Complete Guide on Voter ID Card

By Tesz Support Staff | Updated on September 23, 2023




Voter ID card is an identity document issued by the Election Commission of India to citizens of India who have reached the age of 18, which primarily serves as an identity proof for Indian citizens while casting their ballot in the country's municipal, state, and national elections.

Eligibility Criteria to Apply for a Voter ID Card [Edit] [Edit]

  • The applicant must be an Indian citizen.

  • The applicant must be of 18 years of age.

Documents Required to Apply for a Voter ID Card [Edit] [Edit]

Following documents are required for a Voter ID card.

  • Identity proof (any one of the following)

    • Pan Card

    • Driving License

    • Ration Card

    • Passport Copy

    • Bank Passbook with Photograph

    • SSLC Certificate

    • Student ID Card

    • Aadhaar Card

  • Address proof (any one of the following)

    • Passport

    • Gas bill

    • Water bill

    • Ration Card

    • Bank Passbook

    • Aadhaar Card

  • Proof of age (any one of the following)

    • 10th Standard Certificate

    • Birth Certificate

    • Pan Card

    • Aadhaar Card

    • Driving License

    • Passport

    • Kisan Card

  • Recent Passport size photo

How to register for the Voter ID Card? [Edit] [Edit]

Follow the below steps to register for the Voter ID Card.

  • Visit the Voter Service Portal.

  • Click on ‘Sign Up’.

  • Enter your mobile number and fill the captcha.

  • Fill your name and make a password.

  • An OTP will be sent to your mobile number. 

  • Enter the OTP. 

  • Now, login using your mobile number and password. 

  • An OTP will be sent to your number. 

  • Enter the OTP and login.

How to Apply Online for a Voter ID Card? [Edit] [Edit]

Follow the below steps to apply online for a voter ID Card.

  • Visit the  Voter Service Portal.

  • Login to your account using your mobile number and password.

  • Click on ‘Fill Form 6’- New registration for general electors.

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  • Fill details about State, District and Assembly/Parliamentary Constituency. Click ‘Next’.

apply online for a voter ID Card

  • Enter your personal details, relatives details, contact details, aadhar and gender.

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  • Enter your Date of Birth and attach any document for proof.

attach documents apply online for a voter ID Card

  • Enter your Address and attach any document for proof.

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  • In case of disability, enter the details and upload the ‘disability certificate’.

  • Enter the details of the family member already included in the electoral roll and enter their EPIC number. 

  • Fill the ‘Declaration’ form and enter the captcha. 

  • Click on Preview and Submit. 

  • A reference number will be sent to your mobile number.

How to Track Status of a Voter ID Card? [Edit] [Edit]

Follow the below steps to track the status of a voter ID Card.

Track voter id application status

  • Enter your ‘Reference Number’ and select your state.

  • Click on ‘Submit’. 

How to Search in Electoral Roll? [Edit] [Edit]

You can check your details in electoral roll in 3 ways. 

  • Search by Details

  • Search by EPIC

  • Search by Mobile

Follow the below steps to search your details in electoral roll.

Search on Electoral Roll

Search by Details

  • Click on ‘Search by Details’.

  • Here, enter your details, date of birth, relative’s details etc.

Search Electoral Roll by Details

  • Select your state, district and assembly constituency. 

  • Enter the captcha code. 

  • Click on ‘Search’.

Search by EPIC

  • Click on ‘Search by EPIC’.

  • Enter your EPIC number.

Search Electoral Roll by EPIC number

  • Select your State.

  • Enter the captcha code.

  • Click on ‘Search’.

Search by Mobile 

  • Click on ‘Search by Mobile’.

  • Select your ‘State’.

Search Electoral Roll by State

  • Enter your Mobile number.

  • Click on ‘SEND OTP’.

  • You will receive an OTP on the mobile number. 

  • Enter the OTP.

  • Enter the captcha code.

  • You can see your details in this format.

How to Download E-EPIC? [Edit] [Edit]

Follow the below steps to Download E-EPIC.

E-EPIC Download

  • You can either search by your ‘EPIC number’ or ‘Form Reference Number’.

search by your EPIC number

  • Select your State.

  • Click on Search. 

  • You can see your details. 

  • Click on ‘Send OTP’

  • Enter the OTP and ‘Verify’.

  • Click on ‘Download E-EPIC’.

References [Edit] [Edit]

In creating this guide, we have referred to high-quality, credible sources such as official government orders, user manuals, and relevant materials from government websites.

FAQs

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