e-EPIC: The election commission of India launched the e-EPIC (Electronic Electrol Photo Identity Card) program on 25 January 2021 on the occasion of National Voter day.
Now You Can Easily Download Digital-PDF Voter ID Card on Your Mobile Phone. Here is how:
What is e-EPIC?
e-EPIC is a secure portable document format (PDF) version of the EPIC which can be downloaded on mobile or in a self-printable form on the computer. It’s a non-editable secure PDF file. A voter can thus store the card on his/her mobile, upload it as a PDF on Digi locker or print it and self-laminate it. This is in addition to PCV EPIC being issued currently.
How can I download e-EPIC?
- You can download e-EPIC from Voter Portal or Voter Helpline mobile App or NVSP
- Voter Portal: http://voterportal.eci.gov.in/
- NVSP: https://nvsp.in/
- Voter Helpline Mobile App
Who is eligible for e-EPIC?
All general Voters who have valid EPIC Numbers. All new electors registered during special summary revision 2021 (i.e. those who applied during Nov-Dec2020) and whose mobile number provided while applying is unique will get an SMS and may download e-EPIC between 25th Jan to 31st Jan 2021. Other General electors may download e-EPIC from 1st Feb 2021 onwards. (they will however not get any SMS).
What are the Benefits of e-EPIC?
- Alternate and faster mode of obtaining Electoral Photo Identity Card in a digital format
- Equally valid as a proof of document for voter identification
- Can be printed at the convenience of the voter and can bring it as proof during polling
- Self-service model
e-EPIC Frequently Asked Question
Ques 1: I lost my EPIC, how can I download e-EPIC?
Ans 1: You can search your name in Electoral Roll from http://voterportal.eci.gov.in/ or http://electoralsearch.in/, note your EPIC number and then download e-EPIC
Ques 2: I don’t have an EPIC number but I have a form-6 Reference Number, may I download the e-EPIC?
Ans 2: Yes, you can use the Form Reference number to download e-EPIC
Ques 3: I don’t have an EPIC number, how can I download e-EPIC?
Ans 3: You can search your name in Electoral Roll from http://voterportal.eci.gov.in/ or http://electoralsearch.in/, note your EPIC number and then download e-EPIC
Ques 4: What is the file format of e-EPIC?
Ans 4: You can download e-EPIC in portable document format (PDF)
Ques 5: What is the file size of e-EPIC?
Ans 5: The size of the e-EPIC is 250 KB.
Ques 6: Can I print an e-EPIC to show identity proof at the polling station?
Ans 6: Yes, you can download e-EPIC and print it to show as proof of identity at the polling station.
Ques 7: What is the full form of e-EPIC?
Ans 7: e-EPIC full form is Electronic Electrol Photo Identity Card
Ques 8: What are the steps to download e-EPIC?
- Register/Login on Voter Portal
- From the menu, navigation click on Download e-EPIC
- Enter the EPIC number or Form Reference Number
- Verify with OTP sent on registered mobile number (if a mobile number
registered with Eroll)
- Click on Download e-EPIC
- If Mobile number is not registered in Eroll, click on e-KYC
- Download e-EPIC
Ques 9: What is eKYC?
Ans 9: e-KYC is a liveliness check with random body movements, involves capturing a live photo of the person in real-time image capture and compare with Picture used in EPIC data.
Ques 10: What if e-KYC fails?
Ans 10: Visit the ERO office along with Photo ID proof and update your mobile number
Ques 11: What is required for e-KYC?
Ans 11: It requires a mobile phone/Tab with a Camera or Laptop/Desktop with a webcam.
Ques 12: My Mobile number is not registered in E-Roll, can I download e-EPIC?
Ans 12: Yes, you can do eKYC to update Mobile number.
Ques 13: I am not using a Mobile number that is registered in ERoll, can I update my mobile number?
Ans 13: Yes, you can update your new mobile number by completing e-KYC.
Ques 14: Can I download e-EPIC on my smartphone?
Ans 14: Yes, you can download e-EPIC using Voter Helpline Mobile App
Ques 15: My Family members are linked to the same mobile number, how can I download e-EPIC?
Ans 15: Each member can do eKYC against a single mobile number and after eKYC, you can download e-EPIC.
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