Aadhar Card Update and Correction

The aadhaar number is a 12-digit unique identifying number provided by the UIDAI (“Authority”) to residents of India who have completed the Authority’s verification process. Anyone who is a resident of India, regardless of age or gender, can freely enroll to receive an Aadhaar number. Aadhaar cards are also essential to receive government subsidies and benefits. However, to avoid any delays, Aadhaar Card must be updated.

The primary goal of the Aadhaar Update is to avoid duplicate and fraudulent identities and be easily verifiable and authenticable. People can update their crucial information, such as name, address, gender, and date of birth, by upgrading their Aadhaar card details. Here’s all an applicant needs to know about the Aadhaar card updation process.

How to Update Aadhar Card?

To change the Aadhar card information, there are two options:

  1. By going to an Aadhar enrolment center/Aadhar Seva center.
  2. Through the UIDAI website (for address only)

Aadhaar Card Update Through UIDAI 

To update, change, or rectify the information on the Aadhaar card online, follow the steps given below.

Step 1: Select “Update your Address Online” from the Aadhaar Self-Service Update Portal.

Step 2: Click “Proceed to Update Address” if ample address evidence is needed.

Step 3: Type a 12-digit Aadhaar number in the new box and choose “Send OTP” or “Enter a TOTP” from the drop-down menu.

Step 4: You will receive an OTP on the mobile number registered in UIDAI’s database.

Step 5: Enter this OTP and log in to your Aadhaar account. You can also use the TOTP feature as an alternative to authenticate

Step 6: Choose either “Update Address by Address Proof” or “Update Address via Secret Code” as the preferred update method.

Step 7: Click the “Preview” option after entering the residential address from the Proof of Address (PoA).

Step 8: Click the “Modify” option if needed to change the address; otherwise, tick the declaration and click the “Submit” button.

Step 9: Choose the type of document to be submitted as a POA for verifying, and a scanned image of the address proof should be uploaded and click the “Submit” button.

Step 10: The Aadhaar update request will be accepted, and a 14-digit URN is generated.

How to do Aadhar Card Update Through Aadhar Seva Kendra?

Step 1: Fill out the Aadhaar correction form, which can be found here: https://uidai.gov.in/images/aadhaar enrolment correction form version 2.1.pdf.

Step 2: Provide the correct information and not the information from the Aadhaar card.

Step 3: Obtain self-attested copies of proofs that support the request for an update.

Step 4: Complete the form and attach any supporting papers.

Step 5: A fee of Rs. 25 must be paid whenever visited to the enrolment center for an update or correction. 

Step 6:  Updation of biometric data, photographs, cell phone numbers, and other information can be done at the enrolling center.

Step 7: At the enrolling center, an applicant can also modify or update the Aadhaar Card mobile number.

Step 8: Aadhaar card can also be updated by going to other banks. Axis Bank Aadhaar update, for example, allows updating the Aadhaar Card simply by visiting an Axis bank office.

How to Update Aadhaar Mobile Number?

Step 1: Visit the Aadhaar Enrolment/Update Seva Centre.

Step 2: Fill out the Aadhaar Update Form.

Step 3: Enter the current phone number only in the box.

Step 4: It is not necessary to give the previous phone number.

Step 5: To update the phone number, no need to provide any documentation.

Step 6: The executive will register the request.

Step 7: The acknowledgement slip with the URN will be delivered.

Step 8: A fee of Rs. 50 is required to use this service.

Documents Required for Aadhar Card Update

The Aadhar supporting documents are of various kinds: Aadhar support documents for address, address proof, date of birth and many more. Therefore, the list of required documents for the Aadhar card update is mentioned below.

