How to correct mistakes in aadhaar


My address in Aadhaar is wrong. How to correct the mistake in aadhaar?



The online method of updating Aadhaar details is simple and straightforward. To use this method, you must have the registered mobile number active and with you as an OTP will be sent to this number to verify the transaction. The steps to update or make corrections to your Aadhaar are given below.

Step 1: Visit the website that is

Step 2: Under “Update Aadhaar Details” column, click on “Update Aadhaar Detail Online”.

Step 3: You will be redirected to a new page where you can enter your Aadhaar number in the given box. You also need to enter the captcha code (text verification).

Step 4: On completing the previous step, a one-time password (OTP) will be sent to your registered mobile number. Type the OTP to login to your Aadhaar account.

Step 5: You will then be redirected to the Aadhaar Update Portal where you can select the field you wish to update. For example, if you are updating your address, click on “Address Update” checkbox.

Step 6: Fill in the details accordingly and ensure you double check the accuracy of the information as it will be reflected in the new Aadhaar card. UIDAI will not make corrections to the information provided in your request. At this step, it is advisable that you review all other information of the card to ensure everything else mentioned is accurate and up to date. If you face issues with the pin code or related information such as the post office, city, town, village, district or state, you will need to contact the UIDAI contact centre at

Step 7: Once the form is submitted, a URN (Update Request Number) will be generated.

Step 8: Select a BPO service provider to review the updated information and hit “Submit”.

Step 9: You then need to upload supporting documentation that would validate the change required. For example, if you need to update a name change due to marriage, you need to upload supporting documents such as a copy of the marriage certificate, notarized affidavit, husband’s passport or a gazette copy bearing the name change.

Step 10: You can download or print the acknowledgement copy. The updated Aadhaar card will be mailed to the registered address.

Step 11: Using the URN, you can check the Aadhaar Card update status any time you want.

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