Making Aadhaar Card Correction/Update
So, what happens if your personal circumstances change? There are many reasons why you might need to make an Aadhaar Card correction or update. For example:
- You might have change of address
- You might need to change your name because you have recently got married
- You might have changed email address or mobile phone number
Making Aadhaar Card correction to mobile phone details
The authorities have made it easy to change the personal details related to your card. Changes can either be made online or by post. The only slight complication is the change you want to make is to your mobile phone number.
This because the mobile phone number you used when applying for Aadhaar card is registered to your card. To make changes online, you will be issued with a unique OTP (One Time Password) to access the portal. .
Therefore, if you no longer have use of this number, you will need to apply to make changes via the postal system.
How to make Aadhaar changes online
Visit the website. Here you will be able to update your personal information and make changes. For example:
- date of birth
- permanent address
If you have other changes that you need to make this is still possible. You will need to visit a card centre in person to do this. Tight security exists to ensure that no fraudulent activity can take place.
The steps to take to update details online are as follows:
This number can be used to get status updates on the changes to your details.
What documents are needed for Aadhaar Card correction?
There is an extensive list of supporting documents to choose from to verify your update request. For example, you can use:
- proof of ID with your name and photo
- proof of ID with your name and address
- proof of ID with your date of birth
The list includes such typical proofs of identification that most people will have access to, such as: passport, ration card, Voter ID, driving license or PAN card. Utility bills (as long as they are not more than 3 months old) are acceptable as proof of name and address.
How to make changes by post
Find the address to send your request to here:
Telugu, Oriya UIDAI Regional Office, 5th Floor, Block – III, My Home Hub, Madhapur, Hyderabad – 500081
English, Gujarati, Marathi UIDAI Regional Office, 5th & 7th Floor, MTNL Building, B D Somani Marg, Cuff Parade, Mumbai – 400005
Bengali UIDAI Regional Office, 1st Floor, RIADA Central Office Building, Namkum Industrial Area, Lowadih, Ranchi – 834010
Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil UIDAI Regional Office, Khanija Bhavan, No. 49, 3rd Floor, South Wing Race Course Road, Bangalore – 01
Hindi, Urdu UIDAI Regional Office, Samaj Kalyan Nirman Nigam Building, 3rd Floor, TC-46/V Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow (UP)
Punjabi UIDAI Regional Office, SCO 139 – 141, Sector 17-C, Chandigarh
What happens after you have posted your update request?
As soon as your change of request form has been received and processed, you will be sent confirmation by email, SMS and post.
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