Duplicate Voter ID Card

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Voter ID card is the precious identity document that is not only your ticket to vote for the government formation in the state and at the center, but is also a valid identity proof that is required in various applications for other documents such as passport, aadhaar card, driving license etc. Voter ID is also known as EPIC that stands for Electoral Photo Identity Card that is issued by the election commission and distributed by the state election commissioner and booth level officers.

In india pickpockets are everywhere, they are active in trains, buses, stations and in markets, therefore chances of losing your wallet and voter id card in it is always a concern for all of us. Lost Voter ID Card? Here’s What To Do. People generally panic if they lose their voter id card, which is normal because they are not aware of procedure to obtain a new one. In this guide we will guide you on how to apply for a duplicate voter ID in case of lost ID card.

The procedure start with getting the right duplicate voter id card form that is available in your regional state election commissioner’s office or else you can also download it from the CEO website. However, before you proceed to file an application for duplicate id card, there are some legal formalities needs to be completed from your side. Below is the list of tasks you must do to get your second voter id card issues:

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1. First of all as soon as you lose your voter id, you must file an FIR at your at the police station of your area. You have to explain the police about how you lost your ID card.

2. Keep a hard copy of the FIR with you, in case the election commission ask you for the same, you can provide it.

3. Now either get the 002 form from regional election commission office or download it from their official website. This form is particularly for those who are applying for duplicate voter id card.

4. Fill in all the details in the form and double check to see the details are correct. Attach a photocopy of FIR with the form.

5. Attach all the required documents for date of birth, photo identity and address proof such as Pan Card, Passport, Driving License, etc.

6. Put all the documents in an envelope and submit it to the nearest chief election commission office in your city or district.

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Applicants can also opt for online duplicate voter ID issuance procedure which is a lot more simple and also saves time. To do so, follow these steps:

Firstly open the state’s chief election commissioner’s website and there you will see a section for various forms. In that section download the 002 form.

2. Download the Pdf file of form and fill in all the details as aforementioned and attach all the documents required to issue duplicate id.

3. Attach the FIR copy with the form and submit to your nearest CEO office.

Please note that according to rules of election commission it is not mandatory to carry electoral photo identity card with you during a state, Lok Sabha or any other state organized election. If your name is there in the electoral roll of the constituency where you live, you can cast your vote by showing other identity cards such as passport, driving license or Pan Card.

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That being said, we strongly urge all our readers to apply for duplicate voter id card because it is an imperative document that every citizen must have as a proof of nationality, photo id proof and as a residence proof as well. We prepared this article to help our readers who have lost their voter id card due to some reason, and we hope that we guided you in the right direction to obtain your duplicate id card. For those who have more questions to ask, please comment below to interact with other readers.

39 Comments

  1. Dear Sir,

    I have lost my ID card while traveling. I have searched everywhere but couldn’t find it. I do not even have its print copy nor the voter id number. Please guide me in right direction to get a new id card.

    Regards,
    Rajesh

  2. I have lost my EPIC Card during Transite and i am also FIR Regarding The Same.

    My Queation is Can i apply Online Regarding Duplicate Epic Card ? If Yes so please What is the Easy Stape.
    Regards
    Biplab Sinha

    1. First of all search your voter id by your general detail
      afterthat go to online portal which provides you to fill form for correction in voter id attach n upload supporting documents then in January you will receive your voter id at your BLO

  3. I have lost my EPIC Card during Transite and i am also FIR Regarding The Same.

    My Queation is Can i apply Online Regarding Duplicate Epic Card ? If Yes so please What is the Easy Stape.
    Regards

  4. I have lost my EPIC Card durin Same.

    My Queation is Can i apply Online Regarding Duplicate Epic Card ? If Yes so please What is the Easy Stape.
    Regards

  5. my name in voter list and having Originalvoter ID Card no but by searching in voter list of posal sheo barmer assembly constituency it shows another name like saron/rama ram

    kindly issue another card to me or saron/rama ram
    and rectify the problem

  6. Hello sir, this is manivannan. I have lost my voter id card original. id no XBG1327477233Q. PLEASE SEND VOTER ID CARD ME OUR E-MAIL ADDRESS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

  7. Dear Sir,
    I have lost my ID card No.********* while traveling. I have searched everywhere but couldn’t find it. I do not even have its print copy nor the voter id number. Please guide me in right direction to get a new id card.

    Regards,
    Ghevarlal k. Gehlot

  8. Dear Sir My Voter cord is gone. My voter cord No. AP6392660179999, H.No. 2-79/1, Narsampet, Warangal, T.S, Sl.No. 293, Poling Station 133 ZPPSS Boys. so please how to download voter cord

  9. Dear sir,

    I have lost my voter id card while travelling. I have searched everywhere but couldn’t find it. I do not even have its print copy nor the voter id no. Please guide me in right direction get a new or duplicate id card.

    Regards,
    Mandeep Yadav

  10. I guess cyber cafe owner didn’t return my voter id back to me in place of using his computers and paying for it. 😛 🙂

  11. I have lost my voter I’d cord . And I have printout . Sir please tell me how to download duplicate òne. I am from Andrea pradesh..
    Kotiķambala@gmail.com

  12. Dear Sir,

    I have lost my ID card while traveling. I have searched everywhere but couldn’t find it. I do not even have its print copy nor the voter id number. Please guide me in right direction to get a new id card.

    Regards,

  13. I have lost my voter card, and now i need it for some official document work. What is the procedure to get it issued again?

  14. R/SIR /MADAM
    I HAVE LOST MY VOTER CARD WHILE TRAVELLING. HOW CAN I GET ANOTHER VOTER CARD PLEASE HELP ME.

    SATISH VAIDYA

  15. It is possible to deposit all the documents (FIR, form 002, and address proof) to other state’s Electoral Registration office? I want to apply for a duplicate voter id but can’t visit my home state, so can I submit my all documents in Delhi’s office and get my home state address on my new voter id?

  16. I have lost my voter I’d card .and now I need it got some officofficial document work what is the procedure to get it issued again ?

  17. My voter ID Card has been misplaced.
    My card no is XCT 11506682
    I want to have a duplicte card posted at my residence address

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