How to Vote - Procedure

Toll free Number(s): 
  • 1800 11 1950
  • 1950

Who can Vote ?

Any Indian citizen residing within the country, who has attained the age of 18,
can enroll himself/herself as General Voter

How To Register to Vote ?

Online Process-

  1. Go to the official website of Nvsp
  2. Click on Registeration for new elector, click on Login/Register

    click on login

  3. Enter your user name and password, fill the captcha and login

    Registeration for new elector

  4. With Form 6 a new window will open - Form 6
  5. Upload the copies of your necessary documents
    • ID proof- Like Passport, Driving License, Pan Card, Student Identification Card
    • Address proof - A proof of residenceis also necessary to submit.
    • For Age Proof
      • Birth certificate issued by the Municipal Authority or District Office of the Registrar
      • If he/she is 10 class pass student then mark sheet of 10th class
  6. Submit your form , after submitting your form you will receive a receipt of submission

Offline Process-

  1. You can also enroll offline. Fill Form 6 (given above) in two copies . Form 6 is also available free of cost in offices
    of Electoral Registration Officers / Assistant Electoral Registration Officers and Booth Level Officers
  2. Copies of the relevant documents can be filed in person before the concerned Electoral Registration Officer /
    Assistant Electoral Registration Officer
  3. Sent the document by post addressed to him or can be handed over to the Booth Level Officer of your polling area
  4. You can Call 1950 / 1800111950 for any help regarding any queries/issues
  5. SMS to 1950

    SMS <ECI> space <EPIC No> to 1950 (EPIC stands for Electors Photo Identity Card also commonly known as Voter ID card).
    Example - If your EPIC is 12345678 then sms ECI 12345678 to 1950

    Documents Requirements

    1. Driving license,
    2. Passport,
    3. Service Identity Card with photograph issued by the Central State Government Passbook with photograph issued by bank / post office Pan Card, Smart cards issued by RGI under NPR,
    4. MNREGA job card,
    5. Health insurance smart card issued under the scheme of Ministry of Labor Pension documents with photographs,
    6. official identity cards issued to MPs / MLAs / MLCs,
    7. Aadhar Card

    Documents required for Form 6

    1. One recent passport size coloured photograph, duly affixed in the box given for the purpose in Form 6
    2. Photo-copies of documentary proof of age and residence are required

    How to check if you are registered to vote ?

    1. Open National Voters Service Portal Visit
    2. Search by details or EPIC No.
    3. You can search and verify your own details after login
    4. If your Name appears in the list, you are eligible to vote
    5. If not, you need to register again at nvsp

    There is no registeration fee, its free of cost process


    It will take 30-40 days for new voter id ,it will be sent to your home address

    If EPIC No. has some errors?

    You can make an application in Form 8 for correction of the errors in your EPIC. The Electoral Registration Officer
    will issue a new EPIC, with the same number, after making the necessary corrections.

    For correction of the voter card, it wil take 10-15 days


    Quick Links

    Register Now to vote

    Search Name in voter list

    Enroll as a NRI voter

    Online application status

    Service voters portal

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