Thursday, December 31, 2020

How to request for Aadhaar address validation letter?

How to request for Aadhaar address validation letter?

The Aadhaar card issued by the UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) serves as an important of all documents proving the identity of an Indian resident/citizen.  This ID is also used as proof of residence within our country. 

Aadhaar based online KYC is done to prove the identity of an individual. Aadhaar eKYC is done through Aadhaar authentication where the biometric details and the personal information of the individual get submitted to the UIDAI for verification and confirmation of her/his identity. 

This means updating the information in your Aadhaar card whenever there is a change is important. When you’ve shifted your residence it is important to update your address on your Aadhaar. This can be done by submitting a request along with the supporting documents to prove your current address. 

So, what if you don’t have any valid proof of address? You are required to submit a request for Aadhaar Address Validation Letter.

What Do You Mean By An Aadhaar Address Validation Letter?

In the event where an applicant does not have a valid proof of address, she/he may rely on an address verifier for help. The UIDAI sends the Aadhaar Address Validation Letter to the verifier to ensure the authenticity of the applicant. 

The letter holds a secret code that is used for verification and validation. The validation is done once the requesting applicant gets permission from the verifier to use her/his address. Following the successful submission of the request, the applicant will receive the Aadhaar Address Validation Letter. The maximum time taken to receive this letter is 30 days from the date of submitting the request.

 How Can You Submit A Request For Aadhaar Address Validation Letter?

Before submitting a request for an address validation letter, the applicant has to provide the details of the address verifier like name and address as mentioned in the Aadhaar. The Address verifier may be a member of the applicant’s family, a relative, or her/his landlord. 

Follow the below steps to raise a request for an Aadhaar Address Validation Letter. 

First Stage: Initiate A Request

  • Logon to UIDAI’s official website 

  • Click on ‘My Aadhaar’

  • Select ‘Request for Aadhaar Address Validation Letter’

  • Use your Aadhaar number/ Virtual ID to login into your account

  • Type in your address verifier’s Aadhaar number

  • Click the ‘Submit’ option

Second Stage:  Consent From The Verifier

  • Address verifier receives a message concerning your request

  • A link for verifiers consent is attached to the message

  • The address verifier must click on the link to receive an OTP for verification

  • For verification type in the OTP along with the Captcha code

  • The consent of the verifier is registered

  • The applicant receives a 28 digit SRN(Service Request Number) on your mobile number linked to your Aadhaar

Third Stage: Address Verifiers Consent Is Confirmed

  • Type in your SRN for your account login

  • Check the details of your address

  • Make corrections if required

  • Click on ‘Submit’

Fourth Stage: After Getting The Aadhaar Address Validation Letter

  • The address verifier will receive the address validation letter with the secret code by post

  • Log on to the Self Service Update Portal

  • Select the option ‘Proceed to Update Address’ 

  • Enter your Aadhaar ID to log in

  • Click on the option ‘Update Address Through Secret Code’

  • Type in the secret code

  • Verify your new address

  • Click on ‘Submit’

You’ll receive a URN (Update Request Number) which can be used to check the status of your address update.

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