Soumya Prakash Pradhan

Aadhaar, the 12-digit unique identification number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), is an essential document that serves as proof of identity and address for Indian residents.

You can change your Aadhaar card details like name, address, phone number, and date of birth through the UIDAI website. There are two types of details you can update: Demographic (like name, address, and phone number) and Biometric (like fingerprints and facial photograph).

If you need to update your Aadhaar photo, you can do so by following these simple steps:

  • The first step is to visit the UIDAI website at
  • Once you are on the UIDAI website, go to the 'My Aadhaar' section and click on 'Download Aadhaar Enrolment/Update Form.'
  • Download and print the Aadhaar enrolment/update form, and fill in the basic details such as your new photo, name, address, and other important details.
  • After filling in the form, submit it to your nearest Aadhaar enrolment center. You can locate your nearest center on the UIDAI website or on the mAadhaar app.
  • At the Aadhaar enrolment center, an Aadhaar executive will confirm the details you have provided and take your new photo.
  • Once your photo has been updated, you will receive a slip with an update request number.
  • Your Aadhaar photo will be updated within 90 days of submitting the form, and you will be able to download the updated Aadhaar card from the UIDAI website or the mAadhaar app.

Updating your Aadhaar photo is a simple process that can be completed in a few easy steps.

By following these steps, you can ensure that your Aadhaar details are accurate and up-to-date.