Lost your Voter-ID card? Here's how to get a duplicate
With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections just two months away, it's time to gear up. All eligible voters must possess a valid Voter ID card in order to cast their vote. So, in case you have lost or misplaced your Voter ID card, here's how you can easily apply for a duplicate one.
Circumstances under which issuing of a duplicate Voter-ID is allowed
A voter can apply for a duplicate Voter ID card if it has been stolen, misplaced, or has been rendered useless due to wear and tear.
Offline process to get duplicate Voter ID card
Visit your nearest Electoral office, and obtain Form EPIC-002, ie. the application form for duplicate Voter ID card. Fill all the required details. Attach all the necessary supporting documents, and submit the form. Post submission, a reference number shall be issued to you, which can be used to track the status of your application. After successful verification, a duplicate Voter ID card will be issued to you.
You can also download a copy of Form EPIC-002, from the website of your state's Chief Electoral Office. Next, fill in the form, and attach all the necessary documents. Following this, visit your nearest Electoral office, and submit the form and documents. Post submission, a reference number for application tracking will be issued to you. After successful verification, a duplicate Voter-ID card will be issued in your name.