The Election Commission of India is the supreme authority of India that conducts and controls the elections in India. This is the same body that issues the voters’ ID card to the citizens of India.
According to the Indian constitution, an Indian citizen has the right to vote to elect the representatives. To cast the vote he/she has to possess a voters’ card and to acquire a voters’ ID card the citizen should apply for the voters’ ID card.
Currently, there are only two methods to apply for a voters’ card in Uttarakhand, the offline method, and the online method. The majority of the people are familiar with the offline method and the processes involved in applying for a voters’ ID card. However, today, most of the people prefer using the online method as it is less time-consuming and comparatively easier than the offline method.
With all these being told, the voters’ ID card not only grants a cardholder the right to vote, it also is an important proof document. A voters’ ID card in India can prove the cardholders address, age, identity, and the nationality. Most of the Indian institutions both public and private accept the voters’ ID card as a proof of all the details mentioned above.
Here is everything you need to know about voters’ ID card online method.
- Scanned copy of the applicant’s Passport size photo
- Scanned copy of Age proof
- Scanned copy of Address proof
Documents eligible for submission as proof
- Age Proof – Birth Certificate, Driving license, High school mark sheet, PAN card, Aadhaar letter issued by the UIDAI, and Passport.
- Address proof – Passport, Ration card, Driving license, Land phone bill, Electricity bill, Gas bill, Rent Agreement, Income tax assessment bill, letter or post delivered by the Indian postal department and Water Authority bills
Apply Voters’ ID online Uttarakhand
To apply for a fresh voters’ ID Uttarakhand, the applicant has to visit the Chief Electoral Officer Uttarakhand official website and fill in the Form-6, every step to be followed is mentioned below.
Step 1: Visit the official Chief Electoral officer Uttarakhand website or click herehttp://ceo.uk.gov.in/#
Step 2: On the CEO Uttarakhand website home screen, you will find several options, select the option that says “Online Services for voters” or click here instead http://www.nvsp.in/Forms/Forms/form6 PS: This option will be placed on the left-hand side in a small box.
Step 3: Now, a new page with heading“National Voters’ Services Portal appears on the screen with a subheading “Form 6” and a fill-up form below it. PS: the entire form medium will be set to Hindi by default. But, the page offers an option to change the language, all you have to do is, click the drop-down menu above the heading “Form 6” and select medium suitable for you or click here for English http://www.nvsp.in/Forms/Forms/form6?lang=en-GB
Step 4: Now, you can start filling in the form carefully. In the beginning you can see a few options to select from. Now, select the state as requested on the form, click the drop-down button and select “Uttarakhand”, next select the “District” from the drop-down menu and then the “assembly/Parliamentary Constituency” accordingly from the drop-down menu. PS: remember every field with an asterisk (*) should be filled in mandatory. If the mandatory fields are skipped without filling in the form will be rejected.
Step 5: Once you have started filling in the form, be careful enough to enter all the details carefully. The form, at the “Optional Particulars” section, has the field to enter the mobile number and email ID, enter both pieces of information’s without skipping it. PS: The server will send a link to entered email id after the completion of application process.
Step 6: Now, after the “Optional Particulars” section fill-up form, you will find the next section as “Upload Supporting Documents” and the supported formats of the file that can be uploaded is provided near. The first field under this is “Your Photograph”, click the “Choose File” button near to upload the passport size photograph, a dialogue box pops up, select the file (jpg, png, bmp, jpeg) from your file destination and click the “open” button on the bottom of the dialogue box and the file will be uploaded
Step 7: The next field the “Your Photograph” field is “Age-Proof” field, click the “Choose File” button to upload the age proof document, a dialogue box pops up, select the file (jpg, png, bmp, jpeg) from your file destination and click the “open” button on the bottom of the dialogue box and the file will be uploaded. Now from the drop-down menu near, select the type of document uploaded.
Step 8: Now the next field after “Age-Proof” is “Address-Proof” click the “Choose File” button near to upload the address proof document, a dialogue box pops up, select the file (jpg, png, bmp, jpeg) from your file destination and click the “open” button on the bottom of the dialogue box and the file will be uploaded instantly.Now from the drop-down menu near, select the type of document uploaded
Step 9: After successful Uploading of supporting documents as requested on the form, next fill-up the declaration form provided below with the requested details and click “Submit” button.
Step 10: Now, a new screen appears on the screen with a reference ID and confirmation. Save this reference ID for tracking the status of the application in the future.
The application procedure from your side is complete once you have submitted the form-6. Now, the Election Commission of India will send a booth level officer who will visit your residence to verify the details submitted to the ECI. On successful verification, the voters’ ID card will be delivered to your address within 30- 50-days.
Track application status online Uttarakhand
Once you have uploaded the documents and completed the application procedure, you can track the status of your form application. Currently, there is no option on Chief Electoral Officer Uttarakhand website to check the form application status. However, the status can be checked on the National Voters’ Services Portal. Here are the steps to follow.
Step 1: Visit the official National Voters’ Services Portal or click here http://www.nvsp.in/index.html
step 2: On the home screen of National Voters’ Services Portal you will find the option “Track Application Status”, select this option
Step 3: On the next page enter the reference ID as requested on the form and click “Track Status” button.
Now, the page will display the status of your application form on the screen.
Download voters’ ID card online Uttarakhand
According to the information passed on from the Election Commission of India, there is no actual option to download a voters’ ID card online. There might be websites that claim such things, but, there is no such option. The only two options are to apply for a duplicate voters’ ID card or to download voters’ ID card detail online. PS: Voters’ ID card detail downloaded cannot be used for any official purposes. Here are the steps to acquire the voters’ ID card details online.
Step 1: Visit the official website National Voters’ Services Portal or click here instead, http://www.nvsp.in/
Step 2: On the home screen page, you will find on the right-hand side a heading “Citizen Information” with two options below it. Select the “Booth, AC, and PC” option or click here instead http://electoralsearch.in/
Step 3: Now, a new page appears on the screen with two options “Search by Details” and “Search by EPIC No”, select one of the options and a fill in the form that appears below this includes Name, Husbands name, date of birth, gender, State, and district. Enter all the details carefully as requested and submit the form.
Step 4: Once, the filling task is completed, click the “Search” button below
Now, if you’re the entered details match any of the server records, the page will display the name on the screen. Click this name and the website will display the voters’ ID card details. The same page will have the option to print and download the details. Click the option to print and download the details.