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10 Aug 2018

UIDAI tightens rules for updating DOB in Aadhaar: Details here

Here's how to change DOB in Aadhaar

While the UIDAI is making some processes easier for Aadhaar holders, others are being tightened.

Till now, the date of birth in the Aadhaar database could be changed multiple times by simply visiting an enrolment centre, FE reports.

Now, people will be allowed to update it at enrolment centres only once. For subsequent changes, they'll have to visit the regional UIDAI office.

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Here's how to change DOB in Aadhaar

The UIDAI's notification regarding the change in process

In a notification, UIDAI said: "...The date of birth of resident can be updated only once. In case it is to be updated more than once, it can only be done through an exception handling process which may require the resident to visit the Regional Office of UIDAI."

Soon, no more address proof needed to update address


Soon, no more address proof needed to update address

The UIDAI is also launching a new system to make it easier for subscribers to update their address.

It will be particularly beneficial for those residing outside their home, many of whom might not have proof of address.

Currently, you have to submit one of 35 documents while updating your address, but the new system, which will go live from April, will have no such requirement.

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You can follow these steps once new system is launched

Under the new system, you can apply for address change by simply submitting your new address.

The UIDAI will send you a letter to the address provided, which will contain a confidential PIN.

Once you receive it, you will have to log on to the online Aadhaar portal and enter the PIN in the relevant space to authenticate the new address.

Currently, you can change address online or offline


Currently, you can change address online or offline

Currently, users can update address in their Aadhaar records either online or offline.

Log on to the online portal (www.ssup.uidai.gov.in), enter your details and verify identity with the OTP.

Upload any valid address proof and select a service provider to process the request.

To change address offline, you need to visit an Aadhaar enrolment and updation centre with a valid address proof, fill up and submit necessary forms.

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Can I link my Aadhaar online?

Asked on 12-08-2018 by Pandurang Bodakhe

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Yes, you can link your Aadhaar card with your Address, email id, mobile number and bank account online.

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What to do if there is no Aadhar enrollment center nearby nor any bank?

Asked on 12-08-2018 by Arpita Chatterjee

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If not an enrollment center, you will definitely find a bank near your house. If you can not find both of them, then visit the Regional UIDAI Office. In Delhi, the office is located at Pragati Maidan, near the metro station.

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