How to change your address on Aadhaar card online and offline

Aadhaar Correction Form

You must submit the Aadhaar Correction Form if you need to make any changes to the Aadhaar information. You can visit the Aadhaar Enrollment Center or obtain the Aadhaar Correction Form from the UIDAI’s official website. Here are some more details concerning the Aadhar rectification form that you should be aware of. 

Aadhaar Correction Form – Overview

The Aadhaar Correction Form must be submitted in case you wish to make any changes to the Aadhaar details. You must use the same form for the enrolment process as well. The Pre-Enrolment ID, UID, biometric update, name, gender, address, email ID, mobile number, date of birth, and age are some of the details that are mentioned in the form.

Submit Aadhaar Correction Request Online

You can submit the Aadhar Correction Form online if you need to modify your address in any way. Your cellphone number must, however, be connected to your Aadhaar. The steps for submitting the form online are listed below: 

Step 1: Visit

Step 2: Enter the Aadhaar number and captcha details.

Step 3: Click on ‘Send OTP’.

Step 4: Enter the OTP that you have received on your registered mobile number and click on ‘Submit’.

Step 5: On the next page, you will find the below-mentioned options:
a. Update Address via Address Proof
b. Update Address via Secret Code (this is if you already have an Address Validation Letter)

Step 6: If you select option one, the existing address will be shown along with a space for you to type in a new one.

Step 7: Enter the relevant details and click on ‘Preview’.

Step 8: You will have the option to edit the details or submit them.

Step 9: Next, you must upload an original scanned copy of a valid proof of address.

Step 10: Following upload, you will be given an Update Request Number (URN). The number can be used to monitor the request’s progress

Submit Aadhaar Correction Form Offline

The procedure to submit the Aadhaar Correction Form at an Aadhaar Enrolment Centre is mentioned below:

Step 1: Visit the nearest Aadhaar Enrolment Centre and request the form. You can also download the Aadhaar Correction Form on;

Step 2: Ensure that you carry the original documents when you visit the Aadhaar Enrolment Centre.

Step 3: The operator will check the information you provided when you submit the form. There will be an acknowledgment given along with the EID indicated in it. The EID can be used to monitor the request’s progress. 

Instructions for Filling Aadhaar Correction Form

The Aadhaar Enrolment/Correction Form is available at Enrolment or Update Centres and also in PDF form on the UIDAI website. This is how the form looks.

You might be unsure of what information to fill out when filing a correction or rectification request because the enrollment and correction forms are identical. Filling in simply the following information is the straightforward rule: 

  1. The 28-digit Enrolment ID (EID) consisting of the enrolment number and date & time stamp
  2. Your name
  3. Only the field or fields that need to be corrected

Detailed instructions on filling the enrolment/correction form can be found on page 2 of the PDF available on UIDAI website.

What are the Various Details that Can be Updated Through Online and Offline mode? 

The following are the details that an individual can update through online and offline mode: 


  • Name (minor changes) 
  • Date of birth 
  • Address  
  • Gender 


  • Demographic data 
  • Mobile number 
  • Email ID 

What Different Fields in the Aadhar Update Form Mean

Here is a description of each field in the form, so that you are clear about what to fill and what not, when required.

1. Name

This should contain your full name as you are legally known, but without any titles or salutations such as Ms., Mr., Shri, or Dr. You need to substantiate your name with valid proof of identity such as Passport, PAN Card, Driving Licence, etc. UIDAI also gives a detailed list of documents you can use as proofs at Aadhaar enrolment, correction, or update.

You are allowed to make minor changes in the spelling of your name without really changing the name. For example, if your name is spelled as ‘Rithika’ and you want to make the spelling ‘Ritika’, you can do that without having to provide additional proofs.

2. Gender

Pick what gender you belong to – Male, Female, or Transgender.

3. Age OR Date of Birth (DoB)

The birthdate must be provided using the format DDMMYYYY, thus if you were born on August 26, 1959, your submission would be 26 08 1959. You can provide the approximate age in years if you, an elderly family member, or another person knows the actual date of birth (not months). 

If you have proof of your date of birth in the form of documents, check the box next to “Verified,” and if not, choose “Declared.” 

4. Address

Write your address in full, and don’t forget to carry your original proof of address to the enrolment centre for verification. The address is very important because the card will be sent here. If you make an error in the address, then you will not receive your Aadhaar card.

You can choose C/o (care of), D/o (daughter of), S/o (son of), W/o (wife of), or H/o (husband of), if you want to include the name of a parent, a guardian, or spouse, along with your address. Just like in the name field, you can make minor changes as long as the core address is the same as the proof you provide.

This section also includes your mobile number and email address. The number and email id you provide here will become your registered number and registered email id.

