Aadhaar update: shifting to new house? know how to update address in Aadhaar.

Aadhaar update: Aadhaar is a 12-digit unique number that serves as residential proof as well as identification proof In India. It is an important document every citizen of India must-have. Now, if you are an Aadhaar holder and you have moved to a new house or relocate from one place to another, then you need to update your communication address or postal address in your Aadhaar card.


Have you shifted to a new house recently and thinking about changing your address on your Aadhaar card as well? Then relax, it’s very easy. There is no need to worry as the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has provided the facility to the people of the country that they can update their existing address even when they do not have any documents for address proof. 


According to updates from UIDAI, updating the address on the Aadhaar card can be done by sending an address validation letter online with the help of an address verifier and the address verifier can be any family member, friend, landlord, who can allow you to use that address. The address can only be updated if you meet certain conditions. And the conditions are:


1) Phone numbers of both residents and address verifiers should be linked to their respective Aadhaar card. Also, Read – Want to Link Your Aadhaar Card With SBI Savings Account? Here’s How to Do it

2) The resident and address verifier will be authenticated via an OTP sent to the phone.

3) Moreover, the address verifier must be approved for use in the address base.


Here’s how to update the address in Aadhaar card:

Follow these steps to update the address in your Aadhaar card 

First, visit the UIDAI official website, uidai.gov.in

2) After this, you will get the request for Address Validation Letter page where you can enter your 12-digit enter the base Nanpr or 16 digits of Virtual ID Enter.

3) Click after filling in Captcha ‘Send OTP’.

4) Then ‘Login’ after entering it you will get OTP on registered mobile-Now you fill in the details of Address Verifier which should have the Aadhaar number

5) After this, the address Verifier will get an SMS, which will contain a link, and therefore, it would need approval.

6) Soon after this, a second SMS will be received with OTP, fill it and insert captcha and verify.

7) Once it is verified, you will get the Service Request Number (SRN) through SMS.

8) Login through ‘SRN’ and preview the address, edit it and submit it, cancel your ‘Update Request Number’ (URN).

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