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Voter Id Card Update/Correction – How To Correct Voter Id / EPIC Online

The Voter ID card or Electoral Photo ID Card (EPIC) is an identification card issued by the Election Commission to all the citizens of India above the age of 18 years in order to vote and practice their democratic rights. It also serves as general identity, address and age proof for other purposes from buying SIM card to applying for a passport.

Voter ID card carry personal details such as face photo, date of birth and address of the card holder. It also contains the serial number, a hologram sticker and stamped signature of the issuing authority.

India’s population has reached over 1.2 Billion. This means there is more scope for error in issuing an Identity Card like EPIC. Hence, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has provided enough measures to rectify these errors if they occur during the EPIC issuance process. Now, voters who find that their name or any other information is wrong can get their name corrected in the list by following a simple process.

Some Important Links
Voter ID Card Information
Apply For The Voter ID Card
Check Voter ID Card Application Status
Voter ID Card Verification
Link Voter ID Card With Aadhaar Card

Correction in Voter ID

A correction is required if there is some misspelling of the name or error in any other information in the details of elector or voter on the electoral roll. To rectify the error, concerned person should fill Form 8 and then submit it either online or offline. Detailed information about Form 8 is given below.

Form 8

This form is meant for people whose name is already on the electoral roll and they are seeking corrections to any particulars printed on the roll.

Documents required to fill up this form

  1. Recent passport size photograph (3.5 cm x 3.5 cm) and photo should be in JPG format and maximum size of the image should be 100 KB only.
  2. Age Proof document should be in jpg Format and maximum size of the image should be 100 KB only.
  3. Address proof document should be in jpg format and maximum size of the image should be 100 KB only.

Online Method to make Corrections in Voter Id Card

  1. Visit National Voters Service Portal www.nvsp.in
  2. Click on “Correction of entries in electoral roll
  3. Click on “Form 8” on the page
  4. This will direct you to the actual page wherein you can request for voter card correction.
  5. Enter the following details in the form.
  • Your State and Parliamentary Constitution / Assembly
  • Name, Gender, Age, Part number of electoral roll and Serial number
  • Provide details of the family including the name of father / mother / husband
  • Enter your complete address
  • Provide Voter ID Card details
  1. Once this information is provided, upload documents which support them like latest photograph, valid ID proof, and address proof
  2. Now, choose the details which need to be corrected/changed.
  3. Enter the place you are making a request from (city).
  4. Mention the date on which this request to correct the name in your voter ID is being made.
  5. Provide your contact information (mobile number, email ID).
  6. Verify the information provided by you and click the “Submit” tab.

Election Commission of India (ECI) will verify the changes made and incorporate it in case of accurate information.

If verified successfully you will receive a notification and you can collect the voter ID card from the nearest electoral office.

Offline Method to make Corrections in Voter Id Card

  • Get a Form 8 from Electoral Registration Officer and Assistant Electoral Registration Officer of the constituency or download it from National Voters Service Portal.
  • Fill “Form 8” properly and attach relevant documents
  • Submit the form in person at the concerned Electoral Registration Officer / Assistant Electoral Registration Officer. One can send the form by post addressed to him.

Documents Required to make corrections in Voter ID Card

  • Two passport size photo
  • Proof of Address
    • Bank / post Office Passbook
    • Ration Card
    • Passport
    • Driving Licence
    • Income Tax Return
    • Latest Rent Agreement
    • Latest Utility Bill (Water, Gas, Telephone, Rent Agreement etc)
  • Proof of Age
    • Aadhaar Card
    • Driving License
    • PAN Card
  • Copy of Voter ID Card (Both Sides)
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Voter ID In Tamil Nadu

Voter ID Application Status: Online, SMS & Call [Voter ID Card] at nvsp.in

As the name suggests, Voter’s identity card is required to participate in elections to cast your vote and elect your leader who will then run the country. Voter’s identity card is also known as EPIC (Electors Photo Identity Card). And it is authorized by the Government of India as an identification proof. In this article, we will discuss the various methods to check Voter ID Application Status.

Elections take place in every 5 years in India. And it is the responsibility of the citizens to exercise the right given to them and elect the ideal leader by casting their vote. And in India, every individual who has reached the age of 18 years or above are eligible to vote and take part in an election.

Unlike previous times where people were required to visit the electoral office physically in order to enquire about their Voter ID Card application process. However, today the process has become much easier and simple where you can complete the task anytime and anywhere according to your convenience.

