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The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has made its Aadhar cards available to most of the people in the country. However, you may require making necessary corrections in your Aadhar card from time to time. This is because you may require changing your personal details for two reasons, which are as follows:

aadhar card correction online and offline process

Reasons for correcting the details of an Aadhar card:

  • The original details may somehow turn up to be wrongly printed due to human or technical errors;
  • You may need to update your information due to your changing situations with respect to factors like address, name and date of birth.

When you go for making corrections in your Aadhar card, you must remember that you can make changes only to the following heads:

  • Your name
  • Your gender
  • Your address
  • Your mobile number
  • Your date of birth

How can you make the corrections in your Aadhar card?

There are two processes by which you can make the necessary corrections in your Aadhar card. Firstly, you always have the option of aadhar card correction online open for you. Apart from that, you are always welcome for aadhar card correct offline.

Aadhar card correction online:

Updating your information online is always easy and fast. You just need to go to the portal and follow three simple steps in order to update your information correctly.

Step 1: You need to log in with Aadhar (https://ssup.uidai.gov.in/web/guest/update) in order to access your account. First of all, your mobile number is essential to receive a password, and you will need that password to log in to your account.

Step 2: After you have logged in with Aadhar, you need to update the field Aadhaar number. Among these, you will not need any document supporting mobile number and gender. Apart from these two fields, you will need documents for the other three aspects like date of birth, address proof and your name. You need to upload the colored or scanned proofs of the documents.

Step 3: Verification through BPO service: Your information will not be updated immediately after your request. You will have to undergo a process of verification, after which your request will be granted.

Aadhar card correction offline (through post)

Some people may face problems while sending the online updates, and they can avail the postal services for the cause. The step by step guide is given here:

Note: You can download the aadhar card correction form here > http://uidai.gov.in/images/application_form_11102012.pdf

Step 1: You have to fill in the Aadhar card update or correction form and sigh it and send it to Unique Identification Authority of India.

Step 2: You need to send the documents as proof of your name, address and date of birth.

Step 3: You need to fill in the data in both English and your local language.

Step 4: You need to mention the Aadhar card number in all the documents.

Step 5: On the envelope, you need to write Aadhaar Update/Correction

Step 6: You need to send it to the postal address.

Address for sending Update/Correction request in Aadhar card by Post

Address 1

Post Box No. 10,
Madhya Pradesh – 480001,

Address 2

Post Box No. 99,
Banjara Hills,
Hyderabad – 500034,

Both the processes are simple, and you will find no difficulty in correcting your Aadhar card.

Supported Documents list Containing Name and Photo for Name Corrections

  • Passport
  • PAN Card
  • Ration/ PDS Photo Card
  • Voter ID
  • Driving License
  • Government Photo ID Cards/ service photo identity card issued by PSU
  • NREGS Job Card
  • Photo ID issued by Recognized Educational Institution
  • Arms License
  • Pensioner Photo Card
  • Freedom Fighter Photo Card
  • Photo Bank ATM Card
  • Photo Credit Card
  • CGHS / ECHS Photo Card
  • Kissan Photo Passbook
  • Address Card having Name and Photo issued by Department of Posts
  • Disability ID Card/handicapped medical certificate issued by the respective State/UT
  • Certificate of Identify having photo issued by Gazetted Officer or Tehsildar on letterhead
  • Marriage Certificate
  • Affidavit executed on non-judicial stamp paper to be submitted by a woman applicant for name change after marriage (Joint Affidavit to be submitted along with her husband with joint photo)
  • Proof of Marriage document issued by the Registrar
  • Legal Name Change Certificate
  • Gazette Notification

(For above documents, where original document does not have photo, the photocopy/scan of the documents must be taken along with the Resident’s photo)

Supported Proof of Date of Birth (DoB) Documents

  • Birth Certificate
  • SSLC Book/Certificate
  • Certificate of Date of Birth issued by Group A Gazetted Officer on letterhead
  • Passport

Supported Proof of Address (PoA) Documents Containing Name and Address

  • Passport
  • Bank Statement/ Passbook
  • Ration Card
  • Post Office Account Statement/Passbook
  • Voter ID
  • Driving License
  • Electricity Bill (not older than 3 months)
  • Government Photo ID cards/ service photo identity card issued by PSU
  • Water bill (not older than 3 months)
  • Telephone Landline Bill (not older than 3 months)
  • Property Tax Receipt (not older than 3 months)
  • Credit Card Statement (not older than 3 months)
  • Insurance Policy
  • Signed Letter having Photo from Bank on letterhead
  • Signed Letter having Photo issued by Recognized Educational Instruction on letterhead
  • Signed Letter having Photo issued by registered Company on letterhead
  • NREGS Job Card
  • Pensioner Card
  • Arms License
  • Freedom Fighter Card
  • CGHS / ECHS Card
  • Kissan Passbook
  • Certificate of Address issued by Village Panchayat head or its equivalent authority (for rural areas)
  • Certificate of Address having photo issued by MP or MLA or Gazetted Officer or Tehsildar on letterhead
  • Income Tax Assessment Order
  • Vehicle Registration Certificate
  • Disability ID Card/handicapped medical certificate issued by the respective State/UT Governments/Administrations
  • Gas Connection Bill (not older than 3 months)
  • Registered Sale / Lease / Rent Agreement
  • Address Card having Photo issued by Department of Posts
  • Caste and Domicile Certificate having Photo issued by State Govt.
  • Passport of Spouse
  • Passport of Parents(in case of Minor)

Article by Ankur also an author at https://sarkarijobmilegi.in

3 thoughts on “Aadhar card correction online and offline process

  1. sudipta Das says:

    Is there any way to register my mobile number with my adhar card online.
    If not.. then if I go through of line process I.e via post, then what documents should I send as my mobile number proof!! Please help

  2. Dear sir
    my name is Rakesh Kumar Singh, Aadhar card number is 5839 7013 2385 in adhar card and name only mention Rakesh Kumar,
    so please intimate full name Rakesh Kumar Singh as I submitted all documents like PAN card and other address proof because when I submitted ITR for return file the Adhar Card and pen card are not match
    so please change my name Rakesh Kumar Singh in Adhar card.

  3. kokkanti srikanth says:

    sir i am srikanth kokkanti. i have update request no but there is no time and date and seconds.
    how can i download aadhar card.

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