don’t have the 12 digit aadhaar number, then you have to provide the Virtual ID number which is of 16 digit number.
This virtual ID is available on the Enrolment slip that you get from Permanent Enrolment Center while providing your details for the aadhaar center.
Step 5: Enter The Captcha Code
After entering your valid 12 digit aadhaar card number or 16 digits virtual ID number in the empty box, You have to enter the correct captcha code in the verification box.
Step 6: Send OTP
After entering the valid aadhaar number or virtual ID and entering the captcha in the empty box. All you have to do is click on the “Send OTP” button.
Step 7: “OTP” Received On Mobile Number
After the request of “OTP” from the official website of UIDAI, the aadhaar cardholder will receive a “One Time Password” on his/her registered mobile number. You have to use that OTP for further process.
Step 8: Log in In Aadhaar Account
After entering the “One Time Password” (OTP) in the empty box provided at the bottom of the UIDAI website, you will be able to login in your aadhaar account. Now, there you can make changes in your address as per your address proof.
Step 9: TOTP Feature
Alternatively, you can use TOTP feature to authenticate yourself and to login in your aadhaar account to update your aadhaar address. The time based one-time password or TOTP is generated by authenticate mAadhaar app issued by UIDAI. The TOTP is valid for only 30 seconds. This means you would have only 30 seconds to enter your accou
Alternatively you can use TOTP feature to authenticate yourself.
Step 10: Select address option and submit
Click on address option and select the submit button for further process.
Step 11: Mention your residential address
After selecting address option, enter the residential address as mentioned in your document and click on ‘submit request button.
Step 12: Modify your address
If an individual want to modify their address, then he/she have an option to modify their address online. To do so, click the “modify” options.
Step 13: Mark declaration and select proceed button
Now tick mark on the declaration and click on the “proceed” button
Step 14: Upload the scanned documents of address proof
Now, select the document type you want to ‘submit’ as proof of address for verification and upload the scanned photo of the address proof and click on the “submit” button. By this you can verify your address.
Step 15: Choose the nearest BPO service provider
Click the ‘yes’ button and choose the BPO service provider that will verify your detail and click on submit button.
Step 16: Verification of address by BPO
BPO service provider will verify whether the detailed mentioned in the form matches with the proof of address and forward your request to the UIDAI to process the further progress. Thereafter, your update request is then accepted and you will get the acknowledgment slip.
This acknowledgment slip contains the updated request number. An individual download their aadhaar, once updated. To download the updated version of aadhaar, visit the official website of UIDAI.
How to update Aadhaar card address without valid address proof?
Well, If you have moved to another city or have recently shifted to the other residential address. And you do not have any valid address proof. Still, you can update your aadhaar address.
In this case, UIDAI has provided the new facility of “Address Validation Letter”. This process allows the applicants to update their aadhaar card address through the validator. The exact address of the validator gets updated to the aadhaar card of the applicant, once the process of verification gets completed.
Note: Address validator or verifier could be a family member/relative/friend/landlord where the applicant is currently residing.
To update the aadhaar card address using the Address Validation Letter, follow the steps mentioned below:
Step 1: Visit the official website of UIDAI
Applicants have to visit the official website of UIDAI if the applicant want to modify or change their Aadhaar address online.
Step 2: Choose the option to update address
On UIDAI official website, the applicant have to click on the ” Update your address online” in order update the aadhaar address without any inconvenience.
Step 3: Request for aadhaar validation letter
Click on ” Request for aadhaar validation letter” button. This request is applied by those who don’t have valid address proof for updating aadhaar address.
Step 4: Enter valid aadhaar number and verification code
Enter your valid aadhaar number and enter the text verification code which you received on your registered mobile number and click on “Send OTP”.
Step 5: Enter the address of lender’s aadhaar
Now, the applicant have to enter the address of lender’s aadhaar number and click on submit for further process.
Step 6: Message will be sent on lender’s mobile number
After this, your request will be saved and a message will be sent to the registered mobile number of the address validator.
Step 7: OTP will be received by lender’s or address validator
Now the validator/verifier would receive an OTP and the link to verify the applicant request on his/her registered mobile number.
Step 8: Validator or verifier have to login into his/her account
Verifier has to click on the link and login into his/her account and has to enter the received OTP in the space provided and has to confirm the request.
Step 9: OTP received by the applicant
After the verification by the verifier, the applicant would receive an OTP on the registered mobile number with updated SRN and link to submit the application.
Step 10: OTP and SRN received by applicant
Enter the SRN and OTP receive through SMS on the registered mobile number of applicant.
Step 11: Verify the details
Verify the details and click on ” Request Submit Button” to complete the process of address update.
Step 12: Download the updated aadhaar card
After the verifier address gets proved, you can download the updated aadhaar card.
Update Aadhaar card by visiting the nearby enrolment center.