You can check the status of your application in three ways which are as follows:

  1. Online using the official website of the ECI (Election Commission of India)
  2. Using your mobile via SMS
  3. Calling on the designated helpline number
Some Important Links
Voter ID Card Information
Apply For The Voter ID Card
Update/Correction In Voter ID Card
Verify Voter ID Card
Link Voter ID Card With Aadhaar Card

How to Check Voter ID Card Application Status

Every Indian citizen after reaching the age of 18 should apply for the voter’s id card. Once a person applies for the card he or she can check the status of the card with the following three methods:

Check Voter ID Application Status via Call

Besides this, a user can also call the call center of the Election Commission of India. The number is toll-free and the instructions are given in both Hindi as well as English and few regional languages as well and their number is 1950.

Checking Voter ID Application Status Online using Official Website

The Government of India, in order to ensure an easy access to the Election Commission by the people of India, initiated the online portal i.e National Voter’s Service Portal (http://www.nvsp.in) where besides other services, also facilitate people who have applied for their voter’s id to check the status of their application.

In order to avail this facility, the following steps must be taken:

  • Visit the website of National Voter’s Service Portal i.e. http://www.nvsp.in You can also track status of your application form on respective State CEO Website. A list is given below for your convenience.
  • Click on the hyperlink “Track Application Status“. (Refer to the image below)
NSVP Track Voter ID Application Status
NSVP Track Voter ID Application Status
voter id card online apply
  • After this, a page will appear which will ask for your Reference Id. You will find the reference id on the acknowledgement you received after successfully submitting the Voter ID Application.
  • Click on “Track Status”
  • If your Reference ID is correct, the status of your Voter ID Application Status will be displayed on the screen.
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Tracking Voter ID Application Status via Mobile or SMS

To make the service accessible to people with no or low speed internet connection, Election Commission also provides the option of tracking Voter ID Application Status via SMS. The following format should be used while using SMS to check the status of your Voter ID Application:

  • Type EPIC then spaces followed by the Voter’s ID Application Number.
  • The message should be sent to the Electoral office which will send the information about the Voter ID Card Application Status.
  • The number to which this SMS has to be sent varies from one Electoral Office to another. A List is also provided here.

How to Check the Active Voter ID Application Status

Some of the other methods which can be used to know the status of the voter’s id card is:

Check the status by name: This is one of the easiest methods to check the status of the voter’s id card. For this method, the user must be registered to the official online portal of National Voters’ services. Once the registration process is done the following user can log in to his or her account and fill in the following details to get the status of the voters’ id:

  1. Name.
  2. Age and Date of birth.
  3. State
  4. District
  5. Assembly Constituency
  6. Captcha code
Voter Id Card search
Voter Id Card search

Check status by number: In order to avail this service, one must visit the official website of National Voter’s Service Portal. Besides giving information about the voter’s application status, the portal also helps to provide other information like in searching the nearest polling station, address change and also in finding the Booth level officer, Electoral Roll officer, district Election Officials and officers in Chief Election Office. The following steps must be taken to avail this service:

  1. Visit the official website of NSVP: www.nvsp.in
  2. Go to “national service” and then click on “search your name in electoral roll
  3. You will be redirected to a page where in order to search by EPIC number click on the second tab.
  4. Fill in all the details like name, father’s name, date of birth, state, district, gender, assembly constituency etc and click on “search
  5. After this, a page will appear which will consist of various details like:
    1. information about the polling station
    2. download and print option of the voters’ id card
    3. address change application
    4. booth level officer
    5. Electoral roll officer
    6. District Election officer
    7. Officers in the Chief Election Office.
Voter Id Card search EPIC
Voter Id Card search EPIC

Status of Voters Id Correction Application

There may arise a number of circumstances when a person might want to make changes to voters’ id card like due to change in surname after marriage or divorce or when a person received the card with incorrect details. In all such cases after applying for changes in the card, the following steps can take to know the status of the correction:

  1. Visit the official website of National Voters’ Services Portal.
  2. Enter the reference number provided during the submission of Form 8.
  3. After this click on “track status” to view the status of the application.

It must be noted that after applying for the voters’ card, either the applicant will receive the card or the verification team will visit the applicant’s residence. However, if neither of these happens then the applicant must inform the zonal officer, ERO, Local Tahsildar or call the polling station in his or her area.

