Your details in Aadhaar can be updated through Aadhaar Seva Kendra, Bank and Post Office. But alternatively, Aadhaar Card details can also be updated online at the comfort of your home or office. So in this guide, we will briefly discuss how to update Aadhaar Card Online.
Updating Aadhaar Card Details Online option helps a lot for those who have errors in their demographic details of Aadhaar, if there is any spelling mistake or error in your Aadhaar Card than you can easily rectify it by using the Update Aadhaar Card Data Online Option found on the Official UIDAI Portal.
But the service of updating Aadhaar online is not more free as it used to be earlier. Now you need to pay for every Aadhaar update request which you place online.
To be able to update your Aadhaar Card Details Online, first of all, your mobile number should be registered with your Aadhaar, you should have an internet connection, computer or laptop or smartphone, payment mode such as Credit/ Debit Card or Net Banking and self-attested supported document’s scanned copies stored on your computer or laptop or a smartphone in .jpg, .pdf, .tiff, .jpeg, or .png format.
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Which all details in Aadhaar can be updated Online
|Age/ Date of Birth||YES|
(Photo, Iris, Fingerprints)
Through the online medium of Aadhaar Update, you can only update your Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Address, and Language, and rest all details such as biometrics, mobile number, and email address can only be updated through Aadhaar Seva Kendra or Post Office or Bank. So this is the only limitation of updating your Aadhaar Online.
Depending on the fields which you wish to update, you will need to furnish the supporting documents, and below is the complete list of supporting documents.
Documents to Update Aadhar Card Online
Process to Update Aadhaar Card Online
As we mentioned earlier through the online mode of update you can only update your Aadhaar demographic details such as name, date of birth, gender, address, and language.
And to proceed with demographic detail update online in your Aadhaar, having a valid mobile number linked with your Aadhaar is mandatory. Without having a registered mobile number, you cannot update your Aadhaar Address Online. So make sure you keep the registered mobile number accessible with you while this process and also make sure you have scanned the above-supporting documents on your device from which you are submitting the request for the demographic data update in Aadhaar.
To update Aadhar Card Online visit the official UIDAI Website https://uidai.gov.in/
Under Update Aadhaar Section click on Update Demographics Data Online
A new page called Aadhaar Self Service Update Portal will open
To update your details just click on the proceed to update Aadhaar button
On the next page you will need to log in using your Aadhaar Number, so enter your Aadhaar Number, solve the captcha verification security code and click on the send OTP button
Enter 6 digits one-time password which you have received on your phone and click on the login button
On the next screen, you will get two options:
- Update Demographics Data
- Update Address via Secret Code
As here we are updating Aadhaar by submitting documents, so just click on the first option update demographics data
On the next screen you will get option to make selection of various data fields which you wish to update in your Aadhaar
Just select the data field from the options provided which you need to update. At one time you may select multiple data fields to update, if you wish to update the language then automatically name and address field will be selected as these fields needs translation
In the selection field, you will notice that the mobile number and email address option is also provided, but if you try to select them it will not get selected. So this means as of now you cannot update your email and mobile number online, but it seems UIDAI may start offering the option to update email and mobile number online very soon in the future.
One thing which you need to note down that fields such as name, date of birth, and gender can be updated a limited number of times as being a human these data don’t get updated again and again. So below are the limitation chart of name, gender, and date of birth update set by the UIDAI.
|Name||Twice in lifetime|
|Date of Birth||Once in lifetime|
|Gender||Once in lifetime|
You can update your name if the change is minor and includes:
- Spelling correction phonetically same
- Changes in the Sequence
- Short-form to full form
- Name change after marriage
Once you select the appropriate fields which you wish to update, just click on the proceed button
A pop-up message will appear showing the limitations of the name, gender, date of birth, requests, you need to tick mark on the Yes I am aware of this and click on the Proceed button
On the next page, you will need to enter the details to update
Once entering the new demographic which needs to be updated or corrected, just click on the select under upload valid document. If you are updating the language then no document is required to be submitted.
