Voter ID Card Online in 7 minutes – Here’s How to Do it!

Today, Voter ID Card is a must requirement for casting a vote in India. It also acts as an identity card that helps you to get many services that are meant for law-abiding citizens. Hundreds of youngsters become new voters each year as they turn 18. With just a click of few buttons, you can now apply Voter ID Card online.

However, is it really easy and quick to apply voter id card online? Along with several queries, you might have queries like, “Since I can apply for online election card Bihar (or any state where I am eligible for), how do I furnish the documents that are needed for applying for the card?”, “What all documents are required to apply for Voter ID online?”, etc. Keep reading further to know in detail a quick and easy process to apply online for Voter ID.

Voter ID Card Online – Register in Only 7 Minutes

Step-by-step process to apply for Voter ID Card online:

It does not take much effort to apply for election card online. Technical bugs are regularly removed and the process is managed by top IT firms, Microsoft Corp and Tata Consultancy Services. Here is what you need to:

  • Visit https://eci.gov.in/
  • Scroll down to the Link to Official Sites of Chief Editorial Officers of 36 States/UT.
  • Select a state from the drop-down menu.

  • Click on the option which says Form 6 (also referred to as ‘Application for including the name in assembly constituency Voters List).
  • Enter your name, email ID and mobile number. A unique login number and password will be allotted to you.
  • Log on with the unique login number and password you have been provided.
  • Click on Form 6 online.
  • Fill the form completely and accurately.
  • Attach a passport-size color photograph.
  • Click the “Submit” button.


…That’s it. The process for online election card application is done. However, you will be required to submit a couple of documents at your nearest voters’ facilitation center (which is quite often your State CEO’s office). The documents include copies of address and identity proof. You can refer this link to know more about the documents to be submitted for new voter registration over here. Once the verification is done, your task for applying voter card is over.

Also Read:  How to fill in my incomplete voter ID card details on my election card?

Should you go for registration of Election Card online?

Why should you get Online Election Card in Bihar or any other State in India?

Online registration for a Voter ID card saves people from standing in long queues and waiting for their turn to come (we all hate that, isn’t?). However, this is not the only reason why many rely on the internet to to get their election card. Here are some utilities why millions of people prefer online registration of Voter ID:

  • It is easy, hassle-free, quick, and error-free.
  • It takes only a month to get the card compared to 9 months when one submits the Voter ID application at a polling booth.
  • It is possible to make changes to existing card in just a jiffy
  • It is convenient to check the status of voter id online.
  • It functions like an e-ticket where you can complete the process at your own convenient time.


Chief Electoral Officer for each state is responsible for net-based registration process. Online registration was first introduced by Karnataka in mid 2011. Today, most of the new voters choose online registration process to get their voter cards. There are a couple of other certified websites through which you can register for a Voter ID, however we suggest you to submit your online application for Voter ID via your State CEO’s website. Adequate care must be taken that you are not conned by dubious websites claiming to be associated with Election Commission of India.

Also Read:  A Guide to Voter ID Card Online Registration in Delhi

The EC website states the details of the polling booths that have gone online and ready to accept web-based applications for the voter card. Google Maps are used to locate each polling booth to ensure that the right ones are registered for online submission of the application.

So, if you want a new voter’s card or want to change a typo error in your card or get your name added to Voter List of your assembly constituency, here is a chance. Just go online to do the needful.

How to Correct Mistakes made while you apply Voter ID Card Online?

When you apply online for Voter Card, make sure that you enter all the details correctly and without any factual errors. Typo errors or mistakes in the details on your election card could hinder your chances of exercising your vote on the election day. Hence any such errors must immediately be rectified. This rectification of error could also be completed online. The form that you are required to fill, in order to correct these mistakes, is the Election Commission of India Form No. 8. Although you can obtain this form from the VREC of your area and fill it by hand before submission, online application is generally the quicker and easier way.

