According to the Reserve Bank of India, migrant workers and transferred workers must provide only written (current or permanent) proof of address when opening a bank account. In the Aadhaar Self Service Update portal, you can easily update your address online by specifying one of the documents that UIDAI treats as a valid form of proof of address. A valid proof of address is your rental agreement. If the address on the document differs from the current address listed in the account opening form, banks must currently obtain separate proof of address. 1) The lease must be registered. UIDAI refuses all unregistered leases. If an NRI wishes to open the account before going abroad, a copy of the employment contract, the university letter, the text of the contract or another document may be received as proof of the postal address, provided that the address on the application form and the address on the documents are identical. Currently, proof of identity and proof of address must be provided. File| Proof of photography: Nagara Gopal This requirement stems from a change in anti-money laundering rules notified by the Ministry of Finance, which imposes five specific documents as proof of the “current” address that a customer must present to a bank branch to open a new account. 3) When you visit the UIDAI self-service portal to make the change, you must scan all the pages of the lease and create a single PDF file before downloading it. If you download multiple jpg or jpg scanned images from the rental agreement, UIDAI may refuse them. Positive Confirmation This address can be verified by the bank by “positive confirmation” such as confirmation of receipt of (i) letter, checkbooks, bank cards; (ii) phone calls; iii) visits,” he said. NEW DELHI: As the Aadhaar card can be used as a proof of identity document, it is important to keep your current address up to date in the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) files.
The Aadhaar issue allows you to update your home address by providing valid proof of residence online and offline.