The Election Commission of India asks everyone to link Voter ID card with Aadhaar card.
The idea behind linking the two identification cards is to validate entries in the electoral roll, authenticate identity of voters, and check whether someone is registered in the same constituency more than once or in multiple constituencies.
Now, if you want to link your Aadhaar card with the Voter ID card online, the Election commission has shared some easy steps. Take a look at the step-by-step guide to link your Aadhaar and Voter ID card.
How to Link Voter ID with Aadhaar Card :
Step 1: Download Voter Helpline App from Google Play Store and Apple App Store.
Step 2: Open the app and click on ‘I Agree’ option and tap on ‘Next’.
Step 3: Tap on the first option ‘Voter Registration’.
Step 4: Click and open the Electoral Authentication Form (Form 6B).
Step 5: Click on ‘Lets Start’.
Step 6: Enter your official mobile number linked to the Aadhaar card and tap on send OTP.
Step 7: Enter the OTP you received and click on ‘Verify’.
Step 8: Click on Yes I Have Voter ID and then click on ‘Next’.
Step 9: Enter your Voter ID number (EPIC), select your state and click on ‘Fetch details’.
Step 10: Click on ‘Proceed’.
Step 11: Fill in Aadhaar number, registered mobile number and your place of authentication and click ‘Done’.
Step 12: Form 6B preview page will open. Re-check your details and click on ‘Confirm’ for the final submission of your Form 6B.
Please note that the govt hasn’t announced any deadline to link Aadhaar and Voter ID yet.