Aadhaar with PAN linking :-

Now, PAN & Aadhar Number can be used interchangeabl

What will happen when a person :
-Doesn’t have PAN: Aadhar can be used to file ITR & quote at all the places where PAN is Required.
-Have PAN: Aadhar & PAN needs to be linked first and then any of them can be quoted at the time of filing ITR.

What is the time limit for receiving the aadhar card?

Aadhaar card is normally delivered within 10-12 days of aadhaar generation and handed over to the post department for delivering it to the individuals. But, normally it takes around 90 days in receiving your aadhaar card.

Why the aadhar card update should be done?

Every Aadhaar holder requires aadhar card correction once in a span of time. It is also recommended that in every 10 years you should update your aadhaar card. In simple words, we can say that if there are any demographic or biometric information changes, your aadhaar card is required to be updated. Some of the reasons leading to aadhar updation are-

  • If there is any change in the registered mobile number
  • Change in name
  • If you want to change your address due to any reasons
  • On turning 15 years of age, then biometric details need to be updated
  • If you want to change your DOB

For more details on which particulars can be updated refer to the detailed list below from UIDAI.

aadhaar card update

For making aadhar card update online, what process shall be followed?

Before starting with the aadhar card correction. Let us take a note of below mentioned two pieces of information to be kept handy before making aadhar card update online

  • Aadhaar number and
  • Registered mobile number

These credentials are required to make a successful login to the aadhar card update portal. Further aadhar card holder is required to upload valid proof of address, which will be verified by a verifier at UIDAI back office. Mobile number of the resident is required to be registered for using this service.
It can be described as follows-

  • Visit the SSUP (Self Service Update Portal )
  • Select the required fields
  • Enter data in the fields selected
  • Submit the form and URN will be generated automatically
  • Select BPO for review of the update
  • Attach the relevant original scanned documents
  • By using URN, check the status of updated aadhaar

What is the process of updation of Aadhar by visiting Aadhaar Enrollment Centre?

The process to do it through enrolment center can be described as follows-

  • Fill Aadhar correction form taken from the center
  • Now write the correct information in the form(That you want to update).
  • Submit self-attested copies of proofs validating your update request.
  • Submit the form in the center with all the documents.
  • For update or correction, the applicant is charged rs 25 for such visit for enrolment center.

What is the process of updation of Aadhaar details by post?

Aadhar card update can also be done by post. For the process of aadhaar card correction by post, reda the steps below.

  • You can Download online the “Aadhaar Data Update/Correction Form by visiting
  • Fill all the details correctly that you want to change in the existing form.
  • Take the photocopies of the documents that will show the requested changes to be done.
  • Post the form along with documents to the postal address.

Post Box No. 10,
Madhya Pradesh – 480001,


Post Box No. 99,
Banjara Hills,
Hyderabad – 500034,

How can you change the name in Aadhaar Card?

There are many persons whose name does not match with PAN and Aadhaar. So for those, an option is available that they can change or update the name in the aadhaar card as per their PAN card. To change your aadhaar name in the aadhaar visit the aadhaar enrolment centre and follow the above steps-

  • Fill the Aadhaar Correction Form
  • Write your correct name in the form
  • Submit the form along with the relevant Identity Proof
  • Your updated request will be registered by the executive
  • An acknowledgment slip for your updated request will be provided to you.
  • For availing this facility deposit Rs.50

How to change your Date of Birth?

  • Visit the Aadhaar Enrolment Centre
  • Fill the Aadhaar update form and mention your date of birth
  • Along with the form submit the proof of your date of birth
  • For authentication of your identity, executives will take your biometrics for checking
  • After completion of the above process you will be given acknowledgment slip and URN
  • You have to pay a fee of Rs.50/- to the executive
  • In a few days, your DOB will be updated in the Aadhaar card

What is the fee involved for updation in Aadhaar details?

Yes, if you are updating any of the demographic or Biometric in Aadhaar then you have to pay a nominal amount of Rs.50/-(excluding taxes) to the service provider every time you are updating your details.

What are the documents required for updating the Aadhaar details?

Aadhar card update requires a number of documents. A brief of such documents have been given here under

  • PAN Card
  • Voter Identification Card
  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • License of Arms
  • Certificate of Marriage
  • Photo Identity Card
  • ECHS Photocard
  • Ration Card
  • Insurance Policy
  • Pensioner Card
  • Registration Certificate of Vehicle
  • Caste and domicile certificate along with photo, issued by state government
  • Job Card of NREGS
  • Kisan Passbook
  • Certificate of Birth etc.

How to update the biometric information in Aadhar?

For updating the biometric information in aadhaar, you will have to visit the permanent enrolment centre. Your new biometric details will be verified and replaced with old one.

