Candidates of IGNOU can easily change their address from the academic database of Ignou by two methods.

1-Online address change method

2-An offline method for changing your address

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How to Change Your Address in IGNOU Online?

Recently, IGNOU has provided the option to apply online for a change of address, regional center, as well as a study centre. Candidates must log in to their portal, which is After login, apply online for the same. If the student is successful in applying to change their address as well as RC and SC, it could take up to a week to update the website.

Download Address and Name Change Form

Download IGNOU Address Change Form (892 downloads )

How to Change Address in IGNOU Offline?

The following are the below instructions to change your address offline.

  1. After taking admission to Ignou, you will receive a programme guide along with the study material. Find the address and name correction proforma in the programme guide.
  2. Once you find it, fill it out and send it to your regional center, which you have selected at the time of admission.
  3. After sending the proforma, wait for at least 4 to 6 weeks for the correction of the address.

Things to Do After Submission of the Application

After submitting the form, keep checking the student portal to see whether the address has been updated or not. The correction or change is updated after the verification of the correct documents. Students are asked to check their admission status at IGNOU to determine the revisions that they applied for.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find information about the address on the IGNOU website?

Updated or new information is available in your IGNOU admission/registration details or your SAMARTH student account, or you can click on the below link where you can check your details.

How long will it take to reflect the new address on the IGNOU website?

It all depends on the processes performed in the Regional Center / HQ. It could be a few days or a week