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Link Aadhaar With Voter ID: How To Link Voter ID with Aadhaar card?

Updated on: Jun 6th, 2023


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You can link your Aadhaar with Voter ID online or through SMS. However, the government has stated that it is voluntary and not mandatory.

Voter ID and Aadhaar card are essential identification documents for an Indian citizen. The linking of the Aadhaar number with the individual’s voter ID card is an effective way to get rid of bogus or multiple voter ID cards in a single individual’s name. There are several ways to link Aadhaar Card with voter ID.

How to Link Voter ID with Aadhaar Card?

The linking of Aadhaar with voter ID can be done on National Voter Service Portal (NVSP). You must log in to the NVSP portal to apply for linking your Voter ID and your Aadhaar card. People from Tripura, Nagaland, Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh States/UTs should log in to the NVSP portal and people belonging to other states must log in to the Voters’ Service Portal

Step 1: Visit the NVSP or the Voters’ Service Portal and click on ‘Forms’ option.

Step 2: If you are registered, enter your mobile number, password and captcha code and click ‘Login’.

Step 3: If you are not registered, visit the NVSP, click on ‘Login’ option and click on ‘Don’t have account, Register as a new user’ option. Enter your mobile number, captcha code and click on ‘Send OTP’. Enter the required details, such as OTP, your EPIC number, password and click on ‘Register’ button. 

Step 4: After registration on NVSP, visit to the NVSP or the Voters’ Service Portal and click on ‘Forms’ option and log in by entering your mobile number and password registered on the NVSP.

Step 5: Click on ‘Form 6B’. Select the state and your Assembly/Parliamentary Constituency.

Step 6: Enter your personal details, enter OTP, Aadhaar number and click on the ‘Preview’ button.

Step 7: Click on ‘Submit’. A reference number will be given to track your application. 

How to Link Voter ID With Aadhaar Through SMS?

To link your Aadhaar number with your Voter ID, send an SMS to 166 OR 51969 in the following format:


How to Link Aadhaar With Voter ID From a Phone?

Linking of Aadhaar with Voter ID can also be done by calling 1950 on weekdays between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and providing your Voter ID and Aadhaar card information for the purpose of linking.

How to Link Voter ID With Aadhaar Card Offline?

Aadhar can also be linked with Voter ID by submitting an application to your respective Booth Level Officer (BLO). The information provided will be verified by the BLO and after verification, it will be reflected in the records. You can find out your BLO/Electoral Officers on the NVSP website by entering your EPIC number. 

How to Link an Aadhaar Card to Voter ID via the Voter Helpline App?

You can link the Aadhaar card to your Voter ID by downloading the Voter Helpline App from Google Play Store or App Store. Follow the below steps to link Aadhaar with your Voter ID on the Voter Helpline App:

Step 1: Download the Voter Helpline App from Google Play Store or App Store.

Step 2: After setting it up, select the ‘Voter Registration’ option.

Step 3: Click on the ‘Electoral Authentication Form (Form 6B)’ and select ‘Lets Start’.

Step 4: Enter the official mobile number linked to your Aadhaar card.

Step 5: Enter the OTP sent to the registered number and click on ‘Verify’.

Step 6: Next, select ‘Yes I Have Voter ID’, click on ‘Next’. Enter your Voter ID number (EPIC) and the required details.

Step 7: Click on ‘Proceed’, enter the Aadhaar number, place of authentication, registered mobile number and click on ‘Done’ button.

Step 8: Check the details and click on ‘Confirm’ for the submission of your Form 6B. You will receive the reference number to track the status of your application.

Why Is it Important to Link Aadhaar With a Voter Card?

There are many benefits of linking Voter ID to Aadhaar card:

  • It acts as an acknowledgement that you have a registered voter.
  • It helps to eliminate fraudulent voting.
  • It is proof that you are a citizen of India,
  • When you do not have a permanent resident address, it helps as a proof of address.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the last date for linking Aadhaar with Voter ID?

The government has not provided a last date to link Aadhaar and Voter ID. Thus, you can do it anytime.

Is it mandatory to link Aadhaar with Voter ID?

No, the government has not made it mandatory to link Aadhaar and Voter ID. It is voluntary.

What is the EPIC number on Voter ID?

EPIC number is your Voter ID card number. It is the unique number printed on your Voter ID card.

What are the fees for linking the Aadhaar card to the Voter ID card?

There are no fees for filing an application to link Aadhaar with Voter ID. It is free of cost.

What is Form-6B on the NVSP Portal?

Form 6B is the ‘letter of information of Aadhaar number for the purpose of electoral roll authentication’. It is the form for sharing your Aadhaar number with the Election Commission of India and linking it with Voter ID.

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