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Can I update my biometrics in my Aadhaar card?

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Can I update my biometrics in my Aadhaar card?

Yes, you can update your biometrics in your Aadhaar card. To update your biometric information, you will need to visit the nearest Aadhaar Enrolment/Update Centre. Follow these steps:

1. Locate the nearest Aadhaar Enrolment/Update Centre in your area. You can find the nearest centre by visiting the UIDAI website ( and clicking on the "Locate an Enrolment/Update Centre" option.

2. Take your original Aadhaar card and visit the centre during their working hours.

3. Fill out the Aadhaar Update/Correction Form, mentioning that you want to update your biometrics.

4. Submit the form along with the required documents. The documents required may include your original Aadhaar card, a valid identity proof, and a proof of biometric update requirement (if applicable).

5. Provide your biometric data (fingerprint and iris scan) at the centre. The officials will guide you through the process and ensure your biometrics are updated accurately.

6. After the update process, you will receive an acknowledgment slip containing an Update Request Number (URN). This URN can be used to track the status of your biometric update request.

It's important to note that updating biometrics may require a physical visit to the enrolment/update centre and your presence for the biometric authentication process. Make sure to carry all the necessary documents and follow the instructions provided by the officials at the centre.

Updating your biometrics in Aadhaar is crucial for maintaining accurate and uptodate information.

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