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Friday, March 15, 2019

How to Apply for Voter ID Card Online : India

If you don’t have a voter identity card, you aren’t eligible to cast your vote in India.

You need to have a voter ID card and your name should be present on the voter list. It’s quite easy to get a voter ID card in India even you can apply online. Before you do that, you’ll need a few documents.

Documents Required:
To get a voter identity card, you need two types of documents, which you can scan and upload. These are as follows:

1. Age proof document, such as the ones listed below:
  • Birth certificate issued by municipal authorities or district office of the Registrar of Births & Deaths or Baptism certificate.
  • Birth certificate from the school (Government / Recognised) last attended by the applicant or any other recognised educational institution.
  •  If a person in class 10 or more pass, he should give a copy of the marksheet of class 10, if it contains date of birth as a proof of date of birth.
  • Marksheet of class 8 if it contains date of birth.
  • Marksheet of class 5 if it contains date of birth.
  • Indian Passport
  • PAN card
  • Driving License
  • Aadhar letter issued by UIDAI

2. Residence proof document (such as those listed below) will also be need to get a voter ID card:
  • Current bank passbook / kisan passbook / post office current passbook.
  • Ration card
  • Indian Passport
  • Driving License
  • Income tax assessment order
  • Latest rent agreement.
  • Latest water / telephone / electricity / gas connection bill for that address, either in the name of the applicant or that of their immediate relatives such as parents..
  • A passport-sized photograph.

Once you have gathered all the required documents, you need to start the process of application online. Follow these steps to apply for a voter ID card online:

  1. Go the to the National Voter Services Portal.

2.Click Apply online for registration of new voter / due to shifting from AC.    

Alternatively, you may directly go to the NVSP Form 6 page.

3. Select language from the drop-down menu at the top and then fill in all the details requested.

This includes your name, age, address, etc. 
You’ll also have to upload the relevant documents as mentioned above.

Once you’ve filled up the form, double-check everything and then click Submit  at the end of the page.
Now you will receive an email with a link that lets you track your voter ID application status. It may take around 30 days for your application to be processed and for a voter ID to be issued.

There are some common questions about voter ID online applications we’ve tried to answer below.

Can anyone apply for voter ID online?

 Anyone above the age of 18 can apply for a voter ID online in India. However, some persons are not eligible to be on electoral rolls. This includes those who have been declared to be of unsound mind by a competent court; or prisoners; or disqualified from voting due to election related offences or other corrupt practices, among other reasons.

What is the minimum age and maximum age for applying for a voter ID card?

The minimum age for applying for a voter ID in India is 18 years. Note that you can’t be registered as a voter if you aren’t 18 years old on January 1 of the year the elections are held. You’ll have to wait for the next calendar year to vote. There is no maximum age for applying for a voter ID. Anyone above the age of 18 is eligible to vote unless they fall under the exceptions mentioned above.

How can NRIs apply for a voter ID card?

NRIs or Overseas Citizens of India can apply
for a voter ID online by filling Form 6A on  the NVSP website.

How to register to voter ID offline? 
You can also enroll offline. Fill two copies of form 6.This form is also available free of cost in offices of Electoral Registration Officers / Assistant Electoral Registration Officers and Booth Level Officers.The application accompanied by copies of the relevant documents can be filed in person before the concerned Electoral Registration Officer / Assistant Electoral Registration Officer or sent by post addressed to him or can be handed over to the Booth Level Officer of your polling area.Call 1950 for any help (Please add your STD code before 1950).. For more information read the Voter Brochure on

Deadline & Key Dates: 
Voter list is continuously updated till the last date of filing of nominations by the candidate. This is approximately 3 weeks before the polling date. Lok Sabha elections are scheduled from 11 Apr – 23 May, 2019.

Phase 1 - 11th April 

Phase 2 - 18th April 

Phase 3 - 23rd April

Phase 4 - 29th April 

Phase 5 - 6th May

Phase 6 - 12th May 

Phase 7 - 19th May

Election results will be announced on 23rd May. Please note Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Orissa and Sikkim Vidhan Sabha elections will be held in parallel to Lok Sabha Elections.

So if you don't have voter ID & you are  eligible please apply for it  & also aware your family,  friends & society.

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