Check Aadhaar Card update history

The Unique Identification Authority of India has made provisions for the people to keep track of Aadhaar Card update history online by logging to their official website. This unique feature allowed users to check their Aadhaar card details update requests whenever they feel like.  Aadhaar card details can be updated at any moment when you change your address, e-mail address or mobile number. All these updates are stored under the Update Request Number(URN) in UIDAI’s database. Users can also do the update of biometric as well as demographic details offline and can check the status of the same online.

How to Check Aadhaar Card update history online

Aadhaar update history can be checked online by visiting the UIDAI portal. It is a must that your mobile number should be registered in UIDAI’s database to avail of this facility. 

You must follow these simple steps to check Aadhaar update history:

Step 1

Visit the UIDAI portal

Step 2

Select the “Aadhaar Update History (Beta)” option from the “Aadhaar Update” section

Step 3

Enter your Aadhaar number or the virtual ID and security code

Step 4

Select whether you want to send the OTP to your registered mobile number or generate TOTP from the mAadhaar app.

Step 5

In case you select “Send OTP”, an OTP will be sent to your mobile number registered with Aadhaar

Step 6

 Enter the Time-based OTP generated in the mAadhaar app for authentication

Step 7

Enter the OTP/TOTP and click on the “Submit” button

Step 8

Here is the list of  all update instances will be displayed on the screen irrespective of updates performed online/offline or in biometric/demographic data.

Details Mentioned in Aadhaar Update History

The results of Aadhaar update history displayed on the screen contains following details:

Date and Time of CheckingThe date and time of checking the Aadhaar update history is available  on the screen
URNThe update request number generated at the time of placing the request is mentioned first. This URN is used to check the status of the update request
Date of updateThe date on which request has been submitted  for updating your details in Aadhaar
Type of updateBiometric, demographic or new request
Photograph of userThe photograph of the user is displayed
Demographic detailsDetails such as name, mobile number, email address, date of birth, gender, and address mentioned in Aadhaar.

Factors to keep in mind at the time of checking Aadhaar Card update history

  • It is a must to link mobile number with Aadhaar to avail of the benefit of this facility.
  • If you have installed mAadhaar app in your smartphone, you can enter TOTP for authentication instead of sending OTP to the mobile number
  • Details of all update done till now will be displayed on the screen
  • You cannot download the results in any way.
  • You can take a screenshot of results and keep it as a record for future references.