New Update to UIDAI website brings support for updating Name, Date of Birth, Address, Gender and Language from the comfort of your own home
An essential document for all Indian Citizens, the Aadhar card has become linked to every single document associated with a person, be it someone’s PAN Card, Driver’s License or any other government scheme for that matter. It also serves as virtual proof in multiple instances such as applying for a loan, getting a new mobile connection and many other things.
With this new update to the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Website, the ability to update several details in your Aadhaar card including Name, Date of Birth, Address and has now been made available and can be done fairly simply from the comfort of your own home, It is as easy as going to the UIDAI Website and following the instructions listed.
To update your existing Aadhar Card details such as name, date of birth, gender, address and language, you need to go to the Self Service Update Portal (SSUP), In the past, the portal was able to correct or update addresses in the Aadhaar card online whereas, in the new Aadhar Self Service Update, users will now be able to update more than one detail at once as per details provided by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).
- How many times can I make changes to my Aadhar card details?
All Aadhaar cardholders are allowed to update their date of birth (DoB) once in a lifetime (change in date of birth can be updated only for persons with unverified DoB). Updating the gender details are also allowed only once in a lifetime and making changes to a name are permitted twice in a lifetime.
- What are the charges to be paid to change your Name, DoB, Gender, or Address in Aadhaar?
The charges for making these changes have been kept at a minimum of ₹50 against each update on the UIDAI portal, Notably, any update of more than one field at a time will be considered as a single update.
- Document requirement for Aadhar self-service updates:
For updating the requested data, listed below are the requirements to complete the verification process
- Name: Scanned copy of a Poof of Identity (POI)
- Date of Birth: Scanned copy of the person’s Date of Birth
- Gender: OTP authentication to be done via mobile/Face Auth
- Address: A scanned copy of the Proof of Address (POA) is needed. However, it can be updated even if they don’t have a POA document.
- Language: No verification document is required.
Before proceeding with the process, It is very important to ensure that the account has a registered mobile number, as the OTP which will be sent to your registered mobile number is mandatory for completing the Aadhaar Authentication process of the Online Aadhaar Update Request.
What is the process for updating Aadhaar card details online?
Listed below are 10 Steps to complete your Aadhar card update request
Step 1: Visit the official UIDAI website at https://ssup.uidai.gov.in/ssup/
Step 2: Click on the button ‘proceed to update Aadhaar’
Step 3: Provide the required information online, which includes your Aadhaar number and captcha code
Step 4: Tap on the ‘Send OTP’ option
Step 5: A six-digit OTP will be received on your registered mobile number
Step 6: Enter the OTP from your registered mobile number, this will allow you to proceed in updating your demographics data
Step 7: After making the necessary changes, submit it by clicking on ‘Proceed’
Step 8: Upload the required documents pertaining to the changes requested
Step 9: Review the changes and click ‘Submit’
Step 10: After clicking the submit button, you will be given an update request number (URN), which you can use to check the status of your Aadhaar card update process
Following these steps, anyone can make the necessary changes to your Aadhar Card Details which has, as of this moment become very convenient to do