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Aadhaar Card Update: Will 10-year-old Aadhaar cards become useless, why is there a deadline of June 14?


Aadhaar Card Update: For the past few days, such messages have been going viral on social media that if 10-year-old Aadhaar is not updated, it will become useless after June 14. This is completely wrong. Aadhaar cards that are 10 years old or older are neither becoming useless nor invalid. UIDAI has given the deadline of June 14 to update the Aadhaar card online for free. Till June 14, you can update your Aadhar card online for free. It has nothing to do with being valid or invalid. According to UIDAI, all types of Aadhaar cards are completely valid and acceptable as ID proof. Let us know how many types of Aadhar cards there are.

1. Aadhaar Letter

It is a paper-based laminated letter. It contains a QR code with the date of issue and print date. Aadhaar letter can be made for free. The process of getting necessary biometric updates done is also free.   It is sent to the person through post. If your original Aadhaar card is torn or lost, you can get a new one. This can be done by visiting the UIDAI website.

2. Aadhaar PVC Card

The Aadhaar PVC card is the new version of the Aadhaar. This Aadhar card is PVC-based. It is stronger than the normal Aadhaar card, so it does not tear easily. It consists of a digitally signed Aadhaar secure QR code, a photo, and demographic information. It is sent to your address through speed post. You can get it by visiting or with a fee of Rs 50.

3. e-Aadhaar

There is a password in e-Aadhaar. It also contains a QR code. It is digitally signed by uidai. You can get your e-Aadhaar from the official website of UIDAI using your registered mobile number. It can be downloaded for free.

4. mAadhaar

M Aadhaar is an official mobile app created by UIDAI. It provides an interface for Aadhaar number holders to carry their Aadhaar records registered with CIDR. This record contains the Aadhaar number along with demographic data and a photograph. It also contains a secure QR code. mAadhaar can be downloaded for free.

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