You can update or correct your Aadhar data by visiting the official website of the UIDAI and downloading the aadhar card correction form. The completed form can then be submitted by post to the addresses mentioned on the form. Residents also have the option of submitting their applications online and sending in the required supporting documents through the post.
Contents Of The Adhar Card Correction Form
The Aadhaar Data Update/Correction Form is to be used by residents for the purpose of sending updates or correction requests via post. It is important to note that providing your registered mobile number is compulsory in order to update or correct any of the data fields. The form can be downloaded from the official UIDAI website by visiting the following link https://resident.uidai.net.in/update-data
The Aadhar Update/Correction Form contains the following sections that are required to be filled in by the resident:
- Field for Update/Correction - In this section your are required to choose the field you would like to update or correct. These fields are:
- Date of Birth in DD MM YYYY format
- Email ID
You can choose one or more fields as per your requirements
- Aadhaar Number - In this section you will be required to enter your 12 digit Aadhaar number
- The next section contains fields that are to be filled out in English as well as the local language that appears in your Aadhar letter. These fields are:
- The name of the resident
- Gender - Choose from Male, Female or Transgender
- Address or C/O Details - Select from C/O, D/O, S/O, W/O, HO
- The Name of the Guardian / Parent / Spouse
- The Name of the House or Building Apartment
- The Name of the Street / Road / Lane
- Name of the Landmark
- Name of the Area / Locality / Sector
- Name of the Village / Town / City
- District Name
- Post Office
- Pin Code
- Mobile Number - It is mandatory to enter your mobile number in this section
- E-mail - You can enter your email address if you so choose
- The next section is the Document Details section, where you will be required to write down the names of the documents you are attaching. You can refer to Annexure 1 of the form to see the list of valid documents. There are four spaces to fill in namely:
- POI (For name correction)
- Pol (For name change)
- DOB (For change in date of birth)
- POA (For change in address)
- After all these fields have been filled with the correct information, you will be required to sign the form or provide a thumbprint stating that the information you have provided is true and accurate.
- Two addresses are provided at the bottom of the form. You can choose to send the completed form to any of the addresses mentioned below:
- UIDAI Post Box No. 10, Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh - 480001, India
- UIDAI Post Box No. 99, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad - 500034, India
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Do’s and Don’ts When Filling up Aadhaar Correction Form
- The form must be filled using capital letters only
- The entire form must be filled, regardless of the fields for updating / correction
- Providing your mobile number is mandatory for any updates or corrections to take place
- The form can only be sent through post
- Fill the form in English as well as the local language that was used in the Aadhaar letter as well as at the time of enrolment
- Ensure that the form is filled only with current details and not with old or invalid information
- Full names should not have salutations such as Mr / Dr / Col etc
- Ensure that the complete address is entered since the updated Aadhaar letter will be sent to that particular address
- When self-attesting the attached supporting documents, the name of the resident must be clearly mentioned below the signatures or thumbprints
- Only the documents that support the update or correction are to be provided
- Any incorrect information entered in the form may lead to rejection of the application
News About Aadhaar Correction Form
UIDAI Says Aadhaar Database Fully Safe
The government has recently said that Aadhaar based authentication is completely safe and dismissed reports of biometric data misuse. Aadhar linked subsidy transfers has resulted in the exchequer saving around Rs.49,000 crore in the last 2.5 years. UIDAI has said that there have been no incidents of Aadhaar misuse and financial loss. It said that there has been no breach in its Aadhaar database. UIDAI said that the database is “fully safe and secure”. It further added that Aadhaar is an important tool that has helped people in different ways. It has helped over 4.47 crore residents of the country in opening bank accounts. UIDAI responded to reports of misuse of e-KYC data by saying that this information is available in the public domain via ASAs (Authentication Service Agencies) to AUAs (Authorized User Agencies) and KUAs (e-KYC User Agencies). Strict laws are in place to ensure that these ASAs, AUAs and KUAs do not misuse any information.
16th March 2017
Aadhaar-link registration at AIIMS awaits the government's nod
There has been no decision made by the government regarding whether or not patient's registration using their Aadhaar card will be compulsory at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). Union Health Secretary CK Mishra informed that the government has not come to any conclusion yet in this matter.There has been no decision even on the admission of the patients using an Aadhaar card in this New Delhi-based premiere hospital.However, the hospital had made an announcement that the registration fee of patients submitting their Aadhaar card would be waived. Also, without it, patients will have to pay Rs.100 which amounts to ten times the present fee.
The initiative that was supposed to be operational from January was to be a part of the government's attempts to promote cashless transactions. It would have also helped in streamlining the database of the patients which is generally disorganised.Currently, patients have to pay a registration fee worth Rs.10 after which they are given a Unique Health Identification (UHID). This number is used to refer to them by the hospital authorities. The Union Health Ministry has received a request from the AIIMS authorities asking them to make Aadhaar-linked registration compulsory at the hospital.
