How to correct Voter ID card details ?

A Voter ID Card, also known as the Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC) is a photo identity card that is issued by the Election Commission of India to all the citizens of India above the age of 18 years old.

Voter ID card contains your name, address, photo, EPIC number, date of birth, age, name of relative, type of relation and Gender in Voter ID card. You can update all these details in the Voter ID card.

Change name in Voter ID Card

Follow the below steps to update your name in Voter ID card online.

Voter ID card name corrections

  • Enter details about State, District, Assembly/Parliamentary Constituency.

Voter ID card name corrections Form 8

  • Enter your name and surname.Please mention your name in English and official language of the State both

Voter ID card name corrections details

  • Enter part number and serial number

  • Enter Elector's Photo Identity Card (EPIC) number

  • Choose the field that needs to be updated. In this case, choose "Name"

Voter ID card name correction

  • Provide your updated name

Voter ID card name correction updated name

  • Upload supporting documents

Voter ID card name correction updated name suppporting documents

  • Provide declaration

Voter ID card name correction documents required

  • Once you have entered all the details, click on "Submit" button.

  • 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.

Change Date of Birth in Voter ID Card

Follow the below steps to update your date of birth in Voter ID card online.

  • Enter details about State, District, Assembly/Parliamentary Constituency.

  • Enter your name and surname.Please mention your name in English and official language of the State both.

  • Enter part number and serial number

  • Enter Elector's Photo Identity Card (EPIC) number

  • Choose the field that needs to be updated. In this case, choose "Date of Birth"

Voter ID card date of birth correction updated dob

  • Provide your updated date of birth

Voter ID card date of birth correction updated dob

  • Upload proof of age documents.

  • Provide declaration

  • Once you have entered all the details, click on "Submit" button.

  • 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.

Change Address in Voter ID Card

Change in address happens in following cases.

  • Case 1:  When you want to update your address with a new address which is within the same constituency, you have to use Form 8A

  • Case 2: When you want to update your address with a new address that is outside of your existing constituency, you have to use Form 6. This happens when you move from one city/state to another city/state

  • Case 3: When you have some typo or clerical error in your address, you can correct it with Form 8. 

Case 1:  When you want to update your address with a new address which is within the same constituency

Please follow the below steps to update your address in Voter ID card, when you move with in the same assembly constituency.

Voter ID Card address corrections within the same constituency

  • Fill details about State, District and Assembly/Parliamentary Constituency.

Voter ID Card address corrections within the same constituency Form 8a

  • Mention the complete address of the new place where you have shifted within the constituency. Please do not write incomplete address as in that case it may not be possible to link the address to the relevant part of electoral roll where the entry is required to be transposed.

  • Upload supporting documents for address proof and your photograph

Voter ID Card address corrections within the same constituency supporting documents

  • Fill the declaration. Once you have entered all the details, click on the "Submit" button.

Voter ID Card address corrections declaration

  • 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.

Case 2: When you want to update your address with a new address which is outside of your existing constituency

As you have moved from one state to another, your assembly constituency got changed. So you needs to update your assembly constituency in the Voter ID card. Follow the below steps to update your assembly constituency.

Voter ID Card address corrections outside the constituency

  • Fill details about State, District and Assembly/Parliamentary Constituency. As you are shifting your constituency, click on the second button.

Voter ID Card address corrections outside the constituency Form 6

  • Enter details about name, name of relative of applicant, type of relation, your age or date of birth and gender. The name as it should appear in the electoral roll and Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC) should be furnished. The full name should be written in the first box and surname should be written in the second box. In case you do not have a surname, just write the given name. Caste should not be mentioned except where the caste name is used as part of the elector’s name or a surname. Honorific appellations like Shri, Smt. Kumari, Khan, Begum, Pandit etc. should not be mentioned. Please mention your name in English and official language of the State both, if possible.

  • Enter current address where applicant is ordinarily resident 

  • Enter permanent address of applicant.As you already have a voter ID card, enter EPIC number (Voter ID card number).