To correct the mistakes online, just visit the ECI website which is www.eci.nic.in or your State CEO’s website (link given at the end of this article). Once the webpage is completely loaded, make sure that you click the following option on the right hand section of the page (on some State CEO websites, this option is in the menu / navigation bar appearing at the top): ‘Apply for correction‘. Before you can access the online Form no. 8 (or Form 8A), you must be a registered user on the website. This is because the system asks for username and password. To become a registered user, just click on ‘New User Registration‘ below the section where you are asked to enter your username and password.

Also Read:  Things You Must Know About Andhra Pradesh Voters List

After successful new user registration, you can use the newly created username and password to log-in and access the online version of the form no. 8 for rectification of errors. In the form, you have to provide certain personal details along with the description of mistakes on your Voter ID Card.

Get Online Election Card in less than 7 minutes

Apply Voter ID Card Online for Correction in Bihar

Bihar is scheduled to have Assembly Election in around October / November 2015. So, if you don’t have your Voter ID, have you applied for one online? Are your voter details on the Voter card Bihar correct and free of typos? If not, you can head over to the CEO Bihar website (link given below) to apply online for Voter ID Card, submit application for rectification of errors, for change of polling booth, etc. Just register as a user on the CEO website and after that click on ‘Citizen Services / Online Registration’ and use the log-in details to sign-in. After signing in, just select the required form and complete the whole process.

You also have to make sure that your details in the voters’ list of your constituency are correct and up-to-date and in case of errors, you must approach your local ERO or directly fill the form no. 8 for correction of errors by following the above mentioned steps. To check your voter id card Bihar details, you can simply SMS by typing ‘ELE <space> your 10 digit Voter ID No. and send it to 56677.

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  2. dear sir im syed yehya rohani from trespone mohallah mirkhoor distt kargil sate jammu kashmir I apply voter id card plzz give me suggestions

  3. I have lost my voter id card.I have to go kolkata to Guwahati 08/10/16. So,its need very urgent for airport boanding pass

  4. dear sir, i need voter id card ,
    my voter be damagd by water
    name revatiraman s/o makhan sahu
    vidhan sabha rajim (54)
    bhag no. 156

  5. Sir i like to registered online
    My id no KQV 2027696 not opin online
    My name vivek father name man Singh
    Sted (up )dist auraiya

  6. After correction of voter id made online via form 8 and uploaded necessary documents ..how much time it takes to get the new voter id???

  7. सरजी मेरे भाइ का नाम रामकुमार गौर s/o श्री कमलेश गौर है मे ग्राम रायपुर का निवासी हू जिला व तेहसील होशन्गाबाद है

  8. I have submited form 6 to Tahasil[Ambegaon], but my name is not in new election list, and they given me [return slip no is 37], but i coud”t get voting card, [i have submit a form 6 last 4 yrs every year]
    plz give me advice.
    Thank you

  9. My application for Voter ID is accepted as per the status in online and asked me to collect it from Eseva center, but Eseva is stating that they have stopped issuing at Eseva centers, please let us know from where can i collect my voter ID.

  10. My application for Voter ID is accepted as per the status in online and asked me to collect it from Eseva center, but Eseva is stating that they have stopped issuing at Eseva centers, please let us know from where can i collect my voter ID.


  11. I have submitted my form 6 online which is accepted but about 40 days after when I saw no approval is seen what should I do

  12. hello every one! i am citizen from amalapuram, iam 23 years old,i dont have voter id card .even my parents also dont have… now iam not at my home town.. can you suggest me to way to get apply for my voter id card

  13. there is no option as said above in west bengal’s electoral commison website? how should i file for my voter id online?please do help..i am on wheelchair thou!

  14. MERA VOTER ID OR PHASSport size photo 5jan2013 ko gum ho gaya he, please iss docoment ko koi sim ya other use na leve, inq jari karva di, kisi ko mile to 9166868677 par contact kare

  15. I apply before minimum 4 month my father name change in water ID but i not receiver new water Id Card then please help me.
    Contact no : +91 9601690104

  16. sir today itself i have done my voter id registration,later i came to know that i entered address wrongly,still id is not issued so hw can i rectify those mistakes before voter id is issued

  17. sir, my brother have lost own voter id card which no is BR/36/215/003780~ I wants to duplicate this


  19. I have applied for New Voting ID card prior to 4 months from Matunga (Mumbai). I still not get my voting card. How could i check my Voting card application status online? i am staying at matunga. what i have to do to get it.

