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How To Correct Mistakes In Aadhaar Card From Home | Change of Address

How To Correct Mistakes In Aadhaar Card From Home | Change of Address: Aadhar card is an important identity card, a lot of people has already had their Aadhar cards with them if someone doesn’t have the Aadhaar card they can simply go to the nearest Aadhar card Seva Kendra to apply for the Aadhar card and those who already have aadhar card with any kind of mistakes can now easily correct their aadhar cards from the comfort of the home.Do not believe that kind of correction is very difficult, depending on the card is very easy to correct the card.

Now you can correct the Aadhar card from your home just in seven steps, here we are sharing that 7 steps. Do share this information with your friends and family and let them know how to correct their cards easily from the comfort of the home, no need to pay any amount to anybody, you can do it for free cost. Just follow the below seven steps and have all the required documents scanned before starting the process.

Step 1 (Visiting Official Portal):

Go to the official website of UIDAI (, after logging in to the website you find the option ‘Update Your Aadhar Data’, click on ‘Update Your Aadhar Data’ to proceed for the next step.

Step 2 (Proceeding Step Forward):

Now you will be redirected to another page for the options asking the method to update the data of Aadhar card, you can also update through post request. So to apply online select “Update Aadhar Data” and proceed.

Step 3 (Submission of Aadhaar Number & OTP):

Now in this step, you have to Login with your Aadhar number. Enter your Aadhaar number and the verification code as shown and the OTP (One Time Password) will be sent to your registered mobile number. Enter the OTP and proceed for the data correction in your card. Note: Your mobile number must be registered in order to proceed, if is not registered visit nearest PAC or Aadhaar Center and enroll for it.

Step 4 (Filling Up Data Properly):

In the “Data Update Request” section you have to enter the data what you want to correct, example date of birth, gender, name or address etc. Fill it properly to avoid problems later. Note: As of now (updated on 3rd February 2018), the official portal of UIDAI does not allow to change any details online except correction or update of the address, for that one need to visit nearest Permanent Aadhaar Enrollment Center.

Step 5 (Upload Documents & BPO Service Provider):

Now upload the documents which are related to the correction, example if you are applying for the correction of the address you can upload your election ID Card or Voter ID Card etc. As soon as you upload and submit the scanned documents you will be given the option to choose data center or BPO Service Provider which would be usually ‘Karvy’ and after submission, you may receive URN number on your mobile. Make sure to upload color documents that are scanned properly.

Step 6 (Saving the URN Number):

Save the URN number. At last to complete the procedure enter the URN number and Aadhar number to confirm. After that, you can check your Aadhar update status any time by entering the Aadhar number and URN number anytime on UIDAI website.

You will also receive the update message on your mobile. Make sure you read the process completely before applying and have the scanned documents and mobile phone with you. Sometimes due to various reasons, the Update Request is Rejected like you have not uploaded a proper proof of address etc. If you have any issues, queries or questions you can ask in comments below.

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