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How to Change Aadhaar Card Address Online

As you all know that Aadhar is now mandatory in India. This has become an important document that will make you an official citizen of India. From filing the income tax to applying for Driving license, from getting a new SIM card for mobile to opening an bank account it has become an madatory document. If this is such an important document then it has to be correct and valid. All the details mentioned in the Aadhar card should be correct and verified. Once such important part is address. It is very important to have correct address.

In case you do not have the correct permanent residential address mentioned on the Aadhaar card, it is imperative this be done as soon as possible. Fortunately, the UIDAI has made it pretty easy to change or update Aadhaar card address online, making it convenient to get the correct information recorded with just a few clicks.

How to change Aadhaar address online
You need to log on to the UIDAI website in order to change Aadhaar address online. Just follow the steps:

  • On the UIDAI website, click on Address Update Request (Online). A webpage opens in a new tab — at the bottom, click on Proceed after going through the instructions.
  • Here, enter your Aadhaar number and the text verification code to receive the OTP, and on the next page, enter the OTP.
  • Next, you need to choose whether you want to change the Aadhaar card address by area pin code or by address.
  • On the next page, fill in the required details and click on Submit.
  • Now, you will need to provide a proof of your correct address in order to change the Aadhaar card address. You choose from a number of ID proofs for this, such as passport, insurance policy, credit card statement, telephone bill (landline), property tax receipt, etc.
  • The last step is to select the BPO service provider, which you can do by clicking on the radio button next to the service providers’ names, and clicking Submit.

This is very easy process in changing or updating your Aadhar address online. However, remember that just submitting the application does not mean the address will be updated in UIDAI records. The new address submitted by you will be verified for authentication purposes before it is entered into the records, meaning you must be sure to enter the correct details.


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