The election commission of India issues Voter ID, a unique identifier to all Indian citizens who have attained 18 years of age. By linking your mobile number to your Voter ID, you will be able to make changes to your Voter ID information online.
How to Link Mobile Number with Voter ID
If you want to link your mobile number with Voter ID, follow the steps mentioned below:
Step 1: Go to the official website of the National Voters' Services Portal.
Step 2: You must first register yourself on the website. To register, click on ‘Login’.
Step 3: Now, click on ‘Don’t have account, Register as a new user’.
Step 4: Enter your mobile number and captcha displayed on the screen.
Step 5: Select the ‘Send OTP’ option to receive an OTP on the mobile number provided by you. Enter the OTP.
Step 6: Select the ‘I have EPIC number’ option. Now, input your EPIC number which is mentioned on your Voter ID. Select the ‘I don’t have EPIC number’ in case the EPIC number has not been provided to you yet. To proceed, specify your first name and last name.
Step 7: Add your email address. Updates regarding your linking process will be sent to this email address.
Step 8: Now, set a password. Once you have added all the details, click on ‘Register’. Your mobile number and Voter ID will be linked.
Benefits of Linking Mobile Number with Voter ID
The benefits of linking mobile number with Voter ID are as follows:
- An SMS alert will be sent to your mobile number if any changes have to be done to your Voter ID.
- Voter ID numbers will not be deleted without notifying the respective Voter ID cardholders.
- You can check the status of your Voter ID.
- You and your family can register for a Voter ID with the same mobile number.
FAQs on Link Mobile Number with Voter ID
What is the use of linking your mobile number to Voter ID?
By linking your mobile number with your Voter ID, you will be able to update or change the details related to your Voter ID online. You will also be able to navigate through the 'Electors Verification Program' easily.
Can I link my mobile number to my Voter ID online?
Yes. You can link your mobile number to your Voter ID online on the National Voters' Services Portal.
What is EPIC number?
Electors Photo Identification Card (EPIC) number is issued by the Election Commission of India. This number is printed on your Voter ID.