Aadhaar Self Service Update Portal Name Correction: Aadhaar is a verifiable 12-digit identification number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to the resident of India for free of cost. At present, the Aadhaar has become one of the most important documents for one’s identity. There are several services that Aadhaar provides to its users online. Now, one will be able to update one’s name in one’s Aadhaar through the Aadhaar self-service update portal.
Recently, the Aadhaar has tweeted from its official Twitter handle and stated that now one will be able to update one’s name in the Aadhaar. The tweet said, “Now you can update your name in your Aadhaar yourself online through Aadhaar Self-service Update Portal. Follow the link – https://ssup.uidai.gov.in/ssup/ Make sure you upload a scanned copy of your original proof of identity.” As mentioned in the tweet, one has to upload a scanned copy of the original proof of identity in order to avail this service.
In this regard, one thing must be clarified to the users – what changes are allowed through the Aadhaar self-service update portal. One must note that minor changes in one’s name in Aadhaar are allowed through the self-service update portal. These changes are as follows:
1) Spelling correction in the name provided the pronunciation is phonetically same
2) Sequence change
3) Short form to full form
4) Name change after marriage
One must note that in order to avail this service, one has to use one’s registered mobile number. One will receive OTP for Aadhaar authentication in the registered mobile number. Also, Rs 50 will be charged for each update request through the online portal.
Through the self-service update portal, one will be able to update one’s name, date of birth, gender and address. For submitting the supporting documents, one will be required to upload original coloured scanned copies of POA document as per the valid document list.
For further information and query, one must visit the official website of UIDAI at uidai.gov.in.