A Voter ID card is one of the most important documents issued by the government. It permits the holder to take part in elections and choose representatives who will govern the country. Check here a step-by-step guide to update your photo in the Voter ID card.
A Voter ID card is one of the most important documents issued by the government. It is also known as an election card issued by the Election Commission of India. It serves as general identity, address, and age proof for other purposes such as applying for a passport. It was first introduced in 1993 during the tenure of the Chief Election Commissioner TN Seshan.
A Voter ID card permits the holder to take part in elections and choose representatives who will govern the country, enacting laws and administering the country, state, or local body. The Indian Constitution gives all Indian citizens above the age of 18 the right to vote, with reasonable restrictions.
Here is how to update your photo in Voter ID card:
a) Visit the voter service official website https://www.nvsp.in/.
b) Now choose the “Correction of entries in electoral roll” option.
c) Then select “Form 8” and the form will automatically open.
d) Select the state, assembly, and constituency name.
e) Fill in all the information asked in the form now click on the “Photograph” option.
f) Enter your name, address, and Voter ID Card Number, and all the rest of your personal information.
g) Now upload the supporting documents from your computer. Upload your latest passport size photograph.
h) Once you upload the photo, you will be asked to enter your email ID, phone number, and place name.
i) Enter the date you are submitting this request.
j) Click on the “Submit” button.
You will get a confirmation message to your registered mobile number and email ID.
Now, you can also apply for a duplicate card from the comfort of your home and complete all the formalities without having to visit the electoral office each time.
The Election Commission of India has now introduced an online application process for duplicate voter ID cards across all states and union territories.