There are only two reasons to visit the nearby enrolment center. First, If you don’t have an internet facility to update the aadhaar card online.
Another reason to visit the enrolment center is mostly if you want to update you biometric details since an individual cannot update his/her biometric details online.
At permanent enrolment center, an individual can update his/her demographics details ( name, date of birth, address, mobile number, gender, and email ) and biometric details ( iris, fingerprints, and photograph ) simultaneously.
You need to carry your original document for updating at enrolment center. Once the original documents get scanned, you will get back your document back.
You can even update your biometric data again but an individual has to pay the fee to update the data each time for updating the details. The fee required to pay to update the aadhaar data is Rs 25.
If you want to check the list of permanent aadhaar card enrolment center, visit the official website of UIDAI.
How to update the aadhaar card through the post?
Step 1: Visit the official website of UIDAI
An individual have to visit the official website of UIDAI to download the “Request Update Form” which is require to update the aadhaar address through post.
Step 2: Fill the details in Request update form
Fill the necessary details which you want to update. For example name, DoB, gender, etc. according to your needs.
Step 3: Attach self-attested copy of required documents
After filling the “request update form”, attach the self-attested copy of the document require according to your need. For example, if you want to update the name, provide the identity or if you want to update address, provide address proof.
Step 4: Postal address
Send the form along with the document on the following address:
Address 1: UIDAI
Post Box No. 10,
Madhya Pradesh – 480001,
Address 2: UIDAI
Post Box No. 99,
Hyderabad – 500034,
What are the details or information that can be updated by an individual?
As per the latest notification by UIDAI, an individual can only update his/her address online and the rest of the information is not editable by an individual. An individual has to visit the nearby enrolment center to update the following details of the aadhaar card:
- Name of the applicant
- Date of birth
- Mobile number
Where can I update my aadhaar card?
If an individual relocates to other places or shifted to another city, the individual has to update the aadhaar address.
In order to update your aadhaar address, you either use the UIDAI SSUP portal or you have to visit the nearby permanent enrolment center set up by UIDAI.
How to update/change the name in aadhaar card?
If an individual wants to update or change the name mentioned in the aadhaar card. He/she will have to visit the nearest aadhaar enrolment center. This facility helps an individual to update his/her name if their name is different on a different document.
Step 1: Enrolment center
Visit the nearest enrolment center to update the required details. You can check your nearest enrolment center by visiting official website of UIDAI. A list of enrolment center is available of UIDAI official website.
Step 2: Correction form
Fill the data that you want to update in the correction form. At enrolment center you can modify demographic as well as the biometric data.
Step 3: Enter the correct data
Mention your correct name in the form or the other data that you want to update. You can update any data at the enrolment center.
Step 4: Identity proof
Identity proof is necessary for any update in aadhaar card. An individual have to submit the Identity proof to update the required data.
Step 5: Submission of documents
Submit the required document along with the correction form.
Step 6: Request update
Your identity proof for Updating the aadhaar card should be valid in order to update the data. Enrolment officer will update your request on getting the proper document proof.
Step 7: Updating Fee
There is minor charge for updating the aadhaar data at the enrolment center. You will be charged Rs 25 for updating your aadhaar information.
Step 8: Acknowledgement slip
After all this process, you will get the acknowledgment slip as a confirmation of your data update in aadhaar card.
How update or change the mobile number in aadhaar card?
Step 1: Enrolment center
Visit the nearest enrolment center. You can the enrolment center list by simply visiting the UIDAI official website.
Step 2: Correction form
Fill up the update aadhaar form to update your aadhaar card data. You have to fill the form properly.
Step 3: Updated mobile number
Add all the details related to your aadhaar and the updated mobile number in the form properly before submitting to the enrolment officer.
Step 4: No need of identity proof
Mobile number updation requires no identity proof or address proof. You have to simply fill the form for updating mobile number.
Step 5: Request update
Enrolment executive will update your request on receiving the request form from your side.
Step 6: Acknowledgment slip
Enrolment executive will provide you URN number on the acknowledgment slip which will be required for further action.
Step 7: Download updated aadhaar card
You can now use that URN number provided by enrolment executive to download your updated aadhaar card.
How to update the DoB in aadhaar card?
If your DoB is not correct in aadhaar or you want to update your aadhaar DoB. Follow the following instructions:
Step 1: Enrolment center
Visit the nearest enrolment aadhaar center. Check your nearest enrolment center by visiting the official website of UIDAI.
Step 2: Fill the correction form
Mention the correct DoB according to your matriculation certificate while filling the correction form.
Step 3: Provide DoB proof
Provide the date of birth proof along with the form to enrolment executive for updating the date of birth.
Step 4: Update biometric details
Enrolment officer will update your biometric details once they receive a request from your side.
Step 5: Acknowledgment slip
After submitting the request form, enrolment officer will provide you URN number with the acknowledgment slip.
