Aadhaar Alert! In today’s time, Aadhar Card has become an important document for everyone. UIDAI has started making Aadhar card for the newborn child as well. For this, parents can get Baal Aadhaar Card made by submitting the hospital discharge certificate of their newborn and the Aadhar card of one of the parents. It is to be noted here that if you have made your child’s child Aadhar card and do not update the biometric of the child when he is 5 years old, then it will become inactive. That’s why it is important that you get it updated.
UIDAI, the issuing body of Aadhaar, has given information about this by tweeting recently. UIDAI tweeted, “Bal Aadhaar can be used only till the age of 5 years. If the biometric is not updated after 5 years, then the child Aadhaar becomes inactive.
How to update biometric update
According to the UIDAI, you will have to visit the nearest Aadhaar center to update the biometrics of the child on the completion of five years. According to UIDAI, after getting the biometric update of your 5 year old child, when he turns 15 years old, then this updation will have to be done once again.
How much does biometric updation cost
According to UIDAI, this mandatory biometric update is absolutely free for biometric children. There is no charge to be paid for this. If you want any kind of information regarding this, then you can call on the toll free number 1947.
Book Appointment at Aadhar Center
To get the information about your nearest Aadhaar center, you have to visit the UIDAI website https://appointments.uidai.gov.in/easearch.aspx. Here you will have to take an appointment in advance and go there on the scheduled date and get this updation done.
How to find Aadhaar Center
For biometric updation at nearest Aadhaar center, first you have to click on the direct link appointments.uidai.gov.in/easearch.aspx. Here you can choose an option from the State, Postal (PIN) code or the search box. The requested information has to be filled to select any one option. After that click on ‘Locate Center’.