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Changing Address Details on Voter ID Card

Changing Address Details on Voter ID Card

Changing the address on your Voter ID card due to relocation within the same constituency or to a different one involves updating your details in the electoral roll. You’ll need to submit Form 8A if you’re moving within the same constituency or Form 6 if you’re moving to a different constituency. Here’s how you can update your address:

Moving Within the Same Constituency:

Use Form 8A for address change within the same constituency.

Online Process:

  1. Visit NVSP: Go to the National Voter Services Portal (NVSP) at https://www.nvsp.in/.
  2. Login/Register: If you’re a new user, register an account. If you already have an account, log in with your credentials.
  3. Select Form 8A: Look for the option for changing the address within the same constituency and select Form 8A.
  4. Fill in Details: Complete Form 8A with your new address details.
  5. Upload Documents: Attach proof of the new address. This could be a utility bill, bank statement, Aadhaar card, or any other government-recognized document.
  6. Submit the Form: Review your details for accuracy and submit the form.

Offline Process:

  1. Obtain Form 8A: Get Form 8A from the nearest Electoral Registration Office or download it from the NVSP website.
  2. Complete the Form: Fill out Form 8A with the required information.
  3. Attach Address Proof: Include a self-attested copy of your new address proof.
  4. Submit: Submit the form and documents to the Electoral Registration Office or to the Booth Level Officer.

Moving to a Different Constituency:

Use Form 6 if you’re moving to a different constituency.

Online Process:

  1. Access NVSP: Navigate to https://www.nvsp.in/.
  2. Login/Register: Create a new account if needed or log in.
  3. Choose Form 6: Select the option for registering as a new voter, which is applicable for those moving to a new constituency.
  4. Enter Information: Provide all the required details, including your new address.
  5. Attach Documents: Upload a photograph and proof of age and residence. For address proof, you can use documents similar to those mentioned above.
  6. Submit Form 6: After ensuring all details are correct, submit the form.

Offline Process:

  1. Get Form 6: Collect Form 6 from the Electoral Registration Office or download it.
  2. Fill Out the Form: Include detailed information as per the form’s requirements.
  3. Provide Address Proof: Attach a copy of your address proof along with the form.
  4. Hand In: Submit the completed form and documents to the Electoral Registration Office or your area’s Booth Level Officer.

Important Notes:

  • Document Requirements: The documents required as address proof can vary; check the NVSP site or your local electoral office for specifics.
  • Verification: After submission, your application may be verified by a visit from a Booth Level Officer or through a hearing by the Electoral Registration Officer.
  • Tracking: Use the acknowledgment number received upon form submission to track your application status on the NVSP website.
  • New Voter ID: Once your application is approved, you’ll receive a new Voter ID card with the updated address. The time frame for processing can vary.

Updating your address on your Voter ID ensures that you’re correctly listed in the electoral roll for your current area, maintaining the integrity of your voting rights.

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