Aadhaar Card: How to Change Address Online and Offline?
Forget standing in queues for changing the address in the Aadhaar Card. The UIDAI has introduced the provision on changing the address online. You just need to go to the official website of the UIDAI, fill in the details and you are good to go. You can also change the address mentioned in your Aadhaar Card offline either by post or by visiting the enrolment centre. If you are clueless about the process, don't worry as we have listed out the process in detail (both online and offline) through which you can easily change the address in your Aadhar Card.
Aadhaar Card: How to Change the Address Online?
1- Log in to the official UIDAI website.
2- Click on ‘Aadhaar Self Service Update Portal’.
3- Enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number and captcha code. Click on OTP to receive OTP on your registered mobile number.
4- Now tick on ‘Address’ in ‘Data Update Request’ and click ‘Submit’.
5- Scan and upload the required self-attested documents.
6- After the submission of your request you will be given a number through which you can track the status of your address update request. This status can be checked via Aadhaar Card update status link. It must be noted that to change the address online you need to have a mobile number registered with your Aadhaar Card (this number is provided by you at the time of Aadhaar Card enrolment) , failing which you cannot update the address in your Aadhaar Card.
Aadhaar Card: How to Change the Address by Visiting the Enrollment Centre?
Visiting the nearest enrollment centre has its own perks as you can update both demographics and biometrics. Demographics include name, address, date of birth, gender, mobile number, and e-mail address whereas biometrics include fingerprints, photograph, and retina scan.
You can check for the nearest Aadhaar Enrollment Centre on the official website of UIDAI. Carry all the original documents and their photocopies along with you stating your identity and address proofs. While updation of Aadhaar online is free of cost but if you update your Aadhaar details at an Aadhaar Enrollment Centre you have to pay Rs. 25 for the updation.
Aadhaar Card: How to Change the Address by Post?
1- Visit the official UIDAI website. Download the Aadhaar Card Update form and take a printout.
2- Tick the box Address and fill in all the necessary details.
3- Send the form with all the updated details on any one of the below-mentioned addresses:
Post Box No.10
Madhya Pradesh- 480001
Post Box No. 99
As per the UIDAI website, updation in Aadhaar Card details may take up to 90 days. You can track the status of your request online via the official UIDAI website. You can download your updated e-Aadhaar from UIDAI official website by clicking on ‘Download Aadhaar’ option.