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: Click on address option and select the submit button.
Step 11: Enter the residential address proof as mentioned in your document and click on ‘submit request button.
Step 12: If you want to modify your address, click the “modify” options.
Step 13: Now tick mark on the declaration and click on the “proceed” button.
Step 14: 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.
Step 15: Click the ‘yes’ button and choose the BPO service provider that will verify your detail and click on submit button.
Step 16: 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 with 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: Applicants have to visit the official website of UIDAI.
Step 2: Click on the ” Update your address online”.
Step 3: Click on ” Request for aadhaar validation letter” button.
Step 4: Enter your valid aadhaar number and enter the text verification code and click on “Send OTP”.
Step 5: Now enter the address lender’s aadhaar number and click on submit.
Step 6: After this, your request will be saved and a message will be sent to the registered mobile number of the address validator.
Step 7: Now the validator/verifier would receive an OTP and the link to verify the applicant request on his/her registered mobile number.
Step 8: 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: 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: Enter the SRN and OTP receive through SMS.
Step 11: Verify the details and click on ” Request Submit Button” to complete the process of address update.
Step 12: 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 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 to download the “Request Update Form”.
Step 2: Fill the necessary details which you want to update. For example name, DoB, gender, etc. according to your needs.
Step 3: 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: 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
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: Visit the nearest enrolment center.
Step 2: Fill the correction form.
Step 3: Mention you’re the correct name in the form.
Step 4: Submit the identity proof copy.
Step 5: Submit the document along with the correction form.
Step 6: Enrolment officer will update your request.
Step 7: You will be charged Rs 25 for this facility.
Step 8: After this, you will get the acknowledgment slip as a confirmation.
How to update or change the mobile number in aadhaar card?
Step 1: Visit the enrolment center.
Step 2: Fill up the update aadhaar form.
Step 3: Add all the details related to your aadhaar and the updated number.
Step 4: Mobile number updation requires no identity proof or address proof.
Step 5: Enrolment executive will update your request.
Step 6: Enrolment executive will provide you URN number on the acknowledgment slip.
Step 7: You can now use that number 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: Visit the nearest enrolment aadhaar center.
Step 2: Mention the correct DoB while filling the correction form.
Step 3: Provide the date of birth proof along with the form.
Step 4: Enrolment officer will update your biometric details.
Step 5: Enrolment officer will provide you URN number with the acknowledgment slip.
Step 6: 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.
- # Date of 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.
Q. What are the details that an individual can modify online?
A. 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.
Q. What document I have to provide for updating address online?
A. 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.
Q. How can I register my mobile number in aadhaar card?
A. 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.
Q. Do I have to pay for updating my aadhaar card?
A. 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.
Q.What fields can I update by using the Self-service update portal ( SSUP)?
A. 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.
Q. What documents I have to provide while updating the mobile details?
A. 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.
Q. Can I update aadhaar card details offline?
A. 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.
Q. I don’t have any Identify proof for the address. Can I still request for updating Aadhaar?
A. 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.
Q. How much time does it take to update the aadhaar card?
A. Within 90 days after successfully submitting the aadhaar card updating request, an individual can download his or her updated aadhaar card.
Q. Where should an individual send the post for updating aadhaar?
A. 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.
Q. I recently updated my aadhaar. Can I get the updated aadhaar quickly? I need it urgently.
A. 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.
Q. What is Biometric Data in Aadhaar card?
A. Biometric Data includes the Iris, fingerprints and facial photograph.
Q. What is Demographics Data in Aadhaar Card?
A. Demographics Data in aadhaar card includes the details of Aadhaar card holder such Name, DoB, Gender, Address, Mobile Number, etc.
Q. Can I correct my DoB online in Aadhaar card?
A. No, an individual has to visit the Permanent enrollment center for updating the DoB.
Q. Can I update or change my photo in Aadhaar card?
A. No, an individual has to visit the nearby enrollment center for updating his/her photo in Aadhaar card.