Alert: No Documents Needed To Update Mobile Number, Photo, And Mail Id, Says UIDAI
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Alert: No Documents Needed To Update Mobile Number, Photo, And Mail Id- Says UIDAI

Aadhaar Card
Aadhaar Card

Now you do not need to submit any documents if you want your latest photograph to be updated in the Aadhaar card. Besides that, other details like biometrics registered mobile number, and email id can also be updated without any difficulty. You need to step into an Aadhaar Centre with your Aadhaar card. 

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has announced that no documents will be asked to update the personal information of the Aadhaar cardholders. Aadhaar card users have to visit any of the official Aadhar Seva Kendra to update their details like photograph, biometrics, mobile number or email id. 

UIDAI tweeted, “No document required for update of Photograph, Biometrics, Gender, Mobile Number & Email ID in your Aadhaar. Just take your Aadhaar and visit any nearby Aadhaar Kendra. For appointment at UIDAI-run exclusive Aadhaar Seva Kendra”.

In their earlier tweet, the UIDAI had accorded a list of original documents that can be presented at the time of requesting to update the details such as name, address, and DOB.

The UIDAI-run Aadhaar Seva Kendras are accessible in many cities such as Delhi, Bhopal, Agra, Chennai, Vijayawada, Hisar, and Chandigarh.

The services available at the Aadhar Seva Kendras are updation of the following – Fresh Aadhaar enrolment, Name update, Address update, Mobile number update, Email ID update, Date of Birth (DOB) update, Gender update and Biometric (Photo + Fingerprints + Iris) update.

Details of the current update limit are :

a) For Name correction- 2 times

b) For DoB correction- 1 time

c) For Gender correction- 1 time

According to the current UIDAI policy, a citizen can update his/her age limit as +/- 3 years. If the age gap is more or less than the given limit; people need to communicate with their area UIDAI Regional Office.

Online Facilities 

Only update or change in address is allowed for requests generated through online mode. Mobile number is compulsory for online updates to receive OTP.



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