Importance of Voter ID Card

There can various instances when a voter’s id card can be used

  1. While applying for a passport the voter’s id card acts as a compulsory document to verify an individual’s identity.
  2. Similarly, while traveling within the country one must always carry the voters’ id card as it is their most important of proof of citizenship.
  3. Voters id is provided by the government of India does not discriminate anyone on the basis of caste, class, gender or tribe. However, it has only one pre-requisite that is in order to avail this card one must be 18 years or above. It is the only card that entitles the power to vote to an individual.
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Official Website  Click Here

 

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All About Voter ID Card | EPIC Voter ID Card

The Voter ID Card or Electoral Photo ID Card (EPIC) is an identification card issued by the Election Commission to all the citizens of India above the age of 18 years in order to vote and practice their democratic rights. It also serves as general identity, address and age proof for other purposes from buying SIM card to applying for a passport].

Voter ID cards carry personal details such as face photo, date of birth and address of the card holder. It also contains the serial number, a hologram sticker and stamped signature of the issuing authority.

EPIC is also a unique identification document for all Indians. It is helpful not only in casting vote but also acts as an identity proof while opening a bank account, getting a new gas connection and online reservations for travel and accommodation.

Democracy runs on the power of its people“. Hence to exercise the power given to us, it is indeed important to cast our vote and make ourselves heard.

Some Important Links
Apply For The Voter ID Card
Update/Correction In Voter ID Card
Check Voter ID Card Application Status
Voter ID Card Verification
Link Voter ID Card With Aadhaar Card

How to Apply for a Voter ID Card

Online Method

  • Visit the official website of Election Commission and click on National Voters’ Services Portal.
    NVSP Online Regsitration nvsp.in
    NVSP Online Regsitration nvsp.in
  • Now click on ‘Apply online for registration of new voter id
  • Once the online form opens, fill in the all the required details.
    Form 6 nvsp.in
    Form 6 nvsp.in
  • There is an upload button on the top of the form, which applicants can use to upload all the required documents along with a recent photograph
  • After filling on the details, applicants can click on submit.
  • Once the documents are successfully uploaded applicants will be sent a reference number through which they can check Voter ID Status.

Offline Method

  • Visit the State Election office and request for a Form 6.
  • After filling in the necessary details and providing all relevant documents such as Identity proof and address proof, customers can submit the form to the office and after verification of all details; customers will be issued with the Election ID after a specified period of time.

Semi Online Election ID

  • Visit the National Election Commission or State Election Commission website and download Form 6.
  • Fill in the required details properly
  • Provide the required documents along with a recent photograph
  • Submit the form at election office by either post or in person.

Documents Required for Voter ID Card

Provide the required details while applying for a voter ID card:

  • Application Form
  • Age Proof
  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Identity Proof
  • Address Proof

For address proof one can any of the following documents:

  • Mobile telephone bill
  • Land phone bill
  • Water bill
  • Electricity bill
  • Property tax receipt
  • Bank statement
  • Passport
  • Ration card
  • House Lease/Rental agreement
  • LPG receipt
  • Driving license
  • Identity cards given by the employer
  • Any of the alternative documents prescribed by Election Commission for identity proof.

Eligibility Criteria to get a Voter ID Card

  • Applicants should be the citizens of India
  • Applicants should attain the minimum 18 years of age
  • Enrolment only at ordinary place of residence
  • Enrolment only at one place
  • Overseas Indian deemed to be ordinarily resident at address given in passport.
  • Service Voters deemed to be ordinarily resident at their home address.

Uses of a Voter ID card

Voter ID card is required for a number of purposes. It is also considered as an identification card. It has other uses as well.

  • Voter ID card is considered to be a valid personal identity card
  • This EPIC card proves that the card holder is a registered voter of the country, which in turn proves their citizenship as well
  • This card provides the assurance of the card holder as it contains card holder’s signature, photograph, fingerprints etc.

How to Track Voter ID Application Status Online

All Indian State has a State Election Commission, which means every state has a CEO (Chief Electoral Office) website, which provides the facility to track your application status online.

To track the status follow the below mentioned procedures:

  1. Visit the official website of your states CEO portal.
  2. And on the home page, click on “know the status of your Application for Enrollment” and upon clicking on this, it direct you to a new page where you will have to provide some basic details.
  3. Or you can visit the National Voters’ Services portal and click on “Search your name in electoral roll“, after clicking on the link it will provide two options to track your application, which are as follows:
  • First Option – Enter your application or EPIC or State number and submit
  • Second Option – Provide some details in order to track the status of your Voter ID card :
  • Name
  • Date of Birth (DOB)
  • Gender
  • State
  • Father’s Name
  • District Constituency

How to Verify Your Voter ID

You can verify your voter ID, for that you will need your Voter ID number. Visit the official site of Chief Electoral Office (CEO) of your state and provide your voter ID details. By doing this you can check if your name is present in the electoral roll.

