Many people who have registered and received their Aadhaar card, wish to change their photo, they have provided during registration, due to unclarity. There is always a misunderstanding in people, that Aadhaar card picture cannot be altered or modified. However, it is not true and government has ensured that individual can change their picture, they have provided during registration. Some people need to change their photo, due to appearance changes and some people need to change their photo, due to blurriness in their present photo.
Government has already made it possible to change our present photo, to a better one. This can be done through online process and as well as through offline process. In this article, we are discussing methods to change your photo in Aadhar card through online and offline mediums.
Steps to Change Photo in Aadhaar Card via Offline mode:
Step 1: In order to change the photo in Aadhaar card, through offline medium, one individual has to visit their Nearest Aadhaar Enrolment Centers.
Step 2: In the centre, the individual has to obtain Aadhaar Enrolment correction form and fill in the details on the aadhar correction form
Step 3: Once you fill in the details, you can proceed with biometric scan of Aadhaar card.
Step 4: Verification of the form and fingerprints will be taken on the spot and following this new photo will be taken on the spot and the form will be submitted.
Step 5: After submitting the form, it is mandatory to pay the executive at the Aadhaar centre with INR 25, for processing the Aadhaar correction request.
Step 6: Following the payment, your form will be submitted and the Unique Identification Number will be generated, similar to that of the Enrolment slip.
Step 7: With the help of this number, you will be able to track your request of modification.
Step 8: Once updated, you will be receiving your Aadhaar card within a month period, to the address mentioned in the aadhaar card.
Step 9: However, if there is any delay in delivery of your aadhaar card, your can download the corrected aadhaar card copy via online, in the government official portal.
Steps to Change Photo of Aadhaar Card via Online Medium:
Even though, there are numerous facilities started by government while coming to aadhaar card, they have not enabled the facility of ‘Correction of Photo’, through online process. This is in order to avoid any misuse of our Aadhaar card, by a third party. This facility can only be availed through offline medium and when you walk in to the nearby Aadhaar Enrolment centres and fill in a Correction form and go through a mandatory biometric procedure.