How to Apply for Voter ID Card Online in India?

Voter ID card is one of the important card for Indian citizens. This card is used on many of yours financial transactions like bank account opening, property registration, getting ration card etc. Most importantly, it allows you to caste you precious vote at the time of elections.

While many people have already their election id / voter id card in India, many don’t have; especially those attaining 18+ age now.

In this article, we’ll show how you can apply for voter id online (with screen shots).

Step 1

Collect the documents required:

  • Address Proof (Ration card, Passport, Aadhaar card, Driving license  etc.
  • Date of Birth Proof (Passport, 10th class marksheet
  • Passport size photograph

Scan all these documents and store them in your computer.

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

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.


Step 2

Visit the official website of Election Commission of India at

The screen will be something like this.

Click on “Enroll Now Become a Voter” image link as shown in above image.

Step 3

The next screen is something like this:

Select your state, enter your mobile no. and email id and click on “Proceed” button.

In just few seconds, you’ll receive a verification code on your mobile phone.

Enter that code on the screen and click on Proceed button.

Once code is confirmed by the system, you’ll be redirected to next screen.

Step 4:

Choose “Application for Inclusion of Name in Electoral Roll (Form 6)”.

The form is easy to fill-up and self-explanatory. Fill up all your details and click on Save.

Now, you’ll be redirected to Form 6 – which is the main form.

Step 5

Fill-up this form carefully, upload your photo and finally click on Submit button.

You may view/download the guidelines to fill-up Form 6 from here.

That’s it.

Just keep all your document ready. The concerned person (BLO of your area) will collect all the required documents from your home.

In case of any problem, you may get the contact details of BLO of your area from


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  1. Votar card main name galat hua hai
    Kaise dik hoga form 8 chahiye tha
    Kon si site par milega.
    Pl conform me
    Thank u

  2. mera voter I’d card kho gaya hai pahchan part sankha RFL 0211177

    name varun Kumar
    father ramsarohan
    gram porai
    post malic mau chaobara
    dist raibareliy

  3. Sir,Mera naam Avoy Parit hai mera votar id kho gaya hai mera id no GGC4425005
    please help me out
    mujhey duplicate id kaha sey mileyga?

  4. Sir,
    Mera naam Prashant kishor hai mera votar id kho gaya hai mera id no UZQ1319946 HAI
    Address sihi pashchim tol
    Vill sohi,
    Anchal hasanpur
    Distt samastipur, 848205 hai

  5. dear sir
    mera name vijay kumar maurya
    s/o ram shabd maurya .up
    hai mera voter id ghar pe aaya nahi hai
    dear sir please send me voter id my address.thanks

  6. Nilesh Kumar jayshval S%o sumir prasad jayshval langdi bastha Post bastha ps Mainatand west champran Bihar 845306

  7. मेरा वोटर id खो गया हे
    पहचान पत्र सख्या =NVL7355605
    नाम =श्रवण कुमार
    पिता का नाम =गोपाराम सीखी
    67 शिव विलास पैलेस राजवाड़ा इंदौर

  8. mera voter id kho gaya hai
    VOTER SLIP / मतदाता पर्ची
    विधान सभा क्षेत्र(नाम एवम संख्या) : 317 Siswa
    317 सिसवा
    नाम : Vyas
    लिंग : M
    पहचान पत्र संख्या : GDT1864990
    पिता/पति का नाम : Om Prakash
    ओम प्रकाश
    मतदाता क्रमांक : 685
    मतदान स्थल एवम संख्या: 268 प्रा0 पा0 रूद्रापुर
    मतदान दिवस : 12/05/2014

  9. Dear sir mujhe new voter id bnana h
    meri age 18 ho gyi h plz sir mera solution btao mujhe ap meri email pe sms kr dena ji
    mujhe jaldi mera voter id bnvana h ji

    • Sir
      Meri age 19 year ho gayi h mujhe voter id card banvana h oror mere pas age ka proof sirf rasan card h or Add.proof mool nivas h

  10. mera votar id galat tha maine usko sahi karane ke liye diya paisa bhi diya aur sahi nahi huaa aur net par galat bata raha hai v n. xej 5636006

  11. voter id card change name date of birth contact 97171xxx my full name Vishal rajoliya my father name vipti rajoliya voter id no zxv1311430 address House no 95 village koh thana Farah dist mathura pin code 281122

  12. i need voter i card in dhar m.p. india ! add. c/o vijay agrawal pandhrinath mandir ke samne ladh gali dhar m.p. india

  13. No voter id some times added the resume not respanceple in village panchayath..
    Ballur (v) attibele (p) anekal (t) banglore (d)