WhatsApp has emerged as one of the most popular instant messaging apps at the current time. The app offers multiple features and keeps bringing new ones on the platter to make the experience better for the users. In the past, the platform worked as a tool for the sharing of all the crucial information related to COVID alerts and other stuff. As of now, the app allows downloading COVID certificates too.
Now, what if I tell you that you can use the Meta-owned application for downloading government documents like PAN card, driving license, and other documents ?Yes, you can do that with the help of the MyGov app, which is nothing but a chatbot-based service. The chatbot uses the Digilocker to give the users access to all the necessary documents.
However, you have to keep one thing in mind that you have to first save these documents on Digilocker. You can verify the details of your Digilocker account via your WhatsApp number with your Aadhar card. Users can simply download their documents by entering the six-digit security code. Here we will mention all the documents that you can download using WhatsApp.
Government documents that can be downloaded using WhatsApp
PAN card: For downloading your PAN card, you first need to save the number ‘9013151515’ with the name of MyGov. Now, open your WhatsApp chat, search MyGov and then open the chat. Type a Hi or Namaste and shoot the message. You will get the welcome message on your way; submit the Digilocker account details on the platform. After that, you have to enter the OTS for the Aadhar card number verification. You will now get the menu to download your document from where you can get the PAN card.
Driving license: The driving license can also be downloaded directly on your smartphone via MyGov. First, drop a ‘Hi’ on the MyGov chat window, and then you will get to welcome message. After getting the welcome message, you can tap on the main menu option, and then you’ll be able to download your driving license. This feature can also help users who are not in the habit of carrying hard copies of their driving license.
Vehicle registration certificate (RC): Talking about the RC, or vehicle registration certificate, it is one of the most important documents that is usually asked for while a police check. You can directly download the document from WhatsApp by following the procedure mentioned for downloading of the driving license.