How to Register to Vote #India. Voting or election is like a festival of democracy. This not only enables us to choose our representative, who will govern us for five years, but will also make us realize the importance of citizenship. Now, registering a vote in India is easy as the Election Commission offers online voter registration for Indian citizens who have attained the age of 18, which is January 1 of the year of revision of the voter list.

Some people do not vote and think that one vote will not change. But if we analyze things and see, one vote can make a difference. We have to understand and realize the importance of voting. No doubt, the political foundations of our country are built using elections. To vote, it is necessary to register a vote. If you have not registered your vote and do not know that the process of registration keeps an eye on the steps given below:

First we will see who is eligible to vote?


  1. He should be a citizen of India.
  2. Must have attained the age of 18 years on January 1 i.e. the qualifying date of the year of revision of the voter list.
  3. Must be nominated in the voter list of India or in the constituency of the Indian constituency where he resides.

Let me tell you that under Article-326 of the Constitution of India, the right to vote has been recognized and it is said that a person cannot be denied the right to vote if he fulfills the requirement of adult victim That means he is above the age of 18.

How to Register to Vote #India
How to Register to Vote #India

How to register to vote #india

Step 1: Fill in Form 6

The first step for registration is to fill Form 6. Those citizens can apply before the Electoral Registration Officer / Assistant Electoral Registration Officer of their constituency, as prescribed in Form 6.

There are several methods to implement


  1. Applications containing copies of relevant documents can be filed in person before the concerned Electoral Registration Officer / Assistant Electoral Registration Officer.
  2. Also, it can be sent or handed over to the booth level officer of the polling area by posting.
  3. You can also file an application online.
  4. Procedure for applying online:
  5. Go to the National Voter Service Portal.
  6. Click on 'Apply Online for New Voter Registration'.
  7. A new window will open with Form 6.
  8. Fill the form and submit.

Step 2: To organize the required documents or documents with Form 6

Some basic documents are required to be submitted along with Form 6. Also remember that before submitting, documents must be verified or authenticated.

  1. ID proof submission is necessary. Such as passport, driving license, PAN card, student identity card.
  2. Proof of residence or address proof is also required for submission.

To vote at the address, you have to be there for six months.

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Any of this documents will serve as proof of address


  1. Current pass book of bank / farmer / post office,
  2. Ration magazine,
  3. Passport,
  4. driving license,
  5. Income tax assessment order
  6. Latest rental agreement,
  7. The latest telephone / electricity / gas connection / water bill for that address, either in the name of the applicant or his / her immediate relation (parents),
  8. Any mail / post / letter given through the Indian Postal Department in the name of the applicant at the ordinary postal address.

For Age proof

If you are between 18 and 22, age verification is required to be submitted. And for this any government recognized document will work:

  1. Birth certificate issued by the Municipal Authority or District Office of the Registrar of Births and Deaths or Baptism Certificates.
  2. Birth certificate from a government or recognized school was last attended by the applicant or any other recognized educational institution.
  3. If it is 10th class pass, then 10th class marksheet will suffice, but it should have proof of date of birth.
  4. Marksheet of class 5 or 8 will also work if it has a date of birth.
  5. Passport
  6. Pan Card
  7. driving license
  8. Aadhaar Card issued by UIDAI


Step 3: Submit Form 6

You have to submit your Form 6 to your nearest ERO (Electoral Registration Officer) along with the attested documents. After submitting your form you will get a receipt for submission. In about a month or 45 days, it will take time for the office to give your voter ID status. You will either get a call or mail for it. If you do not get any of this, you can directly contact the ERO office where you have submitted the form along with the receipt which you received during submission.

If the election comes and you do not have your voter ID, you can still cast your vote. , Your name is mentioned in the voter list. You just have to carry your driving license, PAN card, passport etc. as per your suitability.

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