22nd February 2017
Aadhar Mandatory for JEE (Main) 2017 Candidates
The Central Board of Secondary Education made two important announcements today regarding the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) exam 2017. The Board decided to extend the date of online form submission till the 16th of January from the previous deadline of 2nd January. The last day of fee submission has also been extended to the 17th of January 11:59 pm. The decision was made in response to many students, parents and schools requesting for an extension.
The other important notification was that all candidates appearing for the exam must carry their Aadhar cards with them. Indian candidates will have to be provide their Aadhar numbers at the time of filing the application and the details of which will be cross-checked against the data filed with UIDAI. Any discrepancy will disqualify the candidate from appearing for JEE.
The CBSC announced that the JEE (Main) 2017 exam is scheduled for the 4th of April, 2017.
2nd January 2017
Privileged Darshan at Tirumala Now Only with Aadhar Card
The usual tradition of getting privileged entry for special darshan of Lord Venkateswara, after completing the trek of Tirumala hills, is set to change. The devotees will have to furnish their Aadhar number as proof of identification in order to get valid tickets for darshan and free laddus from now on. People without Aadhar ID can produce any official identity proof during their 10 km long trek on foot, to get the benefits of special entry and one free laddu, with two more laddus at subsidised rates. Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams Executive Officer, D Sambasiva Rao, who oversees the temple administration decided upon this course of action to stop the misuse of this privilege by some sources.
28th December 2016
Get tokens instead of cash in Telangana
In order to reduce inconvenience caused due to demonetization, the Telangana State Marketing Department has decided to replace cash with token which can be used to purchase vegetables at certain markets. Individuals who have an Aadhaar card that is linked to their bank account without having to pay in cash at Rythu Bazaars. Rythu Bazaar is a farmer’s market in Telangana which is sanctioned by the government. Currency denominations of Rs.5, Rs.10 and Rs.20 are being replaced by these tokens and can be procured from mobile counters that have been set up by the IDFC or Industrial Development Financial Corporation in various locations throughout Telangana. These counters have a PoS or point-of-sale terminal that is handheld and is connected to online servers of numerous banks. A small ATM that has cash of up to Rs.25,000 is also available.
Individuals who wish to purchase vegetables can register their Aadhaar numbers to authenticate their bank credential that has been linked to their Aadhaar number. Once verification has been complete, customers can take tokens up to Rs. and this amount would get debited from their bank accounts. Individuals would also receive a confirmation text on their registered mobile numbers notifying them regarding the transaction. Sellers who accept these tokens will have to deposit them at IDFC counters at the end of the day and equal amount would get credited to their bank accounts.
1st December 2016
Aadhaar linked birth certificates for newborns in Pune
All civic bodies have been directed by the State Government in Pune to link birth certificates of every newborn babies to an Aadhaar number. A government resolution was issued by the State Urban Development Department the previous week and all civic bodies have been asked to start providing Aadhaar-linked birth certificates for children below the age of five.
According to civic officials, this move has been put forth to ensure a proper monitoring of all healthcare and welfare schemes. Civic Hospitals and primary healthcare centres that are run by the State government will also provide Aadhaar-linked birth certificates.
14th November 2016
DCB Bank Launches Biometric System For ATM Transactions in Rajasthan
The bank, as an initiative to make transactions more convenient for people at ATMs has launched their first ATM in Rajasthan which uses the Aadhar Card number and biometric fingerprint of the account holder instead of the regular debit card or ATM card. The ATM card or debit cards required PINs. But for this new technology, the individual’s biometric fingerprint will only be necessary to be able to use the ATM for transactions, which include withdrawal. This is the first of its kind in Rajasthan. Also the debit card or ATM card will not be required.
8th November 2016
Aadhaar card records to be preserved by Centre for 7 years, according to new regulations
As per upcoming regulations, the Indian Government will maintain a record of services and benefits procured sing Aadhaar number, for a period of 7 years. The UIDAI or The Unique Identification Authority of India fears that this database may be used for the purpose of surveillance and hence will preserve these records.
The Chief Executive Officer of UIDAI, ABP Pandey said that all concerns related to Aadhaar card benefits were exaggerated and that records will be maintained in case of any future disputes. He also added that information will be available for two years online post which it will shifted to archives offline for a period of 5 years. Hence, users will be allowed to access their records only for a period of 2 years. These rules are however, not applicable for security agencies and will require the permission of a district court judge to have access to data. The rules allow designated officers of the joint secretary level at the Centre to have access to information on grounds of protecting national security.
In the meantime, every time a person quotes his/her Aadhaar number or uses their fingerprint, the concerned agency will send the data to UIDAI to cross check the necessary details. This agency authenticates around 5 million Aadhaar numbers which are used to avail LPG subsidy.
18th October 2016