Aadhaar Card Update: Aadhar card is now needed by every person in the country, it is a document that is needed at every step. Right now most of the printing on Aadhar card is done in English language only. But it is not necessary that all people in all parts of the country know English, so now UIDAI has started the facility of making Aadhaar card in regional languages.
Aadhar card can be made in these languages
You can convert your Aadhar card in English, Assamese, Urdu, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Oriya, Kannada, Malayalam and Marathi languages. You can also apply online to change the language in Aadhaar. So let’s know about the complete process of this new facility of Aadhaar.
How to update language in aadhar card
To update the language in Aadhaar, you first go to the official website of UIDAI https://uidai.gov.in/ . Here under Update Aadhaar section, click on Update Demographic Data Online. Now you will reach the Aadhaar Self Service Update Portal from this. Now on this page, enter your 12 digit Aadhaar number, enter the captcha security code and click on send OTP. Now you will get a 6 digit one-time-password on your registered mobile number. Now enter OTP and click on login button. In the next screen, click on the Update Demographics Data button.
Also update name and address
Now the next page will have the details of all the demographic data. Now select your regional language. Name and address will also be selected by default. Now submit your application by following the given procedure to update demographics in the popup. If your name is already spelled correctly in the local language then you don’t need much correction here. You check the spelling once and edit it. Similarly edit the address. Now click on the preview in the last and check once that all the information is correct then proceed further. Now one time password will come on your mobile. Proceed by entering the OTP.
Have to pay a small fee
If you want to change the language of the Aadhar card, then you will also have to pay the prescribed fee. For this you can make online payment using your Debit/Credit Card or Net Banking. After this, the request for new language update will be submitted in your Aadhaar and you will be able to download the new Aadhaar.
Updation will take so much time
The process of updating the language in Aadhar card may take from 1 to 3 weeks. If you want, you can also get your local language changed in Aadhaar through Aadhaar Seva Kendra.