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Aadhaar Update: Can Aadhaar card be updated if gender changes? What does UIDAI rule say..

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In India, changing gender is a part of the legal process. However, changing gender is related to the identity of a person. In such a situation, to change the gender, it is necessary to change the details on the Aadhaar card as well.

Can gender be changed on the Aadhaar card?

But can gender be changed on the Aadhaar card, the document related to the identity of Indian citizens?

Many people will have this question in their mind once this ID has been created, will it be possible to change the gender? The answer to this question is yes.

What is the rule for changing gender on an Aadhaar card?

The Unique Identification Authority of India provides the facility to Indian citizens to update their Aadhaar.

That is, in any situation, if some details of the person have changed, then it can also be updated on the Aadhaar card.

According to the information given on the official website of the Unique Identification Authority of India, gender can also be changed on the Aadhaar card.

However, any Indian citizen can change his gender only once in his entire life. This information cannot be updated a second time.

That is, once you change your old gender, you will be identified with the new gender.

How to change gender in the Aadhaar card

No document is required to change gender on an Aadhaar card. UIDAI says that any person can enroll for gender updates by submitting a medical certificate or transgender ID card at any enrollment center.

Which details can be updated twice in the Aadhaar card

With updating Aadhaar card, citizens get the facility to change some information twice and some only once-

The name can be updated twice on the Aadhaar card.

The date of birth can be updated only once on an Aadhaar card.

Gender can be updated only once on an Aadhaar card.

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