How to Correct NID Card in Bangladesh | NID Card Correction 2021

August 26, 2021

Almost all of us have different kinds of mistakes in our national identity cards. Someone's name is wrong, parent's name is wrong, date of birth, address is wrong, etc. But many people do not know how to correct NID card in Bangladesh. You can correct these mistakes in 15 to 20 days by applying online with proper proof at home. 

Here is how to correct NID card online and what documents are required for various types of errors in NID card.

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How to Correct NID Card in Bangladesh

First you have to register your account with your NID number, date of birth and address on the National Identity Card website. Then, by logging in to your account, edit the wrong information from your profile. Pay NID Service Fee according to the type of correction of incorrect information. Finally, scan and upload the required documents as proof of your correct information and submit the application.

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How to Correct NID Card in Bangladesh

Types of Correction

There are mainly 3 types of information in NID Card. Different types of correction require different documents.

  • NID Information Correction
  • Other Information Correction
  • Address Correction

NID Information Correction

NID information is the data which is printed on ID card such as Name, Date of birth, Father and Mothers name etc.

Application Fee - Tk. 230 (Including VAT)

NID Card Name Change

The most acceptable documents for name correction is SSC, HSC or equivalent certificates.

If someone does not have SSC certificate then you can submit any 1 or 2 or all of the following documents.

Required Documents of NID Name Correction

  • SSC or HSC or equivalent certificate
  • Online birth registration certificate
  • Passport / driving license
  • MPO Sheet or Service Book Copy
  • Marriage Cabin

NID Date of Birth Correction

The most accepted certificate for correcting the date of birth is SSC and HSC Certificate.

If someone does not have SSC certificate then you can submit any 1 or 2 or all of the following documents.

Documents required to correct date of birth: (any 1)

  • SSC or HSC or equivalent certificate
  • Passport
  • Online birth registration 

Father's and Mother's Name Correction

You need SSC, HSC or equivalent certificate along with a copy of the parent's national identity card or birth registration to correct the name of the parents.

Documents required to correct the name of the parents

  • SSC or HSC or equivalent certificate, or
  • Online birth registration certificate, or
  • Passport / driving license

And any 1 of the following

  • National identity card of parents
  • Birth registration certificates of parents
  • Certification of the head of the office in case of employees
  • Certificate of Inheritance (ওয়ারিশ সনদ) mentioning the name and number of National Identity Card in order of birth of all the children of the father
  • National identity card of Siblings

NID Other Information Correction

NID other information is the data which is not printed on ID card such as Religion, Education, Profession, Passport and Mobile number .

Application Fee - Tk. 115 (Including VAT)

NID Card Correction

NID Correction Process Online

How to apply for National Identity Card (NID) Correction. You have to follow the following steps to correct the National Identity Card.

Step 1: Scan / photograph the documents

Before applying for NID correction, scan and save the certificates according to your type of amendment. It is very good to have a computer and a scanner. If not, take pictures directly on the mobile in good light. Crop the image nicely and increase the Brightness and Contrast if needed.

Place scanned copies or photos of documents in a specific folder on your computer or in the gallery of your mobile.

Step 2: Registration on NID website

Now you have to register from the computer in the National Identity Card Wing website of the Election Commission in your National Identity Card account.

The registration process was easy before, now you have to do face verification. You need to install the Election Commission's mobile app for face verification. You can see the process at the link below.

How to Register on NID Application System

Step 3: Correct the information

Upon successful registration, you will be logged into your NID account. Then, a page like below will appear in front of you.

How to Correct NID Card

There are 3 types of information, personal information, other information and address. To correct personal information, click the blue edit button in the upper right. Then the following page will appear. Here you will find the option to re-type and edit the information.

How to Correct NID Card

Click the tick option to the left of the information you want to modify. In this way, type your wrong information correctly by matching it with the certificate.

Then, click the Next button. Here you will find previews and revisions of your revised information. If all goes well, click the Next button again

Step 4: Pay the Fee | How to pay for NID Correction Fee

Now, you have to pay a fee according to the type of your incorrect information. Remember, do not close what you have done on your computer or mobile for so long.

After paying the fee, you will have to complete the rest of the application again.

You can easily pay NID Fee from bKash, Rocket or OK Wallet.

NID Correction Fee Payment bKash

In case of first time application for correction of information, a fee of Tk. 200 and 15% VAT of Tk. 30, total fee of Tk. 230 has to be paid.

Since bKash is more used, maybe you also have bKash account. See how to pay nid correction fee by bkash

FAQs

How long does it take to correct bd NID?

Ans: Usually, it takes 15 to 20 days to correct your Bangladesh NID. If the application process require further documents or information, you will be called to notified for submitting more documents.

How do I correct my Bangladesh NID card?

Ans: Register an account in NID application system with your NID or Smart Card number. Go to profile option and click on edit button. Change your information and pay the NID correction fee. Then upload necessary documents and submit your application for NID correction.

You will be sent SMS when your application is approved or rejected.

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