Updating/Correcting your Address online in aadhaar card[2020]


Imagine you are filling an online form, and it asks to fill that Name and DOB, which is updated in your aadhaar card.

There is a little mistake in your aadhaar card you will not be able to fill that form now you will think what to do.

The solution for this comes in your mind is to do aadhaar update means to correct your aadhar card details, and to ease this process government of India is updating aadhaar card details online and offline both.

Here is the step by step process in simple words what details can be updated online offline and how can you update them.

How to Updating/Correcting your Address online in aadhaar card

Details which can be updated online in aadhaar –

If your address in aadhaar card is different from the address in which you are living, or you shifted to the new address, and you have the valid proof than you can update it by your own means you can change it online and for all other details, you have to visit AADHAR Enrollment/Update Centre.

Below is the process of updating your address in aadhar card online or correcting your address online in aadhaar card

Updating/Correcting your Address online in aadhaar card :


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2- After opening The UIDAI website click on Update Your Address under update your Aadhaar column which you will find in My Aadhaar

3-Aadhaar SSUP (Self Service Update Portal ) page will open. On this page, you will found two options first is Update your address online, and second is if you don’t have valid address proof, then UIDAI will send a validation letter to your that address to verify. This validation letter will have a secret code. This secret code will be used for Address updation.

4 – Click on Proceed to update address under update your address online

. After clicking, a new page will open. Log in here by entering your 12 digit aadhaar number and enter captcha then click on send OTP. Or you may either send TOTP. You will receive a 6/8 digit one-time password on your registered mobile number.

5- After entering OTP, click on login. After login you get two options first is if you have address proof with you or second, you have received a secret code that you have received through the Address validation letter.

6- After clicking on Update Address via Address Proof. You will be asked to enter the address which you want to update, and you have valid proof of that address with you.

7- After entering your Updated address, it will ask to edit or submit.

8 – After clicking on submit. It will ask for the upload of documents which you have with you as an address of proof. Scan copy of Valid address proof and then upload it and click on submit.

9- 14–digit URN will be generated, which will further help you in checking the status of address updation.

If you don’t have address proof, then you need not worry UIDAI gives you another method to update your address in aadhaar. In this method, you have to make a request for an Address validation letter.

Update address via Address validation letter

1 – Click on Update Address via Address validation letter

2 – After opening this link Click on Request for Address Validation Letter

3- Enter your 12 digit Aadhaar number, captcha, and click on send OTP to TOTP.

4- Enter Verifier Address means the address on which your Validation letter will be sent. The verifier can be anyone that means it can be your relative—friends, landlord, etc. The address of the verifier must be registered in his/her aadhaar.

5- Address verifier will receive a link on his/her mobile number registered in the Aadhaar card. Clicking on that link will directly take a verifier to the aadhar login page. After the login Address verifier gives his/, her consent it means he is giving permission to use his/her address to be updated in the resident’s address.

6- After the confirmation of the verifier resident will receive a confirmation message on mobile. Residents will log in with SRN, preview the address and click on submit a request.

7- A few days later, the resident will receive a letter on verifier address containing secret code through the post

8- Login again on the self-service update portal. After login click on Update address via secret code

9- Review your new updated address and submit a request. You will receive the UN for checking status in the future.

Details which can be updated offline

All details like a name change, photo on aadhaar card, address, DOB, Gender, Mobile Number, E-mail can be updated offline via Aadhaar enrollment centers. Children turned up 15 can update biometric details like Finger Prints, Iris, and photographs

UIDAI has authorized BANKS/POST OFFICES for enrollment of new aadhaar card and updation of aadhaar card.

How to update name in aadhar card

1- Visit the AADHAR enrollment center

2- There, you will get the update form. Fill that aadhaar updation form

3- Enter your updated name in updation form

4- Submit that updation form along with proof of name change

5- Representative at the enrollment center will process your request

6- You will receive an acknowledgment slip after this, and you have to pay the fees of Rs25 for this.

To Update/Change Photo in Aadhaar Card

1- Visit the Aadhaar Enrollment center

2- Fill the updation form

3- Give the submitted to the representative. A representative will capture your photo

4- Get the slip of reference number from him and pay fees of Rs 25

5- Your photo will be updated in a few days.

Also Read:- How to link pan and aadhar card online

List of documents required for updation of Address in Aadhaar Card


2- Bank statement/passbook

3-Voter ID

4-Driving License

5-Electricity Bill Containing your name (Not older than 3 Months)


7- Signed letter having photo issued by recognized Educational Institution on its letterhead/photo ID

8-Marriage Certificate issued by Government containing an address

9-Disability ID card/handicapped Medical Certificate issued by state UT

10-Gas connection Bill.

11- Credit card bill of last three months.

12- Cate /Domicile certificate having photo issued by the state government.

13- Income Tax Assessment order

14-Registration Certificate of vehicle

15-Rent Agreement / Lease / Registered Sale of property

16-Passport of spouse

17-NREGS Job card

18-Pensioner Card

19-Freedom Fighter Card

20-Kissan Passbook

21-Insurance Policy

22- Water Bill ( Not older than three months)

23-Telephone Landline bill should not be three months old

24-Photo Id cards issued by Government/PSU (Public sector Unit )

25 Passport of parents if a person is minor

List of documents required for changing the name in AADHAAR CARD

1-Voter ID

2-Ration Card


4-Driving License

5-Arms License

6-Pensioner Photo Card

7-Kissan Photo Passbook

8-Bhamashah Card

9-NREGS Job Card

10-Photo Bank ATM card

11-Photo Credit Card

12-CGHS/ECHS Photo Card

13-Address card having name and photo issued by the department of post

14-Certificate of SC/ST/OBC with the photograph

15-Gazette Notification for the name change

16-Medical Certificate of Handicapped /Disability ID Card

17-Marriage Certificate having a photograph

18-Passbook issued by the bank having your photo

19-Transfer certificate issued by school having name and photograph

List of documents required for changing DOB in aadhaar card

1-Birth Certificate

2-PAN Card


4-Secondary school mark sheet issue by Educational board

5-Certificate of Date of Birth issued by Group A Gazetted Officer on UIDAI standard certificate format for enrolment/update.

Why sometimes correction/updation rejected while updating aadhaar card?

Sometimes Correction/Updation rejected due to the following reasons –

1- Documents are not self-attested

2- Details mentioned in the updations form did not match with the Supporting documents

3- The scanned image of supporting documents is not clear.

Frequently Asked Questions on updation of aadhaar card.

Q1- Moblie number lost/not in service, which was registered at the time of enrollment?

In this case, you have to visit the Aadhaar enrollment center. The process of mobile number updation is simple. Fill the updation form. Fill the mobile number which you want to update. Submit the form and pay Rs.25, and your number will be updated in one/two days.

Q2- Details which can be updated online in the AADHAAR card?

Only addresses can be updated online. For other demographic updation like Name, DOB, Photo, etc. you have to visit Aadhar Enrollment Centre.

Q3- Does Mobile number is necessary for online updation of AADHAAR?

Yes, the Mobile number needs to be registered in the AADHARR card. OTP will come on Mobile Number linked in Aadhaar.

Q4- What is SSUP?

SSUP is SELF SERVICE UPDATE PORTAL. In SSUP, you can online update your residential address on your own. For address updation, you just need proof of address and your mobile number to be linked in AADHAAR.

Q5 – Can a photo be Changed/Updated in Aadhaar?

Yes, You can update/Change your photo in the AADHAAR Card.

For any other Query regarding Updation in Aadhaar card, you can ask in the comment section.


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