How to get Voter ID card in 2019

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21 Mar 2019

How to get Voter-ID card ahead of Lok Sabha elections

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections just two months to go, it's time to gear up.

Apart from the candidates and campaigners, voters should be equally ready.

As part of the preparation, all eligible citizens must apply for a Voter ID card, if they don't have one.

Here's all you need to know about online Voter ID card application.

Eligibility

Who is eligible to apply?

Who is eligible to apply?

All Indian citizens who have attained the minimum legal age of 18 years, as on 1st of January of the year of application, are eligible to vote, and can therefore apply for a Voter ID card.

The applicant must be of sound mind, free of any criminal charges, and should not be facing financial bankruptcy.

Documents

List of documents required

For a new Voter ID card application, following documents are needed:

1) One passport-size photograph.

2) Any valid age proof, such as Birth certificate, Class 5/8/10 Marksheet, Indian Passport, PAN card, Driving License, or Aadhaar card.

3) Any valid address proof, such as Passport/DL/Water Bill/Electricity Bill/Rent Agreement, etc.

4) A duly filled age-declaration form, in case the applicant belongs to 21+ age-group.

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Steps

Procedure to apply for Voter ID online

Procedure to apply for Voter ID online

First off, log on to the official website of the National Voters' Services Portal.

Then click on 'Form 6' link, ie. for registration of new voter/due to shifting from AC (Assembly constituency).

On the next page, fill up necessary personal and residential information.

Next up, upload the required documents.

Finally, check the declaration, enter the Captcha code, click on 'Submit' button, and you're done.

Follow up

How to track your Voter ID application status online

Post successful submission of your application form, a Tracking reference ID will be issued to you.

So, in case you wish to check your application status, log back on to the NVSP portal.

Then on the homepage, click on 'Track application status' link, enter your reference ID, and click 'Track status' button.

Your application status will flash on the screen.

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Most asked questions

It's been more than a month, and my Voter ID hasn't been dispatched yet. What can be done?

How can I check whether my name has been added to the Voters' list or not?

How will I receive my Voter ID card?

How to make corrections in Voter ID card?

Where will the Voter ID card be sent?

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It's been more than a month, and my Voter ID hasn't been dispatched yet. What can be done?

Asked 2019-03-23 10:33:00 by Zafar Ali

Answered by NewsBytes

You can either visit your nearest Electoral office, and file a complaint in this regard. Or you can also log on to the Election Commission of India's National Grievances Service portal to register your complaint.

How can I check whether my name has been added to the Voters' list or not?

Asked 2019-03-22 00:19:47 by Vidhi Goplani

Answered by NewsBytes

To check your name in the Voter's list- log on to the National Voters' Services Portal. And, click on 'Search Your Name in Electoral Roll' link to continue.

How will I receive my Voter ID card?

Asked 2019-03-21 16:13:12 by Pratik Wasnik

Answered by NewsBytes

Once your application has been successfully verified and submitted, your Voter ID card will be delivered to you at the residential address provided by you.

How to make corrections in Voter ID card?

Asked 2019-03-21 13:59:39 by Kumar Gourav

Answered by NewsBytes

To make correction in Voter ID card, log on to the official website of National Voters' Services Portal. Click on 'Form 8' link, ie. for 'Correction of entries in electoral roll.' Next, enter the required details and select options to be corrected. Upload the relevant document proofs. Fill out the declaration, and the system-generated Captcha code, click on 'Submit' button, and you're done.

Where will the Voter ID card be sent?

Asked 2019-03-21 13:42:19 by Zafar Ali

Answered by NewsBytes

Once your application has been successfully verified and accepted, your Voter ID will be mailed to you at the registered address provided by you.

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