After Aadhar card got linked with bank accounts, it seems that now it’s the turn of Voter id card. Under National Electoral rolls purification and authentication program (NERPAP), Indian Government is taking measures to link your Aadhar card to the voter id card as well.
One basic reason for this is voluntary disclosure of duplication of names, improve the quality of the image on the card, people to give the mobile number and email address(which were not compulsory at first). These few reasons are enough to say that India is getting digitalized and developed country.
This special drive will urge voters to provide their personal details under a special form which will ask them to fill in their EPIC number(voter id number), Aadhar card number, date of birth, phone number, email id, etc.
EPIC also known as Aadhar -Voter ID card linkage is one of the biggest drive launched by the Indian government after, Aadhar card. EPIC-Aadhar seeding is also a term used in many official papers, so please don’t get confused if you read this term online as well.
How to link Aadhar card and Voter ID card?
There are varied various to link both the important documents: SMS, Online, and call center. These three ways can help you to link eaadharcard and voters id card. Let’s see the procedure:-
Method #1 – Online process
Step 1 – Visit the official page of Aadhar card linking page.
Step 2 – Fill in the required details in the boxes given, for example, name, Father/husband name, state, and district, and date of birth.
Step 3 – On the extreme bottom on right side, you notice a search button, click on the “search” option.
Step 4 – If you’ve filled the information correctly, all the details will be displayed on the screen.
Step 5 – On the left-hand side of the page, you’ll see an option “Feed Aadhar Number”.
Step 6 – As you click on that, a pop-up page will appear on the screen.
Step 7 – Now enter all the related information – Name on Aadhar card, Voter id number (EPIC NUMBER), Aadhar number, email id, and phone number.
Step 8 – Submit the form, hit the “Submit” option.
Step 9 – As the details are submitted to the official database office, you get a notification saying “Your request for Aadhar number with Electoral database has been successfully registered”.
Method #2 – SMS
The procedure can also be completed via SMS services. So for people who have a problem with internet etc can always use this method.
You simple have to type: ECILINK <EPIC_NUMBER> <AADHAR_NUMBER>.
Send the SMS on “51969 or 166”.
These were the two basic methods to link your Aadhar card with Voter id card. Though they are the easiest methods to complete the procedure, there are other options as well. So if you’re unable to make use of any of the methods above, we still have an option for you.
Make a call on “1950”, tell them your voter id number and Aadhar card number and you work is done. Linking your EPIC-Aadhar card is just a call away!