Aadhaar Correction Form

Errors in your Aadhaar card can lead to inconveniences and hinder various services. Fortunately, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) allows you to rectify mistakes in your Aadhaar address, name, age, etc. through the Aadhaar correction process. This page will help you with the knowledge to navigate the Aadhaar correction form effectively.

How to Download Aadhaar Correction Form

The Aadhaar Enrolment/Update Form serves both purposes as the name suggests. You can download the Aadhaar Update form for any information update including Aadhaar address change, name, date of birth, etc. by following a simple process.

  • Visit the UIDAI website: Head to the official website of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).
  • Aadhaar Correction Form
  • Go to the "Downloads" section: Click on the "Downloads" section, often found under the "My Aadhaar" tab or directly accessible from the homepage.
  • Find the option for "Aadhaar Enrolment/Update Form" and click.
  • Aadhaar Correction Form
  • Find the preferred form and click the download link to save it in PDF format.
  • Aadhaar Correction Form

Aadhaar Correction Forms for Minors

To rectify or modify Aadhaar information for a minor, you will be required to complete Aadhaar update forms specifically designed for minors. The UIDAI website offers two separate forms for children based on their age category: one for those aged between 0-5 years and another for those above 5 years but below 18 years of age.

Below are the minors' Aadhaar Correction forms in PDF format:

  • Aadhaar Correction form (0 - 5 years)
  • Aadhaar Correction form (Above 5 years - under 18 years)

Documents Needed for Aadhaar Correction

Now, you can use the official UIDAI website to update information about your name, address, gender, date of birth, and language. But, to update the email address, fingerprint, or mobile number, you must go to an Aadhaar Enrollment Centre.

The documents you need for Aadhaar correction will depend on the specific details you want to update. Here's a breakdown:

Commonly Required Documents:

  • Original and photocopy of a valid identity proof: Voter ID card, PAN card, passport, driving license, etc. (check UIDAI website for full list).
  • Original and photocopy of a valid address proof: Utility bill, bank statement, ration card, etc. (check UIDAI website for full list).

Additional Documents (depending on update):

  • Proof of name change: Marriage certificate, gazette notification, etc. (for name correction).
  • Proof of relationship: School leaving certificate, ration card, etc. (if enrolling through an introducer for children below 5 years).
  • Date of birth proof: Birth certificate, school leaving certificate, etc. (for date of birth correction).
*Note- Check the UIDAI website for the full list and specific requirements.

Things to remember while filling out Aadhaar Update Form

Streamline your Aadhaar update process by adhering to these key points:

  • Capitalise: Fill the entire form in uppercase letters for enhanced clarity and data processing accuracy.
  • Updated Details: Be sure to provide only updated information.
  • Provide full Address: When requesting a correction, the entire address must be provided. Please take note that this address will receive the updated Aadhaar card.
  • Accurate Details: Ensure all information you provide exactly matches your supporting documents (name, address, date of birth). If you apply with inaccurate information, it may be denied.
  • Clear Writing: Maintain clear handwriting to avoid any misinterpretations during data processing.
  • Originals and Copies: Bring original and photocopies of valid documents like identity proof, address proof, and proof of relationship (if applicable). Refer to the UIDAI website for the complete list.
  • Mark Update Request: Remember to mark the "Update Request" section on the form, indicating your purpose.

Frequently Asked Questions

While 90% of updates are completed within 30 days, it can take up to 90 days for Aadhaar correction. You can track the status online or contact UIDAI for further assistance.

Original and photocopies of the documents like passport, marriage certificate, and gazette notification proving the new name are required.

Limited details like address and phone number can be updated online through the UIDAI website. For other corrections, visiting an enrolment centre is necessary.

There's no limit on the number of corrections you can make to your Aadhaar, but each update requires proper documentation and verification.

Government/PSU-issued photo IDs, utility bills, bank statements, ration cards are some examples of acceptable documents. Refer to the UIDAI website for the complete list.

Aadhaar update is free of charge. However, some enrolment centres might charge nominal fees for services like data entry or document photocopying.

You can update your name, address, date of birth, gender, phone number, and email address on your Aadhaar card.

Visit an Aadhaar enrolment centre with proof documents and fill out the update form. Alternatively, use the online portal for limited details.

Currently, updating addresses online without a correction form is not possible. You need to visit an enrolment centre and submit the required documents.

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