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Aadhaar Address, Phone Number Change, Correction: How To Do It Online

Users can request an Aadhaar card update through the UIDAI's Aadhaar self-service portal. The UIDAI tool enables users to submit requests to change or update Aadhaar address/mobile number and other basic details fed into the Aadhaar database.

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Aadhaar Address, Phone Number Change, Correction: How To Do It Online

Aadhaar updates: The UIDAI's portal enables users to make a request for change in three steps

Highlights

  1. UIDAI self-service update portal enables users to submit request online
  2. Changes in name, date of birth, address, mobile, email can be requested
  3. Mobile number mandatory to receive password for login, says UIDAI
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which issues the 12-digit Aadhaar number (also known as Unique Identity Number (UID), has provided online tools to help those holding Aadhaar cards change their address and phone number. To be able to change the address, mobile number and other basic details fed into the Aadhaar database, users can log into the Aadhaar self-service update portal and submit a request in three steps, according to the UIDAI website.These steps are: login with Aadhaar number, upload documents and select the service provider. "Mobile number is mandatory to receive password for login," the UIDAI added. This mobile number is the one registered at the time of applying for Aadhaar.

How to update address on Aadhaar card

Once on the UIDAI website, find and click on the 'Update Aadhaar Details (Online)' tool. This tool can also be accessed through its link.
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(Users can update details given on Aadhaar card using the 'Update Aadhaar Details (Online)' link given on the UIDAI portal)

Enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number and click on 'Send OTP'. OTP or one-time password is sent by the Aadhaar system on the user's registered mobile number.
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(The Aadhaar self-service update portal enables users to request select changes online)

Enter this OTP in the specified field and click on 'Login'.

On the next page, select address from the list and proceed.
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(On this page of the Aadhaar self-service update portal, users are required to select which details they want to update)

Fill in the correct details.
update aadhaar details uidai website

(The portal also provides a transliteration facility in local language)

"Ensure that your information is transliterated correctly in the local language. The English spellings in the local language boxes may be modified to get the local language spelling correctly...," according to the UIDAI self-service update portal.

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(On this page of the Aadhaar self-service update portal, users can review the information fed by them for correctness)

Check the details thoroughly and proceed.

At this stage, the user is required to submit the valid document supporting the requested correction. Users are required to upload original scan copies of the valid documents. "Upload only the valid documents to avoid update request from rejection," the UIDAI noted.

Select from the available service providers and proceed.
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(The portal accepts several types of documents to support a change)

The system also displays estimated time required to process your request.
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(Estimated processing time is displayed after submission of request)

At the end of submission, a URN or Update Request Number is issued to track the status of application.
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(The portal displays the URN along with date of submission after submission)

A similar procedure may be followed to make changes in other Aadhaar details (name, date of birth, mobile and email).

How to update Aadhaar card mobile number

Login on the UIDAI self-service update portal by entering your Aadhaar number and OTP.
aadhaar mobile update uidai website
(The Aadhaar self-service update portal accepts the new mobile number for updation)

On the next page, the tool displays the mobile number entered by the user.
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(The portal enables the user to check the mobile number entered for correctness)

After this step, the portal sends an OTP to the new mobile number. Enter this OTP in the specified field to proceed by clicking on 'Submit'.
update aadhaar mobile uidai website
(The user is asked to enter the One-Time Password)

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After submission of request, the portal issues an Update Request Number (URN) for your request for change in mobile number.
update aadhaar mobile uidai website
(The URN issued by the portal enables the user to track the status of request)

Documents required for Aadhaar address change

The documents required for address change include passport, bank statement/passbook, statement of post office account/passbook, ration card, voter ID, driving license, water bill and telephone landline bill, according to the UIDAI website. The bills for water, telephone and electricity must not be older than three months, it noted.

Some other eligible documents include government photo ID cards/service photo identity card issued by PSU, property tax receipt (not older than one year), credit card statement (not older than three months), insurance policy, pensioner card, income tax assessment order, vehicle registration certificate (RC) and registered sale/ lease/rent agreement.

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