Mistake in aadhaar card is very common. Therefore we have the guide for aadhar card update on this website. Here we will explain the various ways by which one update the information printed on their UID card after registration.
Many people get wrong information like DOB, gender, name or address on their adhar card. So in order to correct these mistakes one can do many things.
Today we will share three ways by which one can update aadhar card information. We will also provide the steps required in each methods. The methods are as follows:-
- Visiting enrollment center
- Through ww.uidai.gov.in
- Send request by post
However before you proceed any further, you should have the proof of the thing you want to update.
For example; if you wish to update your name or gender, you should have a proof of identity with you for verification.
Documents required for updating:
As mentioned earlier, you should have a proof of thing you wish to update or correct in your UID card.
Check the full list of valid documents in the official website of UIDAI. You can also click here to download the list of documents.
If you wish to update your adhar card using online method, you must have the soft copy of the document.
If you wish to send the request by post, you must have the photocopy of the document. Original document is required if you visit the center.
Now we will explain each method in details. Let’s check the online method first.
Aadhar card update online:
This is the most convenient and cheapest method for updating you card details. You just need a computer and internet connection for this.
This method is cheapest because it is completely free. It is convenient because you can do it just at home.
So if you have the soft copy of the document you require, then read the steps below and follow as it is.
Steps to update adhar card details at uidai.gov.in:
You must read the aadhar card correction steps very carefully. If you have any doubt or question, comment in the box at the bottom of this page.
- Visit the official website of UIDAI which is www.uidai.gov.in.
- Next, search for aadhaar update option.
- Now click on the link and then click on “Click Here”.
- After this, enter your aadhaar number.
- Next, enter the security code in the box.
- Finally, click on “Send OTP” button.
- Next step is to enter the OTP in the box.
- After this, choose the field you wish to update/change.
- Now, enter the details.
- Next, upload the documents.
- Finally select the BPO service.
At the end, you will get a Update Reference Number (URN). This number is very important. You can check the update status through it.
Therefore, keep the URN safely with you till your information has been updated. Check the other methods of aadhaar card correction below.
Adhar update by post:
One can send update request by post also. This method might be easy but it is highly non recommended method.
You will not get any status update in this method. So you will not know when the changes you want will reflect in your UID card.
You need the aadhar card correction form for this method. Download it form the official website or get one form the enrollment center.
To download the adhar card update form click here. Take a print out in a normal A4 sheet after downloading.
Fill all the details in the adhar correction form pdf very carefully. The address to send the document is mentioned in the PDF only.
Attach the supporting document which should be self attested with the application. After that, send it in a neat and clean envelope.
Aadhaar Update in Enrollment Center:
If you do not have internet or you do not want to update by post this is the only option for you. This is also the fastest way to update your incorrect information on the card.
Carry your original documents to the center. The staff will assist you with the rest. The information will change as soon as they finish uploading your new data.
You can download the duplicate aadhaar card after the information change. You need internet for this or you can download from cyber café.
So that all about aadhar card update. If you need further assistant or information on the adhar card visit this website again.
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