How to change biometric information in Aadhaar card: A step-by-step guide

Want to update your picture in Aadhaar card? Your biometrics must be updated every 10 years


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BS Web Team New Delhi
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the statutory authority under the government of India, has asked Aadhaar users to voluntarily update their biometric information every 10 years.

At present, children between the age of 5 and 15 years are required to update their biometrics for Aadhaar cards.

Residents whose biometrics are below the decided threshold level may be notified by UIDAI to update their biometrics. The UIDAI's call to get the Aadhaar updated is to make sure that the official database remains up-to-date.

According to the official statement, "UIDAI will encourage people to update their biometric and demographic data

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First Published: Sep 26 2022 | 6:05 PM IST

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