Unique Identification Authority of India provides biometrics-based personal identification programme Aadhaar – provides a range of services online. While some of these online facilities are meant for Aadhaar applicants – those who have enrolled for an Aadhaar card but not received the identification document yet – and Aadhaar card holders – those who have already have an Aadhaar card in possession.
The 12-digit identification number issued by the UIDAI under the Aadhaar programme is known as Unique Identity Number (UID) and also Aadhaar number. These online facilities can be accessed through the UIDAI’s self-service portal, uidai.gov.in.
How to update/correct/change Aadhaar card address
One of these facilities enables the user to apply for a change in the address fed into the Aadhaar database. The user can update the address online by submitting valid documents or an address validation letter (for those without documents), according to the UIDAI protal.
Here’s how to access this Aadhaar card online service using the UIDAI self-service portal:
The Aadhaar holder can access the service by selecting the “update your address online” option on the UIDAI portal. On the next page, the user is required to log in to the portal through an OTP- or one-time passcode-based verification process.
After this step, the user can proceed by clicking on the “update address via address proof” option. In this method, the user is required to upload a digital copy of a valid document to complete the request.
After this step, the user is asked to fill in the personal details such as name and full address. On the next page, the user is required to verify the details fed into the online form.
Once the user is satisfied with the entries, he/she may proceed to upload a copy of the relevant document…….Read More>>