How to apply for new Voter ID card: NVSP (online) and Enrollment office (offline)

By : |October 15, 2019 15

Have you not applied for your Voter ID card? Then you cant cast your vote in the coming elections. Election Commission of India introduced online services, NVSP (National Voter’ Service Portal), where you can register for a new Voter ID card for Indian citizens above 18 years of age.

NVSP (National Voter’ Service Portal), the official website, to apply for a new Voter ID card or request to correct any information. Let’s see how to apply or request for corrections –

Pre-requisites to enroll as a Voter in India

• Must be an Indian citizen.

• Must have attained the age of 18 years (qualifying date 1st of January of the year of revision of electoral roll)

• Should be ordinarily resident of the part/polling area of the constituency

• Should not disqualify to be enrolled as an elector

If you meet the above criteria, then you can enroll for a new voter ID card.

How to register to

To register online enter your mobile no and captcha code, then click on “Send OTP”. Once you get OTP, enter that and choose either –

How to register to NVSP

                                0 I have EPIC number

                                0 I don’t have EPIC number.

Accordingly, the form will change and ask for your details such as EPIC no, mobile no, email ID, etc. Fill in the required details and click on “Register”.

Documents required for Voter ID online registration

Address Proof:

                                0 Passport copy
                                0 Driving License
                                0 Government-issued service card
                                0 Pension Document
                                0 Document for Physical Handicap
                                0 Freedom fighter identity card
                                0 Utility Bills
                                0 Latest bank statement
                                0 Public sector bank passbook
                                0 Railway Identity card
                                0 Rental/ Lease Agreement or Property Document with deed and photograph
                                0 Arm’s License
                                0 SC/ ST/ OBC official document
                                0 Student Identity Card, etc.

Proof of Age:

                                0 Birth Certificate
                                0 Driving License
                                0 SSLC Certificate
                                0 any other suitable document that specifies your age.
                                0 Two recent passport-sized photographs: This photo would appear on the Elector’s Photo Identity Card. The photo should be taken in less than six months before submission.

How to apply for a Voter ID card?

Login to NVSP by entering EPIC no or email ID or mobile no to login and then proceed further

NVSP (National Voter’ Service Portal) - Voter ID card 1

Step 1: Once you are logged-in to, click on the dashboard on the top right side.

Step 2: The dashboard will appear with various options, on the left you can see “Fresh inclusion/Enrollment” button, click on that.

How to apply for a voter ID card

Step 3: You will get an option to choose for Citizenship –

                                0 I reside in India
                                0 I reside outside India

How to apply for a voter ID card

Then select state form which you wish to apply for Voter ID

Step 4: A form will appear where you need to fill all the required details as well as attach required document “Address proof” and then click on ‘Next’.

How to apply for a voter ID card

Step 5: Another form will appear asking for your dat of birth and required documents. Fill in the details and attach the document, then click on ‘Next’

Step 6: There are 5 more forms need to be filled with required details and supporting documents to proceed further including –

Your assembly constituency, Personal details, Additional Information, Declaration and at the last you can “Preview” all the details. Now its time to submit the form.

NVSP will evaluate your details and then confirm your enrollment.

How to register for a Voter ID card offline?

Enrolling for a new ID card is quite easier both online and offline. In the case of online, you can do that any time any day, but for offline you need to visit the nearest enrollment center on a working day as well as between the office hours.

Step 1: Get the form 6 from the office available for free from Electoral Registration Officers / Assistant Electoral Registration Officers and Booth Level Officers, and fill in all the details.

Step 2: Attach relevant documents to support your given information.

Step 3: Hand over the form and documents to the Electoral Registration Officer / Assistant Electoral Registration Officer or send by post or hand over to the Booth Level Officer of your polling area.

Note: If you are NRI Voter then fill form 6A

Also, do link your Aadhaar card with voter ID, here’s How to link Aadhaar card with voter ID card.


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  1. Lalit
    #1 Lalit 16 October, 2019, 17:22

    I didn’t get my EPIC far my code OVO885663567 & verified on 2nd of this month?

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  2. Mayur
    #2 Mayur 17 October, 2019, 01:16

    NVSP. In. Here you can see the preview, but can’t submit. I have wasted many days, but it shows page is not available. If you want to contact toll free number of NVSP, its busy. Either Election commission of India correct the website, or Pl close it. JUST waste of time.

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    #3 DHIRAJ KUKREJA 17 October, 2019, 03:56

    Thanks for all the information….but what do when the application has been submitted on-line….and an acknowledgement received….but status even after one week remains the same. There is no link on any site where one can inquire/complain

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    • Ashok Pandey
      Ashok Pandey 17 October, 2019, 05:02

      Hi Dhiraj,
      You can check your status online by login NVSP website, or you can call ECI(Election Commission of India) Helpline Number to get the status update.

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  4. Ghanshyam P Bhagat
    #4 Ghanshyam P Bhagat 17 October, 2019, 06:27

    Your Application has been received for transposition of entry in electoral roll. Use ORQ265427611 for future reference.
    Dated 18.3.19, 3.18 PM.
    Your Application has been received for transposition of entry in electoral roll. Use OMX336598105 for future reference.
    Dated 7.9.19, 9.46 AM.
    Your Application has been received for transposition of entry in electoral roll. Use OSP051142336 for future reference.
    Dated 7.9.19, 10.11 AM.
    I submitted two time first one submitted in March and second time in September my self and my wife but till today nothing progress simply west of time and public money,
    Who is the responsible for this

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  5. Dr. P. K. D. PHUKAN
    #5 Dr. P. K. D. PHUKAN 17 October, 2019, 08:03

    Even after submission of the form online when I tracked my reference number sent with the acknowledgement…it always says.. . Record not found….pls suggest.. .?

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  6. Wilson
    #6 Wilson 17 October, 2019, 09:06

    I had submitted in Feb 2019 and the same was accepted in Mar 2019,irrespective of how many times I call the ECI to find what next nobody knows anything. So my question is what next

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  7. Karthik
    #7 Karthik 17 October, 2019, 09:38

    Can we get the list of offline enrolment centres in Hyderabad.

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  8. NipoDestro
    #8 NipoDestro 19 October, 2019, 13:04

    My voter card is lost how “ll get new card

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  9. Sumit
    #9 Sumit 21 October, 2019, 11:00

    Migration as well correction in Voter card can be done same time?

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    #10 SIVANANDA DASH 8 November, 2019, 11:42


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