How to Link Aadhaar Card to Voter ID EPIC

How to Link Aadhaar Card to Voter ID EPIC: Overview

The Government of India has started a new campaign for linking Aadhaar card with the voter ID cards to track and deactivate fraudulent and bogus voter ID cards. The process of Aadhaar-voter ID card seeding is also referred as EPIC (Electoral Photo Identification Card)-Aadhaar Seeding.

Link Aadhaar Card to Voter ID EPIC Online via National Voter’s Service Portal (NVSP):

The Government of India maintains a portal for linking Aadhaar number to voter ID cards. Given below are the methods that are required to complete the seeding process.

Portal Seeding or Self-Seeding: This process is carried out at the NVSP portal.

  • The process can be completed through the online portal set up by different state governments
  • Enter your Voter ID number
  • Enter other demographic details such as your name, date of birth, etc.
  • Enter your Aadhaar number
  • An OTP is sent to your registered mobile number
  • Enter this OTP for authentication
  • An acknowledgement number is provided that can be used for checking the status of Aadhaar linking

Voters must have the following information to complete procedure on NVSP:

  • Voter ID card or EPIC number
  • Aadhaar Card number and
  • Registered mobile number

There are a few other ways to link your Aadhaar number with voter ID card as well.

Link Aadhaar Card to Voter ID EPIC through SMS: Voters can also link their Aadhaar number to voter ID by:

  • Send an SMS from your registered mobile number.
  • The SMS has to be sent to 166 or 51969.
  • The format of the message is ECILINK <SPACE><EPIC No.>< SPACE><Aadhaar No.>

Link Aadhaar Card to Voter ID EPIC through Phone: The government of India has established many call centres in different states in the country. The voters need to make a phone call to 1950 and provide their voter ID details along with Aadhaar Number.

Other Options

  • There are numerous Booth Level Officers (BLOs) in every state who collect all the information and link Aadhaar cards with voter IDs.
  • Various camps are also organised from time to time to provide this facility to the citizens in their locality.
  • Hand over self-attested copies of Aadhaar and voter ID to your BLO
  • You will be intimated by your BLO on successful Aadhaar voter ID linking
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