How to get VOTER ID


Documents required for VOTER ID

Address proof (any one of the following)

  • Copy of your Passport
  • Gas bill
  • Water bill
  • Ration card
  • Bank Passbook
  • Aadhar card
Copy of proof of age

  • 10th Standard Certificate
  • Birth Certificate
  • Pan Card
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Driving Licence
  • Copy of Passport
  • Kisan Card

Identity proof (any one of the following)

  • Pan Card
  • Driving Licence
  • Ration Card
  • Passport Copy
  • Bank Passbook with Photograph
  • SSLC Certificate
  • Student ID Card
  • Aadhaar Card
Voter id 

A Voter ID, which is also knownas EPIC (Electors Photo Identity Card) is a photo identity card issued by the Election Commission of India to all Indian citizens of India eligible to vote. The purpose of voter ID is to serve as an identity proof for voters of India , increase efficiency, accuracy and prevent impersonation, cheating and fraud during free and fair democratic elections lokshabha or vidhanshabha. This card is additionally commonly referred to as an election card, voter’s card, or Voter ID card.

Structure of Voter ID
  • A voter ID card is an accepted form of personal identification document in India as it is issued by a government of state. The voter ID consists of the following details mainly are:
  • A unique Serial number (EPIC)
  • Photograph of the cardholder
  • A 3D hologram containing respective state/national symbol
  • Name of card holder
  • father’s Name of card holder
  • Gender of Card holder’s
  • Card holder’s date of Birth
  • The card holder’s residential address and signature of the issuing authority (Electoral registration officer) are on the back side of the voter ID card.
How to apply

A citizen of India can apply for a voter ID card in three ways; online registration, offline registration or through semi-online registration methods:
  • Applicant must have to visit the national voter’s service portal (NSVP) website
  • Applicant must have to visit the national voter’s service portal (NSVP) website
  • Applicant must have visit the closest State Election office and request for Form 6.
  • Click relevant choice to register of latest voter id
  • Download ‘form 6’ from site and fill the form with relevant and accurate details.
  • You have to fill ‘form 6’ with necessary details and you have to provide all supporting documents such as Identity proof, address proof , birth proof and resident proof etc. The applicant may submit the completed form to the respective election Commition office.
  • The online ‘form 6’ will open and applicants have to fill in all the details in form 6 and submit form
  • Additionally, applicant must upload a photo and supporting documents such as age proof ,id proof , resident proof with reference to Voter ID Status
  • Submit the completed form 6 along with a photo and supporting documents at an Election commision office near you by either post or in person.
  • On verification of form, Voter ID are going to be issued.
  • Voter ID is only issued by authority after necessary verification of all documents and details provided by the applicant.
Voter ID Card Eligibility:

In order to be eligible for a Voter ID card, individuals must meet the subsequent criteria:
  • Points to notice before applying for a Voter ID
  • Voter ID is a important document required for an Indian citizen because it enables him/her to exercise a fundamental duty of voting in democratic elections lokshabha or vidhanshabha. Voter ID also serves as a proof of identity and proof of address.
Here are the subsequent things to stay in mind:
  • Applicants must be of a minimum legal age of 18 years
  • They should be of sound from mind, free of any kind of criminal charges and not financially bankrupt
  • They should fill out the relevant documents such as Form 6 and supporting documents ensure that they provide relevant original and accurate documents
  • Applicants must personaly apply for Voter ID only through government office or government approved websites and centres
  • Applicants must ensure details like spelling of their name, date of birth, address then on are correct
  • Applicants must also ensure that all information that is provided is legally correct and accurate in all aspects .no fraudulent activity will be toloreted.
  • On successfully receiving the Voter ID card at your given resident applicants must re-verify their documents and Voter ID to see if the information is correct and all accurate.
How to Verify Voter ID?

Applicants can verify their Voter ID card if they suspect their ID to be a counterfeit by using their Voter ID card number (EPIC). The applicant will have to visit the official website of the Chief Electoral Officer of their state or the nearest state election COMMISSION office. In doing in order that they must search and check if their name is present within the electoral roll, following which they will cross verify the small print . If there are any mistake or inaccuracies the applicant must bring it to the notice of the Chief Electoral Officer.

Steps to verify Voter ID:
  • Visit National Voters Services Portal (NVSP)
  • Select “Search name in the electoral roll”
  • Enter your details and verify your (EPIC)
  • Voter ID Correction in Electoral roll
Cardholders who want to make necessary changes/corrections of their details in their voter ID can do so by physically visiting the nearest election commision office or visiting the online national voters’ service portal and follow the below steps:

If your details are wrong to not worry, fill out “Form 8” indicating the voter ID corrections and submit the shape along side relevant supporting documents to the Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) or online on the portal. Once you've got submitted, the ERO will process your application and make the required changes in your voter ID.

Uses of Voter ID

The Voter ID card is employed to furnish important details such as:
  • The voter id card can use as a proof of identity and proof of address
  • Voter ID Card is an acknowledgement of Indian citizen that the cardholder is a registered voter in India and have right to vote.
  • Voter ID has several personal identification features such as the cardholder’s signature, date of birth, gender & photograph
  • The Voter ID card can be used to avail certain government schemes and subcidy.
Ways to track the Status of Voter ID card Application?

Voter ID applicants can now track the status of their application on the State committee website. Each Indian state has their respective committee website.

To track the status of voter ID:
  • Visit the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) official website.
  • Select ‘Know the Voter ID status’.
You can also apply on the National Voters’ Services Portal and choose ‘Search your Name within the electoral roll’.
  • Step 1 – Fill the appliance number or EPIC number.
  • Step 2 – Enter the following details:

Date of birth



Father’s name

District constituency
  • Now select search and obtain information on your voter ID card status.
What to try to to if you've got not received Voter ID 
Follow the instructions below:
  • Visit the closest election office or the CEO official website
  • Enter your reference number and details that you simply received while submitting form 6
  • Select ‘Track Status’
  • You can see the updated status of your voter id card application
If there are any inaccuracy in receiving your voter ID, you can physically visit the state election office and rectify things.

NRI Voter ID 

Non-resident Indians can still exercise their fundamental right to vote in India. NRIs can now apply online, or offline both the ways if they are in India and have their Voter IDs issued. NRIs have to be present in the country and their constituency at the time of voting or elections to cast their vote and cannot do it remotely rightnow.

Company registration

Ration card

Voter id

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Marriage certificate

Driving license

Birth certificate

Pan card


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