  20. the voter id cards for my wife&myself have just been received,although they are dated 06/01/2012.both the cards contain errors ,which have to be corrected,
    id card no xbg 1259365 pertaining to mrs radhika kylasam;[1]husband”sname should be KYLASAM.[2]address should be 14 w park dugar township.
    id card no xbg 1259241 pertaining to mr k. kylasam[1]name should be spelt kylasam[2]sex male[3]date of birth 06/03/1943[4]father’s name late mr k.krishnammorthy.[5]address should be 14wpark dugar township

  21. online registration site is not working.there is no advantage of online registration.user have to find himself voter office to submit his documents. All this information is fake and not follow in my area. To get voter id is very difficult task. there is no link to upload document online

  22. I live in west bengal, malda, I need login page for correction of my photo in voter ID card, i already collect user ID and Password but where found login page. so please help me on 9474159932

  23. SIR,
    I feel there should only one voter list for Loksabha,vidhan sabha,nagerpalika or village level panchyat , It is seen in multiple list & different lists, as well as voting place for all elections , here at Mundera , Sahajpuram ( ALLAHABAD) Voting place is changed frequently , very strictly it should not be, though very – very exceptionaly situations may differ.

    Diligent workers are needed to prepare & modifiy voter list , I worked many times as Sector magistate and found that this job is done very poorly and in non commitmen way by IGNORING certain sects in infleunce of many local self-authorities. I wish & congratulate ECI -TEAM for many improvements done in INDIA, one more VOTING must be MANDATORY,

  24. The EC website doesn’t work , I got my verification code but then the system stopped.
    The process still has to be completely re-hauled.

  25. Dear Sir/Madam
    While filling my form (form 6)to get my name in electoral list,I am getting an error as “The transaction log for database ‘Uploaded_Test’ is full. To find out why space in the log cannot be reused, see the log_reuse_wait_desc column in sys.databases”.Please suggest me what to do?

  26. I have been living in Mira road east for the last 5 years with my family consisting of my wife daughter and son. We all have ” Pan cards” and have a address proof . We have a surrender certificate of our ration cards too , but have not been issued new ones as yet. Kindly confirm whether such documentation would meet the necessary formalities to get ourselves voter’s ID card.

  27. i tried to register online for election card online, but when i entered the mobile number it is displaying that the sms gateway is not working, so how should i apply online. please guide me.

  28. sir mere i.d card me mera nam galat hai bhupendra kumar ki jagah bhoopendra kumar kar diya ha please mujh ise sahi karane ka upay bataye mera village name changeri jila aligarh,chharra my fathers name dalveer singh


  30. Tried registering online for inclusion of name through the official websites & various links. None seem to be working. Even the link to lodge online complaint is not working. Hope someone takes a note of it & drives course correction facilitating citizens to avail of this most important & basic right.

  31. I filled my application form online. But didn’t submit because my address proof was not canned by that time. Unfortunately my mobile phone got corrupted and lost USER ID. Is there anyway to recover it?

  32. It doesnt work I dont get message on my phone, online system in Gujarat also not working in website………………….pl help out.

  33. Dear sir/Mam
    Namaskar Ji
    sir in voter id my name is surendra kumar and fathers name is Mahendra kumar date of birth 1979 that is wrong printed according my school Certificates so I have a problem for id proof any where, so I want to change my name, fathers name and DOB . the correct Name and DOB according school certificate is the following as under:
    Name : Salendra
    Father’s Name: sh.Mahendra singh
    Date of Birth: 08/09/1977
    so sir please advise me that is possible or not

  34. I tried doing as suggested but they never provided me with password. Nor i have user id. Now if i try to register with same mobile number then it says that i am already register so cannot do it. I really feeling helpless with pissed off system Microsoft and TCS created. Shame on these organizations.

  35. Can any body know about the Procedure to get AADHAR CARD as we applied in 2011 and have valid receipts ,they said we will get Card in 2 months but didnt get any card till now.

  36. i have submitted ,my all docoument and every thing but i have not got my voter id card now ? what i have to do to get it???????????????

