The date of the 2022 assembly elections has been announced in five states of the country. Now you need to have a Voter ID card to exercise your franchise. With the help of Voter ID card, every voter can vote in the municipal, state and national elections of the country. If you live in India, and you are 18 years of age or above, you can easily apply to generate your Voter ID card by visiting the Election Commission.
If you feel that for some reason your photo, name, address etc. on this card is wrong, you can change it. You can make any correction in your Voter ID card online.
Before making Voter ID card, know which form is for what purpose:
Form-6: For enrolling name in voter list and making voter ID card.
Form-6A: For NRIs.
Form-7: For deletion of name from voter list or any complaint.
Form-8: For amendment in the made voter card.
Form-8A: Voter card to be made at the new address on change of house within the assembly constituency.
Here are some steps to correct voter ID card details online:
STEP1: To make changes in Voter ID, first you have to click on National Voters Service Portal www.nvsp.in.
STEP2: Fill nvsp form 8. This form is for application for change of name in voter list.
STEP3: Upload the documents required to change the name
STEP4: You have to provide official proof, like any government ID proof.
STEP5: You can upload documents like passport, PAN card or any other official document to get your name corrected.
Step 6: Submit NVSP Form 8 and documents online.
Step 7: A reference number will be generated, which will help you to check the status of your online application.
STEP8: After you apply, your application will be processed, and the electoral college will verify your application.
STEP9: You will get a notification once the verification is complete.
STEP10: Now, you will be able to get your new voter ID card from your nearest electoral office.
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