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How to Change Aadhar Card Name and Address ? (Online & Offline)

You must already be having your Aadhaar Card but you want to Change your Name and/or Postal Address on your Aadhaar Card. In this Article, we will tell you the complete procedure to change Address in Aadhaar Card or to change your name. This procedure can also be used to change name and address of women after marriage.

Please Note that before updating any details on your Aadhaar Card Online , you need to have the same Mobile Number with you while making any changes online. This is because in the 2nd Step only you will be asked to Enter an OTP (One Time Password ) to Login which will be sent to your Registered Mobile Number. So, if you are not using your registered mobile number now or have lost it, you may make the changes by Offline Process ( Scroll Down to know the process how to Change Aadhar Card Name and Address Offline )

Note : This process takes about 4-5 days time to update the Aadhaar Card Name & Address from the Date you have submitted your Request. You will be intimated of the updation by SMS on your Mobile Number.

So Lets get Started !

How to Change Aadhar Card Name and Address ? (Online Procedure)

Step 1 : Open the Self Service Update Portal by visiting this link (https://ssup.uidai.gov.in/web/guest/ssup-home)

Please click on the below mentioned link ‘Click Here’ at the bottom of the page :-

To Submit your Update/Correction request Online ‘Click Here’ ‘

How to Change Aadhar Card Name and Address Online

Step 2 : Now to Login to your Account, you need 2 details

  • Your Aadhaar Number 
  • Registered Mobile Number 

As soon as you enter your Aadhaar Number in the Box and click on Send OTP, you will get an SMS on your Registered Mobile Number. You need to enter this OTP and the Text Verification in the respective boxes and proceed to the next Step.

Aadhaar Self update Portal

Step 3 : Now you Need to Check the Boxes Name or Address or Both (Whichever is Applicable) & Click on ‘Submit’

Step 4 : Now you will be asked to Enter your Updated Name and/or Address. After Entering these details you need to click on ‘Submit Update Request’.

Step 5 : You will be asked to review the details entered by you. You can go back and Modify if any changes are to be made or can Proceed if you feel you have entered the correct details.

Step 6 : To update your Name & Postal Address you will need to Upload a Scanned Copy of both Identity & Address Proof. Click on ‘Submit’ after the document is successfully uploaded.

Step 7 : In this step you will be asked to choose the BPO Service Provider for your Update Request.You can Choose any 1 & Click on ‘Submit’

Aadhaar BPO Service Provider

Step 8 : Finally your update request will be completed. You will be provided with an Update Request Number (URN). You can use this number to track your request. You can also download the File stating your URN. Also, you will get an SMS with your URN.

Check your Aadhaar Update Status by Aadhaar Number and URN

How to Change Aadhar Card Name and Address ? (Offline Procedure)

Step 1 : Open the Self Service Update Portal by visiting this link (https://ssup.uidai.gov.in/web/guest/ssup-home)

Please click on the below mentioned link ‘Click Here’ at the bottom of the page :

To Submit your Update/Correction request by Post please ‘Click Here’ to Download the Correction Form

How to Change Aadhar Card Name and Address Offline

Alternatively, you can download the form by Clicking on the below link 

Download Aadhaar Change Request Form

Step 2 : You need self attested photostat copies of the required documents for Identity & Address Proof

Check the List of Documents accepted as Identity & Address Proof

Step 3 : Send your duly filled form and the supporting documents within an Envelope at the below mentioned Address. On the Envelope you need to give a Heading “Aadhaar Update/Correction : (Your Aadhaar Number) “. Upon successful validation of your documents and Form, the details will be updated in your Aadhaar Card and the new Aadhaar Card will be sent to you.  (Check the Address Corresponding to your Local Language ):

Local Language Address Telephone
Hindi, Urdu UIDAI Regional Office, Samaj Kalyan Nirman Nigam Building, 3rd Floor, TC-46/V Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow (UP) 0522-2304978
Bengali UIDAI Regional Office, 1st Floor, RIADA Central Office Building, Namkum Industrial Area, Lowadih, Ranchi – 834010 0651-246016
English, Gujarati, Marathi UIDAI Regional Office, 5th & 7th Floor, MTNL Building, B D Somani Marg, Cuff Parade, Mumbai – 400005 022-22186168
Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil UIDAI Regional Office, Khanija Bhavan, No. 49, 3rd Floor, South Wing Race Course Road, Bangalore – 01 080-22340862
Telugu, Oriya UIDAI Regional Office, 5th Floor, Block – III, My Home Hub, Madhapur, Hyderabad – 500081 040-23119269
Punjabi UIDAI Regional Office, SCO 139 – 141, Sector 17-C, Chandigarh 0172-25085983

Important Instructions For Aadhaar Change Request by Post 

Hope this Article answered your questions on how to change Aadhar Card Name and Address. If you have any questions or feedback, you can leave your comments below.