You can verify using the offline method as well, for that you will have to visit your nearest Election Commission Office and keep your application number handy.

Voter ID Card Correction in Electoral Roll

In case there is some misprint in your voter ID card, or you have changed your address, you should immediately update or correct it as this card works as your proof of identity.

In case of misprint, procure form 8 and fill out the form, submit the form along with the supporting documents to the Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) of your assembly constituency. Once submitted, the ERO will update your Voter ID card.

Things to Ponder over while Applying for a Voter ID card

  • The legal age to cast a vote in India is 18 years of age
  • Relevant form for applying for a Voter ID card is Form 6.
  • Provide relevant original documents only.
  • Apply for a Voter ID only through Government websites and Centres or sites which have been approved by the Government.
  • Fill in the details in the application form correctly such as spelling of you name, date of birth etc. Otherwise wrong information might get printed on the Voter ID Card.
  • Applicants should also ensure that the information that is being provided is legally correct and is not fake.
  • Once applicants receive their Voter ID, they will have to check the document to see if all the information is correct.

FAQs

Who is disqualified to become voter

Only persons who are of unsound mind and have been declared so by a competent court or disqualified due to ‘Corrupt Practices’ or offences relating to elections are not entitled to be registered in the electoral rolls.

Suppose you have completed 18 years of age today. Can you get yourself registered as voter?

No. You can get yourself registered as Voter only on 1st January or thereafter of the year in which the electoral roll is prepared or revised.

What proof of residence do I need to show to get enrolled as a voter?

You can show any proof of residence like Passport, Bank Pass Book, Driving license etc. or any Govt. document to facilitate the work of registration.

If I am working and living in Delhi, Can I be a voter in my native village?

No. If you are working in Delhi and residing there, you are an ordinary resident of Delhi in terms of Sec 19 (b). Therefore, you can be enrolled at Delhi only and not in your native village.

How Can You check your name in electoral roll?

Go to the Home page of website of the respective State CEOs and click on tab “Check your Name in the Voter’s list” OR use SMS facility for checking your details Type EPIC<SPACE>Voter ID No and sent to 9211728082

I have lost my old EPIC Card. How can I get a new EPIC Card?

You can deposit a copy of the FIR lodged at the Police Station. You will get a new EPIC Card after deposit of Rs. 25 with ERO / AERO of your area. The dates for issuing EPIC Cards are published in leading Newspapers.

Can a non –Citizen of India become a voter?

No. A person who is not a citizen of India cannot be registered as a voter. Article 326 of the Constitution read with Sec. 16 of R. P. Act, 1950 clarify the point.

Source: http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=100076

Voter ID Cards In India

Voter ID Cards In India
Voter ID Cards In India
Some State Voter ID Card
Voter ID Card In Delhi
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Voter ID In Madhya Pradesh
Voter ID In Himachal Pradesh
Voter ID In Gujarat
Voter ID In Tamil Nadu

 

 

Apply For Voter ID Card | Online via @nvsp.in

As the name suggest, Voter ID card requires for casting your vote in order to select your leader. It is also considered as a valid proof of identity. And every Indian citizen above the age of 18 years is eligible to apply for a voter ID / election card.

But, people often delay in applying for a Voter ID as it usually takes a lot of time. And earlier it was only possible to apply for a Voter card only prior to an election.

However, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has made the Voter ID application process convenient by providing online application process.

Some Important Links
Voter ID Card Information
Update/Correction In Voter ID Card
Check Voter ID Card Application Status
Voter ID Card Verification
Link Voter ID Card With Aadhaar Card

Applying for Voter ID Online Registration Process

Online processes are the most convenient type of process as it does not require paying a visit and waiting in a long queue, one can simply complete the procedure by sitting at the comfort of their house.

The online Voter’s ID registration process is extremely simple; all you need is to visit Election Commission of India (ECI). This website contains all the information and facilities one needs to know about the election process in India.