Select the document from the list which you will be uploading and upload the document
Note down that the document file size must be below 2 MB and should be in JPEG, PNG or PDF format
If you have selected multiple fields to update then you need to enter the details one by one by clicking on the Next button. For updating multiple fields you will need to upload a document for every field like:
|Data Field||Document Requirement|
|For Name||Scanned copy of Proof of Identity (PoI)|
|For Date of Birth||Scanned copy of Proof of Date of Birth|
|For Gender||OTP authentication via mobile/Face Auth|
|For Address||Scanned copy of Proof of Address (PoA)|
|For Language||No documents required|
Once uploading the document, just click on the Preview button
Your entered demographic details preview will be displayed with the document uploaded, just have a cross-check on entered details and if everything is correct, solve the captcha code, click on send OTP and enter the received OTP in the enter OTP field and accept the conditions by tick marking on “I hereby confirm that, I have read the instructions carefully and the information provided by me to UIDAI is true and correct” and click on the make payment button
In order to submit a demographic update request, you need to make the payment using Credit Card/ Debit Card, or Net Banking. Making the payment is mandatory to submit the update request.
Once making the payment, on the next screen your Acknowledgement receipt for the SSUP Demographics update will be displayed
You can download the Acknowledgement receipt by clicking on the download button for future reference. And the status of your update request can be tracked online using the URN Number (Update Request Number) found on the receipt.
Your application may take 1 to 7 weeks to get processed, so you will need to keep an eye on the status of your request as well as you will be notified via SMS.
And once your update request gets approved and processed, your Aadhaar physical copy with new details will be dispatched to your registered address via Speed Post which could take up to 1 month of time after your update request gets approved.
This is how you can get your Aadhar address, name, date of birth, gender, and language changed online if you have shifted to a new address or if your details were incorrectly mentioned on your Aadhaar Card.
Are there any charges to be paid for Aadhar Card update Online Service?
Yes, Aadhaar Update Online service is not free, you need to pay charges depending upon the fields which you select to update.
Can biometrics details updated by using Aadhar Update Online Service?
No, biometrics such as fingerprints, iris, and photograph in your Aadhaar Card can only be updated by visiting Aadhaar Seva Kendra.
Can demographic details in Aadhaar like name, gender, age/ date of birth, mobile number, email address, updated using Aadhar Update Online Service?
You can only update Name, Gender, Date of birth, address, and language online. Rest all details like mobile number and email can only be updated by visiting the Aadhaar Seva Kendra.
How many days it will take to get e-aadhaar card after update?
You can download your e-Aadhaar Card online straightaway with new details once you get an SMS on your phone stating your update request has been accepted and approved.
Once my details get updated will I get PVC Card or a regular Aadhaar letter?
Once your request for an update gets approved and processed, you will get your Aadhaar letter with new details on it through Speed Post at your registered address. If you need an Aadhaar PVC Card with new details then you need to order it manually once your details in Aadhaar get updated.
Can I update demographic details in my Aadhaar Online without having registered mobile number?
Without having a mobile number linked with your Aadhaar, you cannot update any of your demographic details in your Aadhaar through online mode as you will receive OTP for Aadhaar Authentication on your registered mobile. So in case if your mobile number is not linked with your Aadhaar or mobile number which was linked with your Aadhaar is no longer available with you then you need to first get your mobile number updated in your Aadhaar by visiting the nearest Aadhaar Seva Kendra or Bank.
How many times can I update my demographic details in Aadhaar Online?
There are no limits set by UIDAI on updating your demographic details in Aadhaar Online. However, demographics details such as name, date of birth, and gender can be updated a limited number of times like name Twice in Life Time, Gender Once in Life Time and Date of Birth Once in life time subject to condition that present status of the D0B is declared/approximate. (Change in Date of Birth can be updated only for unverified DoB.
If my update request gets rejected, will I’ll be getting a refund of the fee paid?
Yes, if your update request gets rejected for any reasons you will be refunded the fees which you have paid. The refund will be credited to the source account from which it was paid.