How To Change Name In Aadhar Card?


UIDAI has made it easy for people to update or correct their Aadhaar card both online and offline. Here is information about the Aadhaar Card Update or Correction processes, through which people can easily update and correct their Aadhaar card information. In this article, we will tell you how to update information in Aadhaar card online? How to make corrections in Aadhaar card? And what do you have to do to update information in Aadhaar card? Following is the way to update / change your name, address, date of birth, mobile number and email ID in Aadhaar card.

What information can be changed in Aadhaar card online?

People cannot update or correct all their information in their Aadhaar card while updating online. As per the latest developments, only address can be updated online in Aadhaar. If a person wants to update the following information, he has to visit the Aadhaar center:

  • Name of applicant
  • Date of birth
  • mobile number
  • email id
  • gender

What documents are required to correct the name in Aadhaar card?

If the wrong name is registered in your Aadhaar card, then to correct it, you will have to submit any of these documents, which are as follows –

  • PAN card
  • Passport​
  • Ration Card
  • Voter ID Card
  • NREGA Card or
  • Driving Licence etc.

After submitting all the above documents, you can correct your wrong name in your Aadhaar card.

How to correct your name in Aadhaar card?

If you have an Aadhaar card and there is a need to make any correction in your name or surname, then you can correct your Aadhaar card by observing all the steps given here. You can correct your Aadhaar card by following the information given below, here you are told the easy way.

  • If you want to correct the name in your Aadhaar card, then first of all you have to go to the official website of UIDAI , which will open its home page in front of you.
  • In this page, you will see many options under Update Aadhaar, in this you have to click on Update Demographics Data Online .
  • On clicking, a new page will open in front of you, in this you click on Proceed to Update Aadhaar . This will then open a new page.
  • In this page you have to enter your Aadhar number and captcha code and click on send OTP .
  • After that, OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number, enter it and login.
  • Click on Update Demographic Data .
  • Now you will get many options in which you have to make corrections, click on them, now you have to select the name and click on proceed.
  • After that proceed by ticking on yes I am Aware of This.
  • Now fill your name correctly in both Hindi and English, then select the Document name to upload the documents.
  • After that select the document and click on upload document .
  • After seeing the preview, enter the captcha code and click on send OTP, fill the OTP and accept the terms and conditions.
  • Now make the payment of Rs. 50 and print the acknowledgement receipt, this will be useful to check the status.
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