Follow the below mentioned steps for new Voter ID online Application:

  1. Visit the official website of Election Commission of India eci.nic.in/eci/eci.html and click on National Voters Service Portal.
    Election Commission Official website eci.nic.in
    Election Commission Official website eci.nic.in
  2. Look for “Apply online for registration of new voter“.
    NVSP Online Regsitration nvsp.in
    NVSP Online Regsitration nvsp.in
  3. Provide the details the site is asking for and attach the required documents and click on submit.
    Form 6 nvsp.in
    Form 6 nvsp.in

Once submitted, you will receive an email on you registered email ID with a link attached in that mail, through which you will be able to track your Voter ID application and you should receive your Voter ID card in a month from your application.

Documents required to apply for Voter’s ID Card

Keep these below mentioned documents handy before applying for a Voter’s ID card online:

Benefits of applying online for EPIC Card / Voter ID Card

There are many benefits of applying for a Voter ID online registration. One of them is you do not have to visit electoral office and wait in long queue to procure the registration form as the electoral office have introduced the online method and made the process easy and convenient.

Another advantage of applying for voter’s ID card is that you can track the status of your application once you have applied. After submitting the form, you will get regular updates of your application.

Unlike regular application process, online application process works faster. And most importantly once the application is submitted and verified, your Voter ID card will be delivered at your doorstep.

Fields included in the Voter ID Online Form

For a Voter ID card, you require to procure Form 6, which is divided into sections. And at the beginning of the form you require to select your state you are applying for the voter ID card form and from the drop down, select your constituency.

First Section – The first section of the form contains information on the applicant’s details. And you are require to fill in your name both in English and your regional language and also your gender, birth details etc.

Also, fill in the name of either of your mother / father / husband / wife and mention their surnames and mention this information both in English and your regional language.

Form 6 nvsp.in Section 1
Form 6 nvsp.in Section 1

Second Section – In second section you are required to fill your address particulars i.e. provide your street, locality, road or mohalla. And it is also compulsory to mention the name of your village or town. Also, enter the name of your post office in your locality. Now enter your PIC code and the tehsil / taluka or mandal or thana. After this select your district from the drop down menu. And it is optional to whether mention your email ID or your mobile phone number.

Form 6 nvsp.in Section 2
Form 6 nvsp.in Section 2

Third Section – In the third section, you are required to enter the details of your family members who are already enrolled in the electoral constituency. You will have to mention the name of the person, their relationship with you, their election photo ID number, also their constituency and serial number as it appears in the electoral rolls of the constituency. And upload the supporting documents such as your photograph, address proof, and identity proof.

Form 6 nvsp.in Section 3
Form 6 nvsp.in Section 3

Fourth Section – Fourth section of Form 6 is a declaration form. The declaration that confirms your citizenship who resides at the address you have provided. Which also works as a proof that you haven’t applied for a voter’s ID card in any other constituency.

Once you have finished filling the form with correct details, click on “submit” button.

Form 6 nvsp.in Section 4
Form 6 nvsp.in Section 4
Some State Voter ID Card
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Voter ID In Tamil Nadu

Tamilnadu Voter Id Card – Eligibility Criteria, Application Process, Track Status

India is the largest democracy and is the second most populated country in the world. The constitution under article 326 guarantees every individual the right to vote and take part in elections. The Voter’s Identity card which is also called the Electronic Photo Identity card or the EPIC card is issued by the Election Commission of India to have accuracy in the Electoral roll and prevent cases of electoral fraud. It comprises of details like the applicant’s Name, signature, photograph, fingerprint, date of birth, address etc. The Chief Election Commissioner of Tamil Nadu is Mr. Rajesh Lokhani who sits in St. George office in Chennai. In this article, we will discuss the Application Process for getting a Tamilnadu Voter Id, Eligibility Criteria and How to track the Application Status?

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Eligibility Criteria for Tamilnadu Voter ID

  • Those applicants who have reached 18 years of age or above can apply for a Voter ID card.
  • Applicant should be an Indian citizen.
  • Applicants who are bankrupt and who belong to a special category cannot apply for a Voter ID card even if they are 18 years of age.

The Voter ID card is not simply an Identity card but it also acts as a proof of Indian citizenship. Further, it is the ticket to take part in Indian politics. Moreover, a Voter ID card also acts a compulsory KYC document for almost any deals and processes in India. The documents required while applying for a Voter ID card are

  • Identity proof
  • Address proof
  • Photograph

How to Apply for Tamilnadu Voter ID

Tamil Nadu is the Southernmost state of the country. The literal meaning of Tamil Nadu refers to “Tamil Country” or “the land of Tamils”.  It is one of the largest producers of rice, textile, leather and ranks third in terms of Foreign Direct Investments approvals in the country. It is the sixth most populous and eleventh largest state in India. It is one of the most politically active states in India. In 2016 Assembly polls more than 73% voters turned out to vote. In order to participate in elections, the voter’s ID card is mandatory.

