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Having an Aadhaar card in this recent day and age has become extremely important. The Aadhaar card was developed by the Unique Identification Authority of India. Every Aadhaar card carries a unique 12-digit identification number which is created on the basis of your biometric and demographic data. The 12-digit Aadhaar number is required to be submitted in case you want to avail any of the service and subsidies mentioned under the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and other Subsidies, benefits and services) Act, 2016.
Since an Aadhaar card holds valuable information about an individual, you need to ensure that it is always updated and accurate. In case you need to correct or update any personal details, we have created a list of documents required to do so. Read ahead and know more.
There are two types of documents required for making an Aadhaar card - Proof of Identity and Proof of Address. It is mandatory to submit these documents for individuals who are applying for an Aadhaar card for the first time or for updating details of existing Aadhaar card holders. The details which can be updated are:
You can update the details of your Aadhaar card via two modes - online on the website or through the enrolment centre. Demographic information can be updated through any of the above two modes. However, biometric data updation is possible only through the enrolment centre.
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