Documents Required for Aadhar Card Name Change: A Complete List

by  Adv. Praneeth GN  




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A Comprehensive Guide to Essential Documents and Hassle-Free Updates!

Updating your name in your Aadhar Card involves a straightforward process, but ensuring you have the correct documents is crucial. Here’s a comprehensive list of documents required for changing your name on your Aadhar Card:

Proofs of Identity (PoI) Documents:

  • Passport
  • PAN Card
  • Voter ID
  • Ration Card/PDS Card
  • Driving License
  • Government-issued marriage certificate with a photograph
  • Pensioner Card
  • Disability Card
  • CGHS/ECHS/ESIC/Medi-Claim Card with Photo issued by State/Central Govt./PSUs

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Aadhar Card Name Change Form:

  • Available on the Aadhaar portal ( for online mode
  • Physical forms can be filled at registered update centers for offline changes

Do you have questions about Aadhar Card updates? Check our FAQ section, Aadhar Card Update FAQs for answers to common queries.

Procedure for Online Name Change:

  • Log in to the My Aadhaar portal
  • Select ‘Name/Gender/Date of Birth & Address Update’
  • Choose ‘Update Aadhaar Online’
  • Select ‘Name’ and proceed to update by providing the required demographic information
  • Upload a scanned copy of the original supporting document
  • Pay the non-refundable fee of Rs.50
  • Save the Service Request Number (SRN) for tracking

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Aadhar Card Name Change Status:

  • Track the status of your request through the My Aadhaar portal using the Update Request Number (URN)

Timeframe for Name Change:

  • Typically processed within 30 days, with the possibility of faster approval

Limitations on Name Changes:

  • Only allowed twice in a lifetime, with exceptional cases requiring approval from the regional branch of UIDAI

Name Change After Marriage:

  • Update last name online; complete first name changes at offline centers

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Changing Father’s Name:

  • Update the address in Aadhar to change the father’s name

Changing Name Without Proof:

  • Not possible; valid identity proof required for any name change

Addressing Rejections:

  • Reasons for rejections include incorrect documents, lack of self-attestation, transliteration errors, and mismatched details

Updating Aadhar Card Offline:

  • Visit Aadhaar Seva Kendra for complex changes, including first names

Documents Required for Offline Changes:

  • Similar to online changes, with additional self-attested copies of proof validating the update request

Fee for Offline Changes:

  • Rs.100 for biometric updates, Rs.50 for demographic details only


Ensuring you have the right documents is crucial for a smooth Aadhar Card name change process. Follow these steps and guidelines to update your name seamlessly.

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Adv. Praneeth GN

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Praneeth GN is a legal consultant who prioritises ethical and professional conduct. He graduated with (B.A. and LL.B) from the K.L.E. Society Law College. With more than 8 years of experience in handling legal cases independently. He has the potential to understand and explain complicated legal words in simple terms to clients.

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