Aadhar Card Correction/Update – Online & Offline

Aadhar card consists of a 12-digit number and it serves as both address and identification proof. It consists of the individual’s all details such as name, date of birth, address, biometric information, and also fingerprints. Hence, it is necessary to have all your details on the Aadhar card correct, and in case of any changes/corrections, you will need to update it if you have corrections in Aadhar.

How To Apply For Aadhar Card Correction Online?

You can make your corrections online. For that, you will need to login to the UIDAI self-service portal. Here are the steps to apply for Aadhar card correction online.

  • Visit the UIDAI website (www.uidai.gov.in aadhar correction)
  • Log in using your Aadhar number or Virtual ID.
  • For verification, enter your captcha code displayed on the screen.
  • Then, you will need to click the ‘Send OTP’ option.
  • Enter the OTP that you have received and click ‘Login’.
  • On the next page, you will get two options to update your address.
  • Update Address via address proof.
  • Update Address via secret code. (It is applicable if you have an address validation letter)
  • If you click on the option, a screen will be displayed where you’ll need to enter your new address in it.
  • Then, you will need to enter all your relevant details and click on the option ‘Preview’.
  • In case, you have entered something wrong, you can edit it by clicking the option ‘Edit’.
  • If everything is correct, click ‘Submit’ by ticking onto the statement provided.
  • Then, you will need to submit the scanned photocopy of your original address proof for verification.
  • Once, you have completed the process, you will get an Update Request Number (URN). It is used to track the Aadhar correction status.

How To Apply For Aadhar Card Correction Offline?

 

As online, you can apply for Aadhar card correction offline also. For offline, you will need to visit the Aadhar card correction center. Here are the steps to be followed for correction in the Aadhar card.

  • Check the Aadhar correction center near me and visit the Aadhar Update/Enrolment center near your location.
  • Before visiting the center, you will need to download the Aadhar card correction form and fill the information in it.
  • Take all the relevant documents that are needed to verify the changes or corrections that you are going to make in your Aadhar card.
  • At the center, you will need to submit the form to the executive.
  • The executive will verify all your information.

After the process is completed, you will get your corrected Aadhar card after it is verified by the UIDAI. You can check your Aadhar card status on the UIDAI portal.

What To Do For Aadhar Name Correction?

If you have any corrections in your name or email address, then you will need to make changes to the Aadhar database. Using the Aadhar Enrolment/Correction form, you can make the required changes in your Aadhar database. There is no payment required if the correction is made within 4 days of enrolment. In case, if it is after 4 days of enrolment, then you will need to pay Rs.50/- If its change in address, then you can fill the new address on the UIDAI portal instead of sending it via post.

Instructions To Fill Aadhar Card Correction Form

The Aadhar correction form is available in the Aadhar Enrolment or Update centers. The Aadhar card correction pdf is available on the UIDAI website also.

Since the enrolment and correction forms are the same, you may have confusion about filing it. Here are simple details that you will need to fill in the form.

  • The 14-digit enrolment number and also the date & time stamp.
  • Your full name
  • For correction, fill only the fields that you want to makes changes/corrections.

Rules For Filing Aadhar Correction Form

We hope you have got to know how to fill and how to submit your Aadhar card correction form. Here let’s check out some of the rules to remember while filing the correction form.

  • Make use of only capital letters.
  • For correction form, you will need to fill only the fields that you need to make corrections.
  • Make sure to fill the form based on only the current valid proofs instead of the old/invalid proofs.
  • Make sure to provide the correct full address, as the updated/corrected Aadhar letter will be sent to that address only.
  • Entering the details in the same local language in which the Aadhar was allocated is not mandatory anymore.
  • Avoid using salutations such as Mr./Mrs./Dr. and much more.
  • You must have the proper verification document for the changes that you want to make.
  • In case, if you do not have original documents, the photocopies certified by public notary or gazette officer is applicable.
  • It is not mandatory to link your mobile number to make your Aadhar corrections online.
  • If you again submit the form with any invalid information, it will get rejected.

Conclusion

We hope you have got to know how to fill and submit the Aadhar card correction form. Remember the set of rules while filing your correction/update form.

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