Aadhaar Card Update- Has your Aadhaar card become 10 years old, update it like this

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In today's digital age, the Aadhaar card has become an essential document facilitating various everyday tasks ranging from identity information to accessing government schemes and financial services. Aadhaar serves as both identity and address proof, making it important.

For the past few months, there has been speculation about the need to update Aadhaar cards, especially those that are 10 years old. Claims are being made on social media platforms that old Aadhaar cards will be discontinued, which has created confusion among cardholders. Let us know the truth behind these rumours.

Aadhaar update is not mandatory for cards older than 10 years, but it is advisable to consider updating them. Over time, demographic details such as addresses or photographs may become outdated, potentially causing inconvenience during verification processes.


If your Aadhaar card has not been updated for 10 years and you have changed your address during this period, it is wise to start the update process. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) provides a free update facility for individuals with old Aadhaar cards, ensuring that their information remains up to date.

Updating your Aadhaar:

To update your Aadhaar card, you can either visit the Aadhaar centre or use the online platform provided by UIDAI. Although online updates are convenient, an in-person visit may be necessary for some individuals. Note that a nominal fee of Rs 50 is applicable for updates at Aadhaar centres.