e-EPIC Voter ID Card download: The Election Commission of India has launched a new Electronic Electoral Photo Identity Card (E-EPIC). It is a digital Voter ID Card similar to the e Aadhar Card and PAN card which is already available in digital form.
IT Minister Shri Ravishankar Prasad launched the e-EPIC card facility while celebrating National Voter’s Day (25th January 2021).
Note: Previously only those voters can download the e-EPIC who had applied for the voter ID card after November 2020 and had a unique mobile number in the National Voter’s database. Now the facility to download the e-EPIC card is available for all citizens.
Voter ID e-EPIC Download From the New NVSP Portal
“New July 2023 Update: As per the new update, the Election Commission of India has migrated all of its services to the newly developed NVSP portal. The new portal is currently working at https://voters.eci.gov.in/.
Previously the NVSP portal was working on the https://www.nvsp.in/ portal. Now if you want to access any service then you will have to register a new account on the new portal.“
To download the EPIC card, visit the new NVSP portal https://voters.eci.gov.in/, click the E-EPIC Download link, log in to your account, and enter your EPIC no. or Reference no.
Let’s check out the step-by-step process to download the EPIC Voter ID card from the new portal.
- Open the Official Website.
- Click the E-EPIC Download Link.
- Login to Your Account.
- Download Your Digital Voter ID Card.
Let’s check out all the steps in detail.
Step 1: Open the Official Website.
First of all, open the official website. The new portal is accessible at https://voters.eci.gov.in/. Click this link to visit the official website.
Step 2: Click the E-EPIC Download Link.
On the homepage of the official website, there is an E-EPIC Download link. Click this link to download a digital version of your photo identity card.
Step 3: Log in to Your Account.
After clicking the E-EPIC Download link, you will see a login page on the screen (as shown below).
Enter your login credentials such as your mobile number or EPIC no and password and given captcha code. Click the Request OTP button after entering all the details in the login form.
Step 4: Download Your Digital Voter ID Card.
After login to your account, you can now download your e-EPIC Voter ID card.
You will see an online form to download the electronic EPIC card (as shown above). You can download EPIC through two options.
1-By EPIC no. – Enter EPIC no. and select your state. After that, click the Search button.
2-By Reference no. – Enter Enter REF_NO and select your state. After that, click the Search button.
After searching, download your digital Voter ID card.
Note: If your mobile number is not connected with your Voter ID card then you can not download your digital EPIC card. You can update your mobile no. by submitting Form 8 through online or offline methods.
Voter ID Card Download With Photo
You can download your e EPIC from the official Voter Portal. Check the voter ID download steps below.
1- Open the official portal https://nvsp.in.
2- Login by using your mobile number and password.
3- After the login, you will see an EPIC download link on the homepage. Click this link to open the EPIC download form. You will see a new page as shown below.
4- In this form, You can download your electronic EPIC copy in two ways.
- By EPIC number
- By Form reference number
5- Use any one option and fill that number in the next box.
6- After that select your state and click the Search button. You will see your EPIC electronic copy on the computer screen. You can now download this on your device.
E EPIC will be a password-secured PDF file that can not be edited. You can use this as identity proof and also store it in Digilocker.
People can also take a print of this.
How to get a colored Voter ID Card?
The Election Commission of India used to use a Black and White Voter ID Card for all citizens. Now ECI has introduced a new Voter ID Card format which is a colored PCV-based plastic card.
The New colored Voter ID card will include a serial number and color photo including all details of the old card. You can download a colored Voter ID card with the help of the below steps.
1- Open the official website https://voterportal.eci.gov.in.
2- Apply for a new ID card or Correction in the ID card.
2- On the selection page select Voter ID in a new format option.
4- Upload relevant documents and apply. You will have to pay Rs 30 for a colored Voter ID card.