When the aadhar card update in Biometric Information required?

Residents can go for aadhar card update of the biometric details due to any of the following reasons-

  • Age less than 5 years at the time of enrolment
  • Child turning 15
  • Events such as accidents or diseases that leads to biometric exception conditions that may include- loss of eyes or limbs etc.
  • All the residents are recommended to update their biometric details in every 10 years.

How aadhar card mobile number update shall be done?

To update the aadhar card mobile number, follow the steps given below-

  • Visit the Aadhaar Enrolment Centre
  • Fill out the Aadhaar Update Form
  • Enter your current mobile number in the form(That you want to update)
  • There is no need to mention your old mobile number
  • Your request will be registered by the executive
  • After completion of the above process you will be given acknowledgment slip and URN
  • You will have to pay a charge of Rs 50, for availing these services.

What details can I get updated in case I am visiting the Permanent Enrolment center for updation?

You can get your Biometric details( Fingerprints, iris scan, facial expressions-photograph) and Demographic information (Name, address, Date of Birth, Gender, Mobile number & Email id) updated by visiting Permanent Enrolment center.

Is it mandatory to have my mobile number registered for aadhar card update?

Registered mobile number with aadhaar is mandatory to access the online services of aadhaar. If you are going for your aadhaar update offline, then you can get it done with the help of supporting documents.
If you have not registered your number with aadhaar at the time of enrolment, then you can get it done by visiting Permanent enrolment center for registering it.

What details can I update in Aadhaar online? Am I required to visit the enrolment center for aadhar card update?

You can update address details in aadhaar online by Self Service Update (SSUP) portal. For updating biometric details you will have to visit the permanent enrolment center. For using this service your mobile number must be registered with aadhaar.

Do I need to bring original documents for updation at Enrolment center?

Yes, you need to provide original documents for aadhaar card update at the enrolment center. It will be handed over to you after successfully scanning and updating the documents.

Which aadhaar enrollment centre shall I visit for the update of details?

You can directly go to any of the enrolment centers and can get your updation done.It is not at all important to visit the same aadhar card enrolment center from where you made an application for issuing aadhar card.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q- How can I update my Aadhar card biometrics?

Ans: You can update your Biometrics (Fingerprints/ Iris/photograph) in Aadhaar by visiting your nearest Permanent Enrolment centre.

Q- What Fields can I update through Self Service Update Portal (SSUP)?

Ans: You can update both demographic information such as Name, Address, Date of Birth/Age, Gender, Mobile Number, Email Address, Relationship Status and Information Sharing Consent and biometric information such as Iris, Fingerprints and Facial Photograph through Self Service Update Portal (SSUP).

Q- Are there any criteria to be met in order to request changes online?

Ans: In order to change your address online, you have to submit the scanned copy of the proof of address. In case your document is not accepted by UIDAI, the update request will be rejected.

Q- Can one use Aadhaar card as a proof for Home Loan, credit card and personal loan application?

Ans: Aadhaar has helped in providing easy access to credit for the common man through e-KYC. YES Bank offers Aadhaar Personal Loans that are unsecured loans and do not require you to have collateral.

Q- Should I submit my update request in a local language as well?

Ans: The Aadhar card shows the address in two languages, one in english andother is regional and if address gets updated in one language, it automatically gets translated to another language. However, verifying the translation is necessary, as this can be tricky

Q- My mobile number is not registered with my Aadhaar card. So, how can I correct my Aadhar card details online?

Ans: If your mobile number is not registered with aadhaar card, you have to first register your mobile number in aadhar by either visiting your nearest enrollment center or online by filling the aadhaar update form. Once your mobile number is registered with aadhaar, you can update your information online.

Q- Is it possible to request for a change in information through offline modes?

Ans: Yes, it is possible to request for change in information through offline mode. All you have to do is send the request via post to the UIDAI.

  • Step 1 - Visit the website of the UIDAI and select 'Aadhaar card data update/correction form'.
  • Step 2 - Fill all the information asked in the form and print the same.
  • Step 3 - Send it to the following address and attach all the documents as per form.
    Address 1:
    UIDAI Post Box No. 10,
    Madhya Pradesh – 480001, India
    Address 2:
    Post Box No. 99,
    Banjara Hills,
    Hyderabad – 500034, India

CA Abhishek Soni
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Abhishek Soni is a Chartered Accountant by profession & entrepreneur by passion. He is the co-founder & CEO of Tax2Win.in. Tax2win is amongst the top 25 emerging startups of Asia and authorized ERI by the Income Tax Department. In the past, he worked in EY and comes with wide industry experience from telecom, retail to manufacturing to entertainment where he has handled various national and international assignments.