5. Relationship

The name and Aadhaar number of the parent or legal guardian must be included in the application if the Aadhaar applicant is a kid under the age of five. But, adults are not required to read this section. 

6. Documents

Mention the documents that you will be submitting as POI (Proof of Identity), POA (Proof of Address), DOB (Date of Birth), and POR (Proof of Relationship).

7. Using Introducer/HoF

If you don’t have any proof of identity and/or address and are using verification based on Head of the Family (Hof) or Introducer, then you must provide Aadhaar or EID number of the HoF or Introducer.

Do’s and Don’ts When Filling Aadhar Update Form

Now that you know how to fill a correction form for Aadhaar and how to submit the form, here are some quick notes on what to do and what not to do when filling or submitting an Aadhaar Correction Form.

  1. Use only capital letters when filling out the form.
  2. Fill all the fields that need to be corrected.
  3. Fill the Aadhar Update Form with valid and current details 
  4.  Enter your complete address and candidate mobile number
  5. Select the same language option used during enrolment
  6. Use the correct salutations such as Mr./Dr./Col., etc.
  7. Attach the correct supporting document
  8. Provide copies certified by a gazetted officer or a public notary if original documents are not available .

Note: Application may get rejected if incorrect or unverifiable information is submitted. 

  • Fill all the fields that need to be corrected 
  • Fill the Aadhar Update Form with valid and current details 
  • Enter your complete address and candidate mobile number 
  • Select the same language option used during enrolment 
  • Use the correct salutations such as Mr./Dr./Col., etc. 
  • Attach the correct supporting document 
  • Provide copies certified by a gazetted officer or a public notary if original documents are not available 

Supported Documents

The POA documents that can be submitted are mentioned below:

PoA (Proof of Address): 

  • Account statement or passbook of the Post Office 
  • Ration card 
  • Voter Identification card 
  • Statement of bank 
  • Bank passbook 
  • Passport 
  • Driving license 
  • Past three months water, electricity, or telephone bills 
  • Insurance policy 
  • Photo identity card issued by government 
  • Service photo ID card issued by PSU 
  • Pensioner card 
  • Freedom fighter card 
  • CGHS card, etc. 

PoI (Proof of Identification): 

  • Diving license 
  • Passport 
  • Voter card 
  • ECHS Photo card 
  • Photo identity card issued by government or PSU 
  • Photo credit card 
  • Marriage document 
  • Handicapped medical certificate or a disability Identification card 
  • Recognised Educational Institution-issued photo identification proof 
  • Kisan passbook, etc. 

DoB (Date of Birth): 

  • PAN Card 
  • Birth Certificate 
  • Pension Payment Order (Central or State) 
  • Passport of the applicant 
  • Certificate or SSLC Book 
  • School Leaving Certificate (SLC) or School Transfer Certificate (TC) having name and DOB 
  • Marksheet issued by a Government Board or University 
  • Date of birth Certificate on their letterhead issued by either the Tehsildar or the Gazetted Officer 
  • Photo ID card with DOB, issued by recognized Educational Institution 
  • Certificate of Identity containing name, date of birth and photograph issued by recognized Educational Institution signed by Head of Institute 
  • Government Photo Id Card or PSU issued ID card or Photo Identity Proof, or which contains DoB 
  • An ID Card or certificate having photo and DOB duly signed and issued by a Government authority 
  • Extract of School Records issued by Head of School containing DOB, name and photo 
  • Certificate of identity containing name, DOB and photograph issued by EPFO 
  • Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme Photo Identity card or Central Government Health Service Scheme Photo Card 

PoR (Proof of Relationsip): 

  • Marriage Certificate 
  • Passport of the applicant 
  • Pension card 
  • PDS Card 
  • MNREGA Job card 
  • Address card with name and photo issued by Department of Posts 
  • Any family entitlement document issued by any State or Central Government 
  • Bhamashah Card/Jan-Aadhaar card issued by Govt. of Rajasthan 
  • Birth Certificate issued by Registrar of Birth, Municipal Corporation or any local government body 
  • Discharge card/slip issued by Government hospitals for birth of a child 
  • Medical card issued by the ECHS, State Government, CGHS, and ESIC 
  • Canteen card of the Army 
  • Certificate of Identity with photo and relationship with HoF issued by Village Panchayat Head, Mukhiya, or its equivalent authority (for rural areas) 
  • Certificate of Identity containing photo issued by MLC, MLA, MP, Gazetted Officer, or Municipal Councillor 

What are the Reasons Behind the Rejection of Request for Aadhar Card Update or Correction? 

The following are the reasons for rejection of correction or update request of Aadhar: 

  • Documents sent to UIDAI not self-attested 
  • Details mentioned in the form not matching with the documents provided for verification 
  • Lack of adequate documents provided for verification  

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