Aadhaar Card is an essential document for all issued by the Government of India. It contains information about a person, such as date of birth, name, gender, address etc. Today, in this blog, we will learn how to update name, DoB, gender in the Aadhaar card online.
If any mistakes found in the date of birth, name, gender, address in the Aadhaar card, you can correct them online through the official site of UIDAI. But you cannot update your mobile number and mail id online on the Aadhaar card; for that, you have to go to the Aadhaar Centre.
For this, you need a valid document from the list of selective documents, which you will have to upload during the online update.
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Remember:The mobile number registered with Aadhaar is mandatory for online Aadhaar update request as you will receive OTP for Aadhaar authentication in your registered mobile number.
Update Name in Aadhaar Card Online
The Aadhaar card is one of the most useful documents required by all in India, which helps in creating other identities such as voter ID, passport, ration card, PAN card, and many other documents.
It is now compulsory for individuals to link their bank accounts to Aadhaar for digital operations. It consists of a 12 digit random unique identification number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India, which is part of India’s Central Government.
Therefore, if you find any mistakes in it, such as date of birth, name, address, gender, language, it will create a more difficult situation for individuals to identify. In such a case, then you need to update it. So follow these few steps to update the Aadhaar card online.
First of all, you need to visit the official site of UIDAI; You will find an option here, which is ‘Update Demographics Data Online‘. Click on it, and the next page will appear. Now, you can update your name, date of birth, gender, language online in Aadhaar in a few steps.
Step 01: The first option, tap on ‘Continue updating Aadhaar’. On the next page, enter your 12 digit Aadhaar number, fill in the captcha code and click on ‘Send OTP‘.
Step 02: One-time password (OTP) will be received on your registered mobile number, enter OTP and click on Login.
Step 03: On the next page, the ‘Update demographic data‘ option will appear in the first paragraph, click on it.
Step 04: Here, you can select any of the following Aadhaar data options to update online and choose the ‘Proceed‘ option for the next page. A pop-up page will appear, tick the check box here and click on ‘proceed‘.
Also read: How to check Aadhaar authentication history
Step 05: If you select any of these Aadhaar data to update online, such as name, gender, date of birth or address, it will appear at the top of this page.
Step 06: Now, you can easily edit your Aadhaar data online if you have found any mistake. For example, if you want to update the date of birth, enter your correct date of birth, in which you have valid documents.
Update Aadhaar data OnlineBut here, you can not edit your mobile number and email ID. You can update ‘Gender, date of birth’, online-only once, ‘Name’ three times; But you can edit address multiple times. All you have to do is upload valid documents.
- Select the valid document option below, and here you will get the lists of all the documents.
- Please select one of them and upload the document.
- Click on the ‘Preview’ option.
- Enter the captcha code that you will see in the picture (if not, then click on the refresh) and tap on the ‘Send OTP‘.
Step 08: Enter the OTP you will receive on your registered mobile number, and select the ‘make payment’ option.
Step 09: Here, you will be charged Rs 50 for updating Aadhaar data online. You will have two options for payment. Credit/debit cards and net banking, make payments and complete the process.
You will receive a 14 digit update request number (URN) after completing the process. To check the status, enter your Aadhaar and URN number, verify the captcha code and click on check status.
Documents required for Aadhaar card update
These are valid documents required to update the Aadhaar card online.
- PAN CARD
- VOTER CARD
- BIRTH CERTIFICATE
- MARKSHEET ISSUED BY ANY GOVT. BOARD OR UNIVERSITY
- CENTRAL/STATE PENSION PAYMENT ORDER
- SSLC BOOK/ CERTIFICATE
- GOVT. PHOTO ID CARD
If you have any of these documents, you can correct the name, date of birth, gender, address on the Aadhaar card.
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Q1: How often can I update the name in the Aadhaar card?
A1: I can update the name thrice in the Aadhaar card.
Q2: How many times can I change the gender in the Aadhaar card?
A2: Only once.
Q3: How often can I change the date of birth?
A3: Only once.
Q4: How many times can I change an address in Aadhaar card?
A4: Multiple times.