UIDAI requires proof of address when changing address in the Aadhaar card; check the list of acceptable documents here
New Delhi | Jagran Business Office: The Aadhaar card has become one of the most essential documents for an Indian citizen. This particular document is required in all legal documents. A few days ago, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) informed people that they can change their address on the Aadhaar card without any proof of address. However, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has now changed the rule and the âno-proof provisionâ has been discontinued.
According to the latest UIDAI guidelines, if a person wishes to change their address on an Aadhaar card, they must submit some form of proof. If someone fails to make any changes or update the card, they will no longer be able to enjoy the benefits of the Aadhaar card.
If you want to change the address of your Aadhaar card then here are the steps:
Step 1: Visit the official UIDAI website.
Step 2: You will find ‘My Aadhaar’ option under which you will find ‘Update Aadhaar’ option click on it
Step 3: Once you open the âUpdate Aadhaarâ page, you will see an option called âProceed to update Aadhaarâ. Click on it
Step 4: After that, you need to enter the necessary details of your Aadhaar card and the captcha code to complete the verification.
Step 5: On this page, you need to enter your new address and the requested details.
Step 6: After that, you need to upload the 32 officially accepted UIDAI Aadhaar proof documents. (Data below)
List of acceptable documents for power of attorney (proof of address)
2. PAN card
3. Ration / PDS photo card
4. Voter ID
5. Driver’s license
6. Government Photo ID Cards / Service Photo ID Card issued by PSU
7. NREGA work card
8. Photo ID issued by a recognized educational institution
9. Weapons license
10. ATM photo bank card
11. Photo credit card
12. Retiree photo card
13. Freedom fighter photo card
14. Kissan photo booklet
15. CGHS / ECHS photo card
16. Address card bearing the name and photo issued by the Post Office
17. Photo ID certificate issued by official agent or Tehsildar on UIDAI standard certificate format for registration / update
18. Disability Identity Card / Disability Medical Certificate issued by the respective State / Governments / UT Administrations
19. Government issued Bhamashah Card / Jan-Aadhaar Card. from Rajasthan
20. Certificate of the superintendent / director / matron / head of institution of recognized foster homes or orphanages, etc. on UIDAI standard certificate format for registration / update
21. Photo ID certificate issued by MP or MP or MLC or city councilor on UIDAI standard certificate format for registration / update
22. Photo ID certificate issued by Village Panchayat Head or Mukhiya or its equivalent authority (for rural areas) on UIDAI standard certificate format for registration / update
23. Notice of change of name in the Gazette
24. Marriage certificate with photo
25. RSBY card
26. SSLC book with photographs of the candidates
27. ST / SC / OBC certificate with photo
28. End of studies certificate (SLC) / School transfer certificate (TC), containing name and photo
29. Extract from school records issued by the school principal containing the name and photograph
30. Bank Pass Book with name and photo.
31. Identity certificate containing name and photo issued by recognized educational institution signed by institute director on UIDAI standard certificate format for registration / update.
32. Identity certificate containing name, date of birth and photograph issued by employee provident fund organization (EPFO) on UIDAI standard certificate format for registration / update.
Previously, the change of address on the Aadhaar card could be done using an address validation letter, but the UIDAI put an end to it. In a tweet on the official handle of the entity, it was stated: âDear resident, the address validation letter service has been discontinued until further notice. Please request to update your address using another valid PoA document from the list. “
Posted by: Mallika Mehzabeen