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Aadhaar is a 12-digit unique identification number issued to the Indian Citizens by the central government. Aadhaar is governed and issued by UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India). It is designed to record and verify every resident Indian citizen’s details which include name, address, contact details, photo, and biometric details.
Aadhaar card has become one of the most crucial government identity documents for a citizen as it contains both demographic and biometric data of an individual. It is a good practise to keep any government document up-to-date and hence, if there are any changes, the same should be updated. If you need to make any changes in the Aadhaar card, then it can done by through Self Service Update Portal (SSUP) or by visiting the Aadhaar Enrolment Centre located in your area. The nearest aadhaar enrolment centre can be found out on official UIDAI website (appointments.uidai.gov.in/easearch.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1). Read on to know how to change photo in Aadhaar card.
An individual can get his details in Aadhaar changed or updated by visiting the nearest Aadhaar Enrolment Centre. Below are the steps to be followed in order to change photo in Aadhaar card:
For whatever reason you want to download your Aadhaar card, you can download the same here: eaadhaar.uidai.gov.in/. For downloading your E-Aadhaar, you need to visit the link mentioned above and then follow these steps:
Your E-Aadhaar card is password protected. Therefore, to open the Aadhaar Card PDF, you can choose either of these ways.
How can I change my Aadhar card photo online?
You can download the Aadhaar form online, but you will need to go in person to UIDAI enrolment centre to change the photo on the Aadhaar card.
Is it possible to change an Aadhaar card photo online?
No, it is not possible to change the photo online as your live photo is taken at the enrolment centre after verifying your biometric details. This is to ensure the authenticity of an important government document like Aadhaar is maintained at all times.
How to Change Aadhaar Card Photo Offline?
The change in the Aadhaar card photo offline can be done by visiting the nearest enrolment centre of UIDAI. The UIDAI centre nearest to your home can be located on the official UIDAI website. There is no need to take your personal photograph to get the photo changed. The executive at the centre will take live photo of the Aadhaar card holder after doing verification of biometric details. A nominal fee of INR 25 plus GST will be charged for the update services by the enrolment centre.