New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has announced that people can get various details in their Aadhaar cards, like photographs, biometrics, registered mobile number, email id etc., updated without submitting any documents. Also Read - Aadhaar Verification Will be Compulsory For New Dealers From January 2020
This can be done by simply walking into an Aadhaar Centre with your Aadhaar card, the UIDAI recently announced in a tweet. Also Read - UIDAI May Soon Issue Aadhaar to NRIs With Indian Passports Without 180 Days of Waiting Period
The UIDAI-run exclusive Aadhaar Centres, also called the Aadhaar Seva Kendras, are available in cities like Delhi, Bhopal, Agra, Chennai, Vijayawada, Hisar and Chandigarh.
The various updates that people can get made at these centres are:
- Fresh Aadhaar enrolment
- Name update
- Address update
- Mobile number update
- Email Id update
- Date of Birth update
- Gender update
- Biometric update
However, there are limits on the number of times updates can be made
- Date of Birth-1 time
- Gender update-1 time
- Name update-2 times
As for age limit, updates can be made only if the age-gap is below or above three years. For age-gap more than that, people need to visit the UIDAI Regional Office in their area.
The online update is available only for address change. Mobile number is mandatory to receive One-Time Password (OTP) for this update.
Aadhaar, a 12-digit unique identification number, is the world’s largest biometric system. The data for this is collected by the UIDAI, a statutory body which was established in January 2009.