There are many reason for updating and correcting name in Aadhar card. As per recent update in income laws, Aadhar is mandatory to be quoted while filling income tax returns (ITR) and also while applying for a new PAN card. It is also mandatory to link PAN with Aadhar. There is many other places where any facilities and feature will be availed to you after providing Aadhar number. Also, if you are availing a grant or subsidy from government, then you will have to provide Aadhar number. So, it is important for your Aadhar card to be fully correct and up-to-date. Here is a step by step guide to help you in correcting and updating Aadhar name, Date of Birth, Gender, Language, Address online.

How to update or correct details in Aadhar card


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If you want to update your Aadhar name, DOB, Address etc, there are two methods of doing it.
1)By Aadhar enrolment center/Aadhar Seva Kendra
2)Online from UIDAI website  

How to update Aadhar details by visiting Aadhar Enrolment center/Aadhar Seva Kendra

By visiting Aadhar enrolment center/ Aadhar Seva Kendra, you can correct or update  all the details like Name, Date of Birth, Email-id, Gender, Mobile no., Photo, Fingerprint and Iris scan in your Aadhar card.
You have to carry original documents to your nearest Aadhar Enrolment Center. You have not to provide these documents.
If you have not any documents for proof, then you can also be able to correct Name, Address, Mobile no. You have to download Aadhar Updation Form(Download Link) and get signed by Village/Municipality head and upload at the time of correction of Aadhar online.
You can locate the nearest Aadhar Enrolment center/ Aadhar seva Kendra from UIDAI official site by providing State, PIN and Search box.

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How to update Aadhar name, DOB, Gender, language online.

As per latest update, Now you can change Aadhar name, Date of Birth, Gender, Address and Language online. Here is the steps to correct or update Aadhar detail online.

Step 1: Go to Aadhar Self Service Update portal official site.

Step 2: Click on “Proceed to Update Aadhar”.

Step 3: Fill the  Aadhar no. , captcha and OTP.

Step 4: On the new page, there will be two options “Update Demographics Data” and “Update Address via Secret code”.

Step 5: Select “Update Demographics Data” for correction in Aadhar name, Date of Birth, Gender and Language.

Step 6: The List of Details will appear, select the details you want to correct/update and click on Proceed.

Step 7: Be cautious, you can make correction 3 times in Name and 1 times in Gender and Date of Birth throughout your life.

Step 8: Read the instructions carefully and then tick the check and proceed.

Step 9: Enter the correct Detail (Name/DOB/Gender/Language).

Step 10: Upload the required Documents and click on Preview.

Step 11: Enter the captcha and click on Send OTP.

Step 12: Enter OTP received on your registered mobile no.

Step 13: Click on Make Payment and pay Rs.50 using Credit card/Debit card/Net Banking and Save your reference no. for further status.

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How to check status of your Aadhar detail Update request?

Go to Aadhar Self Service Update portal official site.

Click on “Check Update Status”

Fill Aadhar no. and reference no. and captcha.

Click on “Check Status” and you will be able to track staus.

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