Check Voter ID Card Status from Official Website
Voter ID card is the most important for all the India Citizen and it is provided for important purposes by the state government. Applicants must be authentic resident of state of India. Applying for the voter card is easier so that you’ve applied can easily know for the voter card status through Online, SMS and Call.
India is the world’s largest democracy. Since it’s Independence on 15th August 1947, free and fair elections have been held at regular intervals by the Election Commission of India (ECI). The ECI is a permanent Constitutional Body and has been vested power to superintend, direct and control the entire election process. It is estimated that the total cost for the 2014 general elections was $5 Billion and a total of 814 million people were eligible for voting. As a responsible citizen, it is the duty of eligible citizen to cast his/her vote and elect the best candidate. The Voter ID is compulsory to vote in elections.
Few years back the Voter ID registration process was very tedious. People had to form long queues outside election offices and the registration process would sometimes take several months to complete. Also there was a lack of clarity for the registration process among many people. Now a days the process is streamlined and there is option for online registration provided by ECI.
Apply Voter ID(Election Card) Online
The official website of the Election Commission provides useful information and updates regarding elections in India. The ECI has appointed Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) for every state and Union Territory (UT) in India and each have their individual website. You can visit these websites from this webpage on ECI website. It is recommended that you apply for Voter ID registration from your respective State/UT CEO website because there are many spurious and unofficial websites which are unreliable. When you visit individual state CEO website you can see links for New Registration, Correction of entries in electoral roll, Shifting from One Constituency to Another Constituency etc. This registration process is completely online and you can fill forms and submit your documents as well.
Checking Voter ID Card Application Status Online
After completion of online registration the Voter ID status can be checked with National Voter Services Portal website(http://www.nvsp.in),
- Visit the official website or click on the link
- ‘Search Your Name in Electoral Roll’.
- It will take you to a new webpage which has two options: ’Search by Details’ or ‘Search by Election Photo Identity Card (EPIC) number’.
- EPIC number is usually a 10 digit alphanumeric number. When you choose ‘Search by Details’ option you need to fill details like Full name, Date of birth/Age, Gender etc and also Captcha.
If voter registration is complete, your record will be fetched and constituency and polling booth details will be displayed. If ‘Search by Election Photo Identity Card (EPIC) number’ is chosen then EPIC number, State and Captcha are to be entered. Details are checked in records and If voter registration is complete the record will be fetched and constituency and polling booth details will be displayed.
If the applicant wants to get the physical Election Card or Voter ID card, the procedure is different and it is not available online. Election Card or Voter ID card is an important document and can be used for Proof of Identity and Proof of Address. The applicant will have to visit local election office and submit the required form and documents. After successful completion of registration you can collect it from the office when it is available. You can refer the respective State/UT CEO website to check the address of nearest local Election office or e-seva center. You can also call 1950 from MTNL/BSNL to check Voter ID registration status.
Election Commission of India
Each state has its own method to check the voter ID status and hence you need to be aware of the information related to checking the voter ID status for the concerned state that you belong to. Make sure that you go by the process as mention in official website of the election commission of your state and complete the process successfully.
Tracking Election ID Card Status through Mobile or SMS
This is another method of checking your Voter ID Status through SMS, Follow the the simple steps mentioned below:
- First of all, you should have Voter’s ID Application Number
- Then you need to enter the EPIC with Application Number
- Finally, Send SMS to the electoral officer
|State||SMS Number||SMS format|
|Andhra Pradesh||9246280027||VOTE( space )voter ID number|
|Bihar||56677||ELE( space )voter ID number|
|Karnataka||9243355223||KAEPIC( space )voter ID number|
|Kerala||54242/537252||ELE( space )voter ID number|
|Odisha||9238300131||CEOODI( space )voter ID number|
|Tamil Nadu||9211728082||EPIC( space )Voter ID number|
|Uttar Pradesh||9212357123||UPEPIC( space )voter ID number|
|West Bengal||51969||WBEC( space )voter ID number|
|Chandigarh||9216164606||BTH( space )voter ID number|
|NCT of Delhi||7738299899||EPIC( space )Voter ID number|