How to change Aadhaar photo- Explained | How-to

How to change Aadhaar photo- Explained

An Aadhaar update allows you to change many things, including your photograph. So, here we show you how to change Aadhaar photo online at in just a few simple steps.

| Updated on: Aug 22 2022, 10:26 IST
Here is how to change Aadhaar photo. Steps explained.
Here is how to change Aadhaar photo. Steps explained. (Reuters)

Everyone is required to have an Aadhaar card as it is one of the most crucial documents for an individual to avail several services offered by the central and state governments. The Aadhar card is also used as an identity proof as it contains the person's name, address, photo, biometric details, etc. But what if any of your details are incorrect in the card? You can know that details like demographic information (name, address, date of birth, age, gender, mobile number, email address, relationship address and information sharing address), biometric information (Iris, fingerprints and facial photograph) can be updated. Other than these, people also want to change or update their Aadhaar photo. 

There are several reasons for the same. Maybe the image is too old, or you don't like it, or any other reason, you can get it updated or changed. Here we show you how to change Aadhaar photo. If you want to update photo in Aadhar card then you need to know that there is no online process for the same and you will have to visit the nearby Aadhaar Enrolment Centre or Aadhaar Sewa Kendra. However, you will have to apply for the change to be made through the online mode before visiting the enrolment centre.

It can be noted that the Aadhaar card is issued by UIDAI and people can visit the official website of UIDAI for any kind of updates and addressing their grievances related to Aadhaar. Here are the simple and easy steps using which you can get your photo updated on Aadhaar card.

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How to change Aadhaar card photo?

10 Minutes
  • Smartphone
  • Laptop
  • Desktop
  • Updated browser
  • Internet
Step 1:

For carrying out the Aadhar photo update, go to the official website of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) or click on the link-

Step 2:

You need to download the Aadhaar Enrolment Form from the website.

Step 3:

Provide the required information on the form related to photo change.

Step 4:

After filling the required details you will have to submit the form at a nearby Aadhaar Enrolment Centre.

Step 5:

Your details will then be confirmed by the executive via biometric verification.

Step 6:

The executive will take your new photo at the Aadhaar Enrolment Centre.

Step 7:

A fee of Rs. 25 along with GST will be charged from you for the photo change service.

Step 8:

You will be provided with an acknowledgement slip with the update request number (URN). This URN will be used to check the update status on the UIDAI website.

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First Published Date: 24 Feb, 16:40 IST