. The address on your Aadhaar card can be updated both offline and online
. Aadhaar card holder can provide any of the valid address proof documents from the list of 44 documents mentioned on UIDAI’s website
Aadhaar is a unique 12-digit number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). You need to keep it updated so that it can serve as a valid proof. The address on your Aadhaar card can be updated both offline and online. For it, Aadhaar card holder can provide any of the valid address proof documents from the list of 44 documents, that are mentioned on UIDAI’s website. Some such documents include Passport, Rent agreement, bank statement or passbook, driving license, telephone bill, electricity bill, water bill, voter ID card, to name a few.
Only those individuals whose mobile numbers are registered with UIDAI will be able to do it. Here is a step-by-step guide to update your address online:
If you have the valid documents, then you can update the address by clicking on the ‘Proceed to update Address’ tab.
Enter the details, upload a valid supporting document and Submit.
In case, you do not have address proof. You can still update your address online with the option of address validation letter.
Request for ‘Address Validation Letter’ is a four-step process
Resident initiates request
Address verifier consents
Resident submits request
Use secret code to complete
If you are using a rent agreement as a address proof, then the rent agreement should be a registered one, and in your name.You need to scan all pages of the rent agreement and create a single pdf file before uploading it on the UIDAI website.