The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has made online updation of Aadhar documents free till June 14, 2023. Usually, it costs a fee of ₹50 to update the Aadhaar details. However, till 14 June, updating demographic details online via UIDAI's official website will be free of cost.
It is important to note that this service is free only on the myAadhaar portal and will continue to attract a fee of ₹50 at physical Aadhaar centres, UIDAI had clarified.
The UIDAI has been encouraging residents to upload Proof of Identity and Proof of Address (PoI/PoA) documents to revalidate their demographic details, especially if Aadhaar was issued 10 years back and never got updated. This will help in improved ease of living, better service delivery, and enhances authentication success rate.
Aadhaar card update: How to avail of this free service
-Residents may log in on https://myaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/ using their Aadhaar number.
-Select the 'proceed to update address' option.
-One Time Password (OTP) will be sent to registered mobile number
-One has to just click on ‘Document Update’ and the existing details of the resident will be displayed.
-An Aadhaar holder needs to verify the details, if found correct, click on the next hyperlink.
-In the next screen, the resident has to choose Proof of Identity and Proof of Address documents from the dropdown list.
-Upload a scanned copy of the address proof and select the 'Submit' button. upload copies of the same to update his/her documents.
-The Aadhaar update request will be accepted, and a 14-digit Update Request Number (URN) will be generated.
The list of updated and acceptable PoA and PoI documents is available on the official website of UIDAI.
The status of the Aadhaar address update can be checked using the Update Request Number (URN). Once updated, you can download the updated version and obtain a printed Aadhaar card.
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