How to update the address in the Aadhaar map – Consult the UIDAI guide


“How to update address in Aadhaar card” is one of the most researched questions by Aadhaar card holders. The Single Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on its website,, answered almost all questions regarding the update of the address in the map Aadhaar. Here is the list of questions and answers: –

What details can I update in the Self-Service Update Portal (SSUP)?
You can update your address online in the Self-Service Update Portal (SSUP).

For further details updates such as demographic details (name, address, date of birth, gender, cell phone number, email) as well as biometrics (fingerprints, iris and photography) in Aadhaar, you will need to visit the Permanent Registration Center.

Is it necessary for my mobile number to be registered with Aadhaar when requesting an update?
If you are using the online Self-Service Update Portal (SSUP) for updating, your mobile phone number must be registered with Aadhaar, otherwise you can visit the nearest permanent registration center. with supporting documents.

Where can I update my mobile number?
You can update your mobile number by visiting a Permanent Registration Center.

How do I submit my supporting documents in case of an online Self-Service Update Portal (SSUP)?
You will need to upload original scanned copies (with a color scanner) of the PoA document according to the list of valid documents. Refer to the link for valid documents.

I have no document supporting my address. Can I still update my address in my Aadhaar?
Yes, you can update your current address by requesting an address validation letter using an address verifier. Know the process in detail thanks to the FAQ: Request for letter of address validation.

How do I add my father / husband’s name to my address?
The details of the relationship are part of the address field in Aadhaar. This has been normalized to C / o (Care of). Filling is optional.

Can I update my address in my local language?
In addition to English, you can update / correct your address in one of the following languages:

Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.

I have successfully submitted my address update request. How can I track this?
Upon successful submission of an online address update request, you will receive an URN (Update Request Number) in the format 0000 / 00XXX / XXXXX. This is displayed on the screen and also sent by SMS to your registered cell phone number. Use this URN and your Aadhaar number to track the status of your Aadhaar update from:

My update request was rejected for invalid documents. What does it mean?
The document you use for updating addresses online should be:

Document valid according to
On behalf of the resident requesting the update
Uploaded image must be a clear, colorful scan of the original document

Make sure to follow the instructions above before creating a new update request.


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