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What are the documents required for the change of father's name in aadhar card?


Kishore Sagar

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Adhaar is considered as one of the valid identification documents in India since the card includes digital and biometric details regarding a citizen. So it is essential to keep the aadhar details up to date because any error or mismatch in the aadhar card will result in cancellation of the purpose of the aadhar card. In some instances, faulty aadhar card will result in staging a person for faking the identity. Hence, it is always recommended to update every detail in the aadhar to ensure safety and security.

You can update the details in the aadhar card online via your user portal as well as offline with the help of a permanent enrollment center. Let us look at what are the documents required to update the father's name in the aadhar.

There are different supporting documents needed to alter or update specific details in aadhar. Similarly, a bunch of materials is required to update your father's name in aadhar. They are given below. 

  1. Passport
  2. Arms License
  3. Gazette Notification
  4. Voter ID
  5. Photo ID issued by Recognized Educational Institution
  6. Government Photo ID Cards
  7. NREGS Job Card
  8. Kissan Photo Passbook
  9. PAN Card
  10. Photo Bank ATM Card
  11. Legal Name Change Certificate
  12. Pensioner Photo Card
  13. Kissan Photo PassbookDriving License
  14. Disability ID Card/handicapped medical certificate issued by the respective State/UT
  15. Certificate of Identify having photo issued by Gazetted Officer or Tehsildar on letterhead
  16. CGHS / ECHS Photo Card
  17. Marriage Certificate
  18. Ration/ PDS Photo Card


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