  37. One of my friend filled the online from 6 for voter id and also uploaded the scanned documents along with it
    and got a message to collect his voter id
    Can you tell me from where can he to collect it??
    Or is there any link on the web which specifies the location depending upon the constituencies?

  38. i applied for my voter id in april 2013. My name appeared in the karnataka electoral roll also. i registered my vote in may 2013 elections . it has been 5 months . i have not yet got my voter id card. Can someone please help !

  39. Hello,
    The information you have given above is useful but i am unable to get that all online registration as you have mentioned. It simply offers pdf file. should i fill that pdf file ??? and go to the electoral office for next process…
    please guide me and send the link if their exist for process


  40. The online enrollment is a great step by the Government. The Interface and the website is horrible with no proper format and Invalidates valid data entry.
    I would suggest the officials to refine the website and process before launching it.
    P.S – India as Ample of IT crowd. Use them.

  41. Dear Readers,
    i have a Voter ID which was issued to me from Chennai 7 years ago.
    I moved to Bangalore 5 years ago.. During the transit, i lost the Voter ID, however i have the photo copy of the VOter ID.
    Now i want to get the Voter ID with Bangalore Address. How do i do it and request someone to help.
    i do not have any other address proof document to apply for Voter ID.

  42. Hi,
    I received my voter id number a years ago but not yet received my id card.We met the local office to collect my id card where we found my name and voter ID number were there but My voter ID card was not found.The officers told we dont have your id card.We went to respected office saying that my voter id number to check whether my voter Id card is there are not.But they are telling that they dont need my voter ID number but the list which i was given during election time to vote.Can anyone please help me what can i do on this?

  43. I am working abroad on temporary visa, I do not have any residential address which I can provide for Voter Card details. If you ask for Permanent address is it Ok if I provide my parents address as I do not own a property yet anywhere in India.
    Please advise.

  44. Sir,
    My son Joe Jasper is having his voters id address is wrong two or three times we submitted the required forms even then the same mistake is coming. So what I will do? My native place is at Nagercoil, Colachel is our voting area.
    please give me advice.

    Thanks and regards.

  45. Can i submit my bank statement or Gas connection or rental agreement as Address proof ?
    I do not have any other proof to submit for address proof….

  46. I want to chang my name that enclosed of voter id
    exual my name ( Md Musaul Quadri ) but voter id
    has Md Musaul Kadri mistake speling Kadri Place of

  47. We need Voter ID and also in our region re-register our details : H.No 10-454/1/1, PVN colony New Mirzalguda, malkajgire Hyderabad 500047 AP INDIA. Cell No +91 9849737912, Also my Wife Name M.Srilatha w/o M.H,Sivanandu Address is same, Mobile no +91 9912618524., Please do need full, We always miss the opportunity, local MCH we were submitted but no confidant.

  48. where can i submit the documents ,i am from supaul district of bihar?what is voter fecilitation centre?please tell about the verification procedure.

  49. i am in a psu job. My job entails me transfers to different cities……over the past 4 years i have been to kerala,karnataka and am presently in Gujarat….my home state being maharashtra.

    Where do i get my Voter ID card made.

  50. I am staying in Mumbai (Maharashtra) for past 2 years in a rented flat. But I am originally from Ahmedabad (Gujarat). So for the election card what address should I give; am I able to vote in Mumbai and their elections? Or for the elections I need to go back to my origin and cast a vote?

    Can you please help me with the rules here for interstate voting and rights? Thanks.

  51. Hello Sir, I turned 18 in February2013. I wanted to register for voter -id but the form says I must be 18 by January 2013! Does that mean I cannot vote in 2014 elcetions also?

    • Strictly speaking, voter ID is not a must to vote. Any national ID is okay, passport for example. What is important is your name being in the voters list.

    • No, you must be 18 as of 1 Jan, 2014 to get your name added in the new electoral roll being prepared for upcoming national elections in 2014.

  52. Sir, Maharashtra government’s website does not support to online submission of voter card application form.

    Please suggest alternate way to get it .

