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Three easy ways to change or update your Aadhaar address

The current generation does not want to be bound to a single place all their life. As a result, they are more open to taking up work in a different city. They are also not afraid to shift from one city to another.

Have you recently shifted to a new different city? And to avail the different facilities, it becomes important to update your address. Changing address in some of the important documents used to be a mammoth task but it is not anymore.

Changing your address on Aadhaar card is extremely easy. Moreover, it is now easier to change the address even if you don’t have any documentary address proof. You can either change the address online or take the offline mode to do the same.

According to the UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India), an individual can change the address based on any one of the 44 listed documents.

Passport, bank passbook, bank statement, voter id card, post office passbook, electricity bill (not older than 3 months), water bill ( not older than 3 months), gas connection bill ( not more than 3 months), vehicle registration certificate, marriage certificate and school leaving certificate are some of the documents that can be used to change the Aadhaar address.

However, you should make sure that the name on the document should match your name on the Aadhaar card.

Have you recently shifted to a new different city? And to avail the different facilities, it becomes important to update your address. Changing address in some of the important documents used to be a mammoth task but it is not anymore.

Changing your address on Aadhaar card is extremely easy. Moreover, it is now easier to change the address even if you don’t have any documentary address proof. You can either change the address online or take the offline mode to do the same.

Here we will talk about the different ways to update your Aadhaar address:

Change your Aadhaar address online:

To change your Aadhaar address online, your mobile phone number will be registered as a one-time password will be sent to the registered number to carry forward the process.

Step 1: First, you need is to go to the self-service portal of UIDAI. Go to Update Aadhaar and later tap on ‘Update your address online’.

Step 2: Now you have to follow the ways to proceed. If you have valid address proof, click on update address or else ‘Request for Address Validation Letter’.

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Step 3: Enter your Aadhaar details and add the OTP.

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Step 4: Enter the new address details.

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Step 5: Proceed with the steps. Upload a scanned document of the address.

You will receive an Acknowledgement Slip. The Acknowledgement Slip will contain the Update Request number (URN). You can then download the updated version and get your Aadhaar card print out.

Change your Aadhaar address through address validation letter

In case the required documents are not in your name, you can also use the address validation letter. Family members, relatives, friend or landlord can use their address to verify the address through the address validation letter.

Step 1: After you tap on ‘Request for Address Validation Letter’, enter your Aadhaar number and enter the OTP that you have received on your registered phone number.

Step 2: Now enter your verifier’s Aadhaar number. After submitting the number, a message will be sent to the verifier’s phone number.

Step 3: The verifier will receive OTP and the link to verify the request. After logging in, the verifier has to put the OTP to verify the application.

Step 4: Once the verifier approves, an SMS with the SRN and the link to submit the application is sent to the applicant on the registered mobile number. The applicant has to submit the SRN and OTP.

Step 5: Enter the SRN and OTP received through SMS. Click on “Submit Update Request” to complete the address update process.

Change your Aadhaar address through booking appointment

Recently, UIDAI has come with online booking of appointment at any Aadhaar Seva Kendras. These UIDAI-run Aadhaar Seva Kendras are available in several cities like Delhi, Bhopal, Agra, Chennai, Vijayawada, Hisar, Chandigarh, and Lucknow. They are in the process of opening 114 Aadhaar Seva Kendras across 53 cites.

You can book the appointment through the UIDAI website. This process saves from the hassle of standing in a queue to update your Aadhaar. You have to visit the Seva Kendras with the documents for the verification process.

Read: Update your Aadhaar Details Online

These were the three easy ways through which you update your Aadhaar address easily without any fuss.

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