Step 6: Time required
Aadhaar card updation require time. Time frame set the aadhaar update is 90 days.
Document required as a proof for updating the name in aadhaar card:
- Passport of the applicant.
- PAN Card
- Voter ID card.
- Driving license issued by the transportation authority.
- Photo ID issued by the government of India.
- College identification
- Passbook with a photo.
- Legally approved name change certificate.
- Ration Card.
Another identification proof or certificates are also valid for the name change. Visit the official website of UIDAI to know more about the different proof which is valid for the name change.
Documents required for the updation of the aadhaar address are mentioned below:
- Ration card.
- Voter Identification card.
- Previous 3 months electricity bill.
- Previous 3 months water supply bill.
- Passbook copy of the bank.
- Account or passbook statement of the post bank.
- Driving license.
Many other address proofs are valid for updating the aadhaar address. To get more information about the document required for the address updating, visit the official website of UIDAI.
Document required to update the date of birth of aadhaar card.
- Matriculation certification from the recognized institution.
- Dateof birth certificate.
- Passport of the applicant.
- Date of the birth certificate on their letterhead by issued by the gazetted officer.
Various reason for the rejection of the aadhaar card updation.
UIDAI follow the strict rule before making any changes or updating in aadhaar card to ensure the correctness of the information provided by the applicants.
When the following criteria are matched set by UIDAI then the applicant requests for changes are considered.
- Form submitted at the enrolment center or via post or through online is considered for updating if their form is error free.
- Document submitted while updating the aadhaar should be according to the criteria set by the UIDAI.
- All the document submitted at the enrolment center or through online should be self-attested.
If any request submitted by an individual gets rejected due to some reason. Then that individual can reapply for updating the aadhaar card by proving the appropriate document and information.
F.A.Qs about the aadhaar card.
What are the details that an individual can modify online?
According to the recent notification, now an individual can only modify his/her aadhaar card address online by submitting the required valid details or document online. And for updating the rest of the information like biometric details, an individual has to visit the nearby permanent enrolment center.
What document I have to provide for updating address online?
For updating your aadhaar address, you have to provide the scanned copy of your address proof and submit online. If you won’t be able to submit the scanned copy of your address, you won’t be able to update your address.
How can I register my mobile number in aadhaar card?
If your mobile number is not registered with UIDAI. Then you have to visit your nearest aadhaar enrolment center for updating the aadhaar with your mobile number.
Do I have to pay for updating my aadhaar card?
It depends on you whether you are updating your details online or offline. If you are updating your details online, you won’t have to pay even a single coin.
But if you visit the nearest enrolment center and if you update the details then you have to pay Rs 25 each time.
What fields can I update by using the Self-service update portal ( SSUP)?
An individual can update your Address online in Self Service Update Portal (SSUP). For other details updates such as Demographic details (Name, Address, DoB, Gender, Mobile Number, Email) as well as Biometrics (Finger Prints, Iris & Photograph) in Aadhaar you will have to visit Permanent Enrolment Center.
What documents I have to provide while updating the mobile details?
You won’t have to provide any documentary proof for updating the mobile number. You have to just fill the form provided at the enrolment center.
Can I update aadhaar card details offline?
Only an address can be modified in aadhaar either through online or via post in offline mode. Other details like demographics data and biometrics data can only be modified by visiting the nearby enrolment center.
I don’t have any identify proof for the address. Can I still request for updating Aadhaar?
Yes, if you don’t have any address proof with you due to any reason. You can still update your address with the help of a lender’s/ verifier. Address validator or verifier could be a family member/relative/friend/landlord where the applicant is currently residing.
How much time does it take to update the aadhaar card?
Within 90 days after successfully submitting the aadhaar card updating request, an individual can download his or her updated aadhaar card.
Where should an individual send the post for updating aadhaar?
An individual can now update his or her address of aadhaar through post by sending the filled form and required a document to the postal address of UIDAI.
Post Box Number 10,
Madhya Pradesh – 480001
Post Box No. 99, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad-500034, India.
I recently updated my aadhaar. Can I get the updated aadhaar quickly? I need it urgently.
Aadhaar updation has a fixed process which takes up to 90 days from the date of the request. The updation process cannot be altered. Please wait. You may check the status on the official website of UIDAI.
What is Biometric Data in Aadhaar card?
Biometric Data includes the Iris, fingerprints and facial photograph.
What is Demographics Data in Aadhaar Card?
Demographics Data in aadhaar card includes the details of Aadhaar card holder such Name, DoB, Gender, Address, Mobile Number, etc.
Can I correct my DoB online in Aadhaar card?
No, an individual has to visit the Permanent enrollment center for updating the DoB.
Can I update or change my photo in Aadhaar card?
No, an individual has to visit the nearby enrollment center for updating his/her photo in Aadhaar card.