Have you recently shifted or relocated to a new residential address? Are you facing problem in updating your address on your Aadhaar card? You need not worry as the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has provided two ways to change the address on your Aadhaar card. You can either do it online or visit any nearby Aadhaar Centre.

There are 44 documents which you can submit for updating your address in the Aadhaar card.

If you want to update your address in Aadhaar, ensure that the supporting documents is:

1) One of the 44 valid documents listed on the UIDAI site.

2) Your name on those documents should be same as that on Aadhaar.

Some of the acceptable supporting documents for address verification include passport, bank passbook, bank statement, voter id, post office passbook, electricity bill (not older than 3 months), water bill ( not older than 3 months), gas connection bill ( not more than 3 months), vehicle registration certificate, marriage certificate and school leaving certificate among others.

Your name on those documents should be same as that on Aadhaar.
Your name on those documents should be same as that on Aadhaar. (@UIDAI)

Updating address on your Aadhaar card online

You can update or change your address online. Only those individuals whose mobile numbers are registered with UIDAI will be able to do it. Since online transactions are OTP authenticated, mobile number is mandatory for online update to receive OTP.

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Visiting Aadhaar enrolment centre

The address on your Aadhar card can also be updated by visiting your nearest Aadhaar centre. You need to carry valid and original documents for updation at these centres. Original documents will be scanned and handed back to you.

Besides, UIDAI provides another facility to update address of family members online. This is done with the help of an address validation letter. After you request for generation of Aadhaar validation letter on UIDAI website, the address verifier will get an SMS with link to give consent for the update. Clicking on the link will lead to the generation of an OTP for giving consent. Once the consent of the Aadhaar verifier is received, an address validation letter with secret code is sent to his or her address by post within the next 30 days.


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