How to Link Voter ID with Aadhaar Card

 The Indian government has introduced a new mandate for linking Aadhar cards with voter IDs. This will not only help to track and deactivate all fraudulent cards but also help in detecting the registration of the voter in more than one region. In this article, let's understand how to link your Voter ID card to your Aadhaar card.

Is It Mandatory to Link my Aadhaar Card with a Voter Card?

Linking Aadhaar with Voter ID is not yet mandatory. 

However, to ensure a fraud-free electoral process, you can link Aadhaar with Voter ID. If you want to know how to link Voter ID with Aadhaar, please continue reading.

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Did you know that a lot of activists believe that linking an Aadhaar card and Voter ID can cause issues related to coercion and privacy? While this process is not yet mandatory, citizens are encouraged to complete the linking process to help prevent fraudulent activities.

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How to Link Aadhaar with Voter ID

In order to complete Aadhaar-Voter ID link, you will first need to have the following documents -

Now, you can start the linking process. There are several ways through which you can easily link your Aadhaar with your Voter ID as mentioned below -

  1. Link Your Aadhaar-Voter ID Online Through NVSP

  2. Link Your Aadhaar Voter ID via SMS

  3. Link Your Aadhaar Voter ID through your Mobile

  4. Link Your Aadhaar-Voter ID Through Booth-level Officers

Link Your Aadhaar-Voter ID Online Through NVSP

You can link Aadhaar with Voter ID online on NVSP (National Voter Service Portal). Once you are on the portal, follow the steps given below:

Link Your Aadhaar Voter ID Through Your Mobile

Call the helpline number at 1950 to link Aadhaar with Voter ID using your mobile device. Callers can reach this helpline on weekdays from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

You must enter your Aadhaar card information and voter ID information in order to continue with the seeding.

Link Voter ID With Aadhaar Through SMS

However, if you are unable to complete the Aadhaar-EPIC linking procedure online, here is how you can link Aadhaar to Voter ID by SMS.

Step 1: Send an SMS using the formatting below..

ECILINK<SPACE><EPIC No. of Voter ID Card No.>< SPACE><Aadhaar No>

For instance, you would need to enter ECILINK AB123456789 0987654321 if your EPIC number is AB123456789 and your Aadhaar number is 0987654321.

A notification will be sent to your phone once it is finished.

Step 2: Forward it to 51969 or 166 from your registered mobile number.

Voter ID - Aadhaar card link Through Booth Level Officers:

Additionally, you can link your Aadhaar and EPIC cards by filing an application to the relevant Booth Level Officer (BLO).

Furthermore, e-Seva centers, special camps, and Voter Facilitation Centers also carry out this work. For information on when these special camps will be held in your area, contact the local voter office.

Benefits Of Linking Voter ID with Aadhaar Card

There are several benefits to linking your Voter ID with your Aadhaar card:

It is important to note that linking your Voter ID with your Aadhaar card is voluntary and not mandatory. However, if you choose to link the two documents, you will need to provide your Voter ID number and your Aadhaar number. The process of linking the two documents can be done online through the NVSP or at your local electoral office.


This initiative is taken by the Election Commision of India to secure the Voter ID, and to make sure that the same person has registered once only in the Electoral Roll. But it is not mandatory to link your Voter ID with your Aadhaar number as of yet, although this step is recommended.

Aadhaar Voter ID Link FAQs

It is not mandatory to link your Aadhaar and Voter ID cards. There are other ways to secure your Voter ID and make sure it is not duplicated.

EPIC number or Electronic Photo Identity Card number is the voter ID number issued by the Election Commission of India.

Simply go to the NVSP portal, log in, and click on ‘Track Application Status’. You have to enter your reference ID to check if your Aadhaar and Voter ID are linked.

Simply go to the NVSP portal and fill out the form under the 'Seeding through NVSP Portal' section. Following that, you will be notified informing you of the status of your request.

By linking your Aadhar card with your voter ID, you can help weed out duplicate Aadhars and fraudulent voter IDs. This will prevent bogus voting, and identity theft, and make electoral voting more credible.

There is no deadline as of yet. You can start the linking process at your convenience. 

The process of linking your Aadhaar to your Voter ID is free of cost.

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