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How to Apply for Voter ID card in Karnataka

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The Voter ID card is an essential document that can help to establish one’s nationality and citizenship. In India, the voter ID card is issued by the Election Commission of India. It serves primarily as an identity proof for citizens while casting their votes. Here is a few useful information which will help you understand how to apply for voter id card in Karnataka.

It can also be used as an identity proof, address proof, and age proof for all other purposes such as applying for a passport, SIM card, electricity connection, etc. The voter ID card is also known as Electoral Photo ID Card (EPIC). It contains the voter ID number that is unique to every cardholder.

In Karnataka, one can apply for voter ID card by two methods:

  • Online Method: Voter ID Card Online Registration
  • Offline Method: Submission of Form 6 directly at EPIC Office

Mentioned below are the details to obtain a new voter ID card in the state.

Eligibility to apply for voter ID card in Karnataka

  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age
  • Applicant must have a permanent address in Karnataka
  • Applicant must be enrolled in the voter list of Karnataka

Documents required to applying for voter ID card in Karnataka

  1. Latest Passport Sized Photograph
  2. Age proof (Any one of the following)
  • High School Certificate / SSLC Marks Sheet
  • Birth Certificate
  • Passport/PAN Card
  • Driving License
  1. Address proof (Any one of the following)
  • Ration card
  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • Telephone bill or Electricity bill

Step by step procedure to apply for voter ID card in Karnataka

Online method to apply for voter ID card in Karnataka

Step 1: Login to the CEO website of Karnataka
  • Visit the website http://www.nvsp.in
  • Select the option Apply online for registration of new voter/due to shifting from AC
  • Sign up by providing your name, mobile number, and current email id.
  • You will receive a temporary username and password to proceed further.
Step 2: Fill up the Form no. 6
  • Visit http://www.nvsp.in once again and log in using the temporary username and password
  • Select Form 6 to register for a new voter ID card. Download Form 6 from here
  • Duly fill up Form no. 6 by providing the required details such as your name, age, address, etc. Remember that the information you provide must be as per your documents.
  • Upload your image and all relevant documents as required in the form.
Step 3: Submit the Form no. 6
  • Submit the Form no. 6 by clicking on the ‘submit’ button.

Offline method to apply for voter ID card in Karnataka

Step 1: Get Form no. 6
  • Visit the Karnataka state election office in your area and get a printed copy of Form no. 6 from there
Step 2: Fill up the Form no. 6
  • Fill up Form no. 6 carefully by providing the relevant details such as your name, age, address, etc.
  • Paste your photo in the space provided for the same and sign the completed Form no. 6
  • Gather all the documents that are required for submission along with the Form no. 6
Step 3: Submit the Form no. 6
  • Visit the Karnataka state election office once again and personally submit the Form no. 6 along with the necessary documents.

How to get The ID card

After you submit the Form no. 6, the officials of the Election Commission will verify the information provided by you in the registration form. For verification of the details, an Electoral Registration officer will visit your place. Once he or she confirms all the details and all official formalities are finished, your voter ID card will be created. You will receive your new voter ID card by post within a few months.

Note:

  • One applicant can fill only one registration form for voter ID card
  • If there is any difficulty in submitting the Form no. 6 online, you can take a print out of the form and submit it to your nearest Electoral office

How to Change or Update Information on Your Voter ID Card

Changing or updating details on a voter id card can be done online or offline. This may need to be done if the wrong details are printed on your voter card if you’ve got married and changed your surname if you’ve changed your address etc. Before you get started with the process, you should have the supporting documents necessary to change your voter ID card details. This includes:

  • Change in the spelling of your name: Birth certificate/ Aadhar card/ driving license/ passport
  • Change of surname: Copy of marriage certificate
  • Change of address: utility bill/ driving license/ passport

How to Correct Voter ID card Information Online in Karnataka

  • Login to http://www.nvsp.in with your credentials.
  • Correction of entries in the electoral roll
  • Select district and assembly constituency. If you are not sure of your assembly constituency, you may select your ward to find out.
  • Reenter the particulars of Form 8. Also, mention your electoral photo identity card number.
  • Upload copy of the supporting documents.
  • Submit the form
  • To download From 8 click here

How to Correct Voter ID card Information Offline in Karnataka

  • Fill in Form 8 with correct details -(To download From 8 click here)
  • Attach supporting documents
  • Attach a copy of existing Voter ID card
  • Submit the form and supporting documents at Election Commission Office

How to Correct Address on Voter ID card Online in Karnataka

  • Login to http://www.nvsp.in with your credentials.
  • Select the ‘Apply online for registration of new voter/due to shifting from AC. You can also download From 8A here
  • Enter details about your district and assembly constituency
  • Fill up form 8A with correct information. You will need to enter the old address and the new address
  • Submit proof of new address
  • Submit the form

How to Correct Address on Voter ID card Offline in Karnataka

  • Procure and fill in form 8A
  • Submit the form and supporting documents at the closest Election Commission Office

Whether you choose to correct your details online or offline, once your application is submitted, it will be reviewed. On acceptance, a new Voter ID card will be mailed to your home address.

How to Delete a Name from the Electoral List in Karnataka

A name may have to be deleted from the electoral lists in the case of the death of the person or if the person’s name appears on more than one electoral list.

  • Login to http://www.nvsp.in with your credentials.
  • Fill in and submit Form 7
  • This form can also be downloaded and submitted to the nearest Election Commission Office

Note: You can download forms mentioned in the article from here

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