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Aadhaar Card Update: Update 10-year-old Aadhaar card for free like this, know the method


In India, the Aadhar Card is a very important document for everyone. It is necessary for many government and private activities. An Aadhaar card is required for beneficiaries of both central and state government schemes. Additionally, it is used for many other purposes, including biometric data, name, address, gender, and other details. As ID proof, if your Aadhaar card is more than 10 years old and has not been updated, it is very important to get it updated.

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is offering free service to update 10-year-old Aadhaar cards. This service is available till June 14, 2024. There is no fee for updating Aadhaar on the UIDAI portal, but a fee of Rs 50 is applicable at Aadhaar centers.

Why is the Aadhar Card important?

Aadhar card is used not only as a primary ID but also for government schemes. About 1,100 schemes use the Aadhaar card, including 319 central government schemes. Financial institutions like banks and NBFCs also require Aadhaar for customer verification and onboarding.

Why is it necessary to update?

Many important activities may come to a halt if you do not update your Aadhaar card. Here's how you can update your Aadhar card for free from home:

How to update Aadhar card at home

Visit the UIDAI portal to update your information online. You have to upload copies of your ID proof and residence proof documents.

If online updating is not possible, you can visit an offline Aadhaar center. You must provide a self-attested copy of your ID card at the center.

By following these simple steps, you can ensure that your Aadhaar card is updated within a few minutes.

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