Aadhaar Card Address Change: No document is required to change the address in Aadhaar, now only this work has to be done


The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has launched the Head of Family service for citizens. Through this, Aadhaar users will be able to make online corrections in the address registered in their Aadhaar through their Aadhaar document with the consent of the head of the family.

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Aadhaar’s Head of Family Service will benefit such people, who do not have complete documents of their own. Aadhaar card is the most important document of identity of the citizen. All the information of the user is entered in the base. But, many times people do not have their documents, due to which they face difficulty in entering those information like address etc. in Aadhaar.

In such a situation, those Aadhaar users can get rid of this problem by using Head of Family Service. Head of family service can be availed by submitting documents related to proof of relationship like ration card, mark sheet, marriage certificate, passport etc. But it is necessary that the name of the applicant and the head of the family and the relationship between them should be mentioned in it.

Due to various reasons, this facility has been started for people who have to shift to cities and towns for work or any other reason. This option will be in addition to the facility of correction of existing address using any valid address proof prescribed by UIDAI. Any resident above the age of 18 years can be a Head of Family for this purpose and can share his address with his relatives through this process.

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  • Citizen can choose the Head of Family option while making online correction of address in ‘My Aadhaar’ portal (https://myaadhaar.uidai.gov.in).
  • The resident will then be allowed to enter the Aadhaar number of the Head of Family (HOF), which only needs to be confirmed.
  • To maintain adequate confidentiality of the Head of Family (HOF), no other information on the basis of the HOF will be displayed on the screen.
  • After the verification of the Aadhaar number of the HOF, the citizen will have to upload the proof of relationship and pay Rs 50 per cent for the same.
  • On successful payment a Service Request Number (SRN) will be shared with the citizen and an SMS linked to the address request will be sent to the HOF.
  • The HOF will have to give its consent within 30 days from the date of receipt of the intimation by logging into the My Aadhaar portal and thereafter any action will be taken on the request.

Denial of Head of Family will be difficult.

According to Aadhaar Authority, the applicant has to note that if the HOF refuses to share his address or does not accept or deny the same within 30 days from the date of issue of SRN, the request may be closed. Will be done.

The citizen trying to update the address through this option will be informed about the closure of the request through an SMS. If the request is closed or rejected due to non-approval of the HOF, the amount will not be refunded to the applicant.

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