In September 2019, UIDAI issued a notice stating that key personal details on your Aadhaar card can now be updated at an enrollment centre without providing any documentary proof. Read on to know how this works and how to avail this option. In September 2019, UIDAI issued a notice stating that key personal details on your Aadhaar card can now be updated at an enrollment centre without providing any documentary proof. Read on to know how this works and how to avail this option.
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Changing Address in Aadhaar Online without Documents
If you have moved recently and do not have an appropriate proof of address yet, you can get this updated on your Aadhaar card using an Address Validation Letter. The address validation letter can be obtained online from a “Verifier” so you do not need to submit any documents or visit an Aadhaar Enrollment Centre to complete this task. Do keep in mind that having your mobile number updated with UIDAI is mandatory to update your Aadhaar. Read more about Aaadhaar address change online
Other Aadhaar details you can update without Documents
In the recent UIDAI notification, it is now confirmed that some key personal details in the UIDAI Aadhaar database can now be updated without the necessity of submitting supporting documents. These details include the following: PhotoBiometric Data (Fingerprints/Retinal scans)GenderMobile NumberEmail AddressYou have to visit an Aadhaar Enrollment Centre in person and carry your existing Aadhaar card in order to get these updates made. You will also be required to pay a nominal fee at the time of requesting this update.
Aadhaar Details that Require Additional Documentation
When requesting certain changes to your Aadhaar data, you are still required to mandatorily provide self-attested copies of supporting documents such as Passport, Driving License, Voter ID card, etc. Aadhaar card details that can only be changed if supporting documents are provided include:
- Date of Birth
- Address Update (if no Address Validation Letter is available/obtained)
New Aadhaar Application (available only at enrolment centre)
The clarification provided by UIDAI with respect to the Aadhaar documents checklist is definitely going to make it significantly easier for those seeking to apply for a new Aadhaar card or updating their existing details on the UIDAI database.