Voters ID card is a must for casting vote in India. It also acts as an identity card that helps you to get many services that are meant for law-abiding citizens.
Hello , everyone . Today we are going to look at the process of applying for a Voter ID Card . Today, voters ID card is a must for casting vote in India. It also acts as an identity card that helps you to get many services that are meant for law-abiding citizens. Hundreds of youngsters become new
voters each year as they turn 18. With just a click of few buttons, you can apply for your election card online. Kindly Read the Guidelines for applying for an Indian Voter ID Card
To apply for the Voter ID Card Online , Kindly follow the simple following stepsStep 1 :
Before applying for Voter ID Card online , Make sure you have a valid Phone Number (Other than Landline Number ) & a email id & a proper internet connection with good internet speedStep 2 :
Open your web browser ( Preferably either Google chrome or Mozilla Firefox ) in your personal computerStep 3 :
Type the following in the address bar : http://eci-citizenservices.nic.in and press enter buttonStep 4 :
The following page will be displayed in the web browser .Step 5:
Since we are applying for the first time for a voter ID Card online , we need to click on New User Registration . So kindly click on the New User RegistrationStep 6 :
Once you click on the new user registration , The following page will be displayed on the screen of your web browser
Step 7 :
As said earlier , we need a working phone number and email id . So enter your Phone number and Email idStep 8 :
Once you finish entering your email id and Phone number , click on the Register button Step 9 :
Once you click the reister button , a message with a verification number will be sent to your mobile . Wait for some time , it may take 2-5 minutes for getting a verification code to your mobileStep 10 :
Once you recieve verification Number , enter the verification number in the space provided and a new page will be loaded as following , once again enter the Verification code as shown in the below image
After Entering the verification code , Enter Proceed
Step 11 :
The above mentioned page will be loaded if you have entered the valid verification code and once you click on your state the following page will be loaded Step 12 :
Kindly make sure you fill all the details mentioned on the page and click on Submit . You will be notified immediately if you haven't filled anyone of the column's provided . So make sure you fill all the items and once again click on Submit . Once you submit a page will load which will provide a Application ID Number . Save it for further enquires and to track your application status
And You can have a look at the Guidlines for filling the Application for Voter ID card or Form 6
GUIDELINES FOR FILLING UP THE APPLICATION FORM FOR APPLYING A NEW VOTER ID CARD (FORM 6 )::
Who can file Form-6
1. First time applicant on attaining age of 18years or more on the first day of January of the year with
reference to which the electoral roll is being revised.
2. Person shifting his / her place of ordinary residence outside the constituency in which he / she is already
When Form-6 can be filed
1. The application can be filed after draft publication of electoral roll of the constituency. The application is to
be filed within the specific days provided for the purpose. Due publicity is given about the above period
when the revision programme is announced.
2. Only one copy of the application is to be filed.
3. Application for inclusion of name can be filed through out the year even when the revision programme is
not going on. During non-revision period, application must be filed in duplicate.
Where to file Form-6
1. During revision period, the application can be filed at the designated locations where the draft electoral roll
is displayed (mostly polling station locations) as well as the Electoral Registration Officer and Assistant
Electoral Registration Officer of the constituency.
2. During other period of the year when revision programme is not going on, the application can be filed only
with the Electoral Registration Officer.
How to Fill the Form-6
1. The application should be addressed to the Electoral Registration Officer of the constituency in which you
seek registration. The name of the constituency should be mentioned in the blank space.
2. Name (With Documentary Proof)
The name as it should appear in the electoral roll and Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC) should be
furnished. The full name except the surname should be written in the first box and surname should be
written in the second box. In case you do not have a surname, just write the given name. Caste should not
be mentioned except where the caste name is used as part of the elector’s name or a surname. Honorific
appellations like Shri, Smt. Kumari, Khan, Begum, Pandit etc. should not be mentioned.
3. Age (With Documentary Proof)
The age of the applicant should be eighteen or more on 1st January of the year with reference to which the
electoral roll is being revised. The age should be indicated in years and months.
e.g. A person born on or upto 1/1/1991 will be eligible for inclusion in the electoral roll which is being revised with reference to 1/1/2009. Persons born on 2/1/1991 or thereafter upto 1/1/1992 shall be eligible for inclusion during the next revision with reference to 1/1/2010.
Write your sex in full in the space provided e.g. Male / Female. Eunuchs have to choose from one of these
5. Date of Birth (With Documentary Proof)
Fill up the date of birth in figures in the space provided in dd/mm/yyyy.
Proof of date of birth to be attached are as under:
(i) Birth certificate issued by a Municipal Authorities or district office of the Registrar of
Births & Deaths or Baptism certificate; or
(ii) Birth certificate from the school (Govt. / Recognised) last attended by the applicant or
any other recognised educational institution; or
(iii) Illiterate or semi-illiterate applicant who is not in possession of any of the above
document are required to attach a declaration in prescribed format by either of the
parents already included in the electoral roll in support of the applicants age. The
format will be supplied on demand.
N.B. In the case of applicants born on or after 26.01.1989, only birth certificate issued by the
Municipal Authorities or district office of the Registrar of Births & Deaths is acceptable.
6. Place of Birth
In case born in India, please mention name of place like Village / Town, District, State.
7. Relation’s Name:
In case of unmarried female applicant, name of Father / Mother is to be mentioned. In case of married
female applicant, name of Husband is to be mentioned. Strike out the inapplicable options in the column.
8. Place of Ordinary Residence
Fill up the full and complete postal address including PIN code where you are ordinarily residing and want
to get registered, in the space provided.
Proof of ordinary residence to be attached are as under:
(i) Bank / Kisan / Post Office current Pass Book, or
(ii) Applicants Ration Card / Passport / Driving License / Income Tax Assessment Order, or
(iii) Latest Water / Telephone / Electricity / Gas Connection Bill for that address, either in the
name of the applicant or that of his / her immediate relation like parents etc., or
(iv) Postal department’s posts received / delivered in the applicant’s name at the given address.
NOTE: If any applicant submits only ration card as proof of address, it should be accompanied by one more proof of address out of the above categories.
9. Details of Family Members Already Included in the Electoral Roll
Please fill up name and other particulars of immediate family members i.e. Father /
Mother / Brother / Sister / Spouse included in the current electoral roll of the constituency.
Name of any other relation like uncle, aunt, cousin brother / sisters etc. not to be mentioned.
Please indicate date from which you are residing in the given address. In case the exact date is not known,
fill-up month and year. If your name is already included in the electoral roll of any other constituency, please write legibly the full previous address with PIN code. If you already have been issued with a Photo Identity Card by the Election Commission, please mention the card number (printed on the front side) and date of issue (printed on the back side) of the card in the space provided. Please attach a self-attested photocopy of both sides of the card.
In many places the photograph of the elector is also printed in the electoral roll. You have the option to submit one recent coloured passport-size photograph alongwith the form. The photograph will be used to print your image in the electoral roll and issue of identity card, if required.
Please also give your full name and address on the acknowledgement and intimation portions.
Please give your mobile number and E-mail I.D in the Form , which is optional , as the same ,if given, may be used by the Electoral Registration Officer for further communication with the applicant whenever required