Documents Required For Voter ID Card Registration Procedure

Documents For Voter ID Card Registration

Finally decided to apply for your voter ID card? Well, it’s a must have identity document that not only enables you to cast your vote for your favorite candidate but also serve as an imperative document in various applications. In today’s internet world, everything is going online from ration card to voter id card which has undoubtedly made it a lot easier for anyone to fill up the form and get their voter id delivered at their homes.

As you may have already read on our website about how to register for voter id card online at the website of election commission, but the most imperative party of the process is to know what all documents are required to get a voter id issued. If you fail to submit any of the mentioned identity document asked by the election commission at the time of your application submission, they may reject it, therefore it is absolutely important to have a check on mandatory documents needed for successful voter id registration.

The first thing in the process is to sign up for an account at election commission’s website and then submit the provided form 6 with all the documents and a passport side photograph, then you are asked to submit hard copy the documents in your regional voter registration center or workshop setup by the election commission. In the entire process you must ensure you have provided the mandatory documents needed for applicants.


For proof of residence the applicant needs to submit one of the identity documents provided below:

  • Passport
  • PAN Card
  • Driving License
  • State or Central Government issued service card
  • Passbook copy issued by a government bank like SBI or post office
  • Rent Agreement or Property Document with deed and photograph
  • Arm’s License
  • SC/ST/OBC authorized document
  • Railway Identity card
  • Pension Document
  • Freedom fighter identity card
  • Student identity Card
  • Certificate of Physical Handicap

All these document options are provided at the website of election commission of India and having anyone of them would be enough to get your voter id card application successfully go through for approval. In case you do not have any of these documents required for voter id, you are advised to visit your chief election officer and consult for the same.


These identity documents are meant for both offline and online voter id registration procedures, therefore you don’t need any other documents even if you are following a traditional methods of applying for voter id by visiting a local voter registration center.


  1. Sir,

    I am an Indian citzen by birth. I have my education certificate of Meghalaya, but currently i am staying at Guwahati, Assam .So, what document should i produce.

  2. Sir !mafam meri miss ke pass koi document nahi hai to mere miss ka voter I card banbana hai to uske ke liye kya proses hai batado jaldi

  3. I am having Aadhaar card . Is it enough to get voters card? What is the location of the booth where i can get the voter’s card? My residence address is: Manglam’s aananda, Rampura Road, Sanganer, Jaipur

  4. I was born in mumbai and i m having ration card of mumbai. My house of mumbai is sold, but i’m still having that address on my ration card. I have my new house in mumbai, but while studying at ahmednagar i have aadhar card from ahmednagar with address of rent house, school college leaving certificate from ahmednagar. So please help me from where can i register. I’m 20 yr now, so please guide me.

  5. my wife does not have any voter id card or ration card before marriage at her village (i.e. in Bihar) but now i want to apply for her voter id card at my place at kolkata i have voter id card , pan card etc. as my document i do not registered my marriage till date but i have my marriage card . now, i am unable to understand what can i do & how am i get her voter id card

  6. My wife has lost her Voter ID Card & Aadhar Card somewhere. Neither She has the xerox copies of these documents nor she remember her Voter or Aadhar Card No. She has only one proof i.e. Matriculation Certificate, that too of Uttar Pradesh.

    How can she get her Duplicate Voter ID Card? Kindly suggest.

    Thanks & Regards,
    Nawazish Anwar

  7. I have voter slip but don’t have voter id, I got the voter id but due to wrong address I submitted back now how I can get my Voter id back.

  8. I ve submitted form no.6 for both my mother myself along with other documents but we didn t get our voter card.Her father my father too has expired,we submitted the death certificate as nobody else lives with us we couldn t provide their voter card xerox.

  9. I have married shortly.Making voter card of my wife which types of documents should be needed.Is marriage certificate sufficient for address proof

  10. i don’t have any documents that are required to apply for voter id. nd i dnt hv my parent’s IDs. how can i apply for voter ID card ??plz help…

  11. Dear Sir,

    I am Sagar Mehra , age 34 yrs , I have Aadhar card as ID proof , will that be enough to apply .
    I reside at DOMBIVALI EAST,Thane 421204 , Maharashtra.
    Where is the nearest Election office , so I can apply for the same .
    Awaiting your reply.

  12. Sir I am married and my wife has no id card and no marrage certificate but she have leaving certificate so please suggest me for further for election card.thanks

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