Looking for making corrections in your aadhaar card? We have all the information you need for aadhar card update. Changing name, address or phone number is very easy in the UID card. We have the full guide on aadhar card correction here. You can either make changes online or offline. We will discuss both the methods in details here. We also have other information on aadhar card here. So if you have other problems like status checking, downloading or others, checking the other article here. We have step by step guide to all the adhar card related operations here.
Change of details in aadhaar card:
If you are wondering what all you can change in your aadhar card we have the answer for that also. Unique Identification Authority of India has permitted changing demographic details on the adhar card. You can change the following things if you have the required proof.
- Date of birth
- Phone number
You need the appropriate proof if you wish to change the details. The government has provided a list of documents that they accept as proof. We have provided a link to that list below. So let’s check what the requirement for aadhar card online correction is.
Requirements for adhar card correction online:
One should have the following things with them if they wish aadhar card update online.
- Scanned copy of the documents
- Registered phone number
- Aadhaar number
Now we will explain the above point in brief. You should have at least one document proof in scanned form. The scanned image must be in the computer from which you wish to request the adhar card update. Check the list of supporting documents here.
A registered phone number is the number you provided at the time of aadhar card registration. Make sure you have this phone with you before making adhar card correction. It is not possible to update any information with the register mobile number.
As we all know aadhar number is the 12 digit number given by UIDAI. It is in your aadhaar card. Hence, keep the adhar card also with you while updating your UID card. Please note the above requirement is also valid for aadhaar correction offline. Scanned copy is the only exception in this.
Steps for online aadhar card update:
It is very easy to change details or correct mistakes in the UIDAI card. Just follow the steps below.
- Visit the official website of UIDAI www.uidai.gov.in.
- Next, search for the Aadhaar Card Update Online.
- Now, click on the link.
- Click on “Click Here” after that.
- Now enter you 12 digit adhar number.
- Next, click on Send OTP.
- Soon you will receive SMS with the OTP.
- Enter it in the given space and click Verify.
- Now, choose the data you want to update and click on Next.
- Next step is to upload the scanned document.
- Click on browse, select the document file and click on open.
- Proceed further after successful upload.
- Now select the BPO Service Provider in your area.
- Finally submit the request and note the Update Request Number.
Please note that the URN (Update Request Number) is very important. You can track you aadhar card update status through this. We recommend you to keep it very safely.
Also See: Adhar Card Download
UIDAI Card Update through enrollment center:
You can locate enrollment center near your house through the official website. Click here to go direct to that page. Visit the center with the requirement given above. They will update correct with a small fee.
However, online adhar update is free. So we recommend you to follow the online method. The update process is faster in the enrollment center. The details will change instantly once they register.
Aadhar card address change:
It is common to shift into new house after some time. There can be misprinting in the UID card in the address also. Whatever the case is, you can update the data conveniently. We have explained the steps and document requirements above.
Aadhaar card name change or name correction is also very common. People change their name after marriage. Hence, you can change or correct your name anytime in the card anytime. Make sure you have the proof of identity or name change with you.
People lose their mobile phone and the number with that also many times. So if this misfortunate incident has happened to you do not worry. You can still update phone number in the card anytime. However in absence of the registered phone number you have to visit the enrollment center. The aadhar card online correction is not an option.
Aadhar card correction by post:
People can request change of details by post also. However, we do recommend this method. The response time through this method is very slow. Moreover, there is no method to track the status of update. So we recommend you to not use this method. However we will provide the details of this method in this article.
- Download the aadhar card correction form.
- Next, take its print out.
- Now fill all the details in it carefully.
- Attach the photocopy of the proof with the application.
- Now send the form by registered post.
- The address of recipient is written in the end of the form.
You can download the update form here. The list of acceptable proof is in the file. So we hope now you can easily make changes in the name, address, phone number, date of birth or any other details. Comment if you have any question on aadhar card update. Bookmark this website to visit again in case you have doubt.