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Can I use DigiLocker to store my PAN card, Voter ID, and other important documents?

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Can I use DigiLocker to store my PAN card, Voter ID, and other important documents?

Yes, you can use DigiLocker to store and manage various important documents, including your PAN card, Voter ID, and other governmentissued documents. DigiLocker is integrated with several government departments and agencies, allowing you to access and securely store digital versions of your essential documents in one place.

To add documents to your DigiLocker account, follow these steps:

1. Sign up or log in: Create a DigiLocker account or log in to your existing account using your Aadhaar number or mobile number.

2. Verify your identity: Complete the authentication process by providing the necessary details and verifying your identity through Aadhaar OTP or biometric authentication.

3. Access the document repository: Once you're logged in, you can access the document repository section in your DigiLocker account. Here, you will find various categories of documents, including "Government Issued" documents.

4. Upload or fetch documents: Depending on the document type, you can either upload a PDF or image file from your device or fetch the document directly from the issuing department if they have integrated with DigiLocker.

5. Provide necessary details: While uploading a document, you may be required to enter additional details, such as document number, issue date, or any other information specific to that document.

6. Save and access your documents: After uploading or fetching the documents, they will be securely stored in your DigiLocker account. You can access them anytime by logging in to your account.

It's important to note that DigiLocker primarily stores digitally signed and authenticated documents issued by various government entities. However, not all governmentissued documents may be available in DigiLocker or supported by all issuing departments. The availability of documents may vary depending on the integration and partnership between DigiLocker and the respective government departments.

Using DigiLocker for document storage provides convenience, accessibility, and eliminates the need for physical copies of your important documents. Always ensure that the documents uploaded or fetched are valid and authentic, and follow the guidelines provided by the respective issuing authorities.

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