How to Update Aadhaar details offline & online

Correction of Aadhar details offline and online

If you find any spelling mistakes, gender mistake, birth date error or any other informational error, you can update the Aadhaar card that has been given to you by the government in a hassle-free manner.

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The official website of UIDAI states three paths through which you will be able to rectify or update details. Here, you can get the आधार कार्ड अपडेट details in Hindi

1. Correction of details online

There is an online portal where information written on the Aadhaar card can be updated by individuals. It is called the Aadhaar Self Service Update Portal. After logging in, you can request for a change in name, address, surname or whatever is incorrect. As a proof of what you want to be rectified, submit scanned copies of supporting documents, attested by yourself. Once you successfully submit what needs to be updated, a number will be provided to you. With the help of this number, you can easily track your request status. The good thing about updating online is that you will not be charged any money.

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2. By visiting the Aadhaar enrolment center close to your home

If you intend to pay a visit to the enrolment center of Aadhaar in your city, both bio metrics and demographics can be updated by you. Don’t forget to carry documents (original) to the centre of enrolment for updating. You will be returned the documents after scanning. Any of the permanent centres for enrolment can be visited by you. The charge is very less. For each correction, they will charge you just Rs 25.

3. Requesting update via post

To update the details in your Aadhaar through the post, first, you have to take a print out of the form the internet. Fill up the form correctly. Don’t forget to fill up those areas that you want them to update. Also, don’t forget to give a working mobile number. Attach supporting documents, attested by yourself, that validate your claims and send it to the address provided below. On top of the envelope, write “Aadhaar Correction/ Update.”

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There are two addresses where you can send your form:

UIDAI, Chhindwara, Post Box No. 10, Madhya Pradesh- 480001, India


UIDAI, Banjara Hills, Post Box No. 99, Hyderabad- 500034, India. No additional fees need to be paid for this process.

The way of assessing Aadhaar status

Any individual is free to apply for an Aadhaar number either online or offline based on his convenience. The process of applying for Aadhaar is straightforward and can be done quickly by an individual. There are multiple methods available by which one can know about the status of his application and thus access the Aadhaar program’s status. So, knowing about the status of your registration is not at all problematic. The most straightforward path is open to all which is through the Aadhaar’s internet portal designed by UIDAI for this purpose.

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The following is the Aadhaar Card Update Form and Instructions on “How to Fill the form” given in Italics

Under Section 3 of the Aadhaar (Targeted delivery of financial and other subsidies, benefits and services) Act, 2013 (Aadhaar Act).

Aadhaar Data Update/Correction Form

<strong>This form is used for sending Update/Correction Requests through post. Use CAPITAL LETTERS only. Fill the complete form irrespective of the field(s) for update/correction. Providing mobile number is mandatory for update/change in any of the fields.

Field for update/correction: <Here, select the field for which update or correction is necessary by ticking the box next to the required field.>

  • Name.
  • Gender.
  • Date of Birth.
  • Address.
  • Email ID.

Aadhaar No.: <Here, fill out your 12-digit Aadhaar number accurately in order to avoid a void application.>

Field Fill Details in English in this column (Use only CAPITAL LETTERS) Fill Details in local language in this column (Use the same local language as in your Aadhaar Letter)
Resident’s name <Here, enter your name as it appears on official records in CAPITAL LETTERS>  
Gender <Here, select the appropriate option by ticking the box> ( ) Male ( ) Female ( ) Transgender
Date of Birth <Here, write your date of birth in the DD/MM/YYYY format>
Address c/o details <Here, select the appropriate option by ticking the box> ( ) C/o ( ) D/o ( ) S/o ( ) W/o ( ) H/o
Guardian/Parent/Spouse’s name <Here, write the name of the person who you’ve selected in the options above>  
House/bldg./apt. <Here, enter the name of the house, building, or apartment in which you currently reside>  
Street/Road/Lane <Here, write the name of the street, road, or lane on which your current residential property is located>  
Landmark <Here, write down a landmark that’s close by to your current location of residence>  
Area/locality/sector <Here, write the name of the area, locality or sector in which the residential address is located>  
Village/Town/City <Here, write the name of the village, town or city in which the residential address is located>  
District <Here, write the name of the district (if any) in which the residential address is located>  
Post Office <Here, write the name and location of the post office nearest to which the residential address is located>  
State <Here, write the name of the state in which the residential address is located>  
PIN Code <Here, write the PIN code for the area in which the residential address is located>  
Mobile Number (mandatory) <Here, ensure that the mobile number entered is your own and is registered under your name> Email ID (optional)
Document details (Write names of the documents attached. Refer Annexure I for Valid Documents)
  1. POI (for name correction): <Here, write the name of the document being submitted as proof of identity (POI) for name correction>
POI (for name change): <Here, write the name of the document being submitted as proof of identity (POI) for name change>
DOB: <Here, write the name of the document being submitted as proof of date of birth (DOB)> POA: <Here, write the name of the document being submitted as proof of address (POA)>
Disclosure under Section 3(2) of the Aadhaar (Targeted delivery of financial and other subsidies, benefits, and services) Act, 2016.

I confirm that I have been residing in India for at least 182 days in the preceding 12 months and all the information provided by me to the UIDAI is my own and is true, correct, and accurate. And I am aware that my information including biometrics will use for the generation of Aadhaar and authentication. I understand that my identity information (except core biometric data) may be provided to an agency only with my consent during authentication or as per the provision of the Aadhaar Act. Have a right to access my identity information (except core biometric data) following the procedure laid down by the UIDAI.

Applicant’s signature/Thumb impression

<Here, affix your signature or thumb impression as the case may require>

What the Documents required for Updating (or) Correcting of Aadhaar Details?

Documents required for Updating of Aadhaar Card Details
  • Passport
  • PAN Card
  • Ration/PDS Photo Card
  • Voter ID
  • Driving license
  • Government photo ID card/service photo ID card issued by PSU
  • NREGS Job Card
  • Legal name change certificate
  • An affidavit executed on a non-judicial stamp paper
  • Photo ID card issued by a recognized educational institution
  • Arms license
  • Photobank ATM card
  • Photo credit card
  • Pensioner photo ID card
  • Marriage certificate.
  • Proof of marriage document issued by a Registrar
  • Gazette notification
  • Freedom fighter photo ID card
  • Kissan Photo Passbook
  • CGHS/ECHS Photocard
  • Address card having name and photo, issued by the Department of Posts
  • Certificate of identity photo issued by Gazetted Officer or Tehsildar on an official letterhead
  • Disability ID card

UIDAI Website: https://uidai.gov.in

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AadhaarOfficial

Twitter: https://twitter.com/UIDAI

Adhaar Card Toll-Free Number: 1947

For Customer Help: https://uidai.gov.in/about-uidai/contact-us/regional-offices.html