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  1. Aaadhaar Card is like social security numbers in USA

  2. Yes, Indian Government has tried it in the same way. But it will take a lot of time to fully implement it.

  3. Hi,

    I need to change address in aadhar card . will the gas connection bill work it is more than 3 months old? i can also produce private bank account statement (citibank).


  4. Hi Sachin,

    The gas connection bill should not be more than 3 months old. Yes the bank statement would work.

  5. Can we have the alias name on aadhar card like :

    Ramesh Alias Santosh Vinayak Nikam

  6. Once aadhaar card updated , will they send a hard copy to our postal address ?

  7. Hi Prakash,

    Yes, you will also receive hard copy of the Aadhaar Card by Post. However, it may take upto 1-2 months for receiving the corrected Aadhaar Card at your address.

  8. I want to make correction in my Name only. Should I need to fill my adress & others details?

  9. Hi Pankaj,

    You just need to enter the details in which you need the correction.

  10. pse send me URN number as soon as possible so that I can download my aadhar card of permanent address.
    With warm regards.

  11. i want to change my address because i left Delhi very soon and after sometime my new address will be Utter Pradesh so please tell me i can change my address or not

  12. i want to change my address Delhi to utter pradesh but i have only Delhi relent document but i need up adhaar card for my future so can u tell me is it possible or not

  13. Yes you can change your address, provided you have an address proof of uttar pradesh.

  14. A local address proof of uttar pradesh will be required to change the address

  15. A local address proof of uttar pradesh will be required to change the address
    v-padariya -p-mekalganj khiri -d- sitapur (up)

  16. Hi sir ,
    I have changed my name through kerala guzzet.but in my self,plus two certificates and in the aadhar card also the old name….bt it is not possible to change name I sslc and plus two.my college university does not take the guzzet as a proof they says that name I plus two certificates should correct.but it is not possible .what shall i do?and by these reasons I am quitting from my name change..I have the guzzeted notification with me..is it a good decision…bt ihave the driving licence in my new name.can i change my name in aadhar by using the licence…please reply me sir…urgent..
    It is a good site and it works now properly good job.
    Sir please send a mail about your suggestion help me sir

  17. Hi Ron Jose,

    You can change your name in Aadhaar Card using the Driving License. Check Identity Proofs in this link : https://amazingindiablog.in/list-of-documents-required-for-aadhaar-card/ .You could provide any one of the Identity proofs to change your name in Aadhaar Card.

  18. Hi after marriage my name and address is changed so I need to update this in my adhaar chard. How many days it will take to get the updated one copy.

  19. Hi Yogita,

    You can do it anytime online. You can download the e-aadhaar card instantly. However, you will get the aadhaar card by post within 45 days.

  20. Hi,

    I want to change name & address of my wife in her aadhar card. As of now whatever proof i have that all have her old name and address. Kindly let me know how can i proceed in this. Which proof i need to attach for new for her new name and address. Will marriage certificate enough for this.
    Kindly guide me for same

  21. Hi Yogesh,

    I would suggest you to get her name changed in her pan card and bank account first by using the marriage certificate and letter by a gazetted officer. Once that is done, you could use her passbook to get her name and address changed in her aadhaar card.

  22. Hi
    I have recently changed my name .I only have my government gazed as proof and all other proofs r in my old name. Is it possible 2 change my name in Aadhar card with the Photo copy of Government gazed attested by govt gazzed officer along with the bank passbook

  23. Hi Vivek,

    Yes with the Gazette Notification of Name Change and Bank Passbook, you can change you name on Aadhaar Card.

  24. Hi,
    Mujhe adhar card mae apna name chng krna h. so
    correction krane ka kya process plz bta dijiye. its urgent. kya 10th,12th ka certifate kafi h identity proof ke liye.

  25. Hi Sonali,

    Please follow the process mentioned in this article to change your name in Aadhaar Card.

  26. My wife want to change her surname and address in adhaar card to mine. Is it possible to change it without changing her name in SSLC certificate?
    She is holding a passport with my name as surname and my address(new address) to provide as address proof for the required change. Can we use the said passport as address and name proof for the mentioned change?
    Will it cause any problem for her in future if she have different names in SSLC certificate and adhaar card when she will apply for pension or some jobe related matters ?
    Your kind advice will be appreciated.

