How to update aadhaar card details ?

Aadhaar is a 12 digit unique number which helps you to verify your identity all over the country. All the details provided in Aadhaar regarding your identity can be updated.

Following details in Aadhaar card can be updated.

  • Name

  • Address

  • Mobile Number

  • Date of Birth

  • Email

  • Photo

  • Finger print

  • Iris

Update Name in Aadhaar card

Name can only be updated at Aadhar Service Centre. 

Update name in Aadhaar UIDAI card

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

Update Address in Aadhaar card

Address update can be done both online and offline.

Online Procedure

Update address online in Aadhaar UIDAI card

  • If you have valid address proof click on “Update Address” else click on “Request for Address Validation Letter”

Update address online in Aadhaar UIDAI card

  • In the new window, enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number

Update address online in Aadhaar UIDAI card number

  • Enter the text verification code in the box and click on Send OTP or Enter TOTP

  • An OTP will be sent to the mobile number registered with Aadhaar. Enter this OTP to login to your Aadhaar account

  • Tick the Address option and click on the Submit button

Update address online in Aadhaar UIDAI card

  • Enter your residential address mentioned in the Proof of Address (PoA) and click on the “Submit Update Request” button. 

Update address online in Aadhaar UIDAI card residential address

  • Review the changes that you have made. In case you want to modify your address again, click the “Modify” option.Now tick the declaration and click on the “Proceed” button

modify address online in Aadhaar UIDAI card residential address

  • Select the document type you want to submit as PoA for verification and upload the scanned copy of the address proof and click on the “Submit” button

Update address online in Aadhaar UIDAI card upload documents

  • Click on the “Yes” button and select the BPO service provider that will verify your details and click on Submit.

Update address online in Aadhaar UIDAI card BPO service provider

  • At the end of submission, a URN or Update Request Number will be issued.

  • The URN can be used to check the status of aadhar online.

  • Your address 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

Offline procedure to update address in Aadhaar card

  • Visit your nearest Aadhaar enrollment/update Centre. You can find nearest aadhaar service centre from here.

  • Fill the Aadhaar update form to change your address on Aadhar. You can also download Aadhar update form and fill it before reaching the office.

  • You have to submit the proof of address 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 address 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

Update Address in Aadhaar without any document

You can update address online even if you don't have the address proof. You can get your  address updated in the Aadhaar by using Address Validation Letter sent by UIDAI. In order to request for the Address Validation Letter, you must get consent from an Address Lender/Verifier who would allow his/her Aadhaar registered Address to be used by you. An Address Lender/Verifier could be a family member / relative / friend / landlord where resident is presently residing.

Follow the below steps to update address online without proof of address documents.

  • Visit UIDAI portal

  • Click on “Update your Address online”

Update address online without document

  • Click on the “Request for Aadhaar Validation Letter” button

Address Validation Letter Update address online without document

  • Now enter your Aadhaar number. Then click on Send OTP or Enter TOTP

Update address online without document Address Validation Letter

  • Now enter the address verifier’s Aadhaar number and click on submit

Address verifier Update address online without document Address Validation Letter

  • Your request for address validation is initiated and a message will be sent to the registered mobile number of the address verifier

Update address online without documents

Approval by the Verifier

  • The verifier gets an SMS containing the OTP and link to verify the applicant’s request on the mobile number registered with UIDAI

  • The verifier has to click on the link in the SMS and login to the account

  • The verifier has to enter the OTP received in the space provided and confirm the request of the applicant

Update address online without document  verifier consent

Final Submission by the Applicant

  • Once the verifier approves your request, an SMS is sent to the applicant on the registered mobile number with the SRN and the link to submit the application

  • Enter the SRN and OTP received through SMS

  • Verify the details and click on “Submit Update Request” to complete the application process

Update address online without document

Once updated, you can track the status of aadhar update request as well.

Use Secret Code to complete Aadhaar update

  • Applicant receives the Letter and Secret Code via Post

  • Applicant Logs into Online Address Update Portal

  • Applicant Updates Address via Secret Code

  • Applicant Reviews new address and submits final request

  • URN received for checking status in future

Update Address of Child in Aadhaar card

If you wish to get the address of your child updated, you can easily do so by visiting the nearest enrollment centre with your child.

However, you must remember that the parent whose Aadhar has been linked to the child must be present there for the process to be completed.

So, if you have your Aadhar linked with your child, visit the centre with him/her. There are a number of supporting documents that have to be provided. These include:

  • Parent’s proof of relationship

  • Parent’s proof of address

However, if the Aadhar of the parent is linked to the child’s – you simply need to carry the Aadhar with you. the biometric authentication will be done for the linked parent.

Update Mobile Number in Aadhaar card

Mobile number update in Aadhaar requires Biometric Authentication, it cannot be done online.

Update mobile number in aadhaar

Follow the below steps to change mobile number in Aadhar card.

  • Visit your nearest Aadhaar Enrolment Centre. You can find nearest aadhaar service centre from here.

  • Fill the Aadhaar update form to change your mobile number on Aadhar. You can also download Aadhar update form and fill it before reaching the office.

  • Enter only your current mobile number in the form.You need not mention your previous mobile number. You do not have to provide any proof for updating your mobile number.

  • 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 mobile number will be updated in Aadhaar within 90 days

  • For Update of Mobile number/Email ID, the notification will be sent on the given mobile number/email ID. 

Update Date of Birth in Aadhaar card

Date of birth can only be updated at Aadhar Service Centre. Follow the below steps to update date of birth 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 date of birth on Aadhar. You can also download Aadhar update form and fill it before reaching the office.

  • You have to submit the proof of date of birth 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 date of birth 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

Update Email in Aadhaar card

In order to update email in Aadhaar, you need to provide your Biometric Authentication. 

  • Visit your nearest Aadhaar Enrolment Centre. You can find nearest aadhaar service centre from here.

  • Fill the Aadhaar update form to change your email on Aadhar. You can also download Aadhar update form and fill it before reaching the office.

  • Enter your email id.

  • 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 email id will be updated in Aadhaar within 90 days

  • For Update of Mobile number/Email ID, the notification will be sent on the given mobile number/email ID. 

Update Photo / Iris / Fingerprint in Aadhaar card

Biometric (Photo / Iris / Fingerprint) update can be done in following cases

  • When you have undergone plastic surgery

  • In case of children, when they attain the age of 5, 15 and later once every 10 years.

You have to visit a permanent Aadhaar enrollment centre to make a biometric update. Biometric update take place in 4-5 days after the submission of request along with your ID and address proof.