How to update your Aadhaar data?

by Admin on February 9, 2013. Updated October 31, 2013 · 29 comments · Aadhaar Card, How to, Misc


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You can update the following data for Aadhaar card either by submitting your request Online or sending request through Post:

  • Name
  • Gender
  • Date of Birth
  • Address
  • Mobile Number

Update Data Online (click on https://ssup.uidai.gov.in/web/guest/ssup-home

  • In case you have difficulty in receiving OTP on your mobile number, you may either try again later or send your update request through Post.
  • If Resident is unable to locate the required Pincode/Village/Town/City/Post Office/District/State or is finding difficulty in local language transliteration, they may send their Update request through Post.

Send Update Request through Post

  • Aadhaar Data Update/Correction Form For Request Through Post Click here
  • Instructions for Sending Update Request Through Post Click here

Update Data(FAQs)

Frequently Asked Question

What fields can I update through Self Service Update Portal (SSUP)?

Name, gender, DoB, address and mobile number can be updated using SSUP.

Can I request to Update fields by sending request through Post?

Yes, you can submit request for Name, gender, DoB, address and mobile number update through Post mode.

Can I get the information in my Aadhaar letter corrected using Update process?

Yes, Update modes can be used for corrections as well as changes in information.

I have lost my mobile number/ do not possess the number that I enrolled with in Aadhaar. How should I submit my Update request?

In case you have lost/do not possess anymore, the mobile, that you have declared at the time of enrolment, you will have to either visit the nearest Update Centre to personally update the information or send your Update request through Post.

What are the valid documents for submission of Update request through Portal /Post?

Depending on the field to be updated, attach self attested supporting documents as per the Valid Documents List.

Name Correction/Update – Requires PoI listed in “Supported Proof of Identity(PoI) Documents Containing Name and Photo for Name Corrections/Update”

Date of Birth Correction – Requires DoB listed in “Supported Proof of Date of Birth (DoB) Documents”

Address Corrections/Change – Requires PoA listed in “Supported Proof of Address (PoA) Documents Containing Name and Address”

Supported Proof of Identity (PoI) Documents Containing Name and Photo for Name Corrections/UpdateSupported Proof of Address (PoA) Documents Containing Name and Address

1. Passport1. Passport

2. PAN Card2. Bank Statement/Passbook

3. Ration/PDS Photo Card3. Post Office Account Statement/Passbook

4. Voter ID4. Ration Card

5. Driving License5. Voter ID

6. Government Photo ID Cards/service photo identity card issued by PSU6. Driving License

7. NREGS Job Card7. Government Photo ID cards/service photo identity card issued by PSU

8. Photo ID issued by Recognized Educational Institution8. Electricity Bill (not older than 3 months)

9. Arms License9. Water bill (not older than 3 months)

10. Photo Bank ATM Card10. Telephone Landline Bill (not older than 3 months)

11. Photo Credit Card11. Property Tax Receipt (not older than 3 months)

12. Pensioner Photo Card12. Credit Card Statement (not older than 3 months)

13. Freedom Fighter Photo Card13. Insurance Policy

14. Kissan Photo Passbook14. Signed Letter having Photo from Bank on letterhead

15. CGHS/ECHS Photo Card15. Signed Letter having Photo issued by registered Company on letterhead

16. Address Card having Name and Photo issued by Department of Posts16. Signed Letter having Photo issued by Recognized Educational Instruction on letterhead

17. Certificate of Identify having photo issued by Gazetted Officer or Tehsildar on letterhead17. NREGS Job Card

18. Disability ID Card/handicapped Medical certificate issued by the respective State/UT Governments/Administrations.18. Arms License

19. Marriage Certificate19. Pensioner Card

20. Proof of Marriage document issued by the Registrar20. Freedom Fighter Card

21. Gazette Notification21. Kissan Passbook

22. Legal Name Change Certificate.22. CGHS / ECHS Card

(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)23. Certificate of Address having photo issued by MP or MLA or Gazetted Officer or Tehsildar on letterhead

