Voter ID

Voter Id Correction

Voter Id Correction

It’s quite simple to get a voter ID card in India although the method takes a bit of your time you’ll even apply for one online. Before you are doing that, you’ll want a few documents.

How to make Voter Id corrections?

ECI’s online portal, National Voters’ Service Portal, offers each service associated with voters ID card. Go on the link to fill the Form 8.

Form 8 is needed to be submitted for making corrections to an electors information in the electoral roll. Form 8A is submitted to update details when shifting address within the same constituency.

Also Read: How to Apply For Voter ID

Steps make in Voter Id corrections: 

Step 1:  Log in to the

Step 2: On the homepage, click on ‘Form 8’ wizard.

Step 3: A new window will open where on the right side of the top you will have the option to choose the language. Currently, you can use NVSP in Hindi, English, and Malayalam.

Step 4: Choose the state, Parliamentary/assembly constituency, and district. Fill your name. Enter the part number of the electoral roll and the serial number of electoral roll. Tick on the options (Like Name, My Photograph, Address, etc) in which you want to make corrections.

Step 5: Fill the proper details that you would like to own in your voter card

Step 6: Upload documents: For example, forgetting age-corrected, you may upload proof of age such as your School Board Examination Result Certificate. For proving correct residence, give proof of residence like electricity bill, etc. Aadhaar card can also be submitted.

Step 7: Finally, enter the Captcha code and click on on the ‘Submit Button’

Done! You will get a reference number here and it can be used to check the progress of your request.

You can seek details on your registration status by logging into the Election Commission’s website

It will need to provide your reference ID for the same or you can call the 1950 helpline for any confusion related to your enrollment.


In how many days Voter Id card get corrected through Form 8?

You can expect it to require around thirty days to receive a replacement voter ID card with updated data. Form 8 is that the application for corrections of explicit details on the electoral roll.
After you download the applying form, make changes and submit it, you can ready to see the changes within the next voter’s list.

Which documents do you require for submitting the voter ID correction?

The documents for voter ID correction depend upon the data to be corrected. For instance, if your photograph is inaccurate, you would like to submit the proper photograph.
If your name is spelled wrong, then you’ll be able to submit a birth certificate, PAN card, passport, or different valid documents.
You can realize the complete list of valid documents for voter IDs here.
Also Read: How to Apply For Voter ID