Voting is a fundamental right of every citizen of India. In order to exercise this right, you need to have a voter ID card. The voter ID card is a government-issued document that proves your identity and eligibility to vote.
You can apply for a voter ID card by filling out Form 6. You can download the form from the ECI website or get it from your local electoral office.
If there is any mistake in your voter ID card, you can apply for a correction by filling out Form 8.
If you have moved to a new place and no longer live in the constituency where you are registered, you can apply for deletion of your name from the electoral roll by filling out Form 7.
Change of address
If you have changed your address, you can apply for a change of address on your voter ID card by filling out Form 8.
You can download a digital version of your voter ID card (e-EPIC) from the ECI website.
Track application status
You can track the status of your application for a voter ID card or any other voter-related service by entering your application number on the ECI website.
- National Voters’ Services Portal: https://voters.eci.gov.in/
- ECI website: https://eci.gov.in/
- ECI toll-free number: 1800111950
Some unknown facts about voter ID card
- The first voter ID card was issued in 1950. The Election Commission of India (ECI) started issuing voter ID cards in 1950, and the first card was issued to a person named Shri Krishna Chandra Pal.
- The voter ID card is not mandatory to vote. While a voter ID card is a convenient way to prove your identity and eligibility to vote, it is not mandatory to have one in order to cast your vote. You can still vote if you have other valid identification documents, such as a passport or driving license.
- The voter ID card can be used as a proof of identity for other purposes. In addition to being used to vote, the voter ID card can also be used as a proof of identity for other purposes, such as opening a bank account, applying for a passport, or getting a government job.
- The voter ID card is a secure document. The voter ID card is a secure document that is difficult to forge. It has a number of security features, such as a hologram and a unique identification number, that make it difficult to counterfeit.