Procedure to Update Aadhaar Card

Procedure to Update Aadhaar Card

Procedure to Update Aadhaar Card

Government of India (GoI) has provided provisions to change personal details in the Aadhaar card incase the details mismatch with the details printed on the Aadhaar card. The procedure to update the information on the Aadhaar can be made through visiting the Aadhaar enrollment centre or online. The GoI informed that it might provide a solution to correct all the information online, soon.

Reasons to change Personal Details on Aadhaar

Mismatch in name, address or date of birth

Moved to a different location

Changed the mobile number

Changed the name for numerology or other reasons (requires FIR copy)

Steps to update Mobile Number and Date of Birth on Aadhaar card

To change the date of birth and mobile number, the individual must visit the Aadhaar enrollment centre

Step 1: Visit an Aadhaar enrollment centre with the required documents

Step 2: Fill the details with relevant information in Aadhaar form and update with the correct date of birth (DOB) and mobile number

Step 3: Submit the Aadhaar form with the revised date of birth

Step 4: Provide bio-metrics to authenticate the identity

Step 5: A fee of Rs.25 is required to apply the process for updating the date of birth in the Aadhaar form

Step 6: After paying the required fee, an acknowledgement slip will be provided from the Aadhaar enrollment centre with URN. The slip will be required for updating and checking the status of the requests.

The date of birth will be updated within 90 days. The updated details on a new card will be delivered to the registered address.

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Steps to Update Address Online with Document Proof

Step 1: Open UIDAI webpage

Step 2: Click on My Aadhaar > Click on Update Address Online

Login Page

Step 3: Provide the relevant details and verify with OTP

Relevant details

Step 4: Select the address option to update, provide the address and click submit

Step 5: An automated URN will be provided to check the status of the request

Steps to Update Address Online without Document Proof

Step 1: Open UIDAI webpage

Step 2: Click on My Aadhaar > Click on Request for an Address validation letter

Step 3: Provide the relevant details and verify with OTP

Step 4: A SRN will be sent to the applicant

Step 5: Provide an Aadhaar number

Step 6: Provide the SRN

Step 7: A link along with OTP from UIDAI will be sent to the registered mobile number

Step 8: Enter the OTP in the link and click confirm

Step 9: After clicking confirm, the applicant will receive another SRN and OTP

Step 10: Provide both the numbers and click login

Step 11: Provide all the details to update the address and click submit

Documents that can be used for proof of birth

Any of the below-mentioned documents can be used as proof for changing the date of birth in the Aadhaar card

  • Voter ID
  • Birth certificate
  • Passport
  • PAN Card
  • Ration Card
  • Mark sheet issued by school or university
  • SSLC certificate
  • Pension payment order offered by the Central or State government
  • PSU or any government issued photo ID card
  • Date of birth certificate issued by Group A Gazetted office
  • Central Government Health Scheme Photocard
  • Ex-servicemen contributory health scheme photo card
  • Photo ID card that is authenticated by a recognised education institution

It is mandatory to note that the date of birth can be changed through the enrollment centre only once. If there is a requirement to correct information for the second time, the concerned individual should visit the Unique Identification Authority of India’ (UIDAI) regional centre and initiate it through an exception handling process.

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