How to Apply for Voter ID card in Karnataka

How to Apply for Voter ID card in Karnataka

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

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

Required Documents

  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

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 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

How to Correct Voter ID card Information Offline in Karnataka

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