Do you want to change the name in your Aadhaar card?
In today’s time, the Aadhaar card has become an important document for Indians. The Aadhaar card consists of a 12-digit random number that is issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). It is needed for almost all the work.
But the information of the documents you submit is required to match the information given in the Aadhar card. If your information does not match, then you may face trouble.
In such a situation, if you want to update your Aadhaar card like changing your name, address, date of birth, or mobile number, you can do it online. Today in this article I will tell you how to change name in Aadhaar card.
Note: You can change your name only three times in Aadhaar card and you will have to upload a valid document proof.
What are the changes you can make in Aadhaar Card
You can change almost all the things in your Aadhaar card. You can update your name, address, date of birth, mobile number and email id online at home. But for biometric updates you have to go to Aadhaar Seva Kendra.
What documents are required to change name in Aadhar card
For correcting the name in the Aadhaar card, you have to provide an identity proof like Passport, PAN Card, Ration/ PDS Photo Card, Voter ID, Driving License, Government Photo ID Cards/ Service photo identity card, issued by PSU, NREGS Job Card etc. To see the complete list, you can check the official site and check which documents you can use to change the name in Aadhaar.
How to Change Name in Aadhar Card Online
Aadhaar users can easily correct and update their Aadhaar card both online or offline. But if you want to change the name online, it is mandatory to have a mobile number registered on your Aadhaar card.
To update name in the Aadhaar card, follow the steps given below:
First go to https://uidai.gov.in/. After this, click on the Update Demographics Data Online.
In the next page, enter your 12 digit Aadhaar number and captcha then click on Send OTP. Now you will receive an OTP. Enter the OTP and click on the Login button.
Here, you will see two options, you have to click on Update Demographic Data.
To change the name in your Aadhaar card, tick the Name option. Then click on Proceed.
Now fill your correct name in both English and Hindi languages. Then upload a scanned copy of the supporting documents.
Click Preview and check once you have entered the correct name or not. After this, fill the captcha code and click on send OTP. An OTP will appear on your mobile number. After entering OTP, click on Make Payment option and make an online payment of Rs. 50. After the payment is complete, you can print its Acknowledgement Receipt.
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