Many people want to link aadhaar with voter card. This is a very easy and simple process which can be done online. The Election Commission of India encourages every voter to link their UID card with their EPIC card. They have setup web portals through which one can link EPIC with Aadhaar. We have provided guidelines for the process in this article. We will also discuss the advantages of doing so. If you do not have internet then also you can link through SMS. So check both the online and offline method for linking below.
Why link aadhaar with voter card?
People know that there are a lot of fake voter ids in this country. This has been caused due to negligence of the authorities. However, now the government wants to mend their way and introduce this linking.
We are aware that the adhar card has a person’s biometric data like finger print and iris scan. These data makes a person unique so by linking the two numbers one can ensure that he/she has only one voter id.
The other epic number of the same person will be exposed. Thus, helping the electoral commission to get rid of the fake voter ids that is present in this country.
One need his/her EPIC card and 12 digit aadhaar number for this purpose. If have internet then follow the online steps of aadhar card and voter card linking. Others can follow the SMS method described below.
Guidelines for voter id and adhar link:
This has nothing to do with the official website of UIDAI. People need to visit the National Voter’s Service Portal (NVSP). If you have both the card with you follows the instructions below.
- Visit the official NVSP website nvsp.in.
- Next, click on “Search your name in electoral Roll”.
- Now you will land on a new website.
- Here you will have two options.
- You can either search by details or search by EPIC number.
- Now, select a valid option and enter your details.
- After that, enter the code and click on search.
- Next, click on “Veiw” option.
- Now enter your aadhar number and mobile number/email.
- Finally, submit everything.
That’s all! You will receive a confirmation of the process through SMS or email. Check the offline method of linking below.
Aadhaar and EPIC Linking Through SMS:
This method is also quite simple. However, the telecom operator may charge for the SMS. One need to type text message in their phone in the following format.
ECILINK <Epic number> <Aadhaar Number>
Send the message to 51969 after tying. If the numbers are correct you will soon receive a confirmation message on your phone.
Hope this article was helpful and you will be able to link aadhaar with voter card. if you face any problem contact us or comment below.
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