Aadhaar Card Update: Parents, who have received Baal Aadhaar for their children, here comes an important update for you. As parents, you need to update the biometrics of your children when they turn 5, otherwise, their Baal Aadhaar will become invalid automatically, this has been announced by the UIDAI.Also Read - Aadhaar Card Data Can Now Be Updated Every 10 Years: UIDAI Shares Details
Taking to Twitter, the UIDAI has said that the Baal Aadhaar can only be used up to the age of 5 years. It becomes inactive if the biometrics of the child are not updated at the age of 5 years. Also Read - Aadhaar Card Update: Users Can Update Phone Number On Aadhaar Card in Simple Ways. Follow Step-by-step Guide
It must be noted that the biometrics is not captured for children below 5 years. Their UID will be processed on the basis of the demographic information and their facial photograph linked with the UID of their parents. However, these children after they turn 5 will have to update their biometrics of ten fingers, iris and facial photograph. Intimation to this effect will be mentioned in the original Aadhaar letter. Also Read - Delhiites Can Now Use Aadhaar To Avail 8 Online Services by Kejriwal Government
The UIDAI has recently tweeted that people can use 4 forms of Aadhaar that are equally valid and acceptable as proof of identity. Moreover, as parents, you can use any form of Aadhaar as per your convenience. These four forms of Aadhaar are –Aadhar Letter, eAadhaar, mAadhaar and Aadhaar PVC Card. All these form of Aadhaar are all equally valid and acceptable.