I want to change my wife's surname in Aadhaar. What is the process ?

Guru Guru
Answered on March 23,2018

You have to visit nearest Aadhar Enrollment Centre with supporting documents like her Aadhar card and address proof along with marriage certificate as well where her new name is noted. Please take your identity proof as well.

Baiju Baiju
Answered on January 31,2019

Follow the below steps to update name on Aadhar

  • Visit your nearest Aadhaar enrollment/update Centre. You can find nearest aadhaar service centre from here.
  • Fill the Aadhaar update form to change your name on Aadhar. You can also download Aadhar update form and fill it before reaching the office.
  • You have to submit the proof of identity document along with the form.
  • Enrollment officer takes your biometrics to authenticate your identity
  • Officer hands over the acknowledgement slip containing URN to you
  • The URN can be used to check the status of aadhar online.
  • You have to pay a fee of INR 50/- to the executive

  • Your name will be updated in Aadhaar within 90 days.
  • After updation, Aadhaar letter with updates will be delivered at the given address. You can also  Download Aadhaar” from  UIDAI website