Updated: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 12:44 PM IST
New Delhi | Jagran Business Desk: Aadhaar card is one of the most trusted documents in the country today. From applying for jobs to buying food grains from government ration, Aadhaar is the first thing that we all need and so it is necessary to keep it up to date. Recently, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) had announced a major update in wake of the Covid-19 pandemic that now the people can update their Aadhar Cards from the comfort of their home.
Although there are still several things for which you need to visit the nearby Aadhaar Kendra or Update center.
For the unknown, you can make changes like updating your name, gender, address, date of birth, and language online and for other changes like Head of family/guardian details or biometric update, you need to visit the Aadhaar Seva Kendra or Update Centre.
Stepwise guide to update your Aadhaar card online:
Step 1: Go to the official website of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).
Step 2: Now, on the homepage, you will see the 'Proceed to Aadhaar Update' option. Click on it.
Step 3: Fill in the details asked by the website and type in the Captcha
Step 4: Enter the OTP you will receive on your mobile phone
Step 5: Make the required changes and click on update.
Now, if all the details you have mentioned matches with that of UIDAI, you will get a message that reads, "Congratulations! The Email ID matches with our records!".
To be noted the registered mobile number is mandatory for online Aadhaar update requests as the user will receive an OTP on the registered number for verification.