Government of India has issued a new rule regarding Aadhaar Card, it is necessary to get a new update done – न्यूज़लीड India

Government of India has issued a new rule regarding Aadhaar Card, it is necessary to get a new update done

It is mandatory to update the biometric details of children

UIDAI had informed by tweeting that it is mandatory to update biometric details of children aged 5-15 years and the process of doing so is absolutely free. Further, the authority in another tweet announced that there will be no change in the child’s Aadhaar number after updating the biometrics. The authority has informed the parents to visit the nearest Aadhaar center to fill the form and update the biometric data of the children.

Child's Aadhaar requires two mandatory biometric updates

Child’s Aadhaar requires two mandatory biometric updates

Let us tell you that at the age of 5 years and 15 years, there is no fee for updating the Aadhaar card of the child. It is completely free. UIDAI also mentioned in its official post that a child’s Aadhaar requires two mandatory biometric updates. The first biometric update will have to be done at the age of 5 years of the child and the second at the age of 15 years.

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According to UIDAI, there are changes with age in all parts of the body, including the fingerprints of children. Due to which these updates have to be done in Aadhaar. In order to clarify the difference between Child Aadhaar and Ordinary Aadhaar, the government has started issuing it Blue ie blue colored child Aadhaar for children of 0-5 years. This blue colored Aadhaar card will not be valid after the age of 5 years.

Update children's aadhaar card for free

Update children’s aadhaar card for free

If your children have completed 5 years of age, then you should immediately visit your nearest Aadhaar card center and get your children’s Aadhaar card updated. This is free service. After that the blue colored Baal Aadhaar card received by your children will be changed to white colored one. After which when your child will be 15 years old. So have to update once again.

What is Baal Aadhaar?

What is Baal Aadhaar?

UIDAI issues Bal Aadhar card for children below 5 years of age. There are also 12 digits in this. The card provides access to various welfare benefits and serves as a digital photo identity proof for children from birth. Since children below the age of five do not have developed biometrics like fingerprints. Child Aadhaar card does not include biometric data like fingerprint and iris scan. So the government has made it mandatory for people to update the biometrics of children once they reach the age of five.

How to apply for Child Aadhaar Card?

How to apply for Child Aadhaar Card?

Step 1. First of all visit the official website of UIDAI at
Step 2. Click on the Aadhaar Card Registration option.
Step 3. Fill in the mandatory information like child’s name, guardian’s phone number and other necessary biometric information related to the child and its parents.
Step 4. After this address, state and other details have to be filled.
Step 5. Check all the details and submit.
Step 6. Next, click on the appointment option.
Step 7. Users will need supporting documents like identity proof, address proof, date of birth and reference number. The Aadhaar executive will carry out further processing and provide an acknowledgment number to track the application process.
Step 8. The Aadhaar card will be posted at the registered address of the users within 60 days.

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