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How to Link Voter ID with Aadhaar Card Online – Step-by-step Guide

Do you want to Link your Voter ID with Aadhaar Card? Here is a complete Guide on how to Link Voter ID with Aadhaar Card Online.

Link your Voter ID with Aadhaar Card online: Recently, the Cabinet passed a bill concerning electoral reforms. As part of these reforms, Indian citizens can now link their voter ID card with Aadhar number. This will dispense with the need for citizens to carry voter ID cards for voting during elections and will also reduce the state’s burden on issuing replacements for lost or damaged voter ID cards.

Who is Eligible?

As per existing laws, all Indian citizens who hold a voter ID card and an Aadhar card are eligible to link the two. 

The facility is not available if you don’t hold a voter ID card. If you’ve just completed 18 years of age or don’t have a voter ID card, you can avail of the four annual registration drives conducted by the election commission to get a voter ID.

However, if you don’t have a voter ID card because it was lost or damaged but have the Electoral Photo ID Card (EPIC) number, it is still possible to link your voter ID card with your Aadhar card online.

You can also link your voter ID card with Aadhar card if you’ve received the EPIC number from the Election Commission, even if you’re yet to receive the physical card.

Link Aadhaar to Voter ID Card Online

Here’re various steps to register on the National Voters Service Portal.

Step 1: Visit the National Voters Service Portal on https://voterportal.eci.gov.in

Step 2: Here, you have to key in your mobile number and request a One Time Password (OTP)

Step 3: Verify your mobile number using the OTP

Step 4: You will be asked to create a unique password

Step 5: Repeat the password

Step 6: The screen will show that you’re successfully registered on the portal. 

Logging-on to NVSP Portal

To login to the NVSP portal, follow these steps:

Step 1: Visit the National Voters Service Portal on https://voterportal.eci.gov.in

Step 2: Key in your phone number

Step 3: Key in your password

Step 4: Fill in the captcha image

Step 5: Login

How to Link Voter ID to Aadhaar Card

Step 1: Login through the portal using mobile number

Step 2: Provide your email ID, voter ID number and Aadhaar number

Step 3: Mention your state, district ,full name, date of birth and father’s name.

Step 4: Click ‘Search’ to ensure that the details such as your voter ID number, name and father’s name, district and state match.

Step 5: Click on ‘Feed Aadhaar No’ link available on the left side of the screen.

Step 6: Here you have to fill in your name as shown on the Aadhaar card, Aadhaar number, voter ID number, registered mobile number and or registered email address.

Step 7: Click ‘Verify’ to ensure that all details are correct.

Step 8: Click ‘Submit’

A message stating that your application is registered successful will appear on the screen.

How to Link Voter ID and Aadhaar by SMS

Step 1: Open your phone text message app

Step 2: Send an SMS to 166 or 51969

Step 3: Use this format for sending the SMS < EPIC Number > < Aadhaar Number >

Step 4: You will receive a message stating that your application is successful

How to Link Voter ID and Aadhaar by Phone

Step 1: Use your Aadhaar registered mobile phone to call the linking call center

Step 2: Dial 1950 on weekdays from 10 am to 5 pm

Step 3: Provide your voter ID card number and Aadhaar number for linking

Step 4: You will get an acknowledgement of your application

How to Link Voter ID and Aadhaar through Booth Level Officer

Step 1: Submit an application to your nearest booth level office of Election Commission.

Step 2: The booth officer verify your details and if necessary, visit your residence to ensure you stay there

Step 3: The booth level officer will process all the formalities

Step 4: Once completed, the status of your voter ID card will show that it’s linked to Aadhaar

How to Check the Status of Voter ID Card and Aadhaar Linking

Step 1: Visit the portal:  https://voterportal.eci.gov.in

Step 2: Enter the EPIC number in the ‘Seeding Through NVSP Portal’.

Step 3: The portal will display the status of your voter ID card- Aadhaar linking application

Step 4: The status of your voter ID card and Aadhaar linking will later also be shown on the Aadhaar website.

Also Read: TN E-Sevai portal, Tnega citizen login – Registration, Citizen Login & Application Status

FAQs

Is it compulsory to link Voter ID card with Aadhaar?

No, it’s not compulsory to link your voter ID card with Aadhaar card.

What are the benefits of linking voter ID card with Aadhaar?

The greatest benefit is that you don’t need to carry your voter ID card to vote during elections, Nor is there any need to request for a replacement card if you lose or damage your voter ID card.

Q: Is this linking of voter ID card with Aadhaar available from Aadhar website?

No, currently the service of linking Aadhaar and voter ID card is available only from the National Voter Service Portal.

How long does it take for linking the Aadhaar and voter ID card?

The Indian government has not given any timeframe for linking the voter ID card with Aadhaar card. It can take a few days for the linking, once you apply.

I don’t have the physical voter ID card. Can I link it with Aadhaar?

Yes, you can link your voter ID card with Aadhar even if you don’t have the physical card with you. However, you will require the correct EPIC number and Aadhaar card number to do so.

Can I link voter ID cards of my family members with their Aadhaar?

Yes, you can link the voter ID cards of your family members with their Aadhaar cards. However, you will need to open a separate account on the National Voters Service Portal for each member, with their respective mobile numbers to get the OTP.

Q: Is there any deadline to link the voter ID card with Aadhaar card?

A: There is no deadline to link your voter ID card with Aadhaar card. You can do it anytime you want.

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