Friday, May 3, 2019

"Mera Aadhaar-Meri Pehchaan" is the title caption of Aadhar Card, a government of India bio-metrics unique identification number generated based on bio-metrics system.  This article can provide you the details of Aadhar Card that contains what is Aadhaar card, why is it mandatory and if you have an Aadhar card then how you can update your Aadhaar card online.

In our last articles, we have provided information about Masked Aadhar card that can be more safe to use Aadhar card online which generate 8 digit Aadhaar card and you can download the masked Aadhar card easily.  We have also given information about how one can update mobile phone number in Aadhaar card online and how to find Aadhaar number, enrollment number using name, date of birth in case where you are applying new Aadhaar card online.

What is Aadhaar Card Number

Aadhaar is a unique Identification number issued by Government Of India to all the residents of India. Nowadays, Aadhaar has no less significance than a PAN card. UIDAI is a statutory authority set up by Government Of India for all the provisions for Aadhaar.

Why Aadhaar Card Number is Mandatory? 

The Supreme Court upheld its decision on the validity of Aadhaar card and It was mandated to link your Aadhaar card with your PAN card. But if there is any mistake or update left in your Aadhaar card details you would not be able to link them. Mistakes like the number, address or the other details have been written wrong on your Aadhaar card and updates like you have changed your number or Email ID or your child has grown up 5 or 15. Then it becomes mandatory to update your Aadhaar card details.

Other reason can be if you have not made any transaction like if you have not linked your Aadhaar with any account number or pan card for consecutive 3 years, it becomes inactive and there comes the need to update the Aadhaar card.

Following are the easy steps to update your Aadhaar:

According to UIDAI:

1. Update your details online

2. Request update by post (discontinued)

3. Visit a nearby enrollment center

1. Update Your Aadhar Card Details Online 

Only those people would be able to update Aadhaar online, who have registered their contact number with there Aadhaar card.

It has been mandated by the Supreme Court to register your mobile number with your Aadhaar card, as online transactions are OTP authenticated.

If you are using Self Service Update Portal (SSUP) for the online update you get the option to update your demographic details that are:

  • Name
  • Address
  • DOB
  • Gender
  • Mobile
  • And Email

Link for Self Service update portal is

2. Request Update Aadhaar Card By Post:

This service to update your Aadhaar Card has been discontinued by UIDAI with effect from JULY312018. 

3. Visit a Nearby Aadhaar Enrollment Center:

This service to update your Aadhaar Card is Easiest and reliable, this services will give you the benefit of updating your both the details i.e.

Demographic details like Name, Address, Date Of Birth, Gender, Mobile & Email

Bio-metrics like Finger Prints, Iris & Photograph.

BE sure to take your original documents to the Enrollment Center. These documents will be scanned and handed back to you after the update.

You can easily find an Enrollment Center near to you.

Aadhaar Card Fees For Update:

The update will be free for the online and postal update. However, by updating or correcting your Aadhaar Card through the enrollment center you just have to pay Rs. 25 each time.

After completing the update process through any of these methods you have to wait for the TURNAROUND TIME.

Have you recently updated or modified your Aadhar card then check Aadhar card update status and know if the correction have take place or not in your Aadhar.

Aadhar Card Turnaround Time:

According to UIDAI, the process of turnaround time for the update will take 90 days. Your request for the update will be verified by the UIDAI representatives. After your request is approved you can download your e-Aadhaar Card by “DOWNLOAD AADHAAR” on

Your updated Aadhaar Card will be delivered to you at the given address only in the case of update of Name, Address, Date of birth and gender. And for the update of mobile number or Email ID, only a notification will be sent on the given number or Email ID.

Government Of India has made this identity mandatory on some platforms. So this is your own benefit to update your Aadhaar card because it avails you many facilities and easiness through many services.


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