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Aadhar Card Update

Aadhar update can be required in some cases, like if the address has been changed or if the correction is required in current details or if you haven’t used aadhaar for any transaction since last three years due to which it has become inactive, for which now UIDAI has come up with a solution of updating aadhar card either online where the person don’t need to go to enrollment center or offline.

Aadhar Update

There are three ways to do it:

  • Online updation of details

  • Requesting update by post

  • Visiting a nearby enrolment center

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  1. Online updation of details like address, name, date of birth

    1. Go to official page of UIDAI

    2. On aadhaar self-service update portal page there will be a link which will ask to proceed for address update or any other correction.

    3. After proceeding further, a new page will get opened, which will ask for aadhar card number and text verification code. Fill the details and click on the “send OTP” button.

    4. After entering OTP details, proceed to next page and select “address” which need to be updated.

    5. Click on the submit button which will take you to another page asking for uploading documents having name and address proof.

    6. Upload the soft copy of the scanned documents as proof of identity (name and photo) and address proof (having name and address) supporting update request for submission. Select the bpo before the final submission.

    7. Once the request will be submitted, aadhaar card update request number will be send to your registered mobile number, which would be used for tracking aadhar card status.

    8. Incase the documents will not match with the details given, your request will be rejected and you will be needing to create new one.

    9. If the request has been approved by UIDAI, the updated aadhaar card will be send to registered address.

  2. Requesting update by post:

    1. For updating the address via post, download this form from UIDAI website.

    2. Checkmark the field first which is required for update proceeding then use capital letters to fill all the details and write them in English as well as the local language which had been used during the enrolment of Aadhaar. Remember providing mobile number is mandatory in either case of updation or correction.

    3. Attach all the supported documents required for updating address and send them to UIDAI at one of the below address. Mention “Aadhar update/correction” on the top of the envelope.

    4. Here are the addresses:

      At Madhya Pradesh: UIDAI

      Post Box no. 10

      Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh-480001


      At Hyderabad:


      Post Box no.99

      Banjara hills, Hyderabad


  3. Visiting nearby enrolment center:

    Visiting the enrolment center has another provision of updating demographics like (Name, address, mobile number, date of birth etc.) as well as biometric information (Iris, fingerprints). Original documents need to be carried along while visiting the center which would be given back after scanning. After filling the aadhaar correction form, attach the documents and submit them to the executive. UIDAI has now come up with three modes of assistance for this purpose in which document verification will be done at the same time when request get placed.

    1. Client Lite: In this mode demographics, photo and language could be updated

    2. Client standard: Here biometric authentication gets done at the back end itself but demographics, photo and local language can be updated

    3. Through AUA (Authentication user agencies) presence: This mode is required to correct or update demographic field

    In any of the above process either online or offline, turnaround time for updation is 9o days. Once updation request gets approved after verification from UIDAI representative, e-aadhar download can be done from UIDAI website or else updated aadhaar will be sent to registered address, if any updation has been done on mobile number and e-mail notification will be send there itself.

Faq's on Aadhar Uupdate

Documents required for Proof of address (must contain name and address):

  1. Passport
  2. Statement of bank in which applicant holds the account.
  3. Account statement or passbook of post office.
  4. Ration card
  5. Voter Id
  6. Driving license
  7. Photo identifications cards issued by government.
  8. PSU issued service photo id card.
  9. Electricity bill not older than three months.
  10. Water bill not older than three months.
  11. Telephone bill of last three months.
  12. Property tax receipt of last three months.
  13. Credit card statement of last three months
  14. Insurance Policy
  15. Job card of NREGS.
  16. Arms license
  17. Pensioner card
  18. Freedom fighter card.
  19. Kisan passbook
  20. CGHS Card
  21. ECHS Card
  22. Signed letter and the photo on the letter head of the company issued by registered office.
  23. Photo and signed letter issued by well-known educational enterprise on letter head.
  24. Disability ID card
  25. Assessment order of Income tax.
  26. Registered agreement of sale, rent of applicant’s residential address.
  27. Gas connection bill of last three months.
  28. Spouse’passport
  29. Parent’s passport in case of minors.

Documents for proof of identity:

  1. Passport
  2. Pan Card
  3. Ration card or PDS photo card.
  4. Drving license.
  5. Credit card having photo.
  6. Marriage certificate.
  7. Name changed certificate.
  8. Photo card of Kisan.
  9. Photo card of freedom fighter.

Documents required for Date of birth proof :

  1. Birth Certificate
  2. Pan card
  3. Educational certificate
  4. Passport
  5. Marksheet issued by government board or University.
  6. Central/state pension payment order.
  7. Government photo id card.

There are certain conditions where aadhaar update is required:

  1. 1.Change in Name, mobile number, date of birth and address
  2. If correction is required in details submitted during enrolment process
  3. For updating local language.
  4. For a child who has been matured as biometric details need to be updated after five years.
  5. In case of accidents or illness where the impact could be on biometric proofs.
  6. If biometric capture is of poor quality

If you are applying online there will be no charges, but while visiting enrolment center, nominal charge of Rs25/- required to be paid.

Right now only address can be updated online, for other updates please visit the enrolment center.

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