Vikash Sharma

Did you know that it is required to update your Aadhaar card data every 10 years? Aadhaar card custodian Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) had recently issued a notice in this connection to encourage people to voluntarily update their biometrics. However, many people are still confused as to how to comply with the rules and revalidate their Aadhaar.

In this article, you can get all details on how to update demographic details like name, date of birth, gender, address. As per UIDAI, one can easily update demographic details online.

Biometric update

Age <5 years at the time of initial enrolment: A child should be re-enrolled when the child attains an age of 5 years and all biometric data should be provided.

Age between 5 and 15 years at the time of enrolment: The resident should furnish all biometrics for updates when he/she resident attains age of 15 years.

Age >15 years at the time of enrolment: People need to update their biometric data every 10 years.

Details which one can update In Aadhaar Demographic information

 Name, address, date of birth/age, gender, mobile number, email address, relationship status and information sharing consent

Biometric information: Iris, finger prints and facial photograph

Modes of Update Via Online: In this, a person can update address from the official website. One just need Aadhaar number and registered mobile number to login to the portal. To complete the update process, resident needs to upload the supporting POA documents. For POA documents, click HERE

Visiting Permanent Enrolment Centre: People can request for the demographic/biometric update request with the help of an operator at an Permanent Enrolment Centre. Documentary evidence is collected by the operator at the time of accepting the request.

Update client lite (UCL) Fields: All demographic fields and photo as well as local language can be updated. Identity authentication: Boimetric authentication of a resident.

For other queries, visit the official UIDAI website