Updating your Aadhaar card is crucial as it serves as a primary identification document for various services and transactions in India. Ensuring your Aadhaar information is accurate helps in availing government benefits, banking services, and other essential activities without any discrepancies.

This article provides a complete guide about the latest procedures and guidelines for Aadhar card name change in 2024.

How to Update Your Aadhaar Name Online?

It is not possible to update your Aadhaar name in online. Instead, you can visit an Aadhaar Enrollment Center or an Aadhaar Seva Kendra to complete the name change process. This approach ensures a secure process with thorough identity verification. To update your Aadhaar name, it is essential to keep original identity documents handy.

Aadhaar Card Name Change Form

Since the Aadhaar card name change process is offline, you will need to bring important documents along with the Aadhaar card name change form, which can be downloaded from the official UIDAI website.

Documents Required for Aadhaar Card Name Change

As per UIDAI guidelines, We have provided a list of documents required for changing your Aadhaar card name.

  • Birth certificate issued by authorised authority,
  • Valid Indian Passport (Only for NRIs),
  • PAN Card/e-PAN Card,
  • Voter Identity Card /e-Voter Identity Card,
  • Ration Card/PDS Card,
  • Driving license,
  • Marriage certificate issued by central government or state government,
  • Pensioner card,
  • Disability identity card,
  • CGHS/ECHS/ESIC/Medi-Claim card with photo issued by state/ central govt./ PSUs,
  • Cast certificate issued by central government or state government,
  • School leaving certificate (SLC) or school transfer certificate (TC),
  • Mark sheet or certificate issued by recognised board of education or university,
  • Passbook with photograph issued by a public sector bank,
  • Third gender or transgender identity card certificate.

How to Change Name in Aadhaar Card by Visiting Aadhaar Enrolment Center?

STEP 1: Download the Aadhaar Enrolment and Update Form from the official UIDAI website.

STEP 2: Visit your nearest Aadhaar Enrollment Centre or Aadhaar Seva Kendra.

STEP 3: Fill in the required details and give the form to the executive.

STEP 4: Submit your original Proof of Identity document to the executive. They will make a copy and return the original to you.

STEP 5: Pay a fee of Rs. 50 to update your name on your Aadhaar.

How to Check the Status of Your Aadhaar Name Update Request?

It takes up to 30 days for the details to be updated after you submit your Aadhaar card name change request. However, there may be occasional delays. In such instances, you can check the status of your Aadhaar card update by following a few simple steps:

STEP 1: Visit UIDAI’s website 

STEP 2: Enter the SRN (Service Request Number) and captcha code.

STEP 3: The status of your update request will be displayed on the screen.

How to Download the Aadhaar Card After Name Change?

Your new Aadhdaar card after name change is delivered to your address. But you can also download your Aadhaar online after changing your name by following these steps:

STEP 1: Visit the UIDAI website and navigate to ‘My Aadhaar‘. 

STEP 2: Scroll down to option ‘Get Aadhaar’ and Click on the ‘Download Aadhaar‘ option.

STEP 3: Enter your Aadhaar number and Captcha to download your Updated Aadhaar card.

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Important Things to be Kept in Mind While Changing Aadhaar Name

When updating your Aadhaar card details, ensure the information you enter is accurate and the attached documents are approved and self-attested.

Here are a few important points to keep in mind:

  • Fill in the required details in English or your local language.These are the supported languages- Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.
  • Retain the URN (Update Request Number) carefully, as it is essential for tracking your Aadhaar card status.
  • If your mobile number is not registered, visit the nearest Aadhaar Enrollment Center to make corrections.
  • Attach only the necessary documents as proof along with the form.
  • The corrected Aadhaar card will be sent to the address listed on your Aadhaar card so make sure that it is correct and updated. 

Related read – Aadhaar Card Address Change Online

FAQs

1. What is the processing fee for updating my Aadhaar card name?

The processing fee is Rs. 50 to change your name on the Aadhaar card.

2. How many times can we change the name on our Aadhaar card?

You can update your name on your Aadhaar card a maximum of two times. In exceptional cases, a third change may be permitted by the regional UIDAI office upon special request.

3. Can I change my name on my Aadhaar card after marriage?

Yes, you can change your name on your Aadhar card after marriage. Just provide supporting documents, like your marriage certificate, to prove the name change. 

4. Can I update my Aadhaar card name online in 2024?

No, you cannot change your Aadhaar card name online. However, you can update your Aadhaar card name offline.

5. Where can I change my name on my Aadhaar card?

You need to go the nearest Aadhaar Enrolment Center to change your name on the Aadhaar card. 

6. How to change father’s name on Aadhaar card?

You can do it online under the section ‘Update demographic data online’.

7. Can I update my Aadhaar name without any supporting documents?

No, you cannot update your Aadhaar name without any original documents.

8. Do we get a new Aadhaar card after name change?

Yes, once your name change is processed, you will receive a new, updated Aadhaar card delivered to your registered address.

9. How much time does it take to change a name in an Aadhaar card?

UIDAI mentions a maximum of 30 days for processing Aadhar Card name changes. However, approvals often occur within a shorter duration.

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