Didn't find your name of the voter's list? Here's what to do

Didn
Highlights

The Election Commission has announced dates for the Lok Sabha elections which will be held in seven phases.Since voters lists keep changing, your name could go missing. Follow the steps given below to check if your name is on the electoral rolls.

BASICS: HOW DO I FIND MY NAME ON ELECTORAL ROLL?

The Election Commission has announced dates for the Lok Sabha elections which will be held in seven phases. By exercising your franchise, you participate in democracy's biggest festival - election. Just having a voter ID is not enough for you to cast your vote. To cast your vote, you need to check if your name or voter ID is part of the voter list. Since voters lists keep changing, your name could go missing. Follow the steps given below to check if your name is on the electoral rolls.

1.Visit National Voter Services Portal's (NVSP) Electoral Search page.

2.Here you can search for your name on the voter list by two methods

3.Enter your basic details or enter your Electoral Photo ID Card (EPIC) number.

4.The EPIC number is mentioned in bold letters on your voter identity card.

5.If you don't have a voter ID, go to the NVSP Electoral Search page.

6.Click or tap on Search by Details.

7.Fill details such as your name, gender, age, Assembly constituency, etc.

8.Enter the code you see on the captcha image, and finally, click or tap on Search.

WHAT TO DO IF MY NAME IS MISSING?

If your name is missing from the voters' list and you have a registered Voter ID card, follow these steps to enrol your name.

There are two procedures - online and offline.

Visit the Election Commission's official website - eci.nic.in

Click on online voter registration.

Create a username and password to Sign Up.

Upload your photograph and then the documents that can be accepted as address proof.

If you are facing trouble in uploading the documents, raise a request for a visit by the booth level officer to collect your documents.

Once the formalities are completed, you can send a text message EPIC (space) your voter ID application number to 9211728082 to track your application status.

You can also download the form from ECI's website or get it from the ERO office.

Fill the form and attach the required documents. Then send it to the voter's centre of your constituency.

WHAT TO DO IF MY NAME IS MISSING?

If your name is missing from the voters' list and you have a registered Voter ID card, follow these steps to enrol your name.

There are two procedures - online and offline.

Visit the Election Commission's official website - eci.nic.in

Click on online voter registration.

Create a username and password to Sign Up.

Upload your photograph and then the documents that can be accepted as address proof.

If you are facing trouble in uploading the documents, raise a request for a visit by the booth level officer to collect your documents.

Once the formalities are completed, you can send a text message EPIC (space) your voter ID application number to 9211728082 to track your application status.

You can also download the form from ECI's website or get it from the ERO office.

Fill the form and attach the required documents. Then send it to the voter's centre of your constituency.

Show Full Article
Download The Hans India Android App or iOS App for the Latest update on your phone.
More Stories


Top