Get complete information about Online Application of Voter Id Registration of Elections with the help of this web portal. You can also find new voter list for up election 2017 with the help of this web portal.
Visit the ECI website here – http://eci.nic.in/
In ‘Online Voter Registration’ tab, there are five options – Form 6, 6A, 7, 8 & 8A. For inclusion of names in the electoral roll, you need to go to Form 6.
Enter your phone number and click on proceed. Wait for a minute and you will receive a message in your mobile phone (you may feel that nothing is happening after you click, but don’t keep clicking – you just need to wait).
Enter the verification code you just received on your mobile phone and click on proceed. Wait for a moment and you will see the following screen.
Here, you need to select your state, district and assembly constituency. Now you can enter your full name, surname, sex, place of birth and village/town. Name, Sex and village/town fields are mandatory. Please refer the guidelines for instructions about surname and place of birth. You may leave the Regional Language fields blank.
Click on save and wait. After a little while, you will see continue button – click there.
You will shortly receive a message mentioning the following:
You have been registered as a new user with User ID: [your phone number] And Password:[your phone number]. You application is saved with Application ID: [An unique ID].
You will be presented with the detailed Form 6. Fill in all the details such as your name, place of birth, present address and details of family members who are already registered in the same constituency. Now upload your latest photograph (which you use for official purpose) along with proof of age and residence.
Click on Submit button and you are done! You can preview your form by logging to the ECI website and also track your status. If anything goes wrong in between, then also you can login to the ECI website and fill out a fresh application.
Normally within next few days, an election commission representative will visit your home to verify your address and details submitted at the time of registration. After that you will receive your voter ID card at your home. In normal circumstances you won’t need to visit the ECI office, but in cases where someone objects your claim of becoming a voter, you may be called at the office of electoral officer.
Here is the detailed guideline for filling up the Form 6.
Before you start filling up the Form 6, go through the following guidelines. Though these guidelines are for the physical form, it is also valid for the online version.
Who is eligible for filling Form-6
- First time applicant on attaining age of 18 years or more on the first day of January of the year with reference to which the electoral roll is being revised.
- Person shifting his / her place of ordinary residence outside the constituency in which he / she is already registered.
- The application can be filed after draft publication of electoral roll of the constituency. The application is to be filed within the specific days provided for the purpose. Due publicity is given about the above period when the revision programme is announced.
- Only one copy of the application is to be filed.
- Application for inclusion of name can be filed through out the year even when the revision programme is not going on. During non-revision period, application must be filed in duplicate.
When Form-6 can be filed
How to Fill the Form-6
The application should be addressed to the Electoral Registration Officer of the constituency in which you seek registration. The name of the constituency should be mentioned in the blank space.
Name (With Documentary Proof)
The name as it should appear in the electoral roll and Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC) should be furnished. The full name except the surname 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.
Age (With Documentary Proof)
The age of the applicant should be eighteen or more on 1st January of the year with reference to which the electoral roll is being revised. The age should be indicated in years and months.
e.g. A person born on or upto 1/1/1991 will be eligible for inclusion in the electoral roll which is being revised with reference to 1/1/2009. Persons born on 2/1/1991 or thereafter upto 1/1/1992 shall be eligible for inclusion during the next revision with reference to 1/1/2010.
Write your sex in full in the space provided e.g. Male / Female. Eunuchs have to choose from one of these options.
Date of Birth (With Documentary Proof):
Fill up the date of birth in figures in the space provided in dd/mm/yyyy.
Proof of date of birth to be attached are as under:
(i) Birth certificate issued by a Municipal Authorities or district office of the Registrar of
Births & Deaths or Baptism certificate; or
(ii) Birth certificate from the school (Govt. / Recognised) last attended by the applicant or any other recognised educational institution; or
(iii) Illiterate or semi-illiterate applicant who is not in possession of any of the above document are required to attach a declaration in prescribed format by either of the parents already included in the electoral roll in support of the applicants age. The format will be supplied on demand.
N.B. In the case of applicants born on or after 26.01.1989, only birth certificate issued by the
Municipal Authorities or district office of the Registrar of Births & Deaths is acceptable.
Place of Birth:
In case born in India, please mention name of place like Village / Town, District, State.
In case of unmarried female applicant, name of Father / Mother is to be mentioned. In case of married female applicant, name of Husband is to be mentioned. Strike out the inapplicable options in the column.
Place of Ordinary Residence:
Fill up the full and complete postal address including PIN code where you are ordinarily residing and want to get registered, in the space provided.
Proof of ordinary residence to be attached are as under:
(i) Bank / Kisan / Post Office current Pass Book, or
(ii) Applicants Ration Card / Passport / Driving License / Income Tax Assessment Order, or
(iii) 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., or
(iv) Postal department’s posts received / delivered in the applicant’s name at the given address.
NOTE: If any applicant submits only ration card as proof of address, it should be accompanied by one more proof of address out of the above categories.
Details of Family Members Already Included in the Electoral Roll
Please fill up name and other particulars of immediate family members i.e. Father /Mother / Brother / Sister / Spouse included in the current electoral roll of the constituency.
Name of any other relation like uncle, aunt, cousin brother / sisters etc. not to be mentioned.
Please indicate date from which you are residing in the given address. In case the exact date is not known, fill-up month and year. If your name is already included in the electoral roll of any other constituency, please write legibly the full previous address with PIN code. If you already have been issued with a Photo Identity Card by the Election Commission, please mention the card number (printed on the front side) and date of issue (printed on the back side) of the card in the space provided. Please attach a self-attested photocopy of both sides of the card.
In many places the photograph of the elector is also printed in the electoral roll. You have the option to submit one recent colored passport-size photograph along with the form. The photograph will be used to print your image in the electoral roll and issue of identity card, if required.
Please also give your full name and address on the acknowledgement and intimation portions.
Please give your mobile number and E-mail I.D in the Form , which is optional , as the same ,if given, may be used by the Electoral Registration Officer for further communication with the applicant whenever required.
What to do if your Voter ID card is not received after 6 months
You get the application ID through SMS at the time of filing application form. Alternatively, you can also login to the ECI website and note down this ID. You should approach the office of electoral officer along with this ID to seek the reasons/clarifications. You can also file an RTI with this application number.
If you file your application online, you will get following advantage:
- No need to visit the govt. office
- No need to get in long queue for photography
- No chance of mistake in form filling
- Online applications are processed much faster
- You get the application ID and can track the status anytime
- Further corrections will be easier
- Since you get your email ID register, ECI can send you important information in future
You get the photograph of your choice printed on your voter ID card