Supported Proof of Date of Birth (DoB) Documents24. Certificate of Address issued by Village Panchayat head or its equivalent authority (for rural areas)

1. Birth Certificate25. Income Tax Assessment Order

2. SSLC Book/Certificate26. Vehicle Registration Certificate

3. Passport27. Registered Sale/Lease/Rent Agreement

 28. Address Card having Photo issued by Department of Posts

 29. Caste and Domicile Certificate having Photo issued by State Govt.

 30. Disability ID Card/handicapped medical certificate issued by the respective State/UT Governments/Administrations

 31. Gas Connection Bill (not older than 3 months)

 32. Passport of Spouse

 33. Passport of Parents(in case of Minor)

Is it mandatory to provide Mobile number details when submitting Update Request through Post/online portal?

Yes, it is mandatory to provide mobile number as it may be used for Verification by calling the Applicant. Status of application will be intimated to the resident by sending an sms on this mobile number. Applications without mobile number for update through post/online will be rejected.

Is affidavit accepted as a PoI?

No. it is not accepted. Refer list of valid documents for acceptable PoI/PoA.

Is a certificate from local MP/MLA/local body official accepted as a proof document?

Certificate of Address having photo issued by MP or MLA or Gazetted Officer or Tehsildar on letterhead is acceptable as a Proof of Address.

Is a certificate from local MP/MLA/local body official accepted as a proof document?

Certificate of Address having photo issued by MP or MLA or Gazetted Officer or Tehsildar on letterhead is acceptable as a Proof of Address.

Explain why my Update request was rejected?

Rejection in case of Cases
Junk Data in the request When the data in the request field is invalid and junk data such as “Aaajjjjj” “kmlkjf” ‘AA’ etc. If the request field has no meaningful data
Invalid Documents When the request is not supported with a valid POI/PoA as prescribed in the policy.
Document Not Legible When document and photo is not clear (readable)
Document Not Self Attested When document is not self attested by resident
Data Mismatch in Document and Update Request When there is mismatch in data entered in the request and in the document uploaded/sent by Resident
Transliteration Error in the Request Field When local language transliteration is incorrect and local language does not match with the data in the document uploaded
Photo Mismatch on POI and Aadhaar When there is a mismatch between photo of the resident on POI document and in the Aadhaar database
Mismatch of Age on document with photo on Aadhaar When there is apparent age mismatch between the age cited in the request field and photo in Aadhaar database
Verification Call Failed When resident is not able to answer all the questions satisfactorily
Resident Not Reachable When resident is not reachable on the contact number after three attempts on three separate days
Update declined On telephonic verification if resident has declined an update request

Is it mandatory to provide C/o Details in Address?

No, it is not mandatory to provide c/o details with address. C/o details in address is used for letter delivery purposes and is a part of address.

 

Do I need to submit PoA even if I have to correct my C/O details only?

Yes, you are required to submit supporting PoA even if you want to update/correct only C/o details. You also have to fill the complete address when updating/correcting your C/o details or any other part of the address. The address in PoA must match the address in PoA document submitted.

 

My PoA does not mention C/o Details.

It is ok if C/o details are not mentioned in your PoA document. Use any valid PoA document that has the same address as the address mentioned in your Update Request.

 

Is there any standard form that I should use for sending update request through post?

Yes, use the standard “Aadhaar Data Update/Correction Form” published on UIDAI website. “AADHAAR DATA UPDATE/CORRECTION FORM FOR REQUEST THROUGH POST” is clearly mentioned on top of the form.

 

When sending request through Post, do I need to fill all fields even if I have to submit request for changes in only one particular field?

Yes, you must fill the complete form irrespective of the field/s for update/correction. Providing mobile number is mandatory for Update/Change in any of the fields. However, providing email ID is optional. Moreover, the fields required to be updated should be clearly indicated in the form.

 

Do I need to fill the form in English as well as Local language?

Yes, both in case of SSUP as well as Update requests through Post, fill the form in English as well as Local Language. Use the same local language that was used at the time of your enrolment in Aadhaar and appears in your Aadhaar Letter.