  27. Hi Benjamin,

    It will not create any problem if she has not changed her name in SSLC Certificate as this happens in most of cases when a women get married in India. Her Passport will act as an Identity & Address Proof. Remember that her name and address must be updated exactly as on the passport.

  28. Hi sir
    I wan to change name and address of my wife , I tried offline process but application ws rejected stating a reason that mismatch of documents. I submiited my passport as address proof , marriage certificate , and gazette notification. What should I done in this regards , with whome should I communicate further once application z rejected. Is it possible to have old n new name both on Aadhar.pls guide
    Thanks in advance. .

  29. Hi sir
    I wan to change name / address of my wife in aadhar. I tried offline process but application ws rejected stating a reason that mismatch of documents provided.
    Application ws supported by my passport , marriage certificate n gazette notification. Wht can be done once application z rejected.How do i proceed further.Is it possible to have old n new name on aadhar. Pls guide. .thanks in advance

  30. I have applied for address change. I submitted the proof of new address (new voter’s id and gas bill) along with filled in application. I got sms saying that my documents are mismatch, hence rejected my request. Pl someone enlighten me what are the documents needed for address change within a city.

  31. Is religion and name can be changed in aadhaar card or not if yes what is the process can any one please help urgent

  32. hi Suraj,

    I would suggest you to get her a proper address proof first and then use it to change her address and name on aadhaar card. Getting her address updated on bank account will not be that tough using the documents which she already has. Even if your Passport is not accepted as her address proof, you can submit a letter attested by a gazetted officer. There is a prescribed format for the same which is available with banks.

  33. Hi Madhav,

    Is the spelling of your name or dob exactly the same on your new voter id card as that on your aadhaar card ?

  34. Hi,
    I am Bijoy Baghwar my permanent address is in Assam.
    But from 2016 I build a new home at chhattishgarh so how I can change my address from aadhar card.
    And my wife before married name was Paulina Tirkey and Paulina Baghwar how can I change her name from aadhar card what proof I need for that to change .

  35. Hi Bijoy,

    You can upload the scanned copy of your possession/property papers to update your address. Submit your marriage certificate to change your wife’s name in aadhaar card.

  36. Hello,

    I want to change my wife name and address on Adhar card. I have ration card (Address Proof) and Pan Card (identity proof) and marriafe certificates for name change. Do I need to submit more documents than this?
    Self attested copy if mandatory or can I submit scan copy of above documents without self attested?

    Thank you,

    Prayag Wadekar

  37. Sir i want to change my native place in other state.it is possible or not.
    One more question if i will change my address in that state ,where we are staying before then any problem will come or not?

  38. Hi,
    I want to change name, address & mobile number of my wife in her aadhar card. As of now whatever proof i have that all have her old name and address. Kindly let me know how can i proceed in this. Which proof i need to attach for new for her new name and address. Will marriage certificate enough for this.
    Kindly guide me for same

  39. i want to change the adress of adhar card

  40. sir; rahul singh moura &pushpa devi duni duni pithoragarh uttarakhand 262522 name galt ho gaya RAHUL SINGH MOURA s/o dhan singh moura& pushpa devi w/o dhan singh moura Hons tha birth certificate joint tha aadar no. 241856200118 & 870107563359

  41. Follow the procedure mentioned in this article to change the address in aadhaar card.

  42. I need to change Address of my spouse offline. What documents I need as PoA? As I have only Marriage card. Can I go to any permanent aadhar center for the correction?

  43. Hi Anirudh,

    My birth date was wrong in my Aadhar card, So I updated it online.

    So will I receive new hard copy of aadhar card?

  44. Hi Abhi,

    Yes, you can visit your regional office for address correction.
    Check –> Documents accepted as Proof of Address for Aadhaar Card

  45. Hi Rahul,

    Yes, you will receive the hard copy as well. It might take about a month to receive the hard copy on your postal address.

  46. Hi Anirudh,

    I hope you are doing great !!!
    I have applied for name and address change in my Aadhar card thru online process.
    My request has been verified and it is ‘in process’ status since last three weeks.

    Any idea how long generally it takes in changing these details in Aadhar card thru online process nowadays ?
    It may sound a redundant query but actually my name change in passport is pending due to this.
    Aadhar call center executives says it might take 60-90 days.

    Your inputs on this query would be really appreciated. Thanks

  47. Hi Ali,

    You will be notified by sms on your registered mobile number about any updation in aadhaar card. Usually it is updated in the records of UIDAI within 7-10 days. You can download the e-aadhaar from UIDAI website once you r details are updated. You will also receive the hard copy later within 60-90 days.

