Mumbai is the economic capital of India, but it is not the finance and business what makes it one of the most imperative cities in India, but it is the political significance of the city what makes it a point of attraction. Majority voters in Mumbai belongs to middle class category and they are considered politically aware and understand the politics. Given majority of the population is educated, people in the city are also aware of their voting right and also understand the value of having their voter id card registered. Those in Mumbai who have still not registered for EPIC (Electoral Photo Identity Card) can take help of this guide in which we will show you how anyone can register for voter id card in Mumbai online and offline.
Voter ID is a must have document specially nowadays when you need it as an identity proof when applying for different types of loan, at airports and railway stations, and fr various other legal paperwork. Awareness about significance of voter id and its various uses has improved by leaps and bounds. Earlier people used to feel hesitant of applying for voter id registration because of the lengthy process of filling forms and submitting documents, but these days election commission has taken several steps to make it more simple and easier for applicants. With the introduction of online voter card registration, it has become a matter of few minutes to register online for election card.
Requirements For Online Registration For Voter ID in Mumbai
New Registration: Passport photograph must be less than 350 KB in size. New applicants must fill the form 6 with documents of date of birth proof, address proof and photo id proof.
Voter ID Card Changes/Credential Update: You need to have your current voter id number, and passport size photograph.
If you are living in Mumbai or any other district of Maharashtra state follow the steps provided below to register yourself for voter id online.
To start the procedure, go to Maharashtra CEO website. Here is the link: https://ceo.maharashtra.gov.in/Defaultc.aspx There you can see “Online Voter Registration” at the top navigation, click on it and you will be taken to a new page where you’ll have different forms such as Form 6, Form 6A, Form 7, Form 8 and Form 8A. All these forms have their own distinct purpose. For new registration you can select form 6.
Click on Form 6 and it will take you new page here: http://nvsp.in/forms/form6.html There you have the online voter id remigration form. Type in all the details that are mandatory and then upload the required identity proof documents, and then submit it at the bottom of the page.
After successfully submitting your application you will be sent an email with application ID, which is a unique number required to for tracking for new voter id status in Mumbai or Maharashtra. Those who are looking to update details of their exiting voter id card have to fill the form 8 and submit it to the nearest election commission office.
So, this is how Mumbai citizens can apply for new voter id cards online, and have it delivers at their doorsteps in about 4-5 weeks. You can also do it manually by visiting your local election commission office, but doing it online saves time.