Indian citizens above 18 years of age are eligible to apply for Voter ID. But some people are misusing this facility by applying for multiple voter IDs, so the government has decided to link voter ID with Aadhaar card to avoid such fraudulent activities.
By linking Aadhaar card with voter ID, it will help to get rid of multiple voter IDs issued to a single person as well as it will help in detection of bogus IDs. The Government of India has mentioned in recent advertisements in newspapers that currently linking Aadhaar with voter card is voluntary.
Govt to link Aadhaar number with voter card in voter list to prevent reports of fake votes.
|Last Date of Voter Card Aadhaar Card Link||Not yet announced|
Facility to link Aadhaar with Voter Card
- Facilitates seamless transfer of Voter ID to any region of India
- Eliminates duplicate and fake voter IDs
- Error free voter list
So today in this post we will guide you to link Aadhaar Card with Voter ID.
There are various methods to link Aadhaar Card with EPIC (Voter ID) and below we have mentioned each method which will help you to link Aadhaar with Voter ID at your convenience.
Link Aadhaar to Voter ID through Voter Helpline mobile app
To link Aadhaar with Voter ID through mobile app, install the official Election Commission of India app named Voter Helpline
After installing the app on your phone, launch the app
On the homepage of the app, you will find an option of voter registration
Just tap on Voter Registration
It will give various voter service options from the services shown in the Electoral Authentication Form (Form 6B).
Tap on the Let’s Start button on the next page
A pop-up will appear, where you need to fill your mobile number and tap on the Send OTP button
You will get the OTP code instantly on the entered mobile number, enter the same code on the next screen and tap on verify button
In the next screen you will be asked if you already have voter id number, here you have to select yes if you already know or no if you don’t know and you will be navigated to voter id page
Most of use here will know our voter id card number and if you don’t know then please check your voter id to find the number.
Once you select Yes My Voter ID Number, tap on the Next button displayed at the bottom of the page
On the next screen fill in your voter ID number, select the state and tap on the Fetch Details button
A popup screen will appear “We found this record for the Voter ID you entered. Please click on the Proceed button”
So tap on the advance button that appears at the bottom of the page as instructed
The next page will display your voter id complete details, here you just need to tap on next button
On the next screen, enter your 12 digit Aadhaar number and fill in your mobile number, email id and application area in the fields below and tap on Done button
A preview will appear on the next screen of your application
Just tap on confirm button to proceed further
On the next screen a popup will appear saying “Thank you, your application has been successfully submitted on the date and it will mention your reference ID”.
Note the reference ID for future status tracking purposes
That’s it, you have linked your Aadhaar with Voter ID online.
Above was the complete step by step process to link Aadhaar with Voter ID. Instead this post clears the doubts better than Rajkot Update News article titled: Voter-list-with-aadhaar-link
Link Aadhaar Card with EPIC via SMS
Just ECILINK to link your Aadhaar number with EPIC via SMS
Link Aadhaar with EPIC through call center
Dial 1950 from your phone between 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM and follow the instructions to link your Aadhaar number with EPIC.
Link Aadhaar with EPIC through BLO
Submit an application to the Booth Level Officer (BLO) to link your Aadhaar number with EPIC.
The booth level officer will visit your home and collect the information to link your Aadhaar with Voter ID
Or you can visit Voter Facilitation Center at Taluka Head Office to link your Voter ID with Aadhaar
Thus by following any of the above methods you can get your Aadhaar number linked with Voter ID.
How to Track Aadhaar Voter ID Link Request Status
To track the status of your Voter ID Aadhaar link, open the app Voter Helpline
Tap on the Explore option from the Home screen
This will expand various options, tap on Application Status from the displayed options
In the next screen you need to enter your Reference ID after submitting your request to link your Aadhaar Voter ID
After entering the reference number tap on the track status button and it will display the status of your linking request.
Linking Aadhaar with voter card is voluntary.
As of now there is no last date announced by the Government of India for linking Aadhaar Voter ID.
With reference to stories reported in the media, it may be noted that submission of AADHAR in Form 6B is voluntary. No entry in voter list shall be deleted due to non-submission of AADHAR. Here it is official Notification of amendments to laws/rules.