  48. Hello Anirudh,

    I want to change my name in Adhar card. I have the relevant documents. I can apply online. However, nobody is residing currently at my permanent (physical address). I live at a rented place. Is it possible that mailing address and physical address are different. Also, will i recieve a physical copy of adhar letter post my name change.


  49. Hi Anirudh,

    Hope you are doing good !

    I have changed my name in my Aadhar card.
    But my wife’s aadhar card still have my old name in address field (after W/O).
    How should I get this changed in my wife’s aadhar card ?
    I think it will be a address change in aadhar card but my wife does not have any address proof with my changed name.

    Please suggest on this query. Thanks

  50. I need to update new address and I m updatin through post ,as my mobile no is not registered I Hav to opt offline method , how long does it take to get updated aadhar card ? N can I count on offline method,? That’s d only option left for me

  51. If mobile no is not registered den in d update form thru post v can giv new no n , update info will b sent to that new number , as mobile no before s not at all registered while creating aadhar card ???

  52. Hello Anirudh,
    I have received the soft copy of my Adhar card. However, the hard copy is still not yet being couried to my address. It been more than 6 months on this and I have done multiple follow up on this with the Postal departments / Aadhar kisok at my area but no support on this so far.
    The eAdhar is not acceptable at most of the places.

    Please help.

  53. Hi Waseem,

    You can print the e-aadhaar on a photo paper and it looks exactly same as your original aadhaar card. It will then be accepted at all the places.

  54. thank you for giving information about How to Change Aadhar Card Name and Address

  55. thank you for giving information about Aadhar Card Address Change.

  56. to day i submitted online updation of my corrected address when i genrate online updated adhar card
    also i want to make my wife new adhar card pleease tell procedure


    MY wife’s aadhar card has the name after marriage surname , can i add her maiden name along with previous name.

    present aadhar card name is MANDALA LALITHA


    give suggestion to me

  58. Hi,

    I would like to put an initial of me after my wife’s name. How to do it. No other changes

  59. rakesh kumar sharma

    my wife have aadhar card but that addhar card is made before marriage, and now she married and now i want to change the address in her addhar card, but she have no document of new address, now how change address in her addhar card

  60. my name is Amaresh,but my adhaar card name Ambresh,please correct me my adhaar number.855166318870,this month i joined INDIAN ARMY so, ARMY rules adhaar card is compolsory,so please correct me,this is my life, AMARESH.R

  61. Hi Amaresh,

    I do not correct the Names on Aadhaar Card. I wrote this article to guide you how to do it.

  62. Hi Anirudh,

    Thanks for the valuable information. Really appreciate your help. i had a small query for name and address change. Will the following documents work for the respective changes.
    Name Change : Government Gazette
    Address Change : Registered rent agreement and previous month bank statement which we get by online banking.
    Thanks in advance 🙂

  63. Hi Gaurav,

    Gazette Notification for Name Change and Registered Rent Agreement/Bank Statement for Address Change will be accepted.

  64. sir
    i losse the my mobile no and how to upload the new no mobile no

  65. Sir,

    I want to change my name in aadhar card.Please suggest me.

  66. Ramesh

    I want to change my address in adhar and language pls guide me

  67. please tell me ,by offline mode in how many days I will receive my updated aadhar card

  68. Manikandan.s. sir, IwantIwant toto change. Day birthday. Aaharcard suggest. Me

  69. Can I use Alias in my name in adhaar card?

  70. Satish Kumar Dwivedi

    Dear sir

    Adhar card of my daughter was prepared at kanpur before got the marriage.
    Now she is married and like to change her surname and add but he is also
    lost his registered mobile no in the Adhar Card. As due to the early arranged
    marriage registration of the marriage has not been done.

    pl inform how we will change the mobile no for the updation and joint affidevit
    is the sufficient documents.

  71. Hi sir
    Sir I submitted my aadhar card appl. Form but I did mistake on village name date was 7/9/2016
    So can I correction now on online or later….
    Sir please give some options….. Thanx

  72. Adhar data me update karte time village ka name pahle se feed kiya huwa hy
    Pahle se feed kiya huha data hi galat hy
    to usko kyse change kare plase. Help me

  73. I enrolled for aadhar card yesterday. But the name printed was incorrect. Application form it’s written that we can change in 96hrs.how can we change???

  74. Hi, I want to update my address in Adhar, I have rent agreement available of that place. Is there any inspection team sent to validate address or poa softcopy uploaded online is enough?

