In case you do not have any documentary proof, you can now update your address details in Aadhaar. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) announced today that you can still update your current address in your Aadhaar even if you don’t have any documentary proof of address (PoA) in your name. “This can be done with the help of an Address Verifier and by sending an online request for an Address Validation Letter,” the UIDAI press release stated.
When can you use this service
According to the press release, this service is particularly useful for people who have recently shifted their residence. For instance, if you got married recently, you can easily update your Aadhaar address to new home online using this facility.
Who can be your Address Verifier?
An Address Verifier can be a family member, relative, friends, landlord who is willing to let you use their address as proof. The address can only be updated, if you meet the following requirements:
Both resident and Address Verifier are required to have their mobile numbers registered in their respective Aadhaar.
Both resident and Address Verifier will be required to get authenticated via One-Time-Password (OTP)
The Address Verifier must be willing to give his/her consent allowing the Resident to use his/her address to be updated in resident’s Aadhaar……Read More>>