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Change Aadhar Card Photo

ExistAadhar Photo Updateing

Last Updated 24th Jan 2022

Aadhaar is a 12 digit unique identification number for Indian residents. To avail Aadhaar benefits and services, all the demographic and biometric information including your photograph, must be updated.

Mode of Update By visiting the nearest Aadhaar Enrollment Centre
Documents Required Nil
Time for update 90 days
Fees and Charges ₹ 100

    Updating Photo in Aadhaar Card

    Aadhaar is a 12-digit unique identification number issued by UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India). It is one of the most common identification documents that contain both demographic and biometric data of an individual, including name, address, contact details, photo, and biometric details. It is significant to keep the Aadhaar updated to avail all the Aadhaar benefits and services. To make any changes in the Aadhaar card, you can update through the Self Service Update Portal (SSUP) at the UIDAI official web portal or visit the nearest Aadhaar Enrolment Centre located in your area.

    Process to Change Or Update Photo in Aadhaar Card

    If you want to change or update photo in Aadhaar Card , you need to follow the below-mentioned steps:

    • Firstly, locate the nearest Aadhaar Enrolment Centre located in your area on the official UIDAI website by clicking
    • Now, download the Aadhaar Enrolment Form from UIDAI's website, or else you can get it from Aadhar Enrollment Centre
    • Submit the duly filled form to the nearest aadhaar enrolment centre.
    • Next, provide your biometric details to the centre executive. The centre executive will then take your live photo on the camera.
    • Finally, verify all the details and pay an administrative fee of Rs. 100 plus GST to get the Aadhaar details updated.

    How to Download the Updated Aadhaar Card?

    Once you have applied for Aadhaar photo update, the same will be updated within 90 days. You can track the status of an Aadhaar Card update online or offline using your URN (Update Request Number).

    To download your updated Aadhaar, you need to follow the below-mentioned steps:

    • Firstly, visit the official Aadhaar official website by clicking on https://uidai.gov.in/.
    • Now under the option 'Get Aadhaar', click on Download Aadhaar'.
    • On the displayed page, click on the option 'Aadhaar Number'.
    • Enter the Aadhaar Number, CAPTCHA code and click on Send OTP.
    • Finally, enter the OTP details to download your e-Aadhar.

    You can also download your Aadhaar card using any of the following options mentioned below:

    • Enrolment ID (EID)
    • Virtual ID (VID)
    • Name and Date of Birth.
    • mAadhaar Mobile App
    • Digilocker
    • Umang App

    Details Related to Aadhar Card photo change online

    • There is no facility to update/change the photo in the Aadhaar card, online through the Self Service Update Portal (SSUP). You need to visit the nearest Aadhaar Enrollment centre for Aadhar Card photo change.
    • You don't require any address proof or any other details for changing the photo in the Aadhaar card.
    • It takes around 90 days to get the photo or any other details updated in an Aadhaar card.
    • You can also track the status of the update on the UIDAI portal using the URN mentioned on the acknowledgement slip


    Can I change my Aadhaar card photo online?

    No, to update a photo in Aadhaar, you need to visit the nearest Aadhaar Enrollment Centre. However, you can download the Aadhaar Update Form from the official website of UIDAI.

    Do we need to update our Aadhaar card after 18?

    As per the UIDAI guidelines, the Aadhaar Card must be updated after every 10 years. Initially, the biometric details of a child must be updated when he/she attains the age of 5 years and the same must be re-updated as the child reaches the age of 15 years.

    How long does it take to update a photo in aadhar?

    All the biometric details, including a photo, take around 90 days to update in an Aadhaar card.

    Will I be allowed to update my details in Aadhaar as and when needed?

    Yes, you can update your demographic or biometric details anytime by visiting the nearest Aadhaar enrollment centre in your city. For any update in address, you can self-update through the official UIDAI website.

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