Need to update your Aadhaar Card might occur on various occasions like after marriage, after shifting your home to a new address, after moving to a different city or state, after getting new mobile number, etc.
So today in this article I will introduce you to all 3 methods to update your Aadhaar Card in 2020, and they are as follows:
All these 3 methods are unique in their own way and can be used as per your need and convenience. So below we have explained how to update your Aadhaar Card in 2020 through all these 3 methods.
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Process to Update your Aadhaar Online in 2020
UIDAI allows residents to update their Aadhaar Details Online by accessing the official UIDAI Portal. The only limitation for updating your Aadhaar Details Online is you can only update your Address and nothing else.
So if your address has been recently changed then you can get it updated online by this method, but to update or modify your Address in Aadhaar Card Online you should have a mobile number registered with your Aadhaar Card. Below is the complete process which will explain to you, in brief, to update your Aadhaar Card in 2020.
To update your Aadhaar Online just visit UIDAI’s official website https://uidai.gov.in/
On the homepage just click on the option Update your address online
On the next screen, two methods to update address online will appear and those are:
- Proceed to Update Address
- Request for Address Validation Letter
Just click on Proceed to update Address
A form will appear in which you will need to enter your 12 digit UID/ Aadhaar Number, or Virtual ID, solve the captcha and click on Send OTP button or if you have mAadhaar App on your phone then you can use enter a TOTP option
You will receive one-time-password that is OTP on your registered mobile number (If your mobile number is not registered with your Aadhaar then you cannot proceed further to update your Aadhaar Online, so you will have to visit nearest Update Centre to update your Aadhaar)
Enter the received one-time-password in enter received OTP field and click on the login button
On the next page two options will appear:
- Update Address via Address Proof
- Update Address via Secret Code
Just click on the Update Address via Address Proof
On the next screen, you will need to fill your address details and click on the preview button
On the next page, the details which you had entered will be previewed
Just have a quick review if you have entered the details correctly, just tick mark on “I hereby confirm that I have read the instructions carefully and the information provided by me to the UIDAI is true and correct” and click on the submit button
On the next page, you will need to upload a valid address proof document, select the document from the list which you will upload and upload the document, you can refer to list of documents by clicking here.
The document which you are uploading should be in .pdf, .jpeg, or .png, formats but the maximum size of the document should not exceed 2 MB
Once the document gets uploaded, just click on the submit button
On the next screen URN that is Update Request Number will be displayed, you can print the Acknowledgement of Aadhaar Update request receipt
You can use this URN to check the status of your Aadhaar Update in future
You will be notified via SMS on your registered mobile number about successful update of your Aadhaar, and Updated Aadhaar Copy would also be delivered to your home through the post
Process to Update Aadhaar through Post [discontinued]
The below process of updating Aadhaar through the Post has been discontinued by UIDAI. The below post is just for your reference.
Through the Post Method, you can only update your Address of your Aadhaar Card.
To update your Aadhaar details through post just download and print the form by clicking here.
Once you have a printout of the AADHAAR ADDRESS UPDATE/CORRECTION FORM, just fill out the form correctly.
Just enclose self-attested photocopies of PoA documents which are required to update your new Address in Aadhaar Card, you can refer to a list of documents by clicking here.
Once you are done just fold the form with documents and place it into an envelope.
And post it to below address:
Post Box No.99, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad – 500034, India
Once your form gets delivered your Aadhaar Update request will be processed in next 2 to 3 weeks.
Aadhaar with new details would be delivered to your address through post.
Process to Update Aadhaar through Enrolment Center in 2020
By visiting Aadhaar Enrolment Center you can almost correct or update every details of your Aadhaar Card like Name, Address, Date of Birth, Age, Gender, Mobile Number, Email id, relationship details, photograph, iris, and fingerprints.
To update your Aadhaar Card you will have to visit the nearest Aadhaar Enrolment Center in your location which you can find by clicking here.
You can get Aadhaar Update Form from the center or else you can be prepared at home only by downloading the form from here.
Fill out the form completely with correct details that you want to update and you will also have to carry original documents for verification and a copy of your existing Aadhaar Card. You can find out the list of supporting documents by clicking here.
Walk in to Aadhaar Enrolment Center with Form and the documents
Handover the form with documents to the verifier
The verifier will cross check your details in the form and documents and return back you the original documents
You will be asked to have a seat at the operator desk
The operator will enter the information which needs to be corrected or updated
All necessary information will be captured and you will be handed over with Aadhaar Update Receipt
You will have to keep the update receipt safe with you until your new details get updated in your Aadhaar and until you receive a new Aadhaar Card.
That’s it, this is how easily once can update their Aadhaar Card.