After receiving your Aadhaar Card, if you discover a typo or mistake in your name, email address, house address, etc, it means you have to get the details corrected on the Aadhaar database. You can get a mistake rectified using the Aadhaar enrolment or correction form. Standard charges apply for Aadhaar updates. If you request for changes or corrections after enrolment but within the first 4 days, then no charges apply. The charges are up to Rs. 50 including taxes for correction or updates requested after the 4-day window period.
Below, we have discussed an example of Aadhaar correction/update:
NOTE: A few corrections however can be done only offline at the Aadhaar Seva Kendra. This is in the case of mobile number update if your registered mobile number is not with you.
NOTE: Make sure that your mobile number is updated with the Aadhaar card for making any online corrections/updates.
If you go with the option ‘Update Address via Address Proof’, then you will get to see the current registered address.
After the submission of request, you will get an URN (Update Request Number). Using the URN, you can track the correction/change status of your Aadhaar Card. This can be done online on the Aadhaar portal.
You can submit the correction/update form offline at an Aadhaar enrolment/update centre. Follow the steps for the same as mentioned below:
You will get the Aadhaar correction form at an enrolment or update centre. Or, you can download aadhaar correction form online in the PDF format at the UIDAI website. The form for enrolment and correction are one and the same. Thus, in order to not get confused and fill only the necessary details in regards with corrections follow the below-mentioned suggestions:
Below-given is a brief description about the meaning of each field in the Aadhaar correction/enrolment form. We will also discuss what type of information to enter in each of the fields.
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