Apart from visiting the concerned Electoral Registration Officers (EROs) and Assistant Electoral Registration Officers (AEROs) at authorised centres, one can now also correct any discrepancy in the Voter ID card online to avoid last-minute hassles.
With the Assembly elections in three states – Maharashtra, Haryana and Jharkhand – around the corner, the Election Commission has launched a mega drive to ensure that the people have correct details on their Voter ID cards. The poll panel is also facilitating a verification exercise for voters so that they ensure that their details on their voter card are correct and they do not face any problems in casting their ballot. The Electoral Verification Programme (EVP) will continue till October 15 to help people update their information on their Voter ID cards.
Apart from visiting the concerned Electoral Registration Officers (EROs) and Assistant Electoral Registration Officers (AEROs) at authorised centres, one can also correct any discrepancy in the Voter ID card online to avoid last-minute hassles.
The main aim of the programme is to improve the health of Electoral rolls and to provide better electoral services to citizens and increase the level of Communication between voters and the Commission.
How to make corrections in Voter ID Card ONLINE:
1. Visit nvsp.in to download Form 8. You can also get the same on Voter Helpline App.
2. Fill the required details in the form and submit.
3. You will be then informed about the corrections being noted.
4. Address proof: The Election Commission has approved the use of following seven documents as proof of address – Aadhaar, Driving license, Passport, Ration card, Government officials can use their ID card, Bank Passbook, Farmer’s ID card. Apart from these PAN card, latest water, electricity, telephone, gas bill can also be produced as residential proof.
What is the offline procedure?
You can visit Common Service Centres or any nearby voter facilitation centre to avail the facilities. Almost seven to eight common service centres are there in each assembly constituency. More information on the same can be obtained from the NVSP website.
Is there a fee?
Each CSC will charge a nominal fee, like Re 1 for uploading a document or Rs 2 for photo upload and Rs 1 for submitting Form 6. The fee will be displayed at each CSC.