How to update Date of Birth in Aadhaar Card

From applying for a PAN card to opening a bank account, Aadhaar has become a crucial document for most of the tasks.Learn how to update DOB in Aadhaar Card here.

First Published28 Jul 2022, 01:23 PM IST
Know how to update DOB in Aadhar Card
Know how to update DOB in Aadhar Card

From applying for a PAN card to opening a bank account, Aadhaar has become a crucial document for most of the tasks. A mere wrong information in our aadhar card can create trouble in future. That’s why it is important to keep our Aadhaar Card updated with other documents.

Along with the linking of PAN card with Aadhaar, other documents like Voter IDs etc are also being linked with it making Aadhaar an important and correctly updated document for an individual. Aadhaar consists of a 12- digit unique identification number that is assigned to every Indian citizen by Unique Identification Authority of India. UIDAI has released a list of documents that are accepted for updating different details in the Aadhaar card. The list of supporting documents is different for different details.

How to update Aadhaar:

Aadhaar card can be updated online as well as by visiting nearby Aadhaar Card Centre. Aadhaar Card users can update only selected details on their Aadhaar Card via the website Following is the list of details they can update online:



Date of Birth


If users wish to change any other detail, then they have to visit to their nearby Aadhaar Card Seva Kendra. Users can change their registered mobile number, biometrics, etc from the center.

Method to update details online:

Aadhaar card holders can update their details like name, dob, address, etc, by visiting the Aadhaar Update Portal. After visiting there, they need to select the option of ‘Proceed to Update’.

Afterwards, they have to enter their 12 digit unique Aadhaar card number as well as captcha.

As soon as the Aadhaar number and captcha is entered, users will see the option of sending OTP to their registered mobile number. They have to click on that and enter the OTP and login to the website.


Method to update Aadhaar by visiting Aadhaar Enrollment Centre:


Fill out the form: After visiting the Aadhaar Enrollment Centre, users have to fill the correction form.

Attach documents: After filling the form, attach the required documents. Users can also take the help of the person available at the Aadhaar Enrollment Centre to know about the required documents.

Submit the form at the Aadhar Card Center.


Documents needed to change Date of Birth:

To update the date of birth in the Aadhaar Card, users need to present any of the supporting documents mentioned in the list by UIDAI.

The list of documents is mentioned below:

Birth Certificate


PAN card/e-pan

Service photo identity card issued by, Central Government/State Government/UT government/PSU/Banks

Photo ID card with DOB, recognised by Recognised Educational Institutions

Transgender ID Card

Mark sheet issued by recognised Government Board or University

School Leaving Certificate/Transfer certificate

Central/State Pension Payment Order

CGHS/ECHS/Mediclaim card issued by Centre/State/UT Governements/PSU with photo

Valid Long Term Visa

Certificate of Identity having name and DOB issued on UIDAI standard certificate format for enrolment/update by:

1. Gazetted Officer Group A/EPFO Officer

2. Recognised Educational Institution signed by Head of Institute

Exception Case of DOB Change: Resident to submit self declaration as per notified format.

Just like this list, UIDAI has specified a certain number of documents that are accepted to update other details like address, name, gender, etc. To know more about the list, kindly refer to this link:



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First Published:28 Jul 2022, 01:23 PM IST
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