Aadhaar Card Photo Update

Under the rules set by UIDAI, keeping your Aadhaar details, including your photograph and biometric information, updated at all times is essential. Most of the details on your Aadhaar card can be updated or revised online.

However, changing the photo on your Aadhaar card can only be done by visiting an official Aadhaar enrollment center after downloading the Aadhaar enrollment form.

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Steps to Change the Aadhaar Card Photo

Ensuring the accuracy of your Aadhaar card details, including your photograph and biometric information, is vital for maintaining up-to-date records. As per the latest update, there is no online application process for an Aadhaar Card Photo Change. You can initiate the process online by booking an appointment at an Aadhaar enrollment centre.

Step 1: Visit the official UIDAI website and go to the ‘Get Aadhaar' section. Click on ‘Book an Appointment'.

Aadhaar Photo Update UIDAI Website

Step 2: Choose your ‘City/location’ from the dropdown list provided under 'Book an Appointment at UIDAI run Aadhaar Seva Kendra'.

Aadhaar Photo Update Book Appointment

Select ‘Aadhaar Update', and enter your mobile number and the CAPTCHA code. Then, click on 'Generate OTP'.

Aadhaar Photo Update Enter Mobile Number and Captcha

Fill in the Appointment details and click “Next”. And then fill out the “Personal Details”.

Aadhaar Photo Update Book Appointment Enter Personal Details

Next, select the “Time Slots” and “Review Appointment Detail” for the Aadhaar registration appointment.

Visit the Aadhaar Enrolment Centre with the necessary documents.

Complete the application form at the enrolment centre.

After completing the process, you will receive an SMS confirmation with a registration number for tracking purposes.

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Steps to Download the Updated Aadhaar Card

After your request to update the photo in Aadhaar is completed, you can download the revised Aadhaar card online. Follow the steps below to download the updated Aadhaar Card:

  1. Visit the official UIDAI website and navigate to the ‘myAadhaar’ section
  2. Click on the ‘Download Aadhaar’ option.
  3. Download Aadhaar After Aadhaar Photo Update
  4. Enter your 12-digit Aadhaar Number/28-digit Enrolment ID/16-digit Virtual ID on the following page.
  5. Download Aadhaar After Aadhaar Photo Update Enter Aadhaar Number
  6. Enter the Captcha and click on ‘Send OTP’
  7. Provide the OTP received on your registered mobile number.
  8. Click on ‘Verify & Download’ to download a PDF copy of your e-Aadhaar card

Key Points to Note For Aadhaar Card Update

When updating your Aadhaar card details, particularly changing your photo, consider the following key points.

  • No documentation is required when changing the photo on your Aadhaar card.
  • When updating your Aadhaar card photo, the authorized personnel will capture your picture instantly using a webcam, eliminating the need for you to provide a photograph.
  • The updates made to your Aadhaar information, including the photo change, may take approximately 30 days to be processed and reflected in your Aadhaar card.
  • By using the Update Request Number (URN) provided in the acknowledgment slip, you can monitor the progress of your Aadhaar update online.
  • Changing the photo on your Aadhaar card cannot be done online through the Self Service Update Portal (SSUP); you must visit an Aadhaar Permanent Enrollment Centre for this update.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Your Aadhaar photo can be updated within 30 days as per UIDAI guidelines.

While not mandated, it is advisable to keep your Aadhaar details including photographs updated.

No documents are required for Aadhaar photo update. Carry your Aadhaar card to the nearest Aadhaar Kendra.

Aadhaar photo update charges are Rs. 100 as set by UIDAI.

No, biometric details like photos can only be updated by visiting an Aadhaar Enrollment/Update Center.

No, the Aadhaar Correction Form is available free of cost.

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