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How to update or correct Aadhaar card details by online and offline mode

Update or correct Aadhaar card details

How to update or correct Aadhaar card details by online and offline mode

Aadhaar card is an important document that can be presented as proof of identity or address, approved by Government of India. Various Government and Non-Government services, subsidy benefits, pensions, scholarships, banking & insurance services, taxation services, employment etc. require Aadhaar number these days for verification and registration purposes. Therefore, it essential to ensure that your Aadhaar data stored in the CIDR is accurate and up-to-date. If there is any misprint or incorrect information in your Aadhaar card such as your name, address, gender, date of birth, mobile number and email id, then you need to update or correct it to avoid any inconvenience in future. Follow the below procedure to update or correct your Aadhaar card details.

Modes to update or correct Aadhaar card details

As per UIDAI website, there are following three different modes to update or correct your Aadhaar card details.
1. Update or correct your details via online.
2. Update via post.
3. By visiting nearby permanent enrolment centre.
Note: Now you can update only Address via online or post

Update or correct your Aadhaar card details online 

You need to have your mobile number registered with Aadhaar for using online service to place update request. Your Aadhaar number and registered Mobile number are required to log in to the Self Service Update Portal. You can update or correct your name, address, gender, date of birth, mobile number and email Id through via online service. You also required to upload a self-attested copy of relevant documents for update or correction. UIDAI accepts a wide range of PoI (Proof of Identity) and PoA (Proof of Address) documents. Please view the valid list of documents. Follow the below step by step procedure to update or correct your Aadhaar card details online.

Procedure to update or correct Aadhaar card details online

1. Go to the official Aadhaar Self Service Update Portal:
2. Enter your Aadhaar number and the text verification number in the field provided.
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3. Click on “Send OTP” button.
4. A new page will open and you will receive One Time Password (OTP) on your mobile number.
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5. Enter the received OTP.
6. A new page called “Data Update Request” will open, where you have to select which field/data you want to update/correct.
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7. In the next section (Documents Upload), you have to upload the self-attested copy of the relevant document that validates the required update or correction.
8. In the next section (BPO Service Provider Selection), you have to choose a BPO service provider.
9. Now submit your request.
10. Note down your Aadhaar card Update Request Number (URN), which can be used to track the status of your update request.
11. You can check the status of updation by visiting UIDAI website:
12. You need to enter your Aadhaar number and URN in the given field to get the status.

Update your Aadhaar card details via post

You can update your Aadhaar card only address details except mobile number, by sending a completed “Aadhaar Data Update/Correction Form” along with supporting documents by post.
1. To update Aadhaar details via post, download the form from UIDAI website:
2. Mark the field for update/correction.
3. Fill the complete form. Fill the form in English as well as in local language. Use the same local language for filing the form that was used at the time of enrolment in Aadhaar and that also appears in your Aadhaar Letter.
Utilize a similar nearby dialect that was utilized at the season of your enrolment in Aadhaar and shows up in your Aadhaar Letter
4. Providing mobile number is mandatory for Update/Change in any of the field.
5. Attach self-attested supporting documents (View the valid list of documents) with the filled “Aadhaar Data Update/Correction Form”.
6. Mark the envelope as “Aadhaar Update/Correction” on top.
7. Seal the envelope properly.
8. Now send this update request form by registered post to the following address.
Post Box number 99,
Banjara Hills,
Hyderabad – 500034,

Update Aadhaar card details by visiting Permanent Enrolment Centre

You can visit your nearest Permanent Enrolment Centre to place the demographic (Name, Address, Date of Birth, Gender, Mobile number and Email Id) and biometric (Finger prints, Iris and Photograph) update request. You need to carry original supporting documents (View the valid list of documents) at the enrolment centre. Supporting documents will be scanned at the time of accepting the request.
You can find an enrolment center by clicking on

You can also check the status of updation done at Aadhaar enrolment centre by visiting here:

Note: As per UIDAI website, it takes upto 90 days for updation in Aadhaar after the request.
Hope the above procedure will help you to update or correct your Aadhaar card details. 

Also read: How to apply for Aadhaar card
Also read: Download Aadhaar card/Find lost Aadhaar number or Enrolment number 

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  1. i have to correct my name in online mode bt in data update request only address option is to correct my name

    1. Now name correction service is not available online, you have to visit nearest Aadhaar Kendra for this.

  2. can we give update request anywhere in the country or own home state

    1. Yes, you can visit any enrolment centre to place your update request.

  3. Can I correct my name in Aadhar card through mobile?

  4. Sir after how much time I may download my updated aadhar card after updating.

    1. Check the status of updation done if it is updated, you can download it.


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