Home / News / India /  Aadhaar card updation: How to change address, mobile number, photo

If you are looking to update six kinds of details into the Aadhaar database, you just need to visit an Aadhaar centre near your house to get it done. For any update or correction in details such as Aadhaar enrolment, address update, photo/biometric update, name/gender/ date of birth, mobile number/email id update, Aadhaar download and coloured print, just walk into the nearest Aadhaar Seva Kendra (ASK) with the valid documents and get the details updated. Aadhaar enrolees are required to visit any Aadhaar centre with valid supporting documents in original, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) said. The UIDAI charges a fee of 50 for any such update at its centres.

Of these 6 services, you can update or change address online. In order to change or update address in your Aadhaar card online, mobile number is mandatoy as you will receive the OTP on your registered mobile number. You can use any of the 44 documents listed on the UIDAI website to change your address.

Aadhaar card is mandatory for various purposes like filing income tax return, getting a PAN card. It is also mandatory to avail benefits of various government schemes.

Recently, Aadhaar Seva Kendras were opened in Hisar, Chennai, Bengaluru, Lucknow, Bhopal, Agra, Vijayawada and Patna. These ASKs have the capacity to handle up to 1000 Aadhaar enrolment or update requests per day. Residents can also book an appointment online or visit the centre that follows an automated token management system.

Non-resident Indians (NRIs) holding Indian passports can also apply for Aadhaar on arrival. Now, they no longer have to wait for 180 days in order to get their Aadhaar made.

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