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Aadhaar card update: Replace official Aadhaar photo with a new one - Check details

UIDAI news: Keeping your details on the Aadhaar card updated is important to avail the benefits of streamlined government and banking services. The official photo on the UIDAI identification card can be an issue for people who believe they need to change it to a new one that more closely resembles their current appearance. In many cases, the official photo on the Aadhaar card is not clear, which can be also a reason for people seeking to change it.

UIDAI allows Aadhaar card holders to change their official photo in simple and easy steps.

How to change official photo on Aadhaar card?

People looking to replace their photo on the UIDAI Aadhaar card need to submit their request online. Following the online application, the person will need to visit a UIDAI centre near their home to get a new official photograph captured.

Here’s a step-by-step guide for the online/offline procedures to get your Aadhaar card photograph updated.

Step 1: Go to the official UIDAI website
Step 2: Download the Aadhaar enrolment form
Step 3: Fill the form with the required details
Step 4: Go to an Aadhar Enrolment centre close to you
Step 5: Submit the form with an Aadhaar enrolment executive
Step 6: Get your details verified through biometric verification
Step 7: Get a new official photograph captured at the Aadhaar Sewa Kendra
Step 8: Pay the fee to get your photograph updated (Rs 25 + GST)
Step 9. Receive acknowledgement slip that shows your update request number (URN)
Step 10. You can use this URN to check the status of the official photograph update request on the UIDAI website
Step 11: Download an Aadhaar card e-copy with the new official photograph
Step 12: Apply on the UIDAI website to request for a new physical PVC Aadhaar card

The UIDAI website offers facility to not only update the photograph displayed on a person’s card but also their phone number, address and other details.

Source : DNA India