How to Edit Aadhaar Card Online?

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aadhar cardAadhaar card is one of the very important document.Here methods are given to update or edit aadhaar card online.It captures your biometric details and serves as a proof of identity. Sometimes we find mistakes in our newly issued Aadhaar Card. You need to get these errors rectified quickly. You can easily update or edit Aadhaar card  online, sitting comfortably in your home. It hardly takes you 10 minutes. All you need to do is register your mobile number, with the Unique Identification Authority of India which is generally registered at the time of enrolment.

You can corrector update or edit  Aadhaar Card online information, simply by visiting the website of Unique Identification Authority of India, at You can correct the information such as name, address, gender and date of birth, using this website.

Follow these steps to Edit Aadhaar Card online

Step 1:  Go to UIDAI website

Visit UIDAI website,

Step 2: Enter 12 digit Aadhaar number:

Enter your 12 digit Aadhaar number and fill the code provided, in the text verification box. Once you are done with this, click on Send OTP  (One Time Password).

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Step 3: Enter OTP and proceed

OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number. Enter this OTP in the given box and proceed.

Step 4: Select the option to change/update Aadhaar details

Once you enter the OTP, you will see the web page which would allow you to update your Aadhaar details. Update these details (make a correction), and then move on to the next step.

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Step 5: Upload documents

You have to upload the scanned colored copy of your documents. It can be any government proof such as driving license, PAN card and so on. After this you have to select any agency, from where you want your details to be updated.

You will then receive a confirmation message, along with URN (Update Request Number). Keep this number very safe. Your updated Aadhaar card is delivered to your home, within a couple of weeks

List of valid documents for data update


1.Supported Proof of Identity (PoI) Documents Containing Name and Photo for Name Corrections


 PAN Card

 Ration/ PDS Photo Card

 Voter ID
 Driving License
 Government Photo ID Cards/ service photo identity card issued by PSU
 NREGS Job Card
 Photo ID issued by Recognized Educational Institution
 Arms License
 Photo Bank ATM Card
 Photo Credit Card
 Pensioner Photo Card
 Freedom Fighter Photo Card
 Kissan Photo Passbook
 CGHS / ECHS Photo Card
 Address Card having Name and Photo issued by Department of Posts
 Certificate of Identify having photo issued by Gazetted Officer or Tehsildar on letterhead
 Disability ID Card/handicapped medical certificate issued by the respective State/UT Governments /Administrations.
 Affidavit executed on non-judicial stamp paper to be submitted by a woman applicant for name change after marriage (Joint Affidavit to be submitted along with her husband with joint photo).
 Marriage Certificate
 Proof of Marriage document issued by the Registrar
 Gazette Notification
 Legal Name Change Certificate
(P.S: For above documents, where original document does not have photo, the photocopy/scan of the documents must be taken along with the Resident’s photo)

2.Supported Proof of Date of Birth (DoB) Documents

Birth Certificate

SSLC Book/Certificate
Certificate of Date of Birth issued by Group A Gazetted Officer on letterhead
3.Supported Proof of Relationship (PoR) Documents
 PDS Card
 MNREGA Job Card
 CGHS/State Government/ECHS/ESIC Medical card
 Pension Card
 Army Canteen Card
 Birth Certificate issued by Registrar of Birth, Municipal Corporation and other notified local government bodies like  Taluk, Tehsil etc.
 Any other Central/State government issued family entitlement document.
4.Supported Proof of Address (PoA) Documents Containing Name and Address
Bank Statement/ Passbook
Post Office Account Statement/Passbook
Ration Card
Voter ID
Driving License
Government Photo ID cards/ service photo identity card issued by PSU
Electricity Bill (not older than 3 months)
Water bill (not older than 3 months)
Telephone Landline Bill (not older than 3 months)
Property Tax Receipt (not older than 3 months)
Credit Card Statement (not older than 3 months)
Insurance Policy
Signed Letter having Photo from Bank on letterhead
Signed Letter having Photo issued by registered Company on letterhead
Signed Letter having Photo issued by Recognized Educational Instruction on letterhead
NREGS Job Card
Arms License
Pensioner Card
Freedom Fighter Card
Kissan Passbook
Certificate of Address having photo issued by MP or MLA or Gazetted Officer or Tehsildar on letterhead
Certificate of Address issued by Village Panchayat head or its equivalent authority (for rural areas)
Income Tax Assessment Order
Vehicle Registration Certificate
Registered Sale / Lease / Rent Agreement
Address Card having Photo issued by Department of Posts
Caste and Domicile Certificate having Photo issued by State Govt.
Disability ID Card/handicapped medical certificate issued by the respective State/UT Governments/Administrations
Gas Connection Bill (not older than 3 months)
Passport of Spouse
Passport of Parents(in case of Minor)

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