How to Check Aadhaar Card Status After Update Request is Submitted


Once you receive the Aadhaar Acknowledgement slip, you can easily check your Aadhaar Card update status both online and offline. To check your Aadhaar update status, simply enter your Aadhaar enrolment number. Are you wondering how? Continue reading

Checking Aadhaar Card Update Status Online with Aadhaar Enrolment ID

In case you have submitted a request for an Aadhaar Card Update at the Aadhaar Update/Enrolment Centre, you will be needing your enrolment ID or EID as mentioned above. However, you need to follow the below-mentioned steps for the Aadhaar Card Update Status:

Step 1: Visit the official website of UIDAI

Step 2: Enter the 28-digit enrolment ID along with CAPTCHA details

Step 3: Now, you need to click on theCheck Statusbutton

Step 4: Once done, if you are Aadhaar Card will be updated, a message will appear on your screen displaying ‘Your Aadhaar is generated, and in case not updated, no such message will appear

Checking Aadhaar Card Update Status Online without Aadhaar Enrolment ID

In case, you don’t have a 28-digit enrolment ID, you can still check your Aadhaar Card Update Status with the help of your registered mobile number and email address. Follow the steps mentioned below to know how the Adhaar update status can be checked without Aadhar Enrolment ID:

Step 1: Visit the official website of UIDAI

Step 2: Click on the Aadhaar Number

Step 3: Enter your full name, email address, or registered mobile number

Step 4: Enter CAPTCHA details and click on the Send OTP button

Step 5: You will be redirected to a new page to enter the OTP received. Click on the ‘login’ button

Step 6: Now, your 28-digit Enrolment ID/Aadhaar Number will be sent to your mobile number through SMS or email address depending upon the mode chosen by you

Step 7: Once you have received your EID, all you need to do is once again follow the steps mentioned above for checking Aadhaar Card Update Status Online with your Aadhaar Enrolment ID

Checking Aadhaar Card Update Status via Update Request Number (URN)

Besides the above two ways of checking the Aadhaar Card Update status online, you can also check your Aadhaar Card update status using a 14-digit URN. This number is generated once you finish the online application process of online address update only.

The number will automatically appear on your screen after you click on the submit button. Moreover, URN will be sent to you on your registered mobile number as well.

Follow the steps mentioned below to check the Aadhaar Card Update status via URN:

Step 1: Visit the official website of UIDAI

Step 2: Click on the ‘Check Enrolment/Update Status’ option

Step 3: Enter the 10-digit URN Number

Step 4: Enter ‘Captcha’ details

Step 5: Click on the ‘submit’ button

Step 6:The status of your Aadhaar update request will appear on the screen

Checking Aadhaar Card Update Status Offline

One of the other ways to check your Aadhaar Card Update is to do it offline. All you need to do is call on the Aadhaar Customer Service at1800 300 1947 or simply 1947 to know your Aadhar Card Update Status. The customer care executive will ask for your 28-digit enrolment ID and will inform you regarding your Aadhar Card status.

What is an Aadhaar Enrolment ID?

An Aadhaar Enrolment ID is a 28-digit number in which the first 14-digit consist of the enrolment number, and next14-digit consist of the date & time stamp. This number is mentioned at the top of the update acknowledgement slip that you receive from the Enrolment/Update Centre once you submit the request for change in your Aadhaar Card.

The Aadhaar Enrolment ID will look like this:1234/12345/12345 dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm: ss

Documents Required

You need to submit the following documents for verification:

  • To get your name updated you need to submit a scanned copy of your Proof of Identity.
  • For updating your date of birth, you have to submit a scanned copy of your Proof of Date of Birth.

For the complete list of documents required, you must visit the official website of UIDAI.

Key Things to Know about Aadhaar Update Status

You must keep the following things in mind regarding the Aadhaar Update Status:

  • To show your Aadhaar update status in the database, it may take up to 90 days from the date of request.
  • A fee of Rs.50 (inclusive of GST) is required to be paid for an online update of demographic information.
  • You can get two types of changes in updated in your Aadhaar Card i.e. demographic details (such as your name, date of birth, email address, gender, etc. and biometric details (such as fingerprints, iris scan, and photograph).
  • You can get your name updated on your Aadhaar Card twice in a lifetime.
  • The gender and date of birth in your Aadhaar Card can only be updated once in a lifetime.
  • Only the details requested by you to update your Aadhaar Card will be updated. no other information will change.
  • You can also use the mAadhaar app to check the updated status of your Aadhaar Card.
  • If you wish to cancel your update request, it is advisable that you must first check the update status. In case the update request is not yet picked, you can then cancel the update request.


Aadhaar Card is considered to be one of the most important identity documents for availing of various services such as opening a bank account, opening a fixed deposit, or any other services. Hence, it is imperative to keep your Aadhaar Card updated to avoid any delay in your task.

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