Voter ID status is checked to know the current update on the applicant’s Voter Card application/correction. You can check your Voter Card application status online on the CEO website, through an SMS, or call to the helpline number. A Voter ID card is a crucial legal document. It provides you the right to cast your vote during elections in India. Once you reach the age 18, you can apply for this document. This document also acts as your identity proof and address proof. You can apply for Voter ID online or visit the Electoral Office in your vicinity to complete the application procedure.
In the below-post, we will take you through steps to check your Voter ID status (online, SMS, helpline number), details about Election Card Application and EPIC number, CEO Websites as per state, check Voter ID correction status, and FAQs.
Elections in India are conducted every 5 years. As a responsible citizen, it is your duty to elect a suitable leader and show your support through exercising your power to vote. The voters’ list is checked and maintained by the Election Commission of India. Your Voter ID Card proves your eligibility as a voter. The Government of India authorizes this identity card as an identity proof. You need to produce this document at the time of casting the vote at the polling station.
After you successfully complete the Voter Card application procedure, you may encounter two situations. Firstly, you may receive the Voter ID Card in about a month or two. In this duration, the verification team may visit you at your mentioned residence. If both these things do not happen in 2 months time from the application process, then you must get in touch with the ERO, Zonal Officer, Local Tahsildar, or the polling station in your locality.
In case none of these respond to your concern, then visit the official CEO (Chief Electoral Officer) website to get details about your problem. You have to always keep your Voter ID application number with you for any queries related to your Voter ID.
If you want to track your Voter ID status, then you will need your Election Card application number. You may register for this document offline or online. At both instances, you will receive an application number from ECI (Election Commission of India). The application number is around 11 digits.
When you enrol for the Voter Card, you receive an EPIC number. This number is unique and every person who applies for this identity proof receives the EPIC number.
Each Indian state and Union Territory (UT) has an election commission or electoral office of its own. Thus, every state has its own CEO website. CEO or Chief Electoral Office is appointed by the ECI. The CEO supervises election activities of his/her designated State or Union Territory. He/she also manages matters related to assembly and parliamentary elections for that particular UT or State.
The CEOs across India work under the supervision of ECI. You need find the CEO website for your state/UT to fetch information on your Voter Card application. Here is a list of respective CEO Websites for online tracking of Voter ID Card status:
|State in India
|Dedicated CEO Website
|Andaman and Nicobar Island
|Jammu and Kashmir
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli
|Daman and Dui
Below-mentioned are steps to check your enrolment application status for Voter ID online:
Once upon a time, the only way to track Voter ID status was by physically visiting the election office. Upon submitting a few details, the official would have provided you the Voter ID registration status – application in transit, in process, or cancelled. But the GOI (Government of India) has eased this procedure by allowing online tracking of Election Card Status.
You can track Election Card status in following ways:
A website is dedicated for all the services related to Voter ID information. The online tracking of Voter ID can be done on the website of respective state’s Election Commission. Thus, you need to firstly find the electoral CEO official website for your residential state. On this website, you have to provide required details related to your Voter Card application to get relevant results. The details you enter on the website must match with the information during the application procedure. In case of an error or mismatch of details, you will not get to track the status of the document.
Here are the steps to check your Voter ID status online:
At times, the Voter portal website may encounter issues and crash or prompt an error message. In such a case, you can re-enter the details and then recheck the status.
After you submit the Form 8 either offline or online, you receive a reference number. You need to use the reference number to check the Voter ID correction status. Here are the steps to it:
Follow the above-given steps to check Voter Card correction status of your Form 8 application. It can take about 2 to 3 weeks for the correction to reflect on the document. You need to submit necessary documents in case of offline submission to process the request for Voter card correction. Carry the physical and scanned documents for the needful during offline submission.
After Voter Card application, you can check its status through sending an SMS or calling the official helpline number. Below-mentioned are the steps to check the Voter ID status through SMS:
Here is a list of mobile phone number for particular cities. You need to send the SMS in given format to the following numbers in order to check Election Card status.
NOTE: You can only track the Voter ID application status through the below-given number for only the correction/issue of your duplicate Election Card. The SMS facility for tracking the status is not available for new Voter ID applications.
|Mobile Number to Send the SMS
|KAEPIC< space >voter ID number
|VOTE< space >voter ID number
|ELE< space >voter ID number
|EPIC< space >Voter ID number
|BTH< space >voter ID number
|ELE< space >voter ID number
|WBEC< space >voter ID number
|CEOODI< space >voter ID number
You can check your Voter ID status by name. For this, login to the Election Commission website and provide the following information:
If you want to find that your name is included in the constituency’s electoral roll, then access the NVSP website for Election Card search. You have to follow the below-given steps:
With the help of entered details, you can also do the following:
You can send an SMS to NVSP provided number to perform a National Electoral search. You should refer to the NVSP website for the guidelines regarding your Election Card.
Here are the FAQs about Voter Card status:
You can find your Election Card status through:
ECI order for revision of names of the existing electorates happens in october or november every year. the updated voters’ list is published in january of the upcoming year. in this duration, you can thus, lodge a complaint and submit a new voter id application through form 6.
You will get a reference ID at the time of Election Card application. In case you want to check the status of your Voter Card, then you have to use the reference ID. For any issues with reference ID or Election Card, contact the concerned CEO or Booth Level Officer (BLO) of your state.
The Election Commission issues EPIC or Electors Photo Identity Card to Indian citizens (except minors). It serves as an identity card containing a unique number. This number is known as the EPIC number. If you have your EPIC number, then you are eligible to cast a vote, irrespective of carrying the original physical copy of the Voter Card or not.
There is a specific four-digit helpline number from your BSNL or MTNL phone number and enquire about the application status in Hindi or English. You can also contact a dedicated helpline number provided specifically for every state.
To check name in electoral roll online, visit the CEO website of your state. Now, click the link ‘Check Your Name in the List of Voters/Voter List’. Enter the prompted details, and then you will know if your name is there or not in the electoral roll.
The main uses of the voter ID card are listed below:
To know your Election Card enrolment status online, visit the respective CEO website of your state. Click ‘Know Application Status for enrolment’ link on the homepage. Now, enter the required details to know the enrolment status.
To find the latest status of your Voter Card ID online, enter details such as your name, date of birth, name of your husband or father, district constituency, your gender, state where you reside, and other information as asked.
The different Forms for Voter Card issues are as follows:
To replace your Election Card, fill up Form 001. This form is available both offline and online from the portal of Election Commission.
It is the ERO (Electoral Registration Office) or the Assistant Electoral Registration Officer of the concerned constituency who has the authority to verify claim applications and objections regarding Voter Cards.
If there is an error in Voter Card particulars mentioned in the electoral roll, then you can get it updated by submitting the Form 8. Fill this form and make corrections of the wrong particular by visiting the NVSP portal.
You need to use Form 7 to remove or add names to any other particular in EPIC. To submit this form online, visit the NVSP portal.