We know very well that you got shocked on seeing your photograph on your Aadhaar card or the downloaded electronic version of it. It looked horrific at first sight, didn’t it? We believe that if not all but majority of the people are not satisfied with their picture on the ID document. Now, UIDAI, the official governing body which issues you your 12-digit Aadhar card has come away with a solution for this photograph issue. Now, it is possible that you can change your photograph on Aadhar card and too at an expense of just Rs.15.
There is a very simple process to change your photograph on Aadhar card. We have mentioned below the steps which you can follow to set your desired picture on the Aadhar card.
How to Change Photo on Aadhar Card
Step 1: Visit any Aadhar card enrollment centre or camp with your 12-digit Aadhaar number.
Step 2: Fill up the Aadhar card enrollment form once again and clearly mention your 12-digit Aadhaar number in the respective field of that form.
Step 3: You have to go through the process of fingerprint and iris scan and photograph capture. Ensure that you ask the operator to show your captured photograph and ask him to retake your photo if you are not happy with the one already taken.
Step 4: Your details will then be sent to the data centre of UIDAI for further processing and after 2 weeks you will get your Aadhar card with the same 12-digit unique number but with different photograph.
But remember that you have to pay a fee of Rs. 15/– for this whole procedure because enrollment for Aadhar card is free for only one time. This facility is applicable for every Aadhar card holder including children but recall that biometric details of children up to 5 years in age are not taken. Children photographs are updated at the age of 15 and 18 years in Aadhar card.
If you want to change or update your other details like address, mobile number, etc. then you can do it both online and offline. Click here to know how to update your Aadhar card details.