Aadhaar Updation

Aadhaar Updation in India

Aadhaar Updation

Aadhaar Updation in India:

Common Service Centres CSCs (authorised by Central Govt.) Provide Services as Aadhaar updation/ correction.

Aadhaar Card

Aadhaar is a unique identification number that are issued to the citizens of India by obtaining the biometric (fingerprint, iris scan) and demographic details (address, etc). AAadhaar card serves as a proof of residence not a proof of citizenship.  Unique Identification Authority of India, under the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India carryout the affairs regarding Aadhaar card.

Aadhaar Card Overview

Name of issuing AuthorityUIDAI, Govt. Of India
FunctionOffline/ Online Identity verification
First Issued28/January/2009
CostCost Free


Any resident of India, irrespective of age and gender, may voluntarily enrol to obtain Aadhaar card.

Forms of Aadhaar

Letter: The card is in the form of a laminated piece of paper, which has all the necessary details printed on it.

eAadhaar: It is a copy of  the Aadhaar card that can be downloaded from the official site as a PDF file.

mAadhaar: An Application released by the UIDAI to provide Aadhaar services instantly and the app also provides a personalized section for the Aadhaar holder to carry their Aadhaar information as soft copy.

PVC Card: The latest form of Aadhaar which is made out of PVC. It has multiple security features, digitally signed QR code, etc.


What is masked Aadhaar ?

Masked Aadhaar is a form of Aadhaar in which, only the last 4 digits are visible and the remaining are replaced/ hidden. This form of Aadhaar is used in places just to verify the identity.

Documents Required

  • Proof of Identity (POI); documents comprising Name and Photograph
  • Proof of Address (POA); documents comprising Name and Address
  • Proof of Relationship (POR); documents comprising Name of applicant and Name of Family Head (Hof)
  • Date of Birth (DOB); documents comprising Name and Date of Birth

NOTE** certificate should be on UIDAI standard certificate format for enrolment/update

For detailed list of documents: CLICK HERE

Aadhaar Updation/Correction

  • Self Service Update Portal (SSUP)

Individuals can directly update/correct their Address details through the portal. Any other details updation/correction is to be done by visiting the permanent enrolment centres.

  • Permanent Enrolment Centre

Permanent Enrolment Centres avail services related to aadhaar towards the public such as enrolment/updation/correction.



Application Form for Aadhaar Updation/Correction: CLICK HERE

To Locate the nearest Common Service Centre: CLICK HERE


Lost Aadhaar? 

  1. Visit the official website of UIDAI.
  2. Select ‘My Aadhaar’ option, under ‘Aadhaar services’ section
  3. Select the ‘Retrieve Lost or Forgotten EID/UID’ button.
  4. Enter the DETAILS.
  5. Proceed with ‘Send OTP’ option.
  6. Submit the OTP received.
  7. The requested UID/EID number will be sent to the mobile through SMS.
  8. It can be used to download your e-Aadhaar copy.


For official Website: CLICK HERE

selected Common Service Centres (CSC) Provide Services & Support for Aadhaar Enrolment*

To Locate the nearest CSC: CLICK HERE