Update Aadhaar Card for Free: How to Update Information on Aadhaar for Free

The Indian government is updating Aadhaar cards older than ten years for free, but it's for a limited time, so before it's gone, here's how you do it.


The Aadhaar card was first introduced in India in 2009 and was made mandatory to prove your Indian citizenship. It’s almost 15 years since it was first made available, and many of the personal details like address, age, and first or last name information tend to change over time.

To compensate for this change Indian government recently started offering Aadhaar card updates for free. Before, it was a minimum of ₹30 with up to ₹150 depending on the information you wanted to update. But this free update scheme is valid for a limited time only, valid till June 14. So before it goes away, here’s how you can get your Aadhaar card updated for free.

How to Update Aadhaar Card for Free

There are several ways to update your Aadhaar card. One requires visiting their official website, and the other requires visiting Aadhaar update booths near you. If you want to update your address, name, or DOB, you can do it without leaving your seat directly from your phone. But, if you wish to update your photo or biometric, visit the Aadhaar Update Booth near you. Follow along to understand both processes and how to do them.

How to Update Aadhaar Card from the UAIDI Website

  • Open the official UIDAI website
  • Click on the banner “Please Upgrade your Aadhaar” or click here to get redirected to the log-in page

(It will be on top of the website when you open it)

  • On the following page, click “Log in.”

  • Enter your Aadhaar card number, Captcha Code, and OTP that you receive on the number linked with your Aadhaar card

  • Click on the Log-in button,
  • Scroll down to the next screen and click on “Document Update.”

  • Once you are on the verification page, go through your demographic details, and if you find any corrections click on the given link or click next

  • Now select the type of document you are uploading and then upload a picture of it in the given fields

  • Check right on the consent warning at the bottom

  • Once you are done, hit next and click done

As of right now, till the 14th of June, users will be able to update their details for free after that, it will charge ₹50 for each update on the UAIDI website. Keep the document size less than 2MB and a clear scanned copy of the document to upload. It will make your process more accessible and update things in one go.

How to Update Aadhaar Cards from Local Aadhaar Card Update Booth

If you need help updating the official website, visit your local Aas]dhar card update boot. These booths are usually held at Banks, Municipal, or Post offices. You can find your nearest Aadhaar Card Update Booth form here. On the site, enter your state and pin code, or use the search box to search for Aadhaar Update / Enrollment booths in your area or city.


1. How long do we have to update our Aadhaar Card for free?

You can update your Aadhaar card for free by the 14th of June. After that, it will be a chargeable service with ₹50 per update.

2. Do we need the original Aadhaar card to update the new details?

No, you only need an Aadhaar card number and phone number to update your details. You will receive an OTP to verify it’s you on the website.

3. How much time does it take for new details to reflect?

Generally, it takes around three working days for your Updated details to reflect on your Aadhaar card.

4. Can I print an updated Aadhaar card?

Once your details are reflected in the Aadhaar card details, you can download your updated Aadhaar card from the official UAIDI website.