What are documents required for getting a voter ID card ?

Kitt Kitt
Answered on December 14,2017

Following documents are required for voter ID card.
• One recent passport sized photograph
• Identity proof- This could be a birth certificate, passport, driving licence, PAN Card or high school mark sheet.
• Address proof- This could be either ration card, your passport, driving license or a utility bill (phone or electricity).

Manu Manu
Answered on February 13,2019

Following documents can be used as proof of age for applying for Voter ID card.

  • Birth certificate issued by a Municipal Authorities or district office of the Registrar of Births & Deaths or Baptism certificate ; or
  • Birth certificate from the school (Govt. / Recognized) last attended by the applicant or any other recognized educational institution ; or
  • 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 ; or
  • Marksheet of class 8 if it contains date of birth ; or
  • Marksheet of class 5 if it contains date of birth ; or
  • Indian Passport ; or
  • PAN card ; or
  • Driving License ; or
  • Aadhar letter issued by UIDAI

Any one of the following documents can be used as proof of address for Voter ID card.

  • Bank / Kisan / Post Office current Pass Book 
  • Ration Card 
  • 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 his / her immediate relation like parents etc.
  • Any post / letter / mail delivered through Indian Postal Department in the applicant’s name at the address of ordinary residence.

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