How to Apply for Voter ID Card Online in Chhattisgarh

To apply for a voter ID card online in Chhattisgarh, applicants can follows the steps mentioned below:

  • Visit the website of the Chief Electoral Officer, Chhattisgarh and click on the ‘For Voters’ link and the ‘Apply Online in CGWS to Add Your Name in Electoral Roll/Constituency’.
  • Register on the site and log in with the credentials sent.
  • Select the option for Form 6 and fill in the form, mentioning details such as name, address, date and place of birth, gender, parents’ details etc.
  • Upload the supporting documents required and submit the form.
  • An application number will be generated, which can be used to track the application.
  • Once the application is processed, a Booth Level Officer (BLO) will make a visit to confirm the details mentioned in the application.
  • On successful confirmation of the details, the voter ID card will be sent to the address mentioned in the application form.

How to Apply for Voter ID Card Offline in Chhattisgarh

Applicants from Chhattisgarh can also choose to apply for a voter ID card offline, by following the steps mentioned below:

  • Visit an electoral office in the neighbourhood and collect a copy of Form 6, which is the form for inclusion of name in the electoral roll.
  • Submit the filled in form along with the supporting documents to the electoral office.
  • An application number will be generated on receipt of the form, which can be used to track the application.
  • Once the application has been processed, a Booth Level Officer (BLO) will visit to verify the details mentioned in the application.
  • On successful verification, the voter ID card will be sent to the applicant’s address by post.

Track Voter ID Card Status Online in Chhattisgarh

Applicants can track the status of their voter ID card online in the following way:

  • Visit the website of the Chief Electoral Officer, Chhattisgarh and click on the ‘For Voters’ tab on the homepage.
  • Click on the ‘Status of Online Application Form’ from the drop down menu options on screen.
  • Enter the application reference number allotted at the time of form submission and the captcha characters.
  • The current status of the application will be displayed on screen.

How to Apply for a Duplicate Voter ID Card in Chhattisgarh

Voters who have misplaced or lost their voter ID cards can apply for a duplicate voter ID card. This can also be done in case the voter ID card was stolen. The procedure for the same is mentioned below:

  • In the case of theft or loss of the voter ID card, an FIR (First Information Report) is to be filed at the local police station.
  • Once the FIR has been filed, submit the same along with the supporting documents and a copy of the form EPIC 002 (available at a local electoral office or downloadable from the website of the Chief Electoral Officer, Chhattisgarh).
  • Submit the documents and form to the electoral office.
  • Once the application has been processed, the duplicate voter ID card will be sent to the address mentioned in the application form by post.

Process of Voter ID Card Correction Online in Chhattisgarh

Voters who have noticed errors in their voter ID cards such as names misspelled or errors in details in the address etc. can get these corrected by submitting an application online.

The procedure to make corrections in the voter ID card is given below:

  • Visit the website of the Chief Electoral Officer, Chhattisgarh and log in to the portal.
  • On the webpage, select Form 8 and fill in the details requested.
  • Submit the form and upload the supporting documents. For name/address changes, upload documents mentioning the correct information like a passport/PAN card/other official document.
  • Once the application has been processed, the information will be corrected in the records.

Process of Voter ID Correction Offline in Chhattisgarh

Voters can apply to get erroneous details in their voter ID cards corrected offline as well, by following the process mentioned below:

  • Visit the nearest electoral office and collect a copy of Form 8, which is the form to correct details in the electoral roll.
  • Fill in the form and submit it along with supporting documents that mention the correct information (such as passport/PAN card/Aadhaar card/other official document).
  • Once the documents have been submitted to the electoral office, they will be processed and verified.
  • On successful verification, the information will be changed and the changes reflected.

Process of Change of Address in Voter ID Card Online in Chhattisgarh

Voters who have changed their address and wish to make the change in the electoral roll can do so online by following the below process:

  • Visit the website of the Chief Electoral Officer, Chhattisgarh and log in to the site using the credentials assigned.
  • Select Form 8A, the form for transposition of entry from electoral roll.
  • Fill in the form and upload the necessary documentation (proof of current residence such as rent agreement, utility bills, ownership deed etc.).
  • Once the application has been processed, the changes will be reflected in the electoral rolls and the applicant will be notified of the same.

Process of Change of Address in Voter ID Card Offline in Chhattisgarh

Voters who have changed their address and wish to make the change in the electoral roll, enabling them to vote in their new constituency, can follow the step mentioned below:

  • Visit an electoral office and collect a copy of Form 8A, the form for transposition of entry in the electoral roll.
  • Fill in the information required and submit the form along with the supporting documentation (a copy of current address proof such as ownership deed, utility bills, rent agreement etc.).
  • Once the applications has been processed, the changes would be reflected in the electoral roll and the applicant would be notified.

Documents to Be Submitted for Voter’s ID

The following documents have to be submitted when applying for a voter ID card:

  • Recent passport sized photographs.
  • Proof of age (for applicants between the ages of 18 and 21 years)- birth certificate/PAN card/Aadhaar card/driving licence/bank passbook etc.
  • Proof of address- passport/Aadhaar card/ration card/post office or bank passbook/driving licence etc.

Applicants from Chhattisgarh can use the above methods to register for a voter’s ID card and participate in the electoral process during national, state as well as regional assembly elections.