Tamil Nadu is a political heavyweight state where Dravidian political parties have dominated since 1967. It started with formation of South Indian Welfare Association in 1916 which is one of the oldest regional parties. Its name was changed to Justice Party and then in 1944 it was again renamed to ‘Dravidar Kazhagam’. Today there are several regional and national political parties active in the state such as AIADMK, DMK, BJP, Congress, PMK and others, but currently the state is ruled by the AIADMK party under leadership of chief minister Jayalalithaa who is the 5 time CM of Tamil Nadu. There are total 234 Assembly constituencies in the state and total 34 elected members of parliament represent the state in Lok Sabha. There are 18 Rajya Sabha MPs from Tamil Nadu representing different parties.
In this guide we have provided a step by step guide for those searching for how to register voter id card in Tamil Nadu state, verification and status check of application. This document is meant for only eligible residents of Tamil Nadu who are 18 years and above. The method we have provided is for online voter id application form that takes less time compared to manually doing it in the local election commission office of the state.
New eligible voters in the state can apply for their Tamil Nadu voter id cards by following the step provided below and we have also provided a link where you can track the status of application if you have already submitted it for processing. People of the state can also check their names in constancy voter list, and if it is missing they can apply to re-include their names in the list before elections. In case you have lost you original voter id, we have provided instructions on how to obtain a duplicate id card in Tamil Nadu.
Checking Tamil Nadu voter ID card application status is very simple. All you have to do is to log on to Tamil Nadu CEO website and there they have this link http://elections.tn.gov.in/apptrack/ where you can track your ID status in just a few clicks. Additionally you can also call at the call center of Tamil Nadu SEC to check the status.
Applying For Voter ID In Tamil Nadu Instructions:
Visit the official state election commission website of Tamil Nadu here: http://www.elections.tn.gov.in/ and there at the top section you can see “Online Registration Facility” link in yellow color. Click on it and move on to new opened page.
You are now on this page: http://www.elections.tn.gov.in/eregistration/ where you can see different forms such as Form 6, Form 7, Form 8, Form 8A and Print Form options. Below that description of all the forms is also provided so that an applicant select the appropriate form for his/her application.
Click on Form 6 to get the application form for inclusion of your name in electrical roll, and it will take you new page here: http://www.elections.tn.gov.in/eregistration/VB.aspx?status=I There you have to enter your Mobile Number, Aadhaar Number and Email Address to sign up for new account.
You will now receive a code on your email address and provided phone number used for new user registration. Now fill in the form 6 with all the mandatory and relevant information asked properly.
Next step is to attach and upload your passport size photograph, address, date of birth and photo identity proof and then click the submit button at the bottom.
After submitting your voter id form 6 application on Tamil Nadu CEO website, the enrollment procedure from your side is completed and now it is in processing by the state election commission officials for verification and issuance of your voter id card.
Take care of these points before you apply for voter id in Tamil Nadu:
Submitting fake documents and wrong details is a punishable offense, therefore you should avoid it and double check your filled details before submitting the application.
You can also call on TOLL FREE Number of CEO Tamil Nadu at 1950 and get all the information you need.
Tamil Nadu State Election Commissioner Office Address:
Secretariat, Fort St George,
Chennai – 600 009
Phone: (044) 2567 4019
Fax: (044) 2567 0989