Revised Deadline Announced For Updating Your Aadhaar Card

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has extended the free Aadhaar document updating period by three months, from June 14 to September 14, 2023. From 15 March to 14 September 2023, you may update and submit your Proof of Identity and Address papers online for free. Previously, the date was set for June 14, 2023.

According to the UIDAI website, “Please update Aadhaar for continued accuracy of demographic Information. To update it, upload your proof of identity and address documents.”

The free update should be done online at, and the CSC update will cost Rs 25 as usual. Residents can update their addresses using the Self-Service online option by making a request on the site right away. The resident’s Aadhaar ID and registered cellphone number are required to access the portal. The resident should use an OTP issued to his or her registered mobile phone number to authenticate. To complete the updating procedure, residents must upload the POA documents.

How To Update Address For Free?

Step 1: First, go to

Step 2: Login and go to the ‘Name/Gender/Date of Birth & Address Update’ section.

Step 3: Select ‘Update Aadhaar Online’.

Step 4: From the list of demographic choices, choose ‘address’ and then click ‘Proceed to Update Aadhaar.’

Step 5: Upload a scanned copy and fill out the necessary demographic information.

Step 6: Make a Rs 25 payment (optional until September 14).

Step 7: A Service Request Number (SRN) is assigned. Save it for subsequent tracking of status.

New IVRS Number

You will receive an SMS with your new IVRS number after the internal quality check is completed. Residents can contact the UIDAI toll-free number, 1947, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for information about their Aadhaar enrolment or update status, PVC card status, or to receive information by SMS.

How to Keep Track of Update Requests

When you submit an online address change request successfully, you will be assigned a URN (change Request Number) in the pattern 0000/00XXX/XXXXX. This is displayed on the screen and delivered to your registered phone number through SMS. Use this URN and your Aadhaar number to check the status of your Aadhaar update at

When To Update Demographic Details

According to the UIDAI website, “Changes in life events such as marriage may lead to residents changing their basic demographic details such as name and address. Address and mobile number could also change due to migration to newer locations. Residents may also want changes in their relative’s details due to changes in life events such as marriage, death of a relative etc. In addition, residents could have other personal reasons to change their mobile number, email address etc.”

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