Casting your vote to elect a candidate in your constituency requires you to have a voter id card registered and it can also be used as an authorized proof of identity issued by the government institution. In this informative guide we are providing information on how to apply for voter id card in Odisha for state’s residents, process of downloading their id card online, and steps to check their name in Odisha electoral roll (voter list). We also provided a section on this post to guide Odisha residents who wants to make correction or update their details on current electoral photo identity cards.
Odisha is a south eastern state known for its coal and mineral mines. In the Legislative Assembly the state is divided into 147 constituencies and there are 21 Parliamentary constituencies. The state politics is dominated by the ruling party Biju Janata Dal. Current chief minister of Odisha is Naveen Patnaik who is the 14th chief minister of the state.
Residents of Odisha who wants to enroll for their new voter id should be at least 18 years old and above with a valid address and photo id proof. Below are steps to apply online on the website of Odisha Chief Electoral officer:
To register online, head over the state election commission website here: ceoorissa.nic.in there on the home page, go to the left hand side of the page and you can see “Apply Online” click on it and it will show you drop-down menu of different forms. Select Form 6 for inclusion of name in voter list of Odisha and for new registration.
Clicking on form 6 will take you to election commission of India website here: http://eci-citizenservices.nic.in/Default.aspx on this page you have option for login or register for new account. You can sign up for new account with email address and mobile number.
After signing up for new account on the website, now login it with your details and you will be provided form 6. There will be different sections for name, surname, date of birth, family members and relation with them, declaration section, section for uploading photograph and identity proof documents and at the bottom there is a submit button to complete the submission process.
Once you have filled all your details in form 6, uploaded all the documents asked with a passport size photograph, you can submit your application and you will be provided an application receipt that has a number which can be used to track the status of your voter id in Odisha state website.
For verification Odisha state election commission’s booth level officer will visit your provided residence address to check hard copies of submitted documents.
Visit this page http://ceoorissa.nic.in/Claims_Objections.asp to track the status of your voter id application and visit this page http://ceoorissa.nic.in/FindYourName.asp to search your name in Odisha voters list.
Contact Details of State Electoral Office:
Phone: 0674-2536639 (O)
Fax: 0674-2536645 (O)
E-Mail Address: email@example.com