Aadhaar Card Update Online: How to Change Name and Address in Aadhaar



UIDAI launched new app mAadhaar for residents of India to check and update their Aadhaar card details through their mobiles. Now there is no need to wait in long queue in UIDAI office for changing Aadhaar details. Also you don't need to carry your physical Aadhaar card all time. For any identity verification, you can show mAadhaar app instead of physical card. This is one of the step for India's Digital Transformation.

App Name mAadhaar
Developer UIDAI
Official website uidai.gov.in
No. Of. Languages SupportsEnglish, Hindia and 12 more Indian languages
Available on Android and Apple

Aadhaar Card Update Online

mAadhaar is available in 13 languages including Hindi, English, Tamil, Assamese, Telugu, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi and Urdu. 

Main Features of mAadhaar Application

Aadhaar Online Services on Mobile: mAadhaar provides a single platform for Aadhaar cardholders to access a variety of Aadhaar services, including:
  • Downloading or retrieving e-Aadhaar
  • Generating or retrieving Virtual ID (VID)
  • Updating address and other demographic details
  • Locking and unlocking Aadhaar
  • Viewing Aadhaar authentication history
  • Ordering a reprint of Aadhaar PVC card
  • Locating an Aadhaar enrollment center
  • Verifying Aadhaar

Aadhaar Locking

mAadhaar allows Aadhaar cardholders to lock their Aadhaar temporarily or permanently. This prevents anyone else from using their Aadhaar without their consent.

Biometric Locking/Unlocking

mAadhaar also allows Aadhaar cardholders to lock and unlock their biometric authentication. This means that they can choose whether or not to allow Aadhaar authentication using their fingerprints and iris scan.

Other Features

In addition to the above features, mAadhaar also includes a number of other features, such as:
  • Multilingual support for English, Hindi, and other Indian languages
  • Offline support for some services, such as viewing e-Aadhaar and generating TOTP
  • The ability to share Aadhaar information with others using QR code or SMS
  • A help section with information on how to use the app and troubleshoot common problems

Benefits of using mAadhaar Application

mAadhaar offers a number of benefits to Aadhaar cardholders, including:
  • Convenience: mAadhaar provides a convenient way to access Aadhaar services from anywhere, at any time.
  • Security: mAadhaar is a secure app that uses the latest security features to protect Aadhaar data.
  • Control: mAadhaar gives Aadhaar cardholders more control over their Aadhaar data and how it is used.

How to Check Pan Aadhaar Link

There are two ways to check your PAN Aadhaar link status:


  • Visit the Income Tax e-filing portal: https://www.incometax.gov.in/iec/foportal/
  • Under the 'Quick Links' heading, click on the 'Link Aadhaar Status'.
  • Enter your PAN number and Aadhaar number and click the 'View Link Aadhaar Status' button.
  • A message regarding your Link Aadhaar status will be displayed on successful validation.


  • Compose a new message in the format: UIDPAN <12-digit Aadhaar number> <10-digit PAN number>
  • Send the message to either 567678 or 56161.
  • You will receive a response indicating the status of your PAN Aadhaar link.
If your PAN and Aadhaar are linked, you will receive one of the following messages:
  • Your PAN is already linked to given Aadhaar.
  • Your PAN is linked to Aadhaar.
  • Your PAN has been successfully linked to Aadhaar.

If your PAN and Aadhaar are not linked, you will receive one of the following messages:
  • PAN not linked with Aadhaar.
  • Your PAN and Aadhaar are not linked.
  • Your PAN and Aadhaar linking request is under process.

If you have any problems linking your PAN and Aadhaar, you can contact the Income Tax Department for assistance.