Indian government is issuing Aadhaar identification to every resident’s. Once residents enroll for Aadhaar, service providers will no longer face the problem of performing repeated Know Your Customer checks before providing services. Residents would also be spared the trouble of repeatedly proving identity through documents each time they wish to access services. The central government is now routing 34 schemes to the intended beneficiaries through the Aadhaar card.
Aadhaar is a 12 digit individual identification number issued by the UIDAI on behalf of the Government of India. This Aadhaar number will serve as a proof of identity and address, anywhere in India. Each Aadhaar number will be unique to an individual and will remain valid for life. Aadhaar number will help you provide access to services like banking, mobile phone connections and other Govt and Non-Govt services in due course.
How to update Aadhaar data?
Citizens can update the Aadhaar data online or through Post. People can update their Name, gender, DoB, address and mobile number through Self Service Update Portal.
Provide Mobile number details Is it mandatory when submitting Update Request through online portal. It may be used for Verification by calling the Applicant. Status of application will be intimated to the resident by sending SMS on this mobile number. Applications without mobile number for update through post or online will be rejected.
Update Aadhaar Data Online at https://uidai.gov.in/enrolment-update/aadhaar-enrolment/aadhaar-data-update.html
Documents for submission of Update request through Portal /Post.
Depending on the field to be updated, attach self attested supporting documents as per the Valid Documents List in Aadhaar website.
Name Correction/Update – Requires PoI listed in “Supported Proof of Identity (PoI ) Documents Containing Name and Photo for Name Corrections/Update”. Supported Proof of Identity (PoI) Documents Containing Name and Photo for Name Corrections/Update: 1. Passport, 2. PAN Card, 3. Ration/PDS Photo Card, 4. Voter ID, 5. Driving License, Legal Name Change Certificate etc.
Date of Birth Correction – Requires DoB listed in “Supported Proof of Date of Birth (DoB) Documents are Birth Certificate, SSLC Book/Certificate, or Passport.
Address Corrections/Change – Requires PoA listed in “Supported Proof of Address (PoA) Documents Containing Name and Address”.1. Passport, 2. Bank Passbook, 3. Post Office Account Statement/Passbook 4. Ration Card, 5. Voter ID, 6. Driving License, 7. Government Photo ID cards/service photo identity card issued by PSU, etc.
How to Check Aadhaar Status?
To check citizen’s Aadhaar Status, enter 14 digit Enrollment Id or 28 digit Enrollment Id with Date time stamp which is printed on Aadhar Acknowledgement slip.
Check Aadhaar Status https://resident.uidai.gov.in/check-aadhaar-status