 

When I type Pin Code, it says Invalid Pin Code?

The Pin Code you are providing does not exist in our Pin Code master. Please ensure that you are typing a correct and valid Pin code. If you are still unable to find the Pin Code, you may use the option of sending your update request through Post.

Contact Center can also create a request for Pin Code addition/correction in the Pin Code portal. The user name and password have already been shared with the Contact Center.

 

I am unable to locate required Village/Town/City/Post office (PO)/District/State in the given Pin Code?

The required data does not exist in our Pin Code master. Please ensure that you are typing the correct Pin code. If you are still unable to find the required data, you may use the option of sending your update request through Post. Pin Code Update takes time, therefore, please try after 4weeks.

Contact Center can also create a request for Pin Code addition/correction in the Pin Code portal. The user name and password have already been shared with the Contact Center.

 

When I type in the English language field, local language data is not correctly transliterated. How should I correct it?

If the local language transliteration is not correct, go to the local language field on right hand side and retype in English. You may tweak the spelling a little to get the right phonetics and thus correct the local language spelling. Press tab key. If more than one option in local language appears on the local language field for the word, select the one that is correct. The instructions for transliteration are provided on the page where data entry is done. In case you are still finding issues in transliteration, you may send the request through Post.

 

Do I have to submit attested copies of documents? Who should attest my document copies?

Self attestation of the supporting documents is allowed. Resident’s name must be clearly mentioned below the signatures when self attesting the documents. In case a child is below five years, parent/guardian can fill and sign in the form and document copies. In all other cases, the resident must sign in the form and document copies themselves.

 

Where should I send my request through Post?

Send the Form along with the supporting documents to UIDAI. Mark the envelope as “Aadhaar Update/Correction” on top. Seal the envelope properly. Depending on the local language in your Aadhaar data, send your request to one of the following UIDAI office addresses:

 

Address for sending Update/Correction requests

S. No. Local Language Address Telephone
1. Hindi, Urdu UIDAI Regional Office

Samaj Kalyan Nirman Nigam

Building, 3rd Floor

TC-46/V Vibhuti Khand

Gomti Nagar

Lucknow(UP)0522-22398282.BengaliUIDAI Regional Office

Ist Floor RIADA Central

Office Building

Namkum Industrial Area

Lowadih,

Ranchi-8340100651-2460163.English, Gujarati and MarathiUIDAI Regional Office

5th & 7th Floor,

MTNL Building,

B D Somani Marg,

Cuff Parade,

Mumbai–400005022–221861684.Kannada, Malayalam and TamilUIDAI Regional Office

Khanija Bhavan

No. 49, 3rd Floor,

South Wing Race Course Road

Bangalore–01080-223408625.Telugu, OriyaUIDAI Regional Office

5th Floor, Block – III

My Home Hub, Madhapur

Hyderabad–500081040-231192696.PunjabiUIDAI Regional Office

SCO 139 – 141,

Sector 17-C

Chandigarh

0172- 25085983

 

Does submission of request guarantee Updation of information?

Submission of information for update does not guarantee update of Aadhaar data. The information submitted is subject to verification and validation. Furnishing of incorrect information/suppression of information would lead to rejection of application and would attract penal provisions under the prevailing laws.

 

How will I be informed of the Update request status?

Aadhaar letter with updates will be delivered at the given address only in case of Update/Correction in Name, Address, Date of Birth and Gender. For Update of Mobile number/Email ID, the notification will be sent on the given mobile number/email ID.

You can also track your request on Update portal using your Update Request Number (14 digit URN).

 

How many Update requests can I submit?

Maximum permissible update request for each resident till March 2014 is limited to four. Repeated efforts to change/update the same field will attract investigations for establishing authenticity of the request.

 

I want to get demographic data in my Aadhaar updated/corrected. What should I do?

You can update Name, gender, DoB, address and mobile number either by submitting request Online or by sending your request through post. Visit www.uidai.gov.in and follow the link for “Update you Aadhaar Data”.

 






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