The Election Commission allows voters to change their address on the voter's card online and offline as well. Those who have shifted from one constituency to another, can also do it online.
Stage is set for the Lok Sabha elections. The Election Commission of India on Sunday announced schedule for elections. The polling process will be held in seven phases across the country between April 11 and May 19. The results will declared on May 23.
So, this is time to prepare yourself to avoid crisis at the time before exercising your franchise. The Election Commission has introduced a lot many measures to allow voters to register themselves with the poll body. Those who might have shifted from one constituency to another and would like to enroll as a voter in the new constituency, can change his/her address online as well as offline in the voter’s ID card.
Here are the online steps involved to enroll in a new constituency and delete your name from the other:
First of all, be ready with the following documents that you would need to upload along with the online application. In addition to that, you will require a coloured passport size photo to be uploaded.
For Age proof (Any ONE of the following)
Marksheet of class 10 or 8 or 5
For Address proof (Any ONE of the following)
Bank/Kisan/Post office current passbook
Income Tax Assessment Tax
Gas connection bill
Post letter mail delivered by Indian postal department
Steps to fill online request:
1) Log in to the National Voter’s Service Portal at https://www.nvsp.in/
2) Click on ‘Form 6’- (Apply online for registration of new voter/due to shifting from AC)
3) Form 6 will open
4) Fill your name and Parliamentary/Assembly constituency
5) Click on the second option: ‘due to shifting from another constituency’
6) In the ‘Mandatory Details’ column, fill Name, Name of Relative of Applicant, Age as on January 01, of the current year and your gender.
7) In the ‘Current Address’ fill your present place of residence’s address
8) In the next column fill your ‘Permanent Address’
9) In ‘Optional Particulars’ fill your Email ID and Mobile number
10) Upload photograph, Age and address proof
11) In the ‘Declaration’ column, fill State, District and Date and than click on ‘My name may have been included in the electoral roll for Constituency in State in which I was ordinarily resident earlier at the address mentioned below and if so, I request that the same may be deleted from that electoral roll.’ Under this fill your complete new address.
12) Enter the captcha code and click on ‘Submit’. You will get a reference number for future correspondence.
Done! Now you can seek details on your status of the progress by logging on to the Election Commission’s website (https://www.nvsp.in/Forms/Forms/trackstatus). You will need to provide your reference ID for the same or you can call 1950 helpline for any confusion related to your enrollment.