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:
- 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.