Troubled by an incorrect mobile number and address in your Aadhaar Card? The UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) has come to your rescue.
The UIDAI is allowing Aadhaar card holders to place requests to update details including the registered address, name, date of birth, mobile and email address.
Here’s a step by step guide to avail of the ‘Update Aadhaar Details (Online)’ tool on the UIDAI portal – uidai.gov.in
The Online updating portal allows users to request a change and update their Aadhaar profiles in three steps including Login with Aadhaar, Upload Documents and Select BPO Service Provider, reported NDTV.
All you need is the mobile number, registered at the time of applying for Aadhaar enrolment to receive the One-time password (OTP) for login.
Steps to update Aadhaar card address:
Open the UIDAI website.
Click on the ‘Update Aadhaar Details (Online)’ tool. This tool can also be accessed through its link.
Enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number
Click on ‘Send OTP’. (OTP is the one-time password that you will receive on the registered mobile number at the time of enrolment for Aadhaar).
Enter this OTP
Click on ‘Login’.
When it redirects you to the next page, select ‘Address’ from the list and proceed.
Fill in the correct details.
Make sure you double check the details thoroughly
The UIDAI has asked users to ensure that the information in English is transliterated correctly in the local language. The English spellings in the local language boxes may be modified to get the local language spelling correctly.
Once that is done, the Aadhaar card holder will be asked to submit a valid document to support the requested correction.
You have to upload original scan copies of the valid documents to avoid rejection of the update request.
The dropdown shows a number of available service providers and documents you can select from.
For your convenience, the system will also display the estimated time it will require to process your request after you submit it.
Once you submit the request, a URN or Update Request Number will be issued to you, to help track the status of the application.
The guide for updating your name, date of birth and email is also similar.
Document options available for placing the change request.
You can submit original scan copies of your passport, bank statement/passbook, statement of post office account/passbook, ration card, voter ID, driving license, water bill and telephone landline bill. Make sure your water, telephone or electricity bills are not older than three months.
Other documents include:
Government photo ID cards/service photo identity card issued by PSU
Not older than a year property tax receipt
Not older than a year Credit card statement
Income tax assessment order
Vehicle registration certificate (RC)
Registered sale/ lease/rent agreement.
In order to update Aadhaar card mobile number:
Open the Aadhaar website
Go to the ‘Update Aadhaar Details (Online)’ tool
Log in entering your Aadhaar number and OTP.
The portal will show you a box to enter your new mobile number.
The next page will show the new mobile number entered by you, to help you double check the new number, to avoid mistakes.
Once you proceed, you will receive an OTP on the new mobile number.
Enter the received OTP in the specified field.
Once you submit the request, you will receive an Update Request Number (URN) for your request for a change in mobile number, which will essentially help you track the status.