Aadhar Card Free Update Deadline is Extended to New Date (see details)

New Delhi:

In a recent decision by the government, the last date for the free updating of Aadhar cards has been extended once again, offering a lifeline to individuals who have not updated their Aadhar details in the last 10 years.

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The deadline for updating Aadhar cards for free has now been extended by an additional 3 months,

with the new deadline set for March 14, 2024.

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During this period, individuals can update their address proof,

as well as make changes to their name, date of birth, mobile number, photo, and biometric details at no cost.

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UIDAI’s Appeal

Given the widespread use of Aadhar cards as a primary identification document, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the body responsible for issuing Aadhar cards,

has urged individuals to take advantage of this extension and update their Aadhar details.

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This call to action is particularly directed at those who have not updated their Aadhar information for more than a decade.

UIDAI emphasizes the need for individuals to verify their proof of identity (POI) and proof of address (POA) during the update process.


Online and Offline Update Process

To update the address in the Aadhar card, individuals can apply online through the myAadhaar portal.

If the online process poses challenges, offline updates can be made by visiting the nearest Aadhaar Enrollment Centre.


Step-by-Step Guide for Online Update:

Visit the Aadhaar Self Service Update portal at https://myaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/.

  1. Enter your Aadhaar number and input the OTP received on the registered mobile number.
  2. Navigate to ‘Online Update Services’ and proceed to ‘Update Aadhaar Online.’
  3. Click on ‘Proceed to Update Aadhaar’ and select the desired update, such as name or address.
  4. Follow the steps to provide the required details and upload supporting documents.

Complete the process, including payment if applicable.

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Checking Status:

Once the Aadhar update request is submitted and accepted, individuals will receive a 14-digit URN (Update Request Number) to check the status of their update.

Take advantage of this extended deadline to ensure your Aadhar details are up-to-date and accurate.

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