The Voter ID card in Tamil Nadu can be applied either via the online method or by the offline method. The details of both the methods are given below.

Steps to Apply for a coloured Tamilnadu Voter ID Online – elections.tn.gov.in

For the successful submission of the application for a coloured Voter ID card the following steps must be taken:

  1. Visit the official website of CEO Tamilnadu http://www.elections.tn.gov.in.
    CEO Tamilnadu www.elections.tn.gov.in
    Tamilnadu Voter Id www.elections.tn.gov.in
  2. Scroll down to find the “Online registration facility.Check Out“.
  3. Click on it and you will redirected to National Voters Service Portal (http://www.nvsp.in/)
  4. Click on the Apply online for registration of new voter
    NVSP Online Regsitration
    NVSP Online Registration
  5. You will be redirected to a page which will comprise an application form 6.
  6. Select your state as Tamil Nadu and your Constituency
    NVSP form 6 www.nvsp.in
    NVSP form 6 www.nvsp.in
  7. Fill in all the personal details in the form like Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Address etc.
  8. Upload your photograph.
  9. Upload supporting documents like Address and Age Proof.
  10. After this submit the completed form.
  11. After successful submission, a verification code will be sent to the registered mobile number.
  12. Fill the code in the appropriate box provided for it.
  13. After this, the site will send an Identity Code for your respective voter card.
  14. You can check the status of your Voter ID card with the help of this Identity code.

Usually, it takes 40 to 60 days for your Voter ID card to reach your house via post.

Steps to Apply for a Tamilnadu Voter ID Offline

In the offline method, the applicant is required to submit form number 6 along with the necessary documents at the nearest electoral office. The form can be either downloaded from the official website of the Tamil Nadu CEO or can also be availed at the designated election offices or download it here. The form must be filled along with the necessary documents for verification. Once the documents are verified and reviewed the Booth Level Officers will visit the residence of the applicant to verify the information provided.

In case a person is already a registered voter then he or she can skip the application process and directly take part in Electoral Drives organised by the Election Commission of India. The date and location of such drives are frequently advertised in Television, radio and print media

How To Apply For A Duplicate Tamilnadu Voter Id

There may arise a number of situations when you might want a duplicate Voter ID card. For instance when you have lost your ID card when your ID card got stolen or misplaced etc. For reissuing a duplicate ID card the following steps must be taken:

  1. The issuance of a duplicate card will require you to produce a FIR from the police station that will prove the loss of the Voter ID card.
  2. The FIR must be filed along with an application form containing the name, date of loss, voters ID card number etc.
  3. Once the FIR has been filed, form number 002 must be filled for applying for a duplicate Voter ID card, download the Form 002 here.
  4. Complete the form and submit it along with the necessary documents to the nearest Election Commission Office.
  5. The application will be reviewed and the documents will be verified within a week and a new Voter ID card will be sent to the applicant’s residence.

How to Track Tamilnadu Voter ID Application Status 

After applying for a Voter ID card, a person can also track the status of his or her card. The government has provided various avenues by which the status of the Voter ID card is checked. Some of the ways by which the status of the card can be checked are

Check via online portal elections.tn.gov.in

The following steps must be taken  to check the status of the Voter ID card online

  • Visit the official website of Tamil Nadu CEO.
  • Go to the “Services” section and click on “Electoral Services“.
    ceo tamilnadu services elections.tn.gov.in
    CEO Tamilnadu services elections.tn.gov.in
  • On clicking a new page will open where various services will be displayed click on “Application Tracking“.
    CEO Tamilnadu Application tracking elections.tn.gov.in
    CEO Tamilnadu Application tracking elections.tn.gov.in
  • The application can be tracked with the help of the application ID or your registered mobile number.
    CEO Tamilnadu Application Tracking elections.tn.gov.in
    CEO Tamilnadu Application Tracking elections.tn.gov.in
  • After this, click on “Track status”  to view the status of your application.

Check via SMS service

The status of your application can also be tracked by sending an SMS in the following format, EPIC Voter ID Number and then send it to 9211728082.

Check by calling the ECI helpline

You can also call the dedicated ECI call center to check the status of your application. The ECI number (1950) is toll-free and is available between 10 am to 5 pm on all working days.

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