Voter Id Status

Online tracking of the voter ID status is possible through State Election Commission website. Every Indian state has a State Election commission and hence a separate official website, which can be used to track the status of the voter ID online.

To track the status, one needs to visit the electoral CEO official website and click on 'know the status of your application for enrolment, which will result in opening up of a new window which asks some basic details of the form, like, form number.

This can also be done through National Voters' Services Portal by clicking on link 'search your name in electoral roll'. After opening up of the link, users have two options:

1. Enter your application number and state number, and click submit. This will result into opening up of a window including the EPIC card number.

2. Enter name of applicant, date of birth, gender, state, father's name and district constituency, and submit the details. This will result in knowing the EPIC number.

Reference ID can also be used to track the application status.

Uses of election card

The main uses of the voter ID card are listed below:

  • It serves as a nationally accepted identity proof
  • It acts as an acknowledgment of one's registration as voter.
  • With certain provisions like (by the way of marking), multiple voting can be prevented in the event of elections.
  • It serves to suit electoral requirements of a population with low literacy rate.
  • It has a huge importance as an identification document for voters with no fixed address. It suits for people who change their address frequently, maybe because of the job.