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How to link Aadhaar to Voter ID/EPIC

Electoral fraud is rampant in India. The Voter’s ID card or Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC) is the government’s attempt to reduce the incidence of electoral mischief. Linking your Aadhaar to the Voter ID card adds an additional layer of prevention.


What is a Voter ID card or EPIC?

The voter ID or EPIC card is a photo identity card issued by the Election Commission of India to people who are eligible to vote. You can use the card as proof of identity while casting your vote.

What is the importance of a Voter ID?

1)   It serves as a personal identification document

2)   The election card acts as an acknowledgement that you are a registered voter

3)   The card prevents bogus voting

4)   It also functions as an address proof for those with no fixed residence

UIDAI’s online and offline approaches to link Aadhaar card with Voter ID or EPIC are easy and straightforward.


HOW TO LINK AADHAAR TO VOTER ID ONLINE VIA THE NATIONAL VOTER'S SERVICE PORTAL (NVSP)?

You can link Aadhaar to voter id online through the national voter's service portal by following the below mentioned steps:

  • Step 1:   Log on to http://electoralsearch.in/
  • Step 2:   You can search by your demographic details or by your Voter ID or EPIC number
  • Step 3:   Click on the search option after filling up the relevant details
  • Step 4:   Search result will be displayed
  • Step 5:   Select seed Aadhaar number on the left side of the record section
  • Step 6:   A pop-up will appear on the screen. Add details like name, your Voter ID number (EPIC), Aadhaar number, mobile number
                  and email ID
  • Step 7:   Click on submit
  • Step 8:   You will receive a pop-up notification on your screen: ‘your request for Aadhaar Number with Electoral Database is
                  successfully registered.’

  • WHAT ARE THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS TO LINK AADHAAR TO VOTER ID THROUGH NVSP?

    The following documents are required for Aadhaar to be linked with Voter ID through NVSP:

    -   EPIC number

    -   Aadhaar card number

    -   Registered mobile number


    How to link Aadhaar card to Voter ID or EPIC via SMS?

    You can link Aadhaar to Voter ID or EPIC through SMS by following the below mentioned steps:

    Step 1:   Type out the message in the format: ECILINK

    Step 2:   Send the message to 166 or 51969

    Step 3:   You will receive a confirmation message immediately


    How to link Aadhaar card to your Voter ID over phone call:

    You can link Aadhaar to Voter ID over a phone call by following the below mentioned steps:

    Step 1: Call 1950 between 10 am and 5 pm

    Step 2: Provide the customer care executive with your Aadhaar and Voter ID card details

    Step 3: The customer care executive will ask for demographic details for verification

    "Step 4: The executive will complete linking your Aadhaar with Voter ID (EPIC) in 5 minutes after matching the data
    (Read More: How to link Aadhaar with mobile number?)"

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