How to Change/Update Address on Aadhaar Card – Detailed Guide

By | April 13, 2018

Aadhar card is an essential component and plays a vital role in availing benefits from multiple government schemes. This card includes important information like fingerprints, address proof, biometrics, phone number and date of birth which can be presented as an ID proof.  

This ID proof is not only essential for government schemes but it also extends its benefits towards pension benefits, subsidy, healthcare, taxation services, and insurance services and so on.

Now you know how valuable document is, given that this card is an essential document, it’s significant to update all the Aadhar details saved in Central Identities Data Repository (CIDR), every time there are demographic or biometric changes.

You can apply for AADHAAR card change of address/address rectification online, by following these 3 easy steps:

  1. Firstly, login to AADHAAR card Online Self Service Update Portal by means of your AADHAAR number
  2. Secondly, submit your AADHAAR card change of address/address correction request online
  3. Thirdly, upload supporting self-attested Proof of Address document (soft copy) for the change of address online

Make sure you submit the Aadhar card change of address/ correction request in both English and your local language. Once you follow the same you’ll be given your Aadhar card status check and future references. Your Aadhar card change request information will be verified by UIDAI representative and upon successful authentication, the variations will be imitated in your AADHAAR card and the same will be intimated to you.

To alter the address fed into the Aadhar database, the user can access the address update request provided at the official website at- uidai.gov.in – and submit a query in four simple steps, conferring to the UIDAI website.

  • These steps are: log in with Aadhaar, address update request,
  • Upload documents and
  • Select BPO service provider/submit a request.

Who can update Aadhaar address Online?

If you’re a resident with a registered mobile number can update address by means of the official portal. “Registered Mobile number is required to accept password for login.

The online tool presented on the UIDAI portal only permits an Aadhaar holder to update or spot-on his or her address. “For other updates, kindly visit the official website

Compliance with information for update does not offer any sort of assurance update of Aadhaar data. The information submitted is subject to confirmation and authentication, as stated on the UIDAI website.

How to update address fed into Aadhaar database

Visit the official UIDAI website and click on the ‘Address Update Request (Online)’ tool. Now, enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number and click on ‘Send OTP’. OTP or one-time password is sent by the Aadhaar system on the user’s listed mobile number.

Now, enter this OTP in the stated field and click on ‘Login’. Click on the next page and, select ‘address’ and proceed.

Documents required for Aadhaar address change

The user is required to upload the scanned image of original proof of address/ all self-attested copy of PoA documents for update/ correction. Also view the list of all valid documents. The documents required for updating or changing address include passport, bank statement/ passbook, statement of Post Office account/ passbook, voter ID, ration card, driving license, telephone bill, water bill, as stated on the UIDAI website. The utility bills like water, telephone and electricity must not be older than three months.

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