Tuesday, 26 January 2016

How to Make a Change or Correction of Name on Aadhar Card

You may find there is an error in the spelling of your name printed on the Aadhar Card. Or one may have to change their name and address in the Aadhar card due to some valid reasons.

Let us learn how to change name on Aaadhar card online as all as offline.

How to Change Name on Aadhar Card Using Online Procedure

  • You need to open a web browser and visit the following page
  • You need the registered mobile number when trying to change the name in Aadhar Card online. This is because you will receive login password and OTP necessary to make the changes. Without the registered mobile number, you will have to complete the process using the offline process.
  • Once the self-service portal opens up, you need to look at the bottom of the page. You will find :- ‘To Submit your update/Correction request online please Click Here. Click on it and carry forward the process.
  • Now, you need to login into your Account. You will need two important details that is, your Aadhar Card number and your registered mobile number.
  • The minute you click send OTP, you will receive an SMS on the registered mobile number. Enter the number in the OTP box and the Captcha code in the Text Verification box.
  • Now check the box that says Name and click Submit.
  • Enter your Updated Name and click on Submit Update Request.
  • You will be asked to review the new information you added and in case of any error you can go back and Modify. If all is well, you can Proceed to the step.
  • You will need a Scanned Copy of Identity proof that shows name changed. Click Submit if the document is successfully updated.
  • You will be asked to choose a BPO Service Provider to update your request. You can choose any and click on Submit.
  • Your request will be completed and you will be provided with an Update Request Number (URN). This number will be useful to track your request. You will receive an SMS stating your URN as well as you can download a File staying your URN.


How to Change Name on Aadhar Card Using Offline Procedure

The offline procedure involves sending the hardcopy of the application form by post. 

1.Open the Self Service Update Portal by clicking the

2.Click on the ‘Click Here’ link at the bottom of the page by clicking on the
To submit your update/correction request by post please CLICK HERE to download the correction form

3.You will require self-attested Photostat copies of the required documents for Identity Proof.

4.Fill the form correctly and attach the supporting documents within an Envelope. You to give a heading on the Envelop “Aadhar Update/Correction: (Your Aadhar Number)”. 

5.Once your documents are successfully validated, the details will be updated in your Aadhar Card and you will get a new Aadhar card by post.

6.The address for sending Update/Correction requests is:

Post Box No.10,
Madhya Pradesh – 480001, India.
Post Box No. 99,
Banjara Hills,
Hyderabad – 500034, India

UIDAI Regional Office,
5th & 7th Floor,
MTNL Building,
B D Somani Marg,
Cuff Parade, Mumbai – 400005
This is the process to change name in Aadhar card.


  1. My adhar card number 661012047716 my name k.ramesh,s/o k.sunkanna,,thappeta street,joharapuram,kurnool town,kurnool ,kurnool mandal,kurnool district,andrapradesh-518002.please correction my adhar card