Aadhaar Support Documents for Proof of Identity

Any of these following documents serve as evidence of identity for aadhar card enrollment or update:

  • Passport
  • Ration card
  • NREGA job card
  • Government photo ID cards
  • PAN card
  • Photo Bank ATM card
  • ECHS/CGHS photo card
  • Driving license
  • Voter ID
  • Arms license
  • Photo ID issued by an authorized educational institution
  • Photo credit card
  • Aadhar gazetted form with photo
  • Kissan photo passbook
  • Pensioner photo card
  • Freedom fighter photo card
  • Disability ID card or handicapped medical certificate
  • Address card containing name and picture issued by the Department of Posts

Aadhaar Documents Required for Address Proof

Documents required for aadhar card address verification assist in confirming that your address corresponds to where you claim to reside. Ensure you provide the correct address in your application form since your Aadhaar card will be mailed to the same address. 

You can provide any of the following papers as proof of address-

  • Bank statement
  • Passbook
  • Ration card
  • Passport
  • A Signed letter with a photo from the bank on a letterhead
  • Insurance document
  • A Signed letter along with a photo issued by a registered company on a letterhead
  • Arms licence
  • Post office statement or passbook
  • Voter ID
  • Government photo ID cards 
  • A Signed letter with a photo issued by a recognized educational institution on a letterhead
  • Driving license
  • Water bill 
  • Electricity bill 
  • Property tax receipt 
  • Address card that has a photo issued by the Department of Posts
  • Gas connection bill 
  • Passport of parents for children below 18
  • Disability ID card
  • Vehicle registration certificate
  • Registered lease/sale/rent agreement
  • Caste and domicile certificate with photo
  • Telephone bill
  • Credit card statement (shouldn’t be older than 3 months)
  • NREGA job card
  • Pensioner card
  • Kissan passbook
  • Freedom fighter card
  • Income tax assessment order
  • ECHS/CGHS card
  • For rural areas, a certificate of address issued by the village panchayat head or an equivalent authority
  • Marriage certificate containing address and issued by the government
  • State or central government-issued allotment letter of accommodation 

Aadhaar Supporting Documents for Date of Birth Proof

Official papers stating your date of birth help establish that the date you've given is correct. You can provide any of the following papers as evidence of the date of birth:

  • Passport
  • SSC certificate
  • Birth certificate
  • PAN card
  • A Certificate of date of birth issued by a gazetted officer on a letterhead
  • State/central pension payment order
  • Mark sheet that is issued by a government university or board

Documents for Relationship Proof

The documents that support your evidence of relationship should include information regarding your relationship with the family's head. You can provide any of the following papers as evidence of relationship:

  • PDS card
  • Job card of MGNREGA
  • Passport
  • CGHS/State Government/ECHS/ESIC medical card
  • A Birth certificate that is issued by the Registrar of Birth or municipal corporation or local government
  • Canteen card of the army
  • Pension card
  • Family entitlement document that is issued by central/state government
  • Government-issued marriage certificate

Adhar Card Address Change Documents

If you currently have an Aadhar card and want to alter your address or make any changes to it, you can do so by submitting one of the following documents. The documents required for aadhar card address change are-

  • Ration card
  • Voter ID
  • Driving license
  • Passport
  • Bank statement/passbook
  • Post office account statement/passbook
  • Government photo ID cards
  • Electricity bill 
  • Water bill 
  • Telephone landline bill 
  • In the case of rural areas, a certificate of address issued by the head of the village panchayat
  • Income tax assessment order
  • Vehicle registration certificate
  • Property tax receipt 
  • Credit card statement 
  • Insurance document
  • Signed letter with a photo from the bank on letterhead
  • NREGA job card
  • Arms license
  • Pensioner card
  • Freedom fighter card
  • Kissan passbook
  • CGHS / ECHS card
  • Registered sale/lease/rent agreement
  • Address card containing photo, issued by Department of Posts
  • Caste and domicile certificate containing photo issued by the state government
  • Disability ID card/handicapped medical certificate issued by the respective state/UT governments/administrations
  • Gas connection bill 
  • Passport of spouse
  • Passport of parents 

Any one of these can be used as aadhar support documents for address change.

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