In our last article, we have explained how to apply for voter id online. And once successfully applying for Voter ID your Reference Id gets generated with which you can easily track the status of your voter card application.
But in most cases after applying for voter id online, people usually lose their reference id number or forgot reference number of voter id. So when reference id is lost, it becomes impossible to track the status of submitted voter id application. Without Election Card reference number you stay uninformed about the status, and you can’t even know whether your application has been approved or rejected.
So in this post, we will explain how to get back lost Voter id reference number.
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Methods to Get Back Lost Voter ID Reference Id or Number
The NVSP Portal does not offer a feature for the recovery or retrieval of lost reference numbers through a search based on applicant details. Following the submission of your voter ID application, a reference ID number is generated, and it is imperative that you make a record of it by noting it down or capturing a screenshot for future reference.
If you have taken a screenshot of that screen then you can refer to that screenshot to find out your reference number.
Another source to get your voter id reference number back is check your phone inbox, as once successfully submitting the application you will receive the reference id of your application on your mobile number via SMS.
If you are unsuccessful with the above two modes to retrieve back your voter id reference no, then you can follow the below method.
Voter Id Reference Number Check by Electoral Roll
As you are aware that Online NVSP Portal doesn’t provide any facility to recover lost reference no of your voter id application. So finally there is only one way left to check the voter id status if your Voter ID Application is approved or not, is by checking electrical roll
Just visit NVSP official portal https://www.nvsp.in/
Click on Search in Electoral Roll
It will navigate you to a new webpage to search voter information
A pop will appear welcoming you, just click on the continue button
By default search by details tab will be selected and you need to use this option only as the other options tab is to search by EPIC Number which we don’t have
Enter your name, father’s name, age or date of birth, gender, state, district, Assembly Constituency (same as you had given while applying for voter id), solve the code by entering the text which you can see in the image and click on the search button
If your voter id application is accepted then your record will be found and if your application is still under process or declined then it won’t show any results
If no results are found then you will need to wait for few more days and track your details again
So this is the only option left for you to track the status of your Voter Id application without reference id or number. However even waiting for longer period of time, your details are not displayed in an electoral roll then just get in touch with NVSP Customer Service or submit a fresh application for Voter ID, but this time remember to note down your reference id somewhere safely.