Aadhar Card Name/Surname Change

If you recently got married that changed your name or if there are mistake(s) in the name, you can apply for AADHAAR card name change / name correction / surname change online as well as through post.
PLEASE NOTE: Having a mobile phone number is necessary to apply for name change / name correction / surname change online. The online update portal will send an OTP (One Time Pin) to your mobile phone number.



If you do not have access to a mobile phone number or if you wish to apply for name change / name correction / surname change through post click here: AADHAAR Card Changes via Post – Name, Address, Phone, Gender, Date Of Birth.

Maximum 4 AADHAAR card name change / name correction / surname change requests are allowed.

For name change / name correction / surname change in AADHAAR card, a self attested Proof of Identity document is required. Clearly write your AADHAAR number on all document copies. Your name must be clearly written below the signatures/thumbprint when self attesting the Proof of Identity document. For children below five years, parent/guardian can fill and sign/provide thumbprint in the supporting document copies. For the list of accepted Proof of Identity documents to apply for AADHAAR card changes click here: AADHAAR Card Documents Required for Changes.



You can apply for AADHAAR card name change / name correction / surname change online, by following these 3 easy steps:

  1. Login to AADHAAR card Online Self Service Update Portal using your AADHAAR number
  2. Submit your AADHAAR card name change / name correction / surname change request online
  3. Upload supporting self attested Proof of Identity document (soft copy) for AADHAAR card name change / name correction / surname change online

You will be required to submit the AADHAAR card name change / name correction / surname change request in English as well as your local language. Once the name change / name correction / surname change request is submitted you will be given your AADHAAR card Update Request Number. Save this number to track name change / name correction / surname change request status check and future references. Your AADHAAR card change request information will be verified by UIDAI representative and upon successful validation, the changes will be reflected in your AADHAAR card and the same will be communicated to you.

You can track your change request update status here: Track AADHAAR card Update Request Status Check.

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