  53. I lost my Voter ID Card 08/07/2013 but my Election date is 15/07/2013. I have a GD from police station. I applicable for vote.

  54. i tried to make my online voter id card by the help of this forum….but i couldnt get where to log in….the only option i could get asked me regarding CEP,DIO,DEO….i have no idea of whatever that was….and further i wasnt askd for my email for a login…
    u guys lost me at the third point of your forum….kindly help asap!

  55. i check my voter list but my relation name was not correct

    ac no 7 part230 serialno444 section no3 how i can correct please sugesst me

  56. I have already name in voting list but I have not my voter card.I am living in sonipat distt. Haryana.pls tell me how can I get my voter card.

    • Earlier i had my Voter ID, But due to shifting of res. my name was not in the list. I am residing in Delhi.

  57. Is the process state dependent? I am a resident of Jharkhand. What is the link to apply for Jharkhand resident.

  58. hey fellas, i filled up the primary name, mobile no. page.. i even got the password and login id. but i couldnt find the link to actual login page. can u direct me where is it located if it still is available??

  59. i have not riceved my card last 5 years as there is name in voter list i have applied 3 time so what to do pl guid me thankyou

  60. Hello I am a student and live in a hostel in Delhi and will be there for the next 2 years, My Parents live in Haryana. From where should I get my voter card made? Also the CEOHaryana site does not have the option of online form.

    • Hello I am a student and live in a hostel in Delhi and will be there for the next 2 years, My Parents live in Haryana. From where should I get my voter card made? Also the CEOHaryana site does not have the option of online form.

  61. Details or information given in this sites are very useful. But it is my experience that in fact to get new voter id card is a very difficult task. I am senior citizen. I try to get voter id card. But i was reminded why you have not get voter id card till date. what a funny thing! I want to know is it necessary to have voter id card on completion of 18 years. If any body who guide me in this matter and help me I shall be thankful to him

    • Sir,
      this is just to rationalize the procedures of voters verification through some fool proof method. Its just a beginning. We are in a long way to go… Else a Bangladesi or a Pakistani will become an Indian National. Even a Srilankan may get access to our system. Help the Government to get the Administration a bit better and modern.

  62. when i want to submit my address proof to local election registration office within the date of registration in online

  63. and do not have sandeep kumar Centers in your state, you need not worry you could still apply for Voter ID Card Online and save yourself a trip to the CEO(Chief Election Officer) office […]


  1. […] Answer: – Form No. 6 for inclusion of name to the Electoral Roll, is the one that needs to be filled by those not registered as voters. This form could either be filled online on the Election Commission of India website or also on state CEO websites(depending on the residence of the applicant). Read this guide about online application for inclusion of name to the Electoral Roll: – How to get Voter ID Card Online? […]

  2. […] With hardly a month remaining, the best alternative for all those who are still not registered a voters would be to apply for their voter id card online. Not only would that save your time, it would also help you to get your name registered into the electoral roll just on time. For all those who are thinking of going for the offline application, we would suggest to think before making such a move. This is because the offline application assessment takes much more time than the online application and hence you may loose an opportunity to cast a vote. Therefore you must go for online application NOW! Online registration could be done through the CEO Websites or the Election Commission of India’s Website:- http://www.eci.nic.in Here is an article that would come in handy while you apply for your Voter ID Card Online:- https://voteridcard.org.in/18/register-voter-id-card-online […]

  3. […] If anyone were to ask today ‘can you get your voter ID card in Bangalore in a month?’ the answer is YES. But you need to apply for it online. According to the electoral office, anyone who is eligible can get their Electoral Photo Identity Card (EPIC)  in a month’s time, as against the 9 months it used to take otherwise. Back in 2011, Karnataka was the first state to embrace the online procedure for application and correction of name and age, and for addition and deletion of names from voter list. Bangalore being the capital and the largest city of Karnataka has been one of the primary beneficiaries of the online procedure. Around 12 lakh plus voters in the city have benefited from this move at the time of writing this article. The process of getting your Voter ID card in Bangalore is very simple and you need to log on to http://ceokarnataka.kar.nic.in and follow the steps as available over here: How to Get Voter ID Card Online […]

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