How to Update Aadhaar Card Online?

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Are you want to find out how to update Aadhaar Card online? This is your step-by-step guidelines for doing just that.

The Aadhaar program was begun in 2009. After that, a lot may have changed – you may have gotten married (changed surnames), lost/changed your mobile number or even moved to a different city or locality.

To Update Your Name/Date of Birth/Address:

  1. Head over to the UID portal and log in with your Aadhaar number.
  2. You will get an OTP (One Time Password). You will be redirected to the data page upon inserting the OTP.
  3. Select the information you want to update.
  4. If you want to update your name or address, you must provide respective documents:
  • Name Correction/Update: Needs supported Proof of Identity(PoI) documents including Name and Photo.
  • Date of Birth Correction: Requires approved the proof of Date of Birth. Enter your details in DD/MM/YYYY format. You must keep in mind that you can update your Date of Birth just once. Once the date is confirmed, it cannot be changed.
  • Address Corrections/Change: Requires verified address proof that contains address and name.
  1. Upload the original, scanned photocopies of your documents.
  2. Submit the request for update and also note down the Update Request Number(URN) for future reference.

To Update Your Mobile Number:

First, Login to the UID Portal and select mobile number to update your phone.

If you have forgotten your phone number or want to add a new phone number, the process is somewhat different. Here is what you can do:

  • To update it through the post, download this form.
  • Enter your Aadhaar Card number, address and name as mention in the Aadhaar card. (Enter all information in CAPS)
  • Next, in the Mobile section, fill in your new mobile number.
  • Attach some proof of identity with the form and sign it. Moreover, you can also put your thumb impression on it.
  • Double check information and send it over to your nearest Aadhaar Center and update your mobile number in person.

No documents are needed to change email ID or gender. Just log in to the UID portal, make preferred changes and hit submit. Use the Update Request Number(URN) to track your update. It will take a minimum of 7 to 10 days to reflect the changes.

Why should you Update Aadhaar Card?

  • Update Aadhaar card is necessary because the card could replace your regular debit or credit cards very quickly.
  • The Aadhaar Enabled Payments System (AEPS) is presently in its beginning stages. You can use your Aadhaar card to authorize payments that will require your biometrics – fingerprint and Iris scan.

As the country shifts towards a cashless economy, it is essential that you link your updated Aadhaar Card with your bank account.

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