  • Enter optional particulars, if any

Voter ID Card address corrections outside the constituency suppporting documents

  • Fill the declaration with the address of the earlier place where you have a voter ID card.

Voter ID Card address corrections outside the constituency declaration

  • Once you have entered all the details, click on "Submit" button.

  • 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.  

Case 3: When you have some typo or clerical error in your address, you can correct it with form 8

Follow the below steps to update your address in Voter ID card online, due to typo or clerical error in your address.

  • Enter details about State, District, Assembly/Parliamentary Constituency.

  • Enter your name and surname. Please mention your name in English and official language of the State both.

  • Enter part number and serial number

  • Enter Elector's Photo Identity Card (EPIC) number

  • Choose the field that needs to be updated. In this case, choose "Address"

Voter ID Card address corrections outside the constituency

  • Provide your updated address.

  • 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.

Change Photo in Voter ID card

Follow the below steps to change your photo in Voter ID card.

  • Enter details about State, District, Assembly/Parliamentary Constituency. 

  • Enter your name and surname.Please mention your name in English and official language of the State both

  • Enter part number and serial number

  • Enter Elector's Photo Identity Card (EPIC) number

  • Choose the field that needs to be updated. In this case, choose "My Photograph"

  • Provide your updated photograph.

Voter ID Card photo corrections

  • Provide declaration

  • 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.

Change Voter ID card number

Follow the below steps to change your Voter ID card number (EPIC No.) in Voter ID card.

  • Enter details about State, District, Assembly/Parliamentary Constituency. 

  • Enter your name and surname.Please mention your name in English and official language of the State both

  • Enter part number and serial number

  • Enter Elector's Photo Identity Card (EPIC) number

  • Choose the field that needs to be updated. In this case, choose "Elector's Photo Identity Card Number (if issued)"

  • Provide your updated EPIC number.

  • Provide declaration

  • 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.

Change Relation in Voter ID card

Follow the below steps to change the type of relation in the Voter ID card.

  • Enter details about State, District, Assembly/Parliamentary Constituency. 

  • Enter your name and surname.Please mention your name in English and official language of the State both

  • Enter part number and serial number

  • Enter Elector's Photo Identity Card (EPIC) number

  • Choose the field that needs to be updated. In this case, choose "Type of Relation"

  • Provide the correct type of relation.

Voter ID Card type of relation corrections

  • Provide declaration

  • 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.

Change Gender in Voter ID card

Follow the below steps to change your gender in the Voter ID card.

  • Enter details about State, District, Assembly/Parliamentary Constituency. 

  • Enter your name and surname.Please mention your name in English and official language of the State both

  • Enter part number and serial number

  • Enter Elector's Photo Identity Card (EPIC) number

  • Choose the field that needs to be updated. In this case, choose "Gender"

  • Provide the correct yours Gender.

  • Provide declaration

  • 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.

Change Age in Voter ID card

Follow the below steps to change your age in the Voter ID card.

  • Enter details about State, District, Assembly/Parliamentary Constituency.

  • Enter your name and surname.Please mention your name in English and official language of the State both

  • Enter part number and serial number

  • Enter Elector's Photo Identity Card (EPIC) number

  • Choose the field that needs to be updated. In this case, choose "Age"

  • Provide your correct age.

  • Provide declaration

  • 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.

Change Name of the relative in Voter ID Card

Follow the below steps to change the name of relative in the Voter ID card.

  • Visit National Voter Service Portal.

  • Click on Form - 8 (Correction of entries in electoral roll).

  • Enter details about State, District, Assembly/Parliamentary Constituency. 

  • Enter your name and surname. Please mention your name in English and official language of the State both.

  • Enter part number and serial number.

  • Enter Elector's Photo Identity Card (EPIC) number.

  • Choose the field that needs to be updated. In this case, choose "Name of Relative".

  • Provide the corrected name of the relative.

Voter ID Card address corrections relative name

  • Upload supporting documents for change of name.

Voter ID Card address corrections relative name supporting documents

  • Provide declaration

  • 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.