Elections are very close by, and in case if you have lost your Voter ID or Electors Photo Identity Card then you may lose a chance to cast your vote. So if you are in similar situation then there is no need to worry at all, as now you can easily request for replacement or duplicate Voter ID or Electors Photo Identity Card.
Under What All Circumstances you can use Replace Elector’s Photo identity Card (EPIC) Service?
You can request for duplicate Voter ID or Electors Photo Identity Card only in following circumstances like if your original card is lost or destroyed, mutilated due to correction in elector’s details or due to change of address you want to get a fresh card with new address. Also to get duplicate or replacement Voter ID issued, your name should be first present in electoral roll of your constituency.
So now let’s begin with the process on how to raise request for replacement electors photo identity card or voter id.
There are two methods through which you can raise request to replace elector’s photo identity card and they are online and offline mode. So here we will be going to explain both these process through which you can order or place request for Duplicate Voter ID.
Process on How to Raise Request for Replacement Electors Photo identity Card Online
To raise request for duplicate elector’s photo identity card online you will have to visit National Voters Service Portal by accessing URL www.nvsp.in from your browser.
From home page Just click on Form 001 which will be mentioned as Application for issue of Replacement Elector’s Photo identity Card (EPIC).
An online application form will open, which you will need to fill to raise request to issue duplicate voter id.
The online application Form 001 will be having title “Application for lssue of Replacement Elector’s Photo ldentity Card (EPIC)”, so now you will need to enter your details like your state, district, Assembly/ Parliamentary Constituency, name of elector, surname of elector, fathers/ mothers/ husbands name and surname, age/ date of birth, gender, address, and epic number of existing voter id.
Then in the form you will also need to fill the Reason for applying for a Duplicate Card, and select mode of delivery of your duplicate Voter ID from three options like l will collect EPIC from VRC/CSC, I wish to receive my EPIC by Post(self-addressed and stamped envelope enclosed) or l will collect EPIC from BLO.
Enter the place, date, solve the captcha and submit the application.
Post verification by Electoral Registration Officer you will be issued Duplicate Voter ID or EPIC Card and the same would be delivered to you on mode delivery which you have selected in the form.
Process on How to Raise Request for Replacement Electors Photo identity Card Offline
To place an offline request for replacement voter ID card you will need to visit nearest Electoral office in your vicinity and request for Form 001 which is Application for issue of Replacement Elector’s Photo identity Card (EPIC).
Fill up all details asked in the form, and submit it.
You will be provided with acknowledgement receipt which will contain reference number, which you can use to track the status of your application.
Once verification is done by Election Commission Officials, you will receive duplicate or replacement voter id.
That’s it this is how one can easily get their lost Voter ID reissued by using any of the above modes.