To participate in Jammu and Kashmir elections, voter id card is an important document to be presented. It gives applicant right to vote and mention their Indian citizenship. Voter Id is one of the vital identity proof issued to only citizens of Jammu and Kashmir. Those who are above 18 years of age are eligible to register for a new voter id. This is the age eligibility for residence to apply new voter card in any region of Jammu and Kashmir.
While the registration campaigns are generally conducted on large scale, there are common problems people face even after they are done with registering for voter card. One such common problem is applicants experience after registration and form submission phase, is spelling mistakes in voter card form.
As the applications are submitted manually and computerized, chances of adding wrong name and address initials on the final document remains higher. A reason why, many people complaint about having wrong details on voter card.
To give a solution to this problem, government has come up with campaigns that aim towards making correction in voter cards before commencement of elections. These campaigns are meant to help people seeking procedure to correction in card and help them to follow instructions to submit their documents & form in the prescribed format.
To let applicants make correction in name and address details prior elections, the department of election commission further provides online facility to make procedure easy and convenient for common masses.
But applicant has to submit identity proof to demonstrate the belongingness of the card. Certain documents are required to be attested with correction form along with procedure fee.
Jammu& Kashmir Voter ID Correction Form
To download Voter id correction application form 8 from click here http://ceojk.nic.in/Forms/voters/Eform8.pdf . Form no 8 is applicable to make corrections in voter id card for those living in Jammu and Kashmir. With accurate details application form no 8 must be completed with correct particulars. Applicant has to attest supporting document to make the changes. For instance, if there is spelling mistake in Parent’s name or change in address is expected to be done, then prior identity proof and resident proof is required to make correction.
Apply for Correction in Voter ID
How to apply for correction in voter id card in Jammu Kashmir is the most common question asked by the applicants who find their name or address initials printed wrong on the voter card. It must be noted that only during campaigns for registration of voter ids, correction forms can be submitted offline. The procedure requires submitting the form to the nearest office of electoral department with other documents. In every five years when election goes then only offline procedure can be pursued.
Online registration and correction form submission has made it possible to apply for correction at any time. Online procedure is very convenient and less time consuming. Here are the steps to make changes in voter id online.
Download the application form from the official website of J&K and make sure to download correction form no 8. Registration must be done priorly at the website of Chief Electoral Officer of Jammu and Kashmir before submitting form and documents.
Submission also require uploading recent passport size photograph in prescribed size along with supporting documents such as address proof that includes driving license, Aadhaar card, Pan card, Ration card etc. You can scan these documents to submit a scanned copy at the time of form submission.
Check all the details given in application form before submitting form. Once done, submit the application and save reference number. Application reference number will also be sent via a mail on registered email address. With that you can track and check status of voter id correction application.
How To do name search in voter list
If you wish to find your name in the list of Jammu & Kashmir voter id list then visit this website http://ceojk.nic.in/namesearch/main.aspx this is the official web portal of Jammu and Kashmir where you can check your voter id details by entering the details mentioned in the form.
Steps to Download Voter Id Card & Electoral Rolls
Visit Jammu and Kashmir official website as mentioned above http://ceojk.nic.in/ and one home page you will find Electoral Rolls. Select Report Type and languages English, Hindi, Urdu are optional to be selected. Now check on district, click on submit. You will get entire electoral roll in your district in which you can check your name in voter id list in Jammu Kashmir.
Similar procedure is applicable if you are finding how to download voter id card. Again, go to the official website and click on Name search, select language as per your preference, select your District Name, Assembly Constituency, Polling Station (area in which you are supposed to give vote), choose Area/Locality, fill your details and submit online. A verification code will be sent either on phone or on registered email id. Enter the code and click on search.
For further enquiry, you may contact the department of chief electoral officer Jammu and Kashmir. You can either contact them over the phone or can visit their office during official hours.
Commissioner Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir
Address 1: Block – a old secretariat, Srinagar
Contact Number: 2473609 (STD code – 0194)
Address 2: Vikas Bhawan, 2nd floor, Rali head complex, Jammu
Contact Number: 2477519 (STD code – 0191)