Aadhaar Update Services
An Aadhaar card is a 12-digit unique identification number that is considered an essential document for proof of identity and proof of address. The Aadhar card is also required for availing various government subsidies and benefits. However, it is of utmost importance that your Aadhaar is updated to avoid any delay. Follow the given options below to update the Aadhar card address, name, date of birth, gender, mobile number, and email id on the Aadhaar card online through the UIDAI portal or offline by visiting the Aadhaar Enrolment/Update Centre.
What Details can be Updated in the Aadhaar Card Online?
As per the latest developments, you can get your name (minor changes), date of birth, address and gender changed/updated in your Aadhaar card online through the official UIDAI website.
How to Update Aadhar Card Online
A person can change his/her address, name (minor changes), date of birth and gender on the Aadhaar card online. In order to change/update/correct the details of your Aadhaar card online, follow the steps given below:
Step 1. Visit the Aadhaar Self Service Update Portal
Step 2. In the new window, click on “Login”
Step 3. Enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number, captcha code and click on “Send OTP”
Step 4. Enter the OTP received on the mobile number registered in UIDAI’s database to login to your Aadhaar account
Step 5. Under Services, click on “Update Aadhaar Online” to update your name, gender, date of birth, address and language written on your Aadhaar card
Step 6. On the next page, click on “Proceed to Update Aadhaar”
Step 7. Choose the Aadhaar details that you want to update and click on “Proceed to Update Aadhaar”. However, do remember that there is a limit on the number of times you can make an update/ correction on your Aadhaar
Step 8. Now you can see your details as they currently exist on your Aadhaar card. Enter the details that you want to update/change and upload scanned copies of the supporting documents
Step 9. Check the preview of the newly added details and pay the online update fee of Rs. 50 (non-refundable) using debit/credit card or net banking.
After payment, an Update Request Number (URN) is generated that can be used to check the status of the Aadhaar update request. The update process usually takes up to 90 days to complete. Once updated, you can download the updated version and get your Aadhar card print out.
What Details Can be Changed in the Aadhaar Card Offline?
Apart from all demographic data, an applicant’s biometrics data, mobile number and email id can also be updated/changed by visiting an Aadhaar Enrolment Centre or Aadhaar Seva Kendra. One should take the required documents for most of the demographic data update. No document is required for updating the biometrics, mobile number and email ID.