If you are searching, for how to change your Aadhaar address, then this article is for you. Due to reasons of new employment, transfer of job posting, business relocation, etc, many people shift to new places. And then they face the challenges of changing the Aadhaar address.
Generally, you have two processes to change your Aadhaar address, the first is to process it online, and the second is Offline. Normally, both process is easy but comparatively, the Online process is more convenient, quick, and easy to process.
In the Online process, you can do it from your places like home, office, etc, and you can process your Aadhaar address update at your convenient time. But in the case of the Offline process, you need to visit the center for a period of time and you may also be in a long queue.
In this article, we will explain how you can change the address in your Aadhaar online through the official website of UIDAI. We will explain it step by step so that you can follow and do it on your own. So let’s go through it.
The process for Aadhaar Address Update
To start the process to change your Aadhaar address, first of all, open a UIDAI official website on your device and go to My Aadhaar. When you hover or click on My Aadhar, you will have various options including Update Demographics Data & Check Status.
Simply, you need to click on Update Demographics Data & Check Status, you will be redirected to the login page.
When you will click on Login, the options to Enter Aadhaar, and Enter Captcha, will appear. Now you enter your Aadhaar number for which you want to update the address.
Enter the captcha code and click on Send OTP. In a few seconds, you will receive an OTP on your registered mobile number. Normally, traffic on this site is high so it might take a few seconds to receive OTP. After entering OTP, just click on Login and you will be logged into the Aadhaar system to change the address.
After getting logged in, you will have several options including Online Update Service. You just click on the option of Online Update Service and you will be redirected to the following window (as you can see below image).
Here you will have multiple demographic data fields to update. These fields are Name, Date of Birth, Gender, and Address. To change your Aadhaar address, you just tick the option of Address.
After ticking the right option, click on Proceed to Update Aadhaar. When you will click on Proceed to Update Aadhaar, you will come to the Address page.
On this page, your previous address will be mentioned below the Current Detail and there will be an option to enter your new address below Details to Be Updated. As you can see the same in the below image.
Simply fill in your complete address including your Address Pincode. Ensure that the address you are filling in is the same as the supporting address proof that you will upload. Because, if there is a mismatch, your request to update your Aadhaar address might get rejected.
After entering the required complete details, you need to upload a valid supporting document. Before you start the process to change your Aadhar Address online, you should keep a scanned copy of your original valid supporting document.
After uploading the document, click on the Next button. Now you will have a preview page where it will show the current address details. And if you see anything wrong or incorrect information, you can simply click on the Edit button to correct the same.
If everything is correct, you need to select the terms and conditions. After selecting the terms and conditions, click on Next. Now a payment window will appear and you need to process the payment. You will be charged Rs.50 to process the request online.
On this page, you need to accept the declaration and click on Make Payment. After doing the payment successfully, Download Acknowledgement will appear. By clicking on it, you can download your Acknowledgement. Your Aadhaar number, Update Request Number, and some other details will be on this slip. So keep it safe. This was the complete process to change your Aadhaar address online.
Summary – Aadhaar Address Update:
- Open the UIDAI website on your device (Laptop/Computer/Mobile).
- Go to My Aadhaar and click on Update Demographics Data and Check Status.
- Click on Login
- Enter Aadhaar Nuber, Captch, and OTP
- Click on Update Aadhaar Online
- Select Address and Click on Proceed to Update Aadhaar
- Enter your current address
- Upload a valid supporting document and click on Next.
- Review your Preview page/Summary, edit if required
- Accept the terms and click on Make Payment
- Process the payment
- Download Acknowledgement
As you can see, you can process to change your Aadhaar address in a few minutes from your place. And there is no need to be very tech-savvy also. After processing the request, it will some time to get your Aadhaar address updated. You can check the status from the UIDAI site.
Conclusion – Aadhaar Address Update
As you can see the online process is very easy and quick. If want to change your Aadhaar address, you can choose any option like Online or Offline. If you don’t have time to go to the center and wait for your turn, then you should prefer the Online option to change your Aadhaar address.
It is the most convenient and time-saving process. If you want to know the list of supporting documents, you can also check the entire list from the official website. I hope you liked this article and was helpful to you. Please share with your friends and family if you liked it.