  75. sir i have adhar card of my husbands name but i want toget adhar card of my parents name and also change with address.l have no any adenty card of my parents name plz give me suggestion

  76. I want to change my wife address in Aadhar card. but she don’t have any address proof. can I use my Aadhar card as her address proof.

  77. Hi! I got married in 2014 and moved to US along with my husband. I have come back to India on vacation and want to apply for aadhaar card as I do not have one. I am in dilemma of what address should I submit in application as I am at my parents place and will not be going to my Inlaws place untill I fly back. Can I apply Aadhaar card with my parents address (old address before marriage), and change the address (new address after marriage) when I come back next time after a few years?? What is advisable?? What consequences will I face if I apply with Old address??

  78. hi,

    i would like to change my first name in Adhaar. Is gazette copy is sufficient to change this in adhaar card? or need address prof as well. because i dont have address prof with new name.

  79. i want to correction of adhar card
    how can i do this?

  80. Hi Anirudh

    I belong to the family of 6 members Including my Parents and sister and brother. Recently i have shifted to a new rental house 7 Months ago i wanted to change my address in Aadhar but the only address proof i have is Rental Agreement which is in my father’s name. I tried to upload Rental Agreement on Aadhar website and got Rejected multiple times when i enquired with customer care they informed get a letter from Gazetted Officer. where I am not familiar and i don’t have idea to Know who is Gazetted Officer Please help me on this to get Corrected the Address in the Aadhar Card.

    Your Quick Response is valuable and Appreciated

  81. Hi.today I just enrolled to adhaar card,but the problem was when I gave my pincode it showed various place near to my town,but my town name was not separately given ,so I had given it as town name-rural is it correct

  82. Sir , how much time does it take for online update of name in aadhar card because I have my jee mains correction time only till 2 Feb . Will the online update of my name take place in six days ?Because if I don’t fix my name now it will be a problem for me

  83. i am 14 years old i have to change my name how can i do it…

  84. chandan Kumar Singh

    I want to update my father name I go to aadhar center and give update request but it is failed I gave my father matric documents please help me how can I updated


  86. We have moved to a new apartment , But the sale deed had address in a different format . I had to change the name and address in my electricity bill , then finally got my adhaar updated .

    Now the situation is for changing address for my wife ‘s adhaar under approved documents which one should i choose to submit my updated adhaar as a proof ? I dont see an option saying spouse adhaar card . FYI in her current Adhaar my name is mentioned under W/o . Please help .

  87. Hi Anirudh,

    I updated my Aadhar card online and printed the e-aadhar. But 6 months over , I have not received the hard copy yet. The status still says that it will be send to your address by post. What to do now?

  88. Hi Sangeetha,

    You dont need to worry about that. You have many aadhaar centers in every city. You can print your Aadhaar on PVC Card at a nominal price. This would act as an original Aadhaar Card. These aadhaar centres are governed by UIDAI only.

  89. Hi,
    My wife ha aadharcard named with me(married name). She has pancard and bank a/c with maiden name. She files incometax return with maiden name. As per the new rules Income tax linked with aadharcard. So name will mismatch in returns and aadharcard. Advise me what to do?. Is it possible to change name from married name to maiden name?

  90. Hi Kindly Guide About Linking Aadhar with PAN

    1. i recently changed my name in aadhar to match as mentioned in PAN and all other documents.
    the Aadhar has updated the request and e-Aadhar i have downloaded. recently (this request and update is only 1 week old)

    1. Name as in PAN and Aadhar Match Exactly
    2. Date of Birth Match IN PAN and Aadhar Exactly
    3. Gender Match Exactly In PAN and aadhar Exactly

    Now when i try linking PAn with aadhar by
    1. Logging into the efiling site
    2.without loging into efiling directly
    3. By SMS

    all of them fail and five a reason as Name , Date Of Birth , Gender Mismatch with PAN database . however on checking PAN data by loging in IT is the same and Match fully

    1. can i somehow biometrically link aadhar by going to PAN center

  91. How to change address in AADHAAR. Uploaded LPG Indane connection copy but rejected.

  92. Dear Anirudhji,
    I want change my adhaar card address but i have not any proof for new address so how can it possible

  93. Dear Sir,

    If I change my address in adhaar card then can I re-change my previous address on my same adhaar card

  94. I have done my marriage in special marriage act. I want to add my name & residential address on wife aadhar card..is it possible

  95. Hi Anirudh,

    How you doing?

    I would like to update address on Aadhar on My Mom’s Aadhar, but I have address proof (light bill,passport of me) of mine.I tried through online but got rejected due to address is not on her name.Do I need to attach aditional document or is there any way forward?.

    Your reply will be appreciated.Thanks.

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