Big convenience! Important news for Aadhaar card holders

This is a piece of important news for those who want to update mobile number in Aadhaar card. In a big relief to Aadhaar card subscribers, now UIDAI has allowed update and normal corrections to be made in biometrics like gender, email id, photo or mobile number and that too without any validation by an officer or public representative.

UIDAI has allowed this convenience in 5 areas. You need validation and authentication from an officer or public representative only in cases of name, date of birth and address.

To update or make normal corrections in biometrics or mobile number data that too without any validation by an officer or public representative, you need to fill the form available at Aadhaar centre or UIDAI website.

To download the form from UIDAI website, go to, then click on my aadhaar, then select document list. Here on 3rd page you will get the form. Download this form. You can even submit this at Aadhaar centre.

Also, recently, UIDAI had made it clear that Order Aadhaar Reprint Service is available on or from your mAadhaar App for a nominal charge of Rs.50/- (inclusive of GST & speed post charges). The payment can be made using Credit/ Debit Card, Net Banking or UPI.

Moreover, UIDAI said that please note, this service is NOT for updating/ changing mobile number. This is order Aadhaar reprint service. You need to visit an Aadhaar Kendra to update your mobile number with mandatory biometric authentication.

Also, “Order Aadhaar Reprint” request can be raised by visiting the UIDAI Official Website or Resident Portal using 12 digits Aadhaar Number (UID) or 16 digits Virtual Identification Number (VID). Registered Mobile Number, where OTP/TOTP will be received on Registered Mobile number

Non-Registered /Alternate Mobile Number, where OTP will be received on Non